Troops at U.S. Embassy in Iraq fire tear gas at pro-Iran protesters


US troops fired tear gas at pro Iranian protesters outside the US embassy in Baghdad Iraq unrest continues outside the American embassy in Baghdad for a second day U. S. troops inside the compound fired tear gas as Iran backed militiamen and other protesters gathered outside the embassy the protesters managed to set fire to the roof of a reception area inside the embassy compound the militiamen and others camped out of the gates of the embassy over night the protests are in response to U. S. airstrikes over the weekend targeting Iran backed militia that killed twenty five fighters following a rocket attack on an Iraqi army base that killed a US contractor I might cross yep president trump's top response to those Iranian backed forces inside Iraq is drawing praise from senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina Graham calls a decisive action in the face of adversity he also warned Iran it continues to threaten American interests quote at their own peril recalling an embarrassing and deadly attack on the U. S. diplomatic compound in Syria back in twenty twelve ram said president trump has put the world on notice there will be what he called no more bad guys he's on his

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