U.S. blames Iran for ballistic missile attack on Iraqi Kurdistan

TV studio damaged by Iranian missile attack
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U.S. officials blamed Iran after a dozen ballistic missiles struck Irbil, the capital of semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan, on Sunday, the BBC reports.

Two other officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told The Washington Post that the missiles came directly from Iran.

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Grayson Quay

Grayson Quay was the weekend editor at TheWeek.com. His writing has also been published in National Review, the Pittsburgh Post-GazetteModern AgeThe American ConservativeThe Spectator World, and other outlets. Grayson earned his M.A. from Georgetown University in 2019.