Monday 14 March 2022

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Takes Credit for the Rocket Attack on US Base in Erbil, Iraq — 10 Days After Iran Asked Biden to Remove them from Terror List


On Saturday, multiple rockets struck a US Army base in Erbil, Iraq, according to reports.

Videos reportedly from the scene immediately began circulating on social media showing multiple large explosions in the area. 

The attack was confirmed by US officials, who reported there were no casualties. Officials are now looking into the matter with the government of Iraq and the Kurdish Regional Government, according to Axios.


On Sunday Iran’s Revolutionary Guards took responsibility for the attack on the US Embassy.
Reuters reported: 

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards released on Sunday a statement taking responsibility for missile attacks against Israeli “strategic centres” in Iraq’s northern Kurdish regional capital of Erbil, Iran’s state media reported.

“Any repetition of attacks by Israel will be met with a harsh, decisive and destructive response,” the statement added.

epa03878004 Iranian revolutionary guard soldiers march during the annual military parade marking the Iraqi invasion in 1980, which led to an eight-year-long war (1980-1988) in Tehran, Iran, 22 September 2013. Iranian president Hasan Rowhani said that Iran only wants to end the civil war in Syria for avoiding a new escalation of violence in the Middle East. EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH

The attack on Saturday came 10 days after Iran asked Joe Biden to remove the Revolutionary Guard from the US terror list.

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