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Iraqi Defence News

Patriot SAMs in Syria and Iraq against Russian Kalibr missiles

Russia's Aviapro news agency reported today, February 26, that the U.S. military has Patriot surface-to-air missile systems at bases in Syria and Iraq. According to Russian sources, the Pentagon is building a new U.S. air base in eastern Syria in the Deir ez-Zor area.

Three rockets hit Baghdad, including the Green Zone

Baghdad came under rocket fire on Monday, learfnedc BulgarianMilitary.com, citing a statement from the Iraqi military. According to Iraqis, three rockets hit Iraq's capital, two of which fell in the city's fortified Green Zone.