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Iran-aligned groups have launched attacks on US bases in Syria and western and northern Iraq in retaliation for US strikes that killed American soldiers in Jordan. The Iraqi government has condemned the US strikes and denied coordinating with Washington. Civilians were among the fatalities and many others were wounded in the bombings that targeted both civilian and security areas.
At least 16 people have been killed in US strikes in Iraq, the government said, as it condemned the new aggression against its sovereignty. Civilians were among the fatalities, and 25 people were wounded in the bombings that targeted both civilian and security areas, a government spokesperson said on Saturday.