The Russian invasion of Ukraine sent five million refugees spilling out across Europe. Governments have been quick to welcome these people – more than they have been of refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan, or Syria in recent years.
Iran claimed responsibility Sunday for a missile barrage that struck near a sprawling U.S. consulate complex in northern Iraq, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed two members of its Revolutionary Guard earlier this week.
[EDITOR’S NOTE: Early Friday morning, gunmen attacked the offices of two main Sunni parties in Baghdad. No one was hurt in the attack, which comes amid continuing tensions over the formation of Iraq’s new government.]