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Rockets strike near US base in Iraq, killing 1, wounding 5

16 Feb 2021 3:10 AM GMT

Rockets struck outside Irbil international airport near where US forces are based in northern Iraq late Monday, killing one US-led coalition contractor and wounding more, Iraqi security and coalition officials reported, sparking fears of new hostilities. At least three rockets hit areas between the civilian airport in the Kurdish-run region and the nearby base hosting […]

2 rockets crashed into Iraqi capital Baghdad’s Green Zone

9 Jan 2020 2:45 AM GMT

There have been no injuries in the rocket fire 2 rockets crashed into Iraqi capital Baghdad’s Green Zone, the high-security enclave where foreign embassies including the US mission are based, on late Wednesday, news agencies reported. This comes in the wake of escalated  US-Iran tensions, after Iran fired a number of ballistic missiles at US […]

Iran launches missile strikes against the US in Iraq

8 Jan 2020 2:57 AM GMT

After the killing of General Qassem Soleimani last week, Iran attacked two American bases in Iraq with a barrage of missiles early Wednesday. “The fierce revenge by the Revolutionary Guards has begun,” Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a statement, said sources The attack comes hours after the Soleimani’s remains were returned to his […]

US Security sources Missiles hit Green Zone and Iraq base housing US troops

5 Jan 2020 5:35 AM GMT

Two rockets on Saturday hit Iraq’s Al-Balad air base, where US troops are stationed, while two mortars hit Baghdad’s Green Zone, a high-security enclave housing the US embassy, security sources said. Sirens immediately rang out at the American compound in Baghdad hosting both diplomats and troops, sources there told. The Al-Balad base, north of Baghdad, […]

New US Airstrike on Pro-Iran Convoy in Iraq ahead of Soleimani’s Funeral, several killed

4 Jan 2020 3:20 AM GMT

A fresh airstrike hit pro-Iran fighters in Iraq early Saturday, as fears grew of a proxy war erupting between Washington and Tehran a day after an American drone strike killed a top Iranian general.  It came hours ahead of a planned mourning march for Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi paramilitary heavyweight Abu […]

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