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US Troops Clear Rubble From Iraq Base Days After Iran Strike

AIN AL-ASAD BASE, Iraq — U.S. troops cleared rubble and debris from a military base housing American soldiers in western Iraq on Monday, days after it was struck by a barrage of Iranian ballistic missiles in a major escalation between the two longtime foes. ...
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Iran Sends Mixed Signals as Tensions With US Ease

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran sent mixed signals Thursday as tensions with the U.S. appeared to ease, with President Hassan Rouhani warning of a “very dangerous response” if the U.S. makes “another mistake” and a senior commander vowing “harsher revenge" for the killing...
Photo of mourners escorting the flag-draped coffin of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias

Iraq’s Outgoing Prime Minister Says US Troops Must Leave

BAGHDAD — Iraq's outgoing prime minister said Tuesday that the United States has no alternative and must pull its troops out of the country, or else face an impending crisis, as the remains of a senior Iraqi militia commander killed in a U.S. drone strike was ...

US Kills Iran’s Most Powerful General in Baghdad Air Strike

BAGDHAD, IRAQ — The United States killed Iran's top general and the architect of Tehran’s proxy wars in the Middle East in an airstrike at Baghdad's international airport Friday, an attack that threatens to dramatically ratchet up tensions in the region. Th...