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Rocket attack hits base housing US troops

Iraqi security officials say a barrage of rockets has hit a base housing U.S.-led coalition troops north of Baghdad.

3 rockets hit US Embassy compound in Baghdad, no injuries reported: Sources

The U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad was hit by multiple rockets on Sunday, two U.S. officials told ABC News.
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3,500 more troops from Fort Bragg to deploy to Middle East

The Pentagon is deploying roughly 3,500 more troops to the Middle East in response to rising tensions in the region with Iran and one day after a U.S. airstrike killed a top Iranian military commander.

Iran says powerful general killed in US airstrike in Iraq

The Pentagon says the U.S. military has killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, at the direction of President Donald Trump.

Iraqi supporters of Iran-backed militia attack US Embassy

Dozens of angry Iraqi Shiite militia supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday after smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area, prompting tear gas and sounds of gunfire.
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Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘end’

President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it would face its “official end."

Kerry in Baghdad to meet Iraqi leaders, discuss IS fight

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced stop in Baghdad on Friday to meet Iraq's prime minister and other top officials at a time of increased military momentum against the Islamic State but deep political uncertainty in the unstable country.

Defense rests in Blackwater trial

Four Blackwater security guards have rested their defense in the shootings that killed or wounded over 30 Iraqis seven years ago in Baghdad.

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