Category Archives: rockets

Rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone, no casualties

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BAGHDAD — Three rockets were fired at Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Monday without causing any casualties, Iraq’s army said. Security officials said the U.S. Embassy was the target. Two Iraqi security officials said one rocket fell within the perimeter of the vast U.S. Embassy complex and and another fell in the residential neighborhood […]

Rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone, no casualties

BAGHDAD — Three rockets were fired at Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Monday without causing any casualties, Iraq’s army said. Security officials said the U.S. Embassy was the target. Two Iraqi security officials said one rocket fell within the perimeter of the vast U.S. Embassy complex and and another fell in the residential neighborhood […]

Rockets strike near US base in Iraq, killing 1 contractor, wounding 1 US troop, 5 contractors

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Rockets struck outside Irbil international airport near where U.S. forces are based in northern Iraq late Monday, killing one U.S.-led coalition contractor and wounding a U.S. service member and others, Iraqi security and coalition officials reported, sparking fears of new hostilities. At least three rockets hit areas between the civilian airport in […]

Rockets fired at Bagram, no casualties reported

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Five rockets were fired at Bagram Airfield on Saturday, but there were no casualties, NATO and provincial officials said. Wahida Shahkar, spokeswoman for the governor in the northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, said that 12 rockets were placed in a vehicle and five of them were fired while police were able to […]

4 rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone in challenge to Iraqi PM

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BAGHDAD — Four rockets exploded inside Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone near the American embassy, Iraq’s military said Thursday, in the third such attack since the U.S. embarked on strategic talks with Iraq’s new government. It wasn’t immediately clear who was responsible for the attack, which caused no casualties or damage, but the U.S. has blamed […]

Iraqi army says 2 rockets hit base near Baghdad, no losses

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BAGHDAD — Two rockets hit an Iraqi base frequented by U.S. troops north of Baghdad late Saturday without causing any casualties, Iraq’s military said, the third such attack this month and just days after Washington and Baghdad launched strategic talks. The Katyusha rockets struck Camp Taji and caused minor damage but no injuries, according to […]