US-Iran tension live updates: Iran claims 80 killed in missile strikes on US bases in Iraq

Article Link: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/iran-us-tension-live-updates-8-jan-2020/liveblog/73147972.cms

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With Iran firing several missiles targeting US troops in Iraq bases, the tension in the Gulf is at an escalation point. Stay with TOI for live updates. Trump’s tweet “All is well” aims to downplay damage caused by Iranian missiles: State TV Intense military jet activity over Baghdad. Military jets could be seen flying over the Iraqi capital early Wednesday, hours after Tehran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases where US troops are located. Jets were seen cutting through the clouds over Baghdad but could not be immediately identified. Emirates Airline cancels Baghdad flight on Wednesday after Iran strike. Dubai-based Emirates Airline cancelled a return flight to Baghdad on Wednesday following Iran’s missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq. Iran’s president to deliver speech, says state TV