Rocket Lands Near U.S. Embassy In Baghdad Amid Tensions With Iran

Rocket has landed in Baghdad's Green Zone near the huge U.S. Embassy compound amid heightened tensions in the region and as Washington withdraws personnel from Iraq due to unnamed threats from Iran.Iraq's state-run news agency said there were no casualties as a result of the Katyusha rocket exploding less than 1 kilometer from the U.S. Embassy on May 19.It was the first such rocket attack in the Green Zone -- a high-security area where many foreign and Iraqi officials, including parliament and the prime minister, are based -- since September 2018.An Iraqi military spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Rasul, told AP that the rocket fell near Iraq's statue of the Unknown Soldier, and was being investigated....................

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