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One injury confirmed after rocket attack on the US embassy in Baghdad
CNN reporter Barbara Starr confirmed on Sunday that the embassy had been struck by three rockets. Iraq's former foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari tweeted that one of the rockets hit the embassy's dining facility.
82nd Airborne paratroopers to replace Marines protecting US Embassy in Baghdad
The 82nd Airborne soldiers will take over security at the embassy in Baghdad from the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said
US to Iraq: No, we won’t be withdrawing our troops anytime soon
Washington rebuffed an Iraqi request on Friday to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions following the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in Baghdad
Meet the fallen US defense contractor whose death helped fuel the current Iran crisis
"He was the only person I knew here," his wife said. "It still doesn't feel real."
A looming conflict with Iran shows Congress needs to care about declaring war again
"There's no question that President Trump has escalated things with Iran dramatically but it's never too late for Congress to exercise its Constitutional authorities," said Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.)
Are we going to war with Iran? — A timeline of official statements
"We did not take action to start a war," Trump says after US kills Iranian general, deploys troops near Iran.
Why neither George W. Bush nor Barack Obama tried to kill Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani
On Thursday evening, the Pentagon confirmed that at the direction of President Donald Trump, U.S. forces killed Iranian general Qassim Suleimani in an air strike near Baghdad's airport, the most drastic step towards conflict with Iran of the 21st century
US to deploy 3,500 paratroopers to the Middle East in response to threats of retaliation from Iran
Thousands of additional paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division will soon deploy to U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility, a Defense Department spokesman confirmed to Task & Purpose
Pompeo says Suleimani’s killing makes the world a ‘safer place’ as the State Department tells Americans to flee Iraq
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday declared the world "a much safer place" following the death of top Iranian general Qassim Suleimani — just as the State Department urged Americans in Iraq to leave the country immediately out of fear of retaliation from Iran
Iran vows to avenge the US killing of top commander Qasem Soleimani
Iran threatened to retaliate after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad on Friday killed Qassim Suleimani, commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the Middle East.
The Baghdad embassy attack marked the first emergency deployment of the Army’s new response force
Early Wednesday morning, Army paratroopers were ordered to the Middle East on short notice in response to efforts by Iran-backed militia members to breach the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. The deployment also served as the debut of a revamped crisis response capability
Photos reveal extensive damage to the US Embassy in Baghdad
New photos captured by the Associated Press reveal the extent of the damage caused to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad during the New Year's Eve assault by Iran-backed militia fighters
More US troops prepare to deploy to Iraq as top general warns anyone who attacks embassy will ‘run into a buzz saw’
"We've alerted other forces," said Gen. Mark Milley chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. "They haven't yet been decided to deploy. But there's a variety of forces that are alerted and prepared, if necessary, depending on the situation, as we move forward."
Rock-throwing Iraqi militias quit US embassy after protests
The protests marked a new turn in the shadow war between Washington and Tehran
US deploys about 750 paratroopers to the Middle East following attack on embassy in Baghdad
It was unclear whether the soldiers will eventually go to Iraq.
Trump says ‘Happy New Year!’ in tweet threatening Iran over US embassy attack
President Trump said Iran would be held responsible for lives lost or damage incurred at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad...
Videos show Iraqi protesters storming the US embassy in Baghdad
Thousands of Iraqi protestors stormed the front gates of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday in one of the most violent incursions into the compound in recent years
Protesters attempt to storm US embassy in Baghdad over US air strikes
The U.S. ambassador to Iraq and other staff were evacuated from their embassy in Baghdad for their safety on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said, as thousands of protesters and militia fighters outside the gate denounced U.S. air strikes in Iraq