the Riots at the American Embassy complex in the green zone, Baghdad. While trying to storm the U.S. Embassy in Iraq suffered at least a dozen people. Hundreds of protesters outside the Embassy camped near its walls and burned the American flag. And then tried to climb over the fence of the Embassy and throw the territory of the bottles with an incendiary mix. But was stopped by the tear gas.
the US Ambassador and all diplomatic staff of the mission left Baghdad in advance, reports channel “Russia 24”. They flew on the plane from the airport of the Iraqi capital in an unknown direction.
the protest at the gates of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad held after a RAID by planes of the U.S. air force to the camp of the Shiite group “Kataib Hezbollah” in the border with Syria town of al-Qaim. In the attack from the air, 25 people were killed and fifty of the militia were injured. The series was created in 2003 “Kataib Hezbollah” there are three thousand fighters. She is a member of the Iraqi Shiite militias, “al-Hashd al-SHAABI”.
Shi’ites fought on the side of the Iraqi army and contributed to the defeat of the Islamists. They also took part in operations against the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization) in the area of Bou Kamal in Syria.
the Attack by the American “allies” Shia “Kataib Hezbollah” perceived as a betrayal and unwarranted aggressive act.
Gathered in the resignation of U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo explained that these attacks were the containment of Iranian influence, the Iranian influence. And revenge for the fact that when attack on the base in Kirkuk, killing one American, and four more were injured. The Americans responded with strikes in five goals – three in Western Iraq and two in Eastern Syria. Moreover, the Secretary of defense mark Esper warned about the readiness of the US to the punch, if required.