Mayor, Commissioner Say There Will Be 'Heightened Vigilance' In NYC After Baghdad AirstrikeOfficials say there is currently no credible threat.
Iran Vows 'Harsh Retaliation' After U.S. Airstrike Kills Top General Qassem SoleimaniA U.S. airstrike at an airport in Iraq killed the Iranian general, who reportedly played a role in the attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad this week.
Top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani Killed In U.S. Military Strike, Pentagon ConfirmsThe missile attack comes hours after Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the U.S. military will be ready if Iran and its allies plan new attacks, like the one this week at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.
U.S. Troops At Embassy In Iraq Fire Tear Gas As Pro-Iran Protest RagesU.S. troops fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse pro-Iran protesters who were gathered outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad for a second day.
Pence Makes Surprise Trip To Iraq, His First As Vice PresidentVice President Mike Pence made an unannounced trip to Iraq on Saturday, his first visit to the country as vice president.
Trump Surprises Troops With Christmas Visit To IraqThe president and first lady Melania Trump greeted service members Wednesday night at Air Force bases in Germany and Iraq.
WATCH: U.S. Soldier Reunites With Stray Dog Rescued In IraqA U.S. Army soldier has been reunited with a stray dog her unit rescued during their deployment to the Middle East.
Ceremonies Held In Honor Of Local Airmen Zanetis, Briggs Killed In Military Helicopter CrashThe sound of bagpipes and drums filled the air near Washington Square Park, as the FDNY hosted a special procession to remember Capt. Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis.
Bodies Of Local Airmen Killed In Military Helicopter Crash Return HomeMaster Sgt. Christopher Raguso, Major Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis, Technical Sgt. Dashan Briggs and Major Andreas O'Keeffe were among the seven people killed with their helicopter went down earlier this month in Western Iraq.
3 Men From N.Y., Including 2 FDNY Members, Killed In Military Helicopter CrashThree of the seven people who died when a military helicopter crashed Thursday in Western Iraq were from New York, including two citizen-soldiers who also served the FDNY.
Over 140 Dead, 860 Injured In Iraq-Iran EarthquakeA powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit region along the border between Iran and Iraq Sunday, killing more than 140 people and injuring 860.