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US: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops


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Iraqi officials: Rockets strike north air base, one injured


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Gaza militants fire rockets out to sea in military drill


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Army says 2 rockets fired from Gaza toward southern Israel


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Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported


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Four rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport

Four rockets hit military base near Baghdad airportFour Katyusha rockets hit a military base near Baghdad International Airport early on Monday, wounding at least six soldiers, Iraqi security officials said. It was the latest incident in a series of rocket attacks in recent weeks. Iraqi security forces discovered a rocket launcher and some defused rockets nearby after searching the area following the the attack, a statement from Iraqi security forces said.



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Israeli aircraft strike Hamas sites in Gaza after 3 rockets

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas sites in Gaza after 3 rocketsIsraeli aircraft bombed several militants’ sites in Gaza early Sunday, hours after three rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave toward southern Israel. On Saturday evening, Israel announced that its air defenses, known as “Iron Dome,” intercepted two of three missiles coming from Gaza.



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Rockets hit Iraq base with US troops; no word on casualties

Rockets hit Iraq base with US troops; no word on casualtiesA barrage of Katyusha rockets targeted an Iraqi air base that houses American troops south of the city of Mosul on Friday, two security officials said. The rocket fire appears to have originated in Mosul and struck the Iraqi army base in Qayyara, about 60 kilometers (38 miles) south of Mosul, where a U.S.-led coalition is helping Iraqi forces battle remnants of the Islamic State group. Iraq announced victory over IS two years ago, but the extremist group is still active through sleeper cells and frequently mount attacks on Iraqi security forces.



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1 dead as Israel hits Gaza after rockets fired across border

1 dead as Israel hits Gaza after rockets fired across borderIsraeli airstrikes on Gaza killed a Palestinian man Saturday as aircraft pounded militant sites in response to barrages of rockets launched toward Israel from the seaside enclave. Gaza’s Health Ministry said Ahmed al-Shehri, 27, died from shrapnel injuries during the Israeli bombings that continued through the early hours of Saturday. Witnesses at Nasser Hospital in the southern city of Khan Younis said the three were sitting in an orchard adjacent to one of the militant posts that was hit.



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US jets smashed an island ISIS was using 'like a hotel' and troops found rockets and bombs stashed in caves

US jets smashed an island ISIS was using 'like a hotel' and troops found rockets and bombs stashed in cavesAt least 25 ISIS fighters are dead after a successful US air strike that dropped 80,000 pounds of ordnance, an Iraqi CTS spokesperson told Insider.



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