Rappler's latest stories on US-Iraq relations
Iranian Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht calls the assassination of powerful general Qasem Soleimani as an 'act of war' by the United States
The Hashed calls on its supporters to leave the embassy and regroup outside the Green Zone 'out of respect for the state'
Security forces inside fire tear gas at the protesters, several of whom are reported wounded and ferried away by ambulances
(3rd UPDATE) The demonstrators are protesting US airstrikes that killed at least 25 fighters
But Iraqi demonstrators torched US flags across 3 cities in Baghdad after the deadly air strikes that targeted bases of the Hezbollah Brigades
Meanwhile Washington readies a new diplomatic bid to unite Iraq s fractious leaders and repel insurgents whose lightning offensive has displaced hundreds of thousands