Missiles strike near US consulate in north Iraq; no injuries

BAGHDAD — As many as 12 missiles struck Iraq’s northern city of Irbil on Sunday near the US consulate, Iraqi security officials said. A US defense official said missiles had been launched at the city from neighboring Iran. No injuries were reported. Officials in Iraq and the US gave different accounts of the strike and … Read more

Blinken: Russia continues to be engaged on Iran nuclear deal efforts

OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Pool/Getty Images CNN — Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday said that Moscow remains engaged in the effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, despite a recent demand by the Russian foreign minister for written guarantees that imposed sanctions for its invasion of Ukraine will not impact its future dealings with Tehran . … Read more