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US embassy in Iraq reportedly under attack in response to US airstrikes on Houthi rebels in Yemen

Posted on AllSides January 12th, 2024
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Middle East, Israel Hamas Violence, US Embassy, Iraq
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Amilitant attack on the U.S. embassy in Iraq was reported after the U.S. issued a "massive retaliatory" airstrike campaign against numerous targets in Yemen.

Reports on social media said that sirens were heard at the embassy in Iraq overnight just hours after the U.S. confirmed the joint airstrikes on the rebels with aid from Britain.

The Jerusalem Post reported that the attack on the embassy could not be confirmed apart from social media reports.

Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, the leader of the Houthi militants, had threatened a response to the attacks from the U.S.

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