Missiles and bombs raise the level of tension in Iraq

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“Katyusha” targets the American embassy… and attacks the headquarters of the Al-Halbousi and Al-Khanjar alliance

Missiles fired by factions believed to be close to Iran towards the US embassy in the Green Zone, and two grenade attacks that targeted the headquarters of two Sunni alliances at dawn yesterday, raised the level of political tension in Iraq.

Three “Katyusha” missiles made their way towards the US embassy. Although two missiles were dropped by the “Seram” defense system, the third missile fell on a secondary school for girls in the Qadisiyah complex near the embassy, ​​injuring a woman and a child.

While the armed factions close to Iran denied that they had done this, Muqtada al-Sadr tweeted attacking what happened, and said: “Those who “claim resistance” want with such practices to keep the occupation because it is the justification for their presence in bearing arms.

In the meantime, two explosions rocked the Iraqi capital, and soon news came to the point that the target this time was the headquarters of the “Progress Alliance” led by Muhammad al-Halbousi in the Adhamiya neighborhood on the Rusafa side of Baghdad, and the headquarters of the “Azm Alliance” led by businessman Khamis al-Khanjar in the Yarmouk neighborhood on the Karkh side of Baghdad. Baghdad. Before that, one of the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Massoud Barzani in Baghdad was attacked with a grenade.

Observers believe that the attacks that targeted the Sunni alliances and Barzani’s party are a warning message from the armed factions that, a few days ago, warned the Kurds and Sunnis against playing with fire by standing with a Shiite party against another, knowing that in the first session of the new parliament, last Sunday, signs of an agreement emerged. Between “progress”, “determination”, Barzani’s party, and the Sadrist bloc, at the expense of the Shiite “coordinating framework” that includes the armed factions.
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