┬áNine rockets landed on Thursday around the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone, home to government buildings and foreign missions, the military said, shortly before parliament began a session to elect a new president amid a protracted political deadlock. Several members of the security forces were injured in the attack, the military statement said without giving more details. Similar attacks took place last month as the parliament was holding a vote to confirm its speaker. A Reuters witness and parliament sources said that they saw at least three rockets landing on Thursday in the Green Zone. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Rocket attacks on the Green Zone have happened regularly in recent years but are normally directed at Western targets by Iran-backed militia groups. Thursday’s vote comes amid deep political divisions that have led to a year-long stalemate. Parliament convened shortly after the missile […]