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Iranian missiles target U.S. troops in Iraq

What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Iran fired missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq, an act of retaliation for the Jan. 3 U.S. strike that killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. The Pentagon said Iran had launched 16 short-range ballistic missiles, at least 11 of which hit Iraq's al-Asad air base and one that hit a facility in Erbil but caused no major damage. Planet/via REUTERS

What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Iran fired missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq, an act of retaliation for the Jan. 3 U.S. strike that killed Iranian...more

What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Iran fired missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq, an act of retaliation for the Jan. 3 U.S. strike that killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. The Pentagon said Iran had launched 16 short-range ballistic missiles, at least 11 of which hit Iraq's al-Asad air base and one that hit a facility in Erbil but caused no major damage. Planet/via REUTERS
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What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020.  
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What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Planet/via REUTERS

What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Planet/via REUTERS
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What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Planet/via REUTERS

What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Planet/via REUTERS

What appears to be new damage at Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. Planet/via REUTERS
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Residents look at a crater caused by a missile launched by Iran on U.S.-led coalition forces on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8.   REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Residents look at a crater caused by a missile launched by Iran on U.S.-led coalition forces on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Residents look at a crater caused by a missile launched by Iran on U.S.-led coalition forces on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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A man holds shrapnel from a missile on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A man holds shrapnel from a missile on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A man holds shrapnel from a missile on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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What appeared to be missiles are seen in the night sky, after Iran fired missiles on Iraqi air bases hosting U.S.-led coalition forces, January 8, 2020. Iran Press/via REUTERS

What appeared to be missiles are seen in the night sky, after Iran fired missiles on Iraqi air bases hosting U.S.-led coalition forces, January 8, 2020. Iran Press/via REUTERS

What appeared to be missiles are seen in the night sky, after Iran fired missiles on Iraqi air bases hosting U.S.-led coalition forces, January 8, 2020. Iran Press/via REUTERS
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President Donald Trump delivers a statement about Iran flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence and military leaders in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump delivers a statement about Iran flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence and military leaders in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump delivers a statement about Iran flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence and military leaders in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Debris is seen on a field hit by an Iranian missile, according to local media, near Erbil, Iraq, January 8.   Blesa Shaways/via REUTERS

Debris is seen on a field hit by an Iranian missile, according to local media, near Erbil, Iraq, January 8. Blesa Shaways/via REUTERS

Debris is seen on a field hit by an Iranian missile, according to local media, near Erbil, Iraq, January 8. Blesa Shaways/via REUTERS
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A man looks at a shattered glass window of a shop, caused by a missile launched by Iran, on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8.  REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A man looks at a shattered glass window of a shop, caused by a missile launched by Iran, on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A man looks at a shattered glass window of a shop, caused by a missile launched by Iran, on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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People celebrate after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

People celebrate after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

People celebrate after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA
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A field hit by an Iranian missile, according to local media, is seen near Erbil, Iraq, January 8. Blesa Shaways/via REUTERS

A field hit by an Iranian missile, according to local media, is seen near Erbil, Iraq, January 8. Blesa Shaways/via REUTERS

A field hit by an Iranian missile, according to local media, is seen near Erbil, Iraq, January 8. Blesa Shaways/via REUTERS
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A man holds a picture of late Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, as people celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8.   Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

A man holds a picture of late Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, as people celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

A man holds a picture of late Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, as people celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA
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A man holds a picture of late Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, as people celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8.   Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

A man holds a picture of late Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, as people celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

A man holds a picture of late Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, as people celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA
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Residents look at a crater caused by a missile launched by Iran on U.S.-led coalition forces on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8.   REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Residents look at a crater caused by a missile launched by Iran on U.S.-led coalition forces on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Residents look at a crater caused by a missile launched by Iran on U.S.-led coalition forces on the outskirts of Duhok, Iraq, January 8. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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People gesture as they celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

People gesture as they celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

People gesture as they celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA
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People hold a Palestinian and Iranian flags as they celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8.    Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

People hold a Palestinian and Iranian flags as they celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA

People hold a Palestinian and Iranian flags as they celebrate in the street after Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, January 8. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA
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Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listen as President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listen as President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listen as President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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