Wednesday, 8 January 2020 () he US Federal Aviation Administration said it would ban US carriers from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran, the Gulf of Oman and the waters between Iran and Saudi Arabia after Iran launched a missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq. Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles from Iranian territory against at least two Iraqi military bases hosting US-led coalition personnel, the US military said on Tuesday.
Iran has launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at air force bases in Iraq hosting US and coalition forces. Tehran said the strikes were revenge for the United States' killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. The US says casualties were 'few if any'.