Iraq

U.S. Threatens To Close Iraq Embassy

Pompeo warns Iraqi leaders that continued violence against U.S. troops will not be tolerated

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned the Iraqi government that the U.S. will close its embassy in Baghdad in the coming months if attacks within the country continue to target Americans, the Washington Post reported Sunday.

Iraqi Security Forces Kill Protester, Rockets Hit U.S. Embassy

Iraqi demonstrators burn tires to block a road during ongoing anti-government protests in NajafBAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces shot at anti-government protesters in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least one person, and unidentified men set fire to sit-in tents in a southern Iraqi city, police and medics said, as months-long civil unrest escalated.