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News Brief: Rockets smash into US embassy in Baghdad amid violent standoff with Iran

BAGHDAD --- Interrupting the coverage of our Grammys viewing tonight, we bring you the news of a reported rocket attack on the US embassy in Baghdad. According to what we've learned, a series of rocket attacks hit the embassy earlier this evening. 03 January 2020, Iraq, Baghdad: A general view of the US†embassy compound on the banks of the Tigris River. A US airstrike in Baghdad killed on Friday Qassem Soleimani,†the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's elite Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy head of the predominantly Shia Muslim Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF). Photo: Ameer Al Mohmmedaw/dpa The area has been a hot-bed for rocket attacks in recent weeks as conflicts in the area reach new heights. We're told that there are no reported casualties at this...
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