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Iran claims responsibility for missile attack near US consulate in Iraq

Iran claimed responsibility Sunday for a missile barrage that struck near a sprawling US consulate complex in northern Iraq, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed two members of its Revolutionary Guard earlier this week.Iraq’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned Iran’s ambassador to protest against …

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Kuwait suspends Iraq flights after Baghdad airport attack damages planes

Kuwait suspended flights to Iraq for a week starting Sunday citing security fears after a rocket attack targeted Baghdad international airport. Iraqi authorities, meanwhile, announced an attacker had been apprehended.Kuwait Airways, the country’s main carrier, said in a statement on Saturday that flights to Iraq were temporarily suspended based on …

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