World Jan 24

Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr carry a huge Iraqi flag at a protest against what they say is U.S. presence and violations in Iraq, in Baghdad, Iraq January 24, 2020. Photo by Alaa al-Marjani/Reuters
Iraqis rally to demand U.S. troops leave

Rather than draw down, Americans have poured 20,000 additional troops in the Middle East to counter what Washington describes as an escalating threat from Iran.

Politics Jan 17

U.S. soldiers are seen at the site where an Iranian missile hit at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq January 13, 2020. Photo by John Davison/Reuters
11 U.S. troops flown to medical centers after Iran strike

The Pentagon's chief spokesman says 11 U.S. troops were flown out of Iraq for evaluation of concussion-like symptoms in the days following an Iranian missile strike. President Donald Trump had said the strike caused no harm to American forces.

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