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Rally in Baghdad marks 1 year since Iran general’s death in US drone strike
Sunday's rally was being held amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. in the final days of President Donald Trump’s administration.
6 missiles intercepted targeting airport that houses American troops in Iraq
The attack in Irbil, a rare target for rockets, is considered a serious escalation by Iraqi officials.
Iran-backed militia threatens escalation after Iraqi security raids group suspected of rocket attacks against US forces
A powerful Iran-backed militia said Wednesday there would be “escalation” if Iraq’s prime minister continues to clamp down on armed groups, as tensions spiked following the killing of a prominent analyst, pitting the state against rogue elements.
Iraq arrests over a dozen men suspected of attacks targeting American military presence
Iraqi security forces arrested over a dozen men suspected of a spate of rocket attacks against the U.S. presence in Iraq, the Iraqi military said Friday — the strongest action to date by the new government in Baghdad against perpetrators suspected of ties to Iran.
3 US troops among 5 wounded in another rocket attack on Camp Taji in Iraq
Nearly three dozen rockets hit a base housing U.S. and other coalition troops north of Baghdad on Saturday, Iraqi officials say.
By Howard Altman, Diana Stancy Correll and Shawn Snow