Iraq War

U.S. forces withdrawing from Iraq?

According to the latest data - US forces have begun withdrawing their troops from 15 military bases located in Iraqi territory.
The Iraqi Parliament passed an earlier resolution calling for the removal of US forces from the country following the killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in a U.S. drone strike in Iraqi territory, "Sputnik" writes.

US says 34 troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after Iran strike

The Pentagon said on Jan. 24 that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced.

President Donald Trump and other top officials initially said Iran's attack had not killed or injured any U.S. service members.

4 Iraqi servicemen wounded by rocket attack on air base

Four members of Iraq's military were wounded on Jan. 12 in a rocket attack targeting an airbase just north of Baghdad where American trainers were present until recently, Iraqi security officials said.

The attack by at least six rockets came just days after Iran fired ballistic missiles at two bases in Iraq that house U.S. forces, causing no casualties.

Romania, Croatia Withdraw Troops from Iraq Amid Tensions

Romania and Croatia said on Tuesday that they have joined other NATO countries in withdrawing military personnel from Iraq following the Baghdad parliament's call for foreign troops to leave the country in reaction to the US killing of a top Iranian general near the Iraqi capital on January 4.

At least two rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Two rockets hit near the U.S. embassy in Iraq's capital on Jan. 5, witnesses told AFP, hours after the ambassador was summoned over a U.S. strike that killed top Iraqi and Iranian commanders.     

Jan. 5's attack was the second night in a row that the Green Zone was hit and the 14th time over the last two months that U.S. installations have been targeted.