Iraq

U.S. troops were still injured in Iran missile attack 

Several U.S. service members were injured during last week's Iranian missile attack on Al-Asad airbase in Iraq despite the Pentagon initially saying that no casualties had taken place. "While no U.S. service members were killed …

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Rockets fired at U.S. military base in Iraq

Camp Taji military base, hosting U.S. forces, north of Baghdad, has been targeted with a missile strike yesterday, Iraq's armed forces has said. Iraq's military issued a statement saying there were no casualties after the …

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Iraqi military base that houses U.S. forces attacked

Four people were wounded yesterday in an attack on Balad air base in northern Iraq which houses U.S. personnel. The Iraqi military said in a statement that eight Katyusha rockets had been fired at the base, about 80 km north of …

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Video agency's cameraman killed in Iraq

On Friday, two reporters were shot dead in Basra, Iraq by unidentified armed men after filming protests in the country, according to the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory, Sputnik News reports. Ruptly stringer cameraman Saaf …

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Why does Merkel need to visit Kremlin urgently?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow, scheduled for January 11, will be a one-day trip, a spokesperson for the German embassy in Russia said. "The chancellor will arrive in Moscow for a one-day …

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Had U.S. forces warning before Iranian missile strikes?

U.S. forces at Iraqi bases most likely had some warning before missiles launched by Iran struck this morning, thanks to a facility devoted to detecting and providing alerts about launches anywhere in the world, according to public documents and a …

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Iran attacks U.S. military facilities in Iraq

Iran has delivered missile strikes against at least two military facilities in western Iraq, where U.S. troops are deployed, a statement from Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Jonathan Hoffman …

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Maas criticizes possible US sanctions against Iraq

Sanctions pressure on Iraq will not have the desired effect, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas expressed such an opinion in an interview to Deutschlandfunk Radio. "I do not think it is possible to convince Iraq by threats, but it …

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