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Iraqi army: Eight rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad

Iraqi army: Eight rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad
The U.S. Embassy's C-RAM defense system, which is used to destroy missiles in midair, was activated to deflect the attack, the embassy said in a statement.

Iraqi army: Eight rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad The U.Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, as seen from across the Tigris Riveron Jan.Embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on Sunday, Dec.Embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone late Sunday, Iraq's military and Iraqi officials said, sparking fears of renewed unrest as next month's anniversary of the U.

withdrew some staff from its embassy in Baghdad earlier this month, temporarily reducing personnel ahead of the first anniversary of the U.In September, Washington warned Iraq that it will close its embassy in Baghdad if the government fails to take decisive action to end rocket and other attacks by Iranian-backed militias on American and allied interests in the country.

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