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US shoots down ‘Soleimani’s revenge’ drones on anniversary of Iranian general’s death
One of the drones had the words “Soleimani’s revenge” written on it. The other had “revenge operations for our leaders.”
This is how to respond to a veteran contemplating suicide
I’ll never forget him. Or his voice.
A Marine looks back at the invasion of Iraq, 18 years later: ‘The war can’t go on unless all the poop’s burned’
18 years after the invasion of Iraq, a Marine looks back on his role in the whirlwind march to Baghdad.
US threatens to close its massive embassy in Baghdad
Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said, a step Iraqis fear could turn their country into a battle zone.
Rocket intercepted before it could hit Baghdad’s Green Zone
Police said an anti-rocket system set up to defend the U.S. embassy shot down a rocket which exploded in mid-air.
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.
‘No, No America’— Iraq protesters demand US military pullout
"We want them all out - America, Israel, and the corrupt politicians in government."
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
Trump: ‘It doesn’t really matter’ whether Soleimani posed imminent threat to United States
"[I]t doesn’t really matter because of his horrible past!"
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.
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
Rock-throwing Iraqi militias quit US embassy after protests
The protests marked a new turn in the shadow war between Washington and Tehran
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
Rockets hit base near Baghdad airport, six Iraqi troops wounded
It's the third attack in less than a week on Iraqi military bases.
Iran may have been behind attack on Iraq’s Balad Air Base, State Department says
"We're waiting for full evidence, but if past is prologue then there's a good chance that Iran was behind it"
More than 280 Iraqis killed since protests began across the country
Security forces have used live ammunition, tear gas and stun grenades against mostly young, unarmed protesters, killing more than 280 people, according to a Reuters tally based on medical and police sources.
‘All of them are thieves’ — Iraqi prime minister’s fate in limbo as protests swell
"Our demand is not only to replace Adel Abdul Mahdi, we want the whole government uprooted"
At least 3 Iraqis killed, 84 wounded in Baghdad protests
Demonstrators and security forces clashed on Saturday in renewed anti-government protests.
Iran-backed militias deployed snipers across Baghdad during Iraq’s deadly anti-government protests, officials say
Iran-backed militias deployed snipers on Baghdad rooftops during Iraq's deadliest anti-government protests in years, two Iraqi security officials told Reuters
Death toll in Iraq rises to 27 after security forces fire on protesters
"The bullets do not scare us. They do not scare Iraqis. This will all come down over their heads," said one protester in Baghdad.
Blasts rock Baghdad’s Green Zone as death toll from Iraq protests rises
Over the past three days, nationwide protests over unemployment, corruption and public services have left 18 people dead and over 600 wounded
No casualties after rocket fired into middle of Baghdad’s Green Zone
A rocket was fired in Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies.
US to citizens: Maybe don’t travel to Iraq anytime soon, OK?
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has issued a security alert to U.S. citizens that warns of "heightened tensions" in Iraq and advises against travel to the country
We Asked Gen. Petraeus Whether The Iraq War Was Really Worth It. Here’s What He Said.
Fifteen years of war have turned Iraqi cities such as Ramadi, Fallujah, and Mosul into ruins. Iraq remains as divided...
Don’t Call It An Insurgency: Only ‘Disparate Cellular Structures’ Of ISIS Remain In Iraq, DoD Says
Nearly 15 years after the U.S. military toppled Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, the U.S. government is replaying its post-invasion script...