FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Reports of an attack on Iraq’s Ain al-Asad air base which hosts U.S. forces in the western Anbar province are false, a security source inside the base and a local official at a nearby town said.

U.S. and Brent crude oil futures had rallied on tweets citing unconfirmed attacks on a U.S. military installation in Iraq.

Reporting Kamal Ayash; Writing by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama