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Second Lt. Jennifer Slade stands in front of an Air Defense Delta Battery
Confirmed: The US has an air defense system in Baghdad now. Will it help?

System purely defensive, was put in place after discussions with Iraqi government, says US.

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
A rocket is fired towards Israel, in the southern Gaza Strip February 24, 2020
Israel strikes Hamas targets in retaliation for Gazan rocket fire

Two rockets fired towards southern Israel on Friday night just a day after Hamas warned Jerusalem against annexation.

US Army soldiers keep watch on the US embassy compound in Baghdad, Iraq January 1, 2020
Rockets targeted US embassy in Baghdad in sixth recent incident

Reports say that this is the first attack since Iraq had its new prime minister sworn in on May 7.

US Army soldiers keep watch on the US embassy compound in Baghdad, Iraq January 1, 2020
Five rocket attacks in a week target US in Iraq

The constant trickle of rockets is a message to the US, during the period of US-Iraq strategic dialogue, designed to show that pro-Iranian groups control Iraq and can do as they please.

A rocket is fired towards Israel, in the southern Gaza Strip February 24, 2020
IDF strikes Gaza after rocket fired into Israel

This is the first rocket fired from Gaza since May 6.

16/06/2020
Pence: We have begun a new mission - to ultimately land Americans on Mars

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have flown into space aboard the Crew Dragon capsule, and are bound for the International Space Station.

By REUTERS
31/05/2020
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
A rocket is fired towards Israel, in the southern Gaza Strip February 24, 2020
IDF hits targets in Gaza Strip after rocket fired into Israeli territory

The rocket fired from Gaza was the first in about 40 days.

06/05/2020
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