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3 Questions Congress Should Ask The Trump Administration On Iran

Events are moving quickly in the Persian Gulf. With multiple threat streams indicating the possibility of Iranian retaliation against the U.S., a reported rocket launch that landed less than a mile from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, and national...
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Cbs Used Iraqi President To Shame U.s. Response To Iranian Threats

Despite the fact a rocket landed in the Baghdad green zone close to the U.S. Embassy over the weekend, CBS Evening News was more interested in wagging its finger at the U.S.’s response to intelligence reports suggesting possible Iranian backed...
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Rocket Lands Near U.s. Embassy Inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

The rocket fell harmlessly but was seen as a warning shot to the United States amid escalating tensions with Iran.
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Trump Warns Iran Not To Threaten U.s. Or It Will Face 'end'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnight.Read more...
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Rocket Attack Near U.s. Embassy In Baghdad

BAGHDAD — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.The apparent attack, which Iraq’s state-run news...
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Katyusha Rocket Crashes Into Baghdad Green Zone Near Us Embassy

A Katyusha rocket crashed Sunday into Baghdad’s Green Zone which houses government offices and embassies including the US mission, Iraqi security services said in a statement. The rocket — which came after Washington ordered the...
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Us State Dept. Orders Non-emergency Embassy Staff To Leave Iraq

The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and also the consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq’s neighbor Iran. Washington has ramped up pressure on Tehran...
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Iran ‘on Cusp Of Full-scale Confrontation With Enemy’ – Irgc Commander

US-Iran tensions have been running high in recent weeks, with reports emerging in the media that Washington had plans to send 120,000 American troops to Tehran’s neighbour Iraq, as well as a US move to remove its non-emergency from the embassy in...
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U.s. Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad

The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed.
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Why Everyone In The U.s. Who Counts Wants Julian Assange Dead

Thomas NeuburgerOn April 5, 2010, WikiLeaks released ”Collateral Murder,” a video showing a July 12, 2007 US Apache attack helicopter attack upon individuals in a Baghdad suburb. Amongst the over twelve people killed by the 30mm cannon...
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Germany Suspends Iraqi Military Training Due To Tensions In Region

Earlier in the day, the US State Department ordered that all American government officials not dealing with emergencies leave Iraq, the US Embassy in Baghdad said in a statement.
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State Department Evacuates Employees From Baghdad Embassy Over Unspecified Iranian Threats

President Trump may have denied a "fake news" New York Times report about a Pentagon plan involving the deployment of 120,000 troops to the Middle East to contain Iran, but elsewhere, the US government's contingency planning for an armed conflict...
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Macro Briefing: 15 May 2019

US birth rate fell to 32-year low in 2018: WSJ Iran officially ends parts of 2015 nuclear deal: CNBC US orders partial evacuation of embassy in Baghdad: NBC China’s retail sales growth fell to 16-year low in April: Reuters Are Trump’s...
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Blast Rocks Baghdad Marketplace; Accounts On Casualties Differ

A blast rocked Baghdad's northeastern Sadr City district on Thursday, but there were differing accounts on whether it caused any casualties. Police Colonel Jamal Hameed told Reuters a parcel had been found on the side of the road near a market and...
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Several Killed As Suicide Bomber Explodes In Baghdad (photos)

Before the suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt, the criminal was surrounded by security forces, the Baghdad Operations Command noted in a statement.
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Pompeo Warns Of ‘imminent’ Iran Threat On Surprise Trip To Iraq

Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid a surprise trip to Baghdad where he accused Tehran of planning “imminent” attacks. The top US diplomat’s...
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Pompeo Makes Surprise Visit To Iraq

BAGHDAD — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East.The...
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Iraq To Demand Cash For Islamic State Detainees

Iraq is expected to make a formal request to Paris for financial support for the incarceration of French Islamic State suspects sent to Baghdad from Kurdish-controlled camps in northern Syria, say diplomats. Fourteen alleged French jihadists have...
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Boys Go To Baghdad. Men Go To Tehran.

The US now seeks to shut down Iranian exports to zero. Will Iran respond by closing the Strait of Hormuz?
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Russian Deputy Pm Borisov To Meet Iraq Prime Minister, President In Baghdad

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov will visit Baghdad on 24-25 April, meetings are scheduled with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and President Barham Salih, Borisov's office said.
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