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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
Rocket attack on US embassy Baghdad - Report

Al-Hadath said sirens had been heard at the large US embassy compound. Akhbar media said a missile had been launched at the US embassy. Al-Ghad media said that 3 rockets landed near the embassy.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with US Vice President Mike Pence at the US Embassy in Jerusalem
Trump admin marks two years since embassy move to Jerusalem - WATCH

The embassy has released a video in which Israelis speak of what the move meant to them.

Palestinian politician slams Biden’s vow to keep US embassy in Jerusalem

“It’s unfortunate, it’s disappointing. I wish Bernie Sanders were running against Mr. Trump. Although he [Sanders] is Jewish, he has the best position on Palestinian rights.”

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
01/05/2020
A US Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter
US airlifts citizen Fakhoury from Lebanon in dramatic helicopter flight

Amer Fakhoury, a Lebanese man who is a US citizen, was at the center of US-Lebanon tensions. He was accused of working for an Israeli-backed militia in the 1980s and 1990s.

Tel Aviv branch of the Embassy of the United States, Tel Aviv, Israel
Visitor to US embassy branch in Tel Aviv tests positive for coronavirus

The embassy and the Health Ministry have recommended that anyone who was in the waiting room at the same time as the individual should go into self-isolation.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
12/03/2020
Protesters and militia fighters throw stones towards the U.S. Embassy during a protest to condemn ai
Iran-backed militia leader threatens attacks on Saudi, UAE embassies

'When the Popular Mobilization Forces are capable of besieging the embassy of evil in Baghdad on this day, then they will soon besiege all the US military bases in Iraq.'

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
02/01/2020
Protesters and militia fighters set fire to a reception room of the US Embassy in Baghdad, Dec. 2019
Before Baghdad: 13 times US diplomats were violently attacked

Each time, US institutions came under attack and have become symbolic of larger segments of American history.

Project for permanent US embassy in Jerusalem.
Mayor Moshe Lion gives green light to US embassy project

At the moment, two different locations are being considered as sites for the future embassy. A final decision is expected to be made in the coming months.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
10/12/2019
Trump: I could be prime minister

President says he was able to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem because he did not call back Arab leaders who opposed the move.

By OMRI NAHMIAS , BEN SALES/JTA
13/11/2019
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