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Dozen ballistic missiles hit Iraq’s northern Kurdish regional capital Erbil

A dozen ballistic missiles struck Iraq’s northern Kurdish regional capital Erbil on early Sunday, local officials said. The missiles were launched from the “east outside Iraq’s borders” towards a new United States consulate building and residential areas, according to a statement from the Kurdistan Regional Government. The attack damaged buildings and homes and one person […]

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Iraq: Heavy rains cause floods in Kurdish capital Erbil; At least 8 killed, several injured

At least eight people have died and several have been injured after torrential rains caused severe flooding in Erbil, the capital of the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, officials said. Provincial Governor Omid Khoshnaw said on Friday that women and children were among those killed after the heavy overnight swept through a number of […]

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Explosive laden drones attack Iraq’s Erbil airport

Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq has been targeted in a drone attack, Kurdish security officials said, the latest in a series of similar incidents over the past year. The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, of which Erbil is the capital, initially said three rockets had hit near the airport. A second […]