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Trump warns Iran against possible 'sneak attack' on U.S. in Iraq

By Phil Stewart and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran or its

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Trump says Iran is planning 'sneak attack' on US interests in Iraq

Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that Iran is planning a "sneak attack" against US forces in Iraq, without providing any

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Fractures grow among Iraq militias, spell political retreat

By John Davison and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - In February, an Iraqi militia commander trained by Iran took over

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Iran's Khamenei rejects U.S. help offer, vows to defeat coronavirus

By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States' offer to help Iran in its fight against the new coronavirus

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Trump, Pompeo walk to brink of blaming Iran for rocket attack

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday came close to

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U.S. coalition suspends Iraq training over coronavirus

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State has suspended training of Iraqi forces over coronavirus fears, a senior

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Iran to continue avenging US murder of Soleimani after Taji base attack

Tehran, Mar 18 (UNI) Iran President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that Iran will continue retaliating against the United States to avenge the assassination of its prominent military commander, Qasem Soleimani.

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Iran president says Iran responded, will respond to assassination of Soleimani

DUBAI (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran has responded, and will respond, to America's assassination of Major-General

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Iraq names new PM as rockets hit base hosting foreign troops

Iraq's president on Tuesday named pro-Western lawmaker and former Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the next prime minister, tasked

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US to withdraw troops from three Iraq bases amid growing tensions

The US Army is set to pull out of three military bases in Iraq as it scales back operations amid

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Several Americans were injured when rockets hit Iraqi base for second time in a week

The three coalition members wounded when rockets struck a military base in Iraq on Saturday were US personnel, a US military official told CNN.

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US-led coalition closing some bases in Iraq following rocket attacks

The US-led military coalition is leaving some of its smaller bases in Iraq following multiple rocket attacks on coalition bases in the country.

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Pompeo to Iraq PM: U.S. will take action in self-defense if attacked

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iraq's prime minister that the United States would take measures

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Three U.S. troops wounded in renewed rocket attacks on Iraq's Taji base

By Ahmed Rasheed, Ahmed Aboulenein and Phil Stewart BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American troops and several Iraqi forces were wounded

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Iraq condemns U.S. air strikes, warns of consequences

By Ahmed Saeed, Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali KERBALA, Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq condemned overnight U.S. air strikes on Friday,

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US sees new pressure point as coronavirus hits Iran

After months of piling pressure on Tehran, the United States is seeing an unexpected new variable -- the novel coronavirus,

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US conducts airstrikes against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq

The US carried out airstrikes on Thursday against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq, according to the US Defense Department.

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Civilian among six dead in US air strikes on Iraq

US air strikes targeting pro-Iranian military factions in Iraq killed one civilian and five security personnel early Friday, the Iraqi

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US keeping two carriers in Gulf to deter Iran proxy attacks

The Pentagon said Friday it would keep two aircraft carrier task forces in the Gulf region after carrying out strikes

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Outbreak of coronavirus adds to the risk of miscalculation between global enemies

In the months that this virus spreads, ebbs, and even fades, its impact may be felt unexpectedly, chillingly, tangentially as adversaries see opportunity and sense loss in its wake.

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab backs counter strikes against Iran-backed militia after Brit soldier killed

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has welcomed US air strikes against an Iran-backed militia that killed British and American soldiers in

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U.S. wages retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on

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U.S. Strikes at Militia After Deadly Attack on Iraqi Base

(Bloomberg) -- The American military struck back at an Iraqi militia believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed two

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US strikes Iran-backed group that killed 2 American soldiers in deadly rocket attack on Iraq base

US launched airstrikes on March 12 in Iraq, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed American and British troops

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US retaliates in Iraq for deadly rocket attack

The US military launched air strikes against a pro-Iranian group in Iraq following the deaths of two Americans and a

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