Two explosive-laden drones were shot down on Tuesday by Iraq’s air defenses as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, which hosts U.S. forces.
A similar attack was foiled on Monday, when Iraqi air defenses downed two drones.
The attacks came as Iran and its allies in Iraq marked the second anniversary of the killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, killed on Jan. 3 2021, in a drone strike near Baghdad airport.
Iran’s president said on Monday that Donald Trump must face trial for the killing or Tehran would take revenge.
The United States is leading the international military coalition fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and in Syria.