Reports say that this is the first attack since Iraq had its new prime minister sworn in on May 7.
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.
The embassy has released a video in which Israelis speak of what the move meant to them.
“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.”
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.
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.
'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.'
Each time, US institutions came under attack and have become symbolic of larger segments of American history.
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.
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.