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