Rockets hit Iraqi military base housing U.S. contractors

At least five rockets hit the Iraqi military air base at Balad north of Baghdad on Sunday, wounding two Iraqi soldiers, the Iraqi military said in a statement. Security officials had said earlier that the Katyusha rockets had fallen on the area of the base that houses U.S. contractors, and that no casualties had been… Read More Rockets hit Iraqi military base housing U.S. contractors

One dead, five injured following rocket attack at U.S.-led military base in Iraq

A rocket attack at a U.S.-led military base in Kurdish northern Iraq on Monday killed a civilian contractor and wounded five other people, including a U.S. service member, according to initial reports, the U.S. coalition in Iraq said. It was the most deadly attack to hit U.S.-led forces in almost a year in Iraq, where… Read More One dead, five injured following rocket attack at U.S.-led military base in Iraq