US scrambles F-15 jet to shoot down Iranian drone that appeared to threaten US forces in Iraq

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U.S. forces on Wednesday brought down an Iranian drone that officials said appeared poised to attack American troops in Iraq. The downing came as the Iranian military started a drone bombing campaign targeting the bases of an Iranian-Kurdish opposition group. The bombings follow Iraqi and Iranian Kurds protesting in Iraq's northern city of Erbil over the death of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old Kurdish woman.
Published 2 months ago · Washington, United States

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