Articles Tagged 'Iraq'
Iraq base attack: Strikes ‘kill 25’ Iran-backed fighters after troops killed
Air strikes in eastern Syria killed 26 Iraqi fighters from an Iran-backed paramilitary force after a deadly attack on US-led coalition forces in Iraq, a… READ MORE
Rockets hit US Embassy compound in Baghdad
Three rockets reportedly hit the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Sunday, minorly injuring one person, a U.S. official told CNN.
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‘All is well!’: Trump assures public after Iranian attack on military bases in Iraq
President Trump released his first statement after dozens of ballistic missiles hit Al Asad air base in western Iraq.
“All is well! Missiles launched from… READ MORE
Trump says he’ll sanction Iraq if US troops forced to leave
President Trump said Sunday that the United States would not leave Iraq on “friendly” terms and threatened to impose sanctions on the country if forced… READ MORE
US airstrike kills Iran’s powerful Quds Forces leader
One of Iran’s most powerful generals was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad, the Pentagon confirmed Thursday, a development that is sure to send… READ MORE
Crowd storms US Embassy compound in Baghdad, gunshots heard, report says
Dozens of Iraqi Shiite militia supporters– many in uniforms– gained entry to the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday after they smashed down a… READ MORE
Rocket fired at US embassy in Iraq the same model used by Iran
The rocket that exploded Sunday outside the U.S. embassy in Baghdad is of a design trafficked by Iran and used by Middle Eastern terrorist groups.… READ MORE
US pulls some government employees from Iraq
Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces.
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President Trump, first lady back in Washington after surprise visit to US troops in Iraq
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived back in the United States early Thursday after making a surprise trip to Iraq to visit American… READ MORE
U.S. Warplanes Pick Off ISIS Fighters
An attempt by Islamic State to evacuate hundreds of fighters from western Syria to the Iraqi border has instead left them sitting ducks for aerial… READ MORE