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Iran strikes Iraqi Kurdistan again, warns of possible ground operation

Several areas of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq were targeted overnight after an IRGC commander warned of possible ground invasion and the Iranian ambassador set out demands.
A Kurdish peshmerga fighter affiliated with the Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party inspects the damage following an Iranian cross-border attack in the town of Koye (Koysinjaq), Iraqi Kurdistan, Oct. 1, 2022.

ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — A massive orange fireball lit up the sky in an area outside the capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on the night of Nov. 20-21, as sirens sounded at the US Consulate within the city itself.

In the early morning hours of Nov. 21, reports trickled in of rockets and drones that had targeted several areas of the autonomous region bordering Iran to its east.

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