11 December 2023
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French President Emmanuel Macron proposed on Tuesday that an international coalition fighting against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria be widened to include the fight against the Palestinian militant group Hamas in Gaza
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Counter terrorism forces of the Iraqi army are currently engaged in clashes with ISIS cells in Kirkuk region (autonomous region of Kurdistan)
US has intel that Iran-backed groups are planning to ramp up attacks on US troops in the Middle East as Iran seeks to capitalize on backlash to US support of Israel. There are "red lights flashing everywhere," official said
US Secretary of Defense to Iraqi Prime Minister: Coalition personnel and facilities must be protected
The White House: There is a link between the militias targeting us and the Revolutionary Guard
US, @DeptofDefense blaming drones & rockets attacks vs US troops in Iraq & Syria on "Iranian-backed groups" "We know that these groups are groups that are backed by Iran" per @PentagonPresSec. But "we haven't seen a direct order" from Tehran, he says
"We have seen this increase in rocket & UAV attacks against our bases & our facilities in Iraq & Syria" per @PentagonPresSec "We are concerned about a broader escalation of these attacks in the days ahead"
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Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq launch a drone attack on Al Malikiya military base in Syria, housing U.S. military personnel
The Islamic Resistance (Iraq) targeted the Al Tanf coalition base and Al Rubkan with 2 drones this morning1 month ago
The Islamic Resistance (Iraq) targeted the Al Tanf coalition base and Al Rubkan with 2 drones this morning
Kirby: We have witnessed disturbing attacks, and we must do what it takes to protect our forces, especially in Iraq and Syria
TSK airstrikes repported in Akre and Metina and Hakurk
A Peshmerga was killed during the altercation with the Iraqi army in Makhmour
US Department of State: The @StateDept updated its Travel Advisory for Iraq on October 20, 2023, following the ordered departure of eligible family members and non-emergency U.S. government personnel from U.S. Embassy Baghdad @USEmbBaghdad and U.S. Consulate General Erbil @USCGERBIL due to increased security threats against U.S. personnel and interests
The Peshmerga and Iraqi army have reportedly exchanged fire in Makhmour district, resulting in casualties on both sides
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CENTCOM says reports of US service members killed in Iraq are NOT TRUE, despite DataMinr alert
Lloyd Austin: we've seen rocket & UAV attacks against bases housing our troops in Iraq and Syria. We're concerned about potential escalation. In fact, what we're seeing is a is the prospect of a significant escalation of attacks on our troops and our people throughout the region
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At least one projectile landed inside Ain al-Asad base in western Iraq
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Defence systems at Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base, which hosts U.S. and other international forces in western Iraq, intercepted and shot down two drones while they were hovering near the base, an Iraqi security source said on Saturday
Initial unconfirmed reports that Al-Harir Air Base, Iraq has been targeted in a drone attack
The Islamic Resistance in Iraq claims to have targeted and hit the Ain al-Assad base with a drone1 month ago
The "Islamic Resistance in Iraq" claims to have targeted and hit the Ain al-Assad base with a drone
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Iraqi media: A new missile attack on Ain al-Assad base in Anbar
Prime Minister of Iraq: The Gaza conflict may spread regionally and threaten energy supplies
Eyewitnesses: A remote drone attack on the Al-Harir base in the city of Erbil, where American soldiers are stationed.
A rocket launcher was found after a rocket launched towards Victory Base in Baghdad Airport that hosts Coalition Forces
Two missiles were launched by the militias at Baghdad Airport. The first was intercepted by the U.S. Air defense at the American Victoria military base stationed at the airport, and the other fell near one of the walls adjacent to an Iraqi security institution there.
A missile bombardment targets the U.S. military site Victoria at Baghdad Airport
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US civilian contractor died of a "cardiac episode" while seeking shelter during drone attack at al-Assad airbase in Iraq yesterday, @PentagonPresSec Pat Ryder says
"Clearly this is an uptick in terms of the types of drone activity we've seen in Iraq and Syria," @PentagonPresSec says about drone attacks against U.S. forces as regional tensions flare after Hamas attack
The Pentagon: We responded to an attempt to target us at Ain al-Asad Air Base in Iraq
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The "Islamic Resistance in Iraq" announces the targeting of Ain al-Assad base in Anbar with a missile strike