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Rockets fired toward Iraqi airbase housing US troops

Attack on Al-Balad base did not cause any casualties or damage inside the base.

Rockets fired toward Iraqi airbase housing US troops

US soldier wounded in Iraq rocket attack

Contractor killed and five others wounded in rocket attack targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region.

US soldier wounded in Iraq rocket attack

Report: US considering closing Baghdad embassy

Sources say US considering quickly closing its embassy in Baghdad after series of rocket attacks.

Report: US considering closing 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.

US to withdraw some staff from Baghdad embassy

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.

US hits Iran-backed militia in Iraq

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.

Four wounded in rocket attack on Iraqi air base

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.

Iran launches ballistic missiles at US forces in Iraqplayer

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".

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

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.

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

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.

US-led coalition confirms Iraqi bases were attacked

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.

US to send 3,000 soldiers to Middle East

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.

Iran denies responsibility for protest at US embassy in Baghdad

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.

US to send 750 more troops to the Middle East

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.

Iraq condemns US air strikes against Iranian-backed militias

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.

US bombs headquarters of pro-Iran group in Iraqplayer

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.

US believes Iran responsible for rocket attacks in Iraq

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.

U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

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.

Iraq Getting Help from the United States in Fighting Al-Qaeda

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 officials

Saddam's Half-Brothers to be Executed

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.

Last US Combat Troops Leave Iraqplayer