Four wounded in attack on Iraqi military base that houses US forces

Source: Daily Mail Online - View Original Article
Published: Feb 12, 2020
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84% : Iran's retaliatory attack for Soleimani's death hit Ain al-Asad, pictured The U.S. and Iran recently stepped back from escalating tensions following the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Iran's top general, in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad.
37% : Seven mortar bombs fell on Sunday inside the air base and four Iraqi soldiers were wounded in the attack, two military sources told Reuters The Iraqi military statement did not say who was behind the attack Sunday and made no mention of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.
35% : And the two strikes at Balad also came within days of Iran firing ballistic missiles at two other bases in Iraq that also house US forces.
30% : The strike at Balad also came within days of Iran firing ballistic missiles at two other bases in Iraq that also house US forces, causing no casualties Four Iraqi soldiers were wounded Sunday in a rocket attack targeting an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, security officials said.
10% : Recent heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran were sparked last month when a rocket attack killed an American contractor at a base in Iraq.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

84% : Iran's retaliatory attack for Soleimani's death hit Ain al-Asad, pictured The U.S. and Iran recently stepped back from escalating tensions following the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Iran's top general, in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad.
37% : Seven mortar bombs fell on Sunday inside the air base and four Iraqi soldiers were wounded in the attack, two military sources told Reuters The Iraqi military statement did not say who was behind the attack Sunday and made no mention of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.
35% : And the two strikes at Balad also came within days of Iran firing ballistic missiles at two other bases in Iraq that also house US forces.
30% : The strike at Balad also came within days of Iran firing ballistic missiles at two other bases in Iraq that also house US forces, causing no casualties Four Iraqi soldiers were wounded Sunday in a rocket attack targeting an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, security officials said.
10% : Recent heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran were sparked last month when a rocket attack killed an American contractor at a base in Iraq.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization