Category Archives: Rocket

Iraqi army: Rocket hits Baghdad’s Green Zone; no casualties

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BAGHDAD — A Katyusha rocket landed inside the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad on Wednesday, the Iraqi military said, a day after a British Embassy convoy was targeted on a key highway in the city. There were no casualties and no one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack — the latest in near-daily rocket […]

New Iran rocket attacks won’t force US hand in troop drawdown, CENTCOM commander says

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A recent, steady flow of rocket attacks in the past week on facilities housing U.S. troops in Iraq, including Camp Taji and Baghdad, may be attempts of Iranian-backed groups to pressure an American exit. But the region’s top military commander sees little effect. “We’re not going to quit the region in response to Iranian pressure,” […]

New Iran rocket attacks won’t force US hand in troop drawdown, CENTCOM commander says

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A recent, steady flow of rocket attacks in the past week on facilities housing U.S. troops in Iraq, including Camp Taji and Baghdad, may be attempts of Iranian-backed groups to pressure an American exit. But the region’s top military commander sees little effect. “We’re not going to quit the region in response to Iranian pressure,” […]

Iraq military: Rocket hit Baghdad Green Zone, minor damages

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BAGHDAD — A rocket struck Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, the seat of Iraq’s government, early on Tuesday morning, according to an Iraqi military statement, the first attack on the area since a new prime minister was sworn in earlier this month. The Katyusha rocket hit an empty house, causing minor damages. The Green Zone […]