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    2 drones shot down above Iraq base housing US troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:01pm on June 06, 2021

    The Iraqi army said Sunday two drones were destroyed above a base housing US troops, one month after the same base was targeted by an...

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    Two rockets target Baghdad airbase housing US troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:42am on May 03, 2021

    Two rockets targeted an airbase at Iraq’s Baghdad airport housing US-led coalition troops on Sunday, in the second such attack in 10 days, the Iraqi...

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    Rivals Saudi, Iran hold talks in Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:16pm on April 19, 2021

    Saudi Arabia and Iran, major rivals in the Middle East, have held talks in Baghdad in recent weeks, an Iraqi government official and a Western...

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    Things not entirely peaceful in Baghdad

    Viktor Mikhin | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2021

    IN MARCH, prime minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi convened a conference that he said would give people hope in the ‘turbulent’ political system that emerged following the...

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    2 rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:41am on April 05, 2021

    Two rockets hit near an Iraqi airbase hosting US soldiers north of Baghdad on Sunday, three days ahead of a new ‘strategic dialogue’ with Washington,...

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    Rockets target US embassy in Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:27pm on February 23, 2021

    A volley of rockets on Monday targeted the high-security zone in the Iraqi capital that is home to the US embassy, the military and security...

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    Twin suicide blasts in Baghdad kill nearly 30

    Agence France-Presse. Baghdad | Updated at 05:26pm on January 21, 2021

    A rare twin suicide bombing killed nearly 30 in central Baghdad on Thursday, Iraqi state media said, the deadliest attack in the city in three...

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    IS attack kills 11 in Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:23pm on November 09, 2020

    An Islamic State group attack on a lookout point west of Baghdad manned by a state-sponsored tribal force left 11 people dead late Sunday, security...

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    Hundreds in Baghdad demand ouster of US troops from Iraq

    Agence Fance-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:12pm on November 08, 2020

    Several hundred protesters gathered in the Iraqi capital on Saturday afternoon to demand US troops leave the country in accordance with a parliament vote earlier...

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    Rocket hits near US embassy in Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:50pm on May 19, 2020

    One rocket hit near the US embassy in Baghdad early Tuesday morning, security sources said, the first to land in the high-security zone in weeks....

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