Two rockets target Baghdad airport base housing US troops
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Two rockets targeted an airbase at Iraq’s Baghdad airport housing US-led coalition troops on Sunday, in the second such attack in 10 days, the Iraqi army said. One of the projectiles was intercepted by the C-RAM counter rocket, artillery and mortar system deployed to protect US troops in Iraq, a security source told AFP. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack which the army said caused no casualties. Washington routinely blames Iran-linked Iraqi factions for such attacks on its troops and diplomats. Sworn foes Tehran and Washington have both had a presence since 2003 in …

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