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US to withdraw some staff from Baghdad embassy

US to withdraw some staff from Baghdad embassy

Move described as temporary "de-risking" ahead of anniversary of elimination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.Elad Benari, 03/12/2020 06:21
US hits Iran-backed militia in Iraq

US hits Iran-backed militia in Iraq

US strikes five weapons storage facilities belonging to Iranian-backed militia in retaliation for rocket attack on a base north of Baghdad.Elad Benari, 13/03/2020 01:04
Four wounded in rocket attack on Iraqi air base

Four wounded in rocket attack on Iraqi air base

Four members of Iraq’s military wounded in rocket attack targeting Baghdad air base where American trainers are present.Elad Benari, 12/01/2020 23:59
Iran launches ballistic missiles at US forces in Iraq

Iran launches ballistic missiles at US forces in Iraq

Pentagon: Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against US forces in Iraq. Iran says it is revenge for Soleimani's death.Elad Benari, 08/01/2020 06:34
Trump: Now isn't the right time to leave Iraq

Trump: Now isn't the right time to leave Iraq

US President says withdrawal of troops from Iraq at this time would be "the worst thing that could happen to Iraq".Elad Benari, 07/01/2020 23:40
Top US general: Letter on withdrawal from Iraq was a 'mistake'

Top US general: Letter on withdrawal from Iraq was a 'mistake'

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says letter that was leaked to the media was a draft that should not have been released.Elad Benari, 07/01/2020 00:03
US-led coalition confirms Iraqi bases were attacked

US-led coalition confirms Iraqi bases were attacked

Coalition fighting ISIS confirms there were two attacks near Iraqi bases housing its troops. No one was injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 03:01
US to send 3,000 soldiers to Middle East

US to send 3,000 soldiers to Middle East

United States will be sending approximately 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East following attack on US Embassy in Baghdad.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 03/01/2020 21:03
Iran denies responsibility for protest at US embassy in Baghdad

Iran denies responsibility for protest at US embassy in Baghdad

Iran’s Foreign Ministry criticizes US "audacity" in blaming it for the violent protests at its embassy in Iraqi capital.Elad Benari, 01/01/2020 04:36
US to send 750 more troops to the Middle East

US to send 750 more troops to the Middle East

Pentagon announces more troops will be sent to Middle East following attack on US embassy in Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2020 02:43
Iraq condemns US air strikes against Iranian-backed militias

Iraq condemns US air strikes against Iranian-backed militias

Iraq's National Security Council says it will "reconsider" working with US-led coalition following air strikes.Elad Benari, 31/12/2019 04:41
US bombs headquarters of pro-Iran group in Iraq

US bombs headquarters of pro-Iran group in Iraq

US bombs headquarters of Kata'ib Hizbollah group after a series of attacks in Iraq against American interests.Elad Benari, 30/12/2019 00:00
US believes Iran responsible for rocket attacks in Iraq

US believes Iran responsible for rocket attacks in Iraq

Officials say US government believes Iran is behind a series sophisticated rocket attacks on joint US-Iraq military facilities in Iraq.Elad Benari, 10/12/2019 03:02
U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

United States beefs up security at embassy in Baghdad in wake of takeover of cities by Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2014 04:15
Iraq Getting Help in Fighting Al-Qaeda

Iraq Getting Help in Fighting Al-Qaeda

The United States has delivered dozens of missiles to Iraq to help combat Al-Qaeda, say officials in both countries.Elad Benari, 27/12/2013 06:15
Saddam Era Officials Handed Over

Saddam Era Officials Handed Over

Five Saddam-era officials, including two of the late dictator's half-brothers, are slated for execution after being handed over to Iraqi officialsGabe Kahn., 16/07/2011 21:30
Last US Combat Troops Leave Iraq

Last US Combat Troops Leave Iraq

The last American combat troops pull out of Iraq early Thursday, seven years after George W. Bush launched the War on Terror. Chana Ya'ar, 19/08/2010 14:39