Iran launches missile attack on US bases in Iraq in revenge for killing of top Iranian commander
Members of Iraq's powerful Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary umbrella group walked on pictures of Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, during a memorial ceremony for their deputy commander Mahdi al-Muhandis and Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani.
The U.S. has made no decision about withdrawing troops from Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday in response to a letter from a senior military officer that appeared to suggest a withdrawal was underway. The wording was an "honest mistake," he said.
Iran has vowed retaliation for the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, but President Donald Trump says he ordered the strike to prevent a conflict.
The killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani has ignited fears the conflict between Iran and the US could spread through the whole region.
Flags, memes, fears and fury - the killing of the military chief is going to have reverberations for some time.
The increase is in addition to 14,000 American soldiers sent into the region since May.
Iraqi troops supported launched a large operation to uproot IS clandestine cells in central Iraq near Kirkuk.
The attack came mere hours after the United States moved against three Iranian-backed Iraqi paramilitary leaders, slapping financial sanctions on them over deadly attacks against protesters.
Protesters attempted to dismantle barricades preventing them from crossing the bridge leading to the heavily fortified Green Zone, where most government buildings and foreign embassies are based.
Iraq's PM says he will quit as deadly protests escalate
A new hashtag is encouraging Twitter users to share pictures of themselves holding a can of soda to their head, highlighting the horrific injuries sustained by Iraqi protesters.
The anti-government demonstrations began on October 1.
Protests in Iraq escalated overnight when the Iranian consulate was torched in the city of Najaf, prompting an urgent curfew
Protesters burned tyres and blocked some roads on November 24 in the southern city of Basra, preventing government employees from reaching offices
Pence, joined on the trip by his wife, Karen, greeted U.S. troops ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and served turkey to hundreds of them.
Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds into the air to disperse protesters in central Baghdad on Wednesday (November 6) as the biggest wave of anti-government demonstrations in decades spread out across the capital.
At least five people were killed as Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters in Baghdad on Monday (November 4), a Reuters witness said, as thousands continued to gather in the largest wave of anti-government protests for decades
Thousands of anti-government protesters spent the night camping in central Baghdad on Monday (November 4), with more gathering near Tahrir Square in defiance of the prime minister's plea to end protests which he says are costing Iraq's economy billions of dollars and disrupting daily life
Southern Iraq students march as a procession of mock coffins is paraded in Baghdad's Tahrir Square.
Anti-government protests in Iraq continued over the weekend with medical sources claiming one person was killed and over 90 injured
Remember when US President George W Bush had shoes hurled at him during a press conference?
The crowd consisted mostly of young men, many draped in Iraqi flags. Surrounding streets brimmed with cars, taxis, motorcycles and tuk-tuks as more people made their way in.
Protestors returned to the streets of Iraq over the weekend
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