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Rocket fired towards Baghdad International Airport

The rocket, a Katyusha, did not explode, according to reports.

US Army soldiers keep watch on the US embassy compound in Baghdad, Iraq January 1, 2020
Is intercepted rocket attack on US embassy a game changer? Analysis

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.

Air defenses respond to rocket attack on US Embassy in Baghdad - report

The incident took place after a number of rocket attacks near the US Embassy in Baghdad and other US military sites in recent weeks.

05/07/2020
Iraq faces off against pro-Iranian militia in Baghdad

A raid by Iraq security forces on some of their own members on Thursday night resulted in hours of uncertainty in Baghdad.

Pro-Iranian militia 'blesses' bombing of liquor stores in Baghdad - report

The US has carried out airstrikes on Kataib Hezbollah after it carried out rocket attacks on bases where US forces are located.

Iraqi women demonstrators hold signs during ongoing anti-government protests in Kerbala, Iraq Januar
Iraq may cut June wages

Iraqi corruption, lack of foresight contribute to its economic woes, analyst says

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
13/06/2020
An Iraqi Airways plane lands at Baghdad International airport
Three rockets fall near Baghdad Airport

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

By REUTERS
06/05/2020
US Army soldiers keep watch on the US embassy compound in Baghdad, Iraq January 1, 2020
Two US troops killed in rocket attack on base near Baghdad

Al Arabiya reported Wednesday night that sites belonging to the Popular Mobilization Forces were being shelled in eastern Syria, near the border with Iraq.

By TZVI JOFFRE , LEON SVERDLOV
12/03/2020
Iraq’s pro-Iran politicians allege US conspiracy

The US is the leader of the anti-ISIS coalition, has been training Iraq and has spent hundreds of millions to help Baghdad defeat ISIS.

Populist Iraqi cleric orders sit-ins cleared after new PM appointed

The cleric has urged his unarmed supporters known as "blue hats" to work with authorities to ensure schools and businesses can operate normally again.

By REUTERS
02/02/2020
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