Iraqi military spokesman Brig.
His sentiment was echoed by Qais al-Khazali, another prominent Iran-backed militia leader, who tweeted that a war would be neither in Washington's nor in Tehran's interests. No one explained his choice of outfit, although Israel is suspected of targeting Iranian nuclear scientists.
Iraq's state-run news agency says a Katyusha rocket crashed inside the area without causing any casualties.
"If the enemy miscalculates and commits a strategic error, it will receive a response which will make it regret [its action]", said Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi.
The United States accused Iran past year of targeting USA installations.
"If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran", Trump said Sunday in a tweet.
"There must be a table in Iraq or Qatar where the two sides can meet in order to end this tension", the independent legislator said in a post on Twitter.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart in Moscow, Russia, on May 8. The administration provided a classified briefing for leaders of both parties last week. "Iranians have stood tall for millennia while aggressors all gone", he added. "Try respect - it works!"
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It was also the first apparent attack since September, according to the AP.
Trump believes the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is not comprehensive enough, and wants a new deal that places restrictions on Iran's ballistic missile program and regional influence.
Following the incident, Iran voiced concern about "adventurism by foreign players" to disrupt maritime navigation in the Persian Gulf region, describing the incident as "lamentable" and "worrying" and calling for thorough investigations.
The other two vessels in the attack were registered in the UAE and Norway. "We want peace and stability".
"The current critical circumstances entail a unified Arab and Gulf stance toward the besetting challenges and risks", the UAE foreign ministry said.
SPA on Sunday said the Saudi crown prince spoke on the phone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about efforts to enhance security in the region. Tehran has described USA moves as "psychological warfare" and a "political game".
He said the crew of an Iranian oil tanker that had been towed to Saudi Arabia early this month after a request for help due to engine trouble were still in the kingdom receiving the "necessary care". The Saudi Embassy in Washington later confirmed the interceptions. Iraqi authorities are searching for whoever fired the rocket. Many pilgrims are in the holy city for Ramadan.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt are among the countries that cut ties with Qatar in June 2017 over accusations it supports terrorism and seeks closer ties with Tehran.