C-RAM air defense used against rocket fire. At least three impacts heard and minor damage reported. Iranian-backed groups targeted US in Iraq in past.
US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller will remain in Baghdad, according to the State Department.
Former envoy says shutting down would be major political defeat for Washington, while Foreign Service officer once posted there says go ahead – it’s unsafe for staff.
Since July 23 there have been at least 32 attacks on US or foreign forces.
One of the rockets landed in the airport garage damaging four civilian vehicles, it said, citing a military statement.
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Kadhimi pledged to rein in Iranian-backed militias, but recent events highlight the difficulty of remolding critical relationships between the government and armed militias.
The rocket, a Katyusha, did not explode, according to reports.
It adds to 24 hours of tension in Iraq that coincided with American Independence Day. There were claims the US had deployed a C-RAM system to confront threats to its embassy and other facilities.
The incident took place after a number of rocket attacks near the US Embassy in Baghdad and other US military sites in recent weeks.