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

Buildings and cars damaged as outlaw group fire rockets targeting U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

At least eight Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone in an attack targeting the U.S. Embassy, causing some minor damage on the compound on Sunday, the Iraqi military and the embassy said on Sunday. The Iraqi military said an “outlaw group” fired eight rockets. Most of the missiles hit a residential complex… Read More Buildings and cars damaged as outlaw group fire rockets targeting U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

Child killed, several injured as rockets fired at Baghdad’s Green Zone

Four Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone and security officials said the attack targeted the U.S. embassy, Iraqi police and security sources said on Tuesday. Sirens blared from the embassy inside the zone, which houses government buildings and foreign missions. One security source said at least four rockets were fired and some… Read More Child killed, several injured as rockets fired at Baghdad’s Green Zone

Foreign companies evacuate staff following rocket strike at oil site in Iraq

A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack near Iraq’s southern city of Basra, the fourth time in a week… Read More Foreign companies evacuate staff following rocket strike at oil site in Iraq