CNN reports exclusively from air base attacked by Iran
CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon is the first western journalist granted access to Al-Asad air base in Baghdad following a rocket attack by Iran.
US air base Al Asad in Iraq was targeted by Iran in response to the death of Qasem Soleimani, the top Iranian military commander, who was killed in a US air strike.
BBC Persian correspondent Nafiseh Kohnavard was allowed inside the high security base to see the damage and speak to soldiers who survived the attack. NBC News' Richard Engel gives an inside look at what's left of the Ain al-Asad air bases in Iraq after it was targeted in an Iranian missile strike. Aired on 1/13/20. NBC News' Courtney Kube reports that U.S. military officials are investigating what kind of weapons hit an air base in Iraq where U.S. troops are based. U.S. soldiers, U.S.-led coalition troops, and journalists arrive to Al Asad air base by helicopter, Anbar province, Iraq, Monday, January 13.
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