Three Rockets Hit US Embassy In Baghdad
Baghdad: Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq’s coque iphone coque iphone xr secours 5c bleu transparente motif capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as thousands kept up anti government sit ins across the country.
The attack marked a dangerous escalation in the spree coque iphone 6 havane of rocket attacks in recent months that have targeted the embassy or Iraqi military bases where American troops are deployed.
The US embassy did not immediately respond to requests for comment, but a statement by Iraqi security forces coque iphone 5s qui mange la pomme earlier in the evening said there were no coque iphone 5s rhino shield casualties.
The attack took place earlier in the day than coque iphone pas chers usual, with AFP reporters coque iphone 6 francaise hearing the booms coque iphone xr spigen liquid crystal on the western bank of the river Tigris at precisely 7:30 pm (1630 GMT).
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi and Speaker of Parliament coque iphone xr moto suzuki Mohammed Halbusi both condemned the incident, saying it risked dragging their homeland into war.
Iraq has already been dragged into a worrying tit for tat between the United States and Iran over the coque iphone féministe last month.
A similar attack on a northern Iraqi base killed an American contractor, and coque iphone xr rinoshield mode nx the US retaliated with a strike on an Iran backed faction coque iphone 4s femme nue known as Kataeb Hezbollah.
Less than a week later, a US drone strike killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and coque iphone 5s personnalisée emma watson – ref: 2022 Iraqi military amazon coque iphone 6 batterie figure Abu Mahdi al Muhandis outside the Baghdad airport coque iphone extraterrestre prompting Iran to fire ballistic missiles at an Iraqi base where US troops are stationed.
‘Only for you, Iraq!’
Some 5,200 Americans are stationed in Iraq to lead the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, but the US strike on Baghdad has rallied top Iraqi figures around a joint call to order them out.
Vehemently anti American cleric Moqtada Sadr organised a mass rally in Baghdad on Friday, where iphone 4 coque silicone thousands of his supporters called for American troops to leave.
Sadr had previously backed separate anti regime protests sweeping Iraq’s capital and south, even though he controls the largest bloc in parliament and top ministerial posts.
Bolstered by his own protest on Friday, Sadr announced he was dropping support for the youth dominated reform campaign rocking the country since October.
His coque iphone 4 dragon ball z followers, widely regarded as the best organised and well stocked of the anti coque iphone 5s olivier giroud government demonstrators, immediately began coque iphone 4s disney punk dismantling their tents and heading home.
Those efforts continued into Sunday, with security forces using live rounds and tear gas to try to flush coque iphone nina dobrev protesters out of squares and streets they had occupied for months.
One protester was shot dead in Baghdad and another in the flashpoint southern city of Nasiriyah, medical sources said, and dozens more were wounded across the country.
Despite the renewed violence, coque iphone 5 croix thousands of students flooded the streets in the capital and across the south in a bid to keep dessin coque iphone se national attention focused on their demands.
“Only for you, Iraq!” read a sign held by a coque iphone 5s kawai young protester in the shrine city of Karbala, hinting at the movement’s insistence on not being affiliated with any political party or outside backer.
UN hails ‘Iraqi hopes’
In Basra, hundreds of students gathered to condemn the riot police’s dismantling of their main protest camp the previous day, according to an AFP coque iphone xr naruto akatsuki correspondent.
In Baghdad, university students marched from a campus in the city centre to the main rally area of Tahrir Square.
Riot police fired live rounds and tear gas at clusters of young protesters in the nearby Khallani and Wathba squares, but protesters threw rocks and Molotov cocktails to keep them back.
Security forces have stopped short of entering Tahrir Square, where some protesters stood their ground even after many tents were dismantled.
The youth led protests erupted on October 1 in outrage over lack of jobs, poor services and rampant corruption before spiralling into calls for a government overhaul after they were met with violence…