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Terrorism Report for 2021!

Interesting article: " Rockets hit near US Embassy in Iraq ahead of Soleimani anniversary " by AP. DW.com. December 12, 2020.  The US Embassy in the Baghdad Green Zone was targeted in a rocket attack. Iraqi security officials told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity that the embassy's C-RAM defense system shot down the rockets in midair, causing minor damage to a residential complex and parked cars. There were no reports of casualties. The attack took place two weeks ahead of the one-year anniversary of the assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, which was directed by Washington. Sunday's attack was the third apparent violation of a truce agreed in October by Western and Iraqi authorities with hardline and pro-Iran groups. The Trump administration has accused Iran of being behind a recent spate of attacks on US interests in the country and has warned Baghdad that it will close its embassy unless Iraq can get the attacks under control. Would you l