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Rockets struck the US Embassy compound in Baghdad, according to reports

Three rockets reportedly struck the American embassy in Iraq, with one hitting a dining facility in the diplomatic compound, according to CNN.
Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr carry placards depicting U.S. President Donald Trump at a protest against what they say is U.S. presence and violations in Iraq, duri in Baghdad, Iraq January 24, 2020.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched in Iraq to demand American troops leave the country

Weeks after drone strikes that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, Iraqis took the streets of Baghdad to protest U.S. military presence in Iraq.
US soldiers inspect the site where an Iranian missile hit at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq, on January 13, 2020.

Pentagon reveals 34 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran’s missile attack

The number of injured service members is now three times higher than what was reported a week after Trump declared 'no Americans were harmed.'
Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr carry placards depicting U.S. President Donald Trump at a protest against what they say is U.S. presence and violations in Iraq, duri in Baghdad, Iraq January 24, 2020.

A quarter of a million Iraqis protested the US military’s ‘occupation’ of their country

Iraqis' calls are growing for US troops to leave since Trump ordered the killing of Iran's top general, Qassem Soleimani.
US soldiers inspect the site where an Iranian missile hit at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq, on January 13, 2020.

Trump calls US troop injuries after Iran missile attack ‘not very serious’ after many were treated for concussion symptoms and possible tr...

"I heard that they had headaches and a couple of other things, but I would say and I can report that it's not very serious," Trump said Wednesday.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters as he and his wife Melania Trump arrive for a New Year's Eve celebration with members and guests at the Mar-a-lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. December 31, 2016.

Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed ‘2 for the price of 1’ while giving a behind-the-scenes account of the assassination to GOP don...

The president recalled how US military officials counted down the seconds leading up to the strike outside the Baghdad International airport.
Kashmir suffered the longest-ever internet shutdown to happen in a democracy this year.

Government-imposed internet blackouts cost the global economy $8 billion in 2019, and 2020 could be even worse

The three countries hardest hit by the economic cost of internet shutdowns in 2019 were Iraq, Sudan, and India.
US soldiers inspect the site where an Iranian missile hit at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq, on January 13, 2020.

Damages and injuries from Iran’s missile attack on US troops suggest that luck played a major part in preventing war

Details are emerging about damages from Iran's missile attack. Experts said the confrontation could easily have spiraled into a disastrous war.

Pentagon leaders didn’t know US troops were injured in Iran’s missile attack until a week later, DoD says

Reports about the injuries come days after President Donald Trump insisted that "no Americans were harmed" in the attack.
According to images posted on social media, Shifa al-Nima was captured and transported by security forces in the back of a truck.

An ISIS preacher captured in Iraq was apparently so overweight that police had to take him away in the back of a pickup truck

Shifa al-Nima was captured in the Mansour neighborhood of Mosul by the Nineveh police command, according to Iraqi police.