Iran’s Rouhani threatens European troops amid nuclear pressure
LONDON — Iran’s president issued a warning on Wednesday that European forces in the Middle East could be at risk if their nations joined the US pressure campaign against his country and challenged Tehran over breaking the limits of a 2015 nuclear deal. “Today, the American soldier is in... Read more
‘Red herring’: Trump, Barr say killing of Iran’s Soleimani was justified, whether or not threat was imminent
WASHINGTON – After asserting for more than a week that Gen. Qasem Soleimani posed an imminent threat to Americans when he was killed in a drone strike, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr now say that whether the threat was immediate or not, the president had the... Read more
Croation fishing crew finds secret US Navy underwater system
A Croation fishing crew caught an interesting catch in the form of a US Navy underwater system out of the Adriatic Sea. The item was 460 feet under the water when it was netted by the crew, who hauled the 220-pound item onto the deck to check it out.... Read more
Videos show protesters in Iran were shot with live ammunition

Protesters in Tehran were fired upon while demonstrating against the shootdown of a civilian airliner, resulting in casualties inflicted upon Iranians by their own security forces.

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Facebook information warfare: Inside Iran’s shadowy operations to target you on social media
As a barrage of missiles rained down on two Iraqi bases housing thousands of U.S. troops, a stealthier form of warfare was striking on another front: online information operations linked to the Iranian regime were blasting out messages to sway public opinion in Tehran and abroad. Campaigns on Instagram,... Read more
US tried to kill Iranian in Yemen at same time Iranian general was killed in Iraq

The same day Gen. Qassem Soleimani was killed in Iraq, American forces also carried out an unsuccessful strike targeting a senior Iranian military official in Yemen, according to The Washington Post.

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Israel unveils ‘laser sword’ defense system to stop rockets and drones
The Israelis are working on a laser defense system to knock out enemy mortars and rockets, referring to the weapon as a “laser sword.” An add-on feature to help the surrounded nation’s “Iron Dome” missile defense system, and can be used no matter the weather conditions. The laser, which... Read more
Chinese ships leave disputed waters after Indonesia deploys 4 warships and F-16 fighter jets
Chinese fishing and coastguard ships have vacated waters off Indonesia’s Natuna islands after President Joko Widodo vowed to enforce his country’s maritime rights during a visit to the area, the military said on Thursday. Indonesia deployed four F-16 fighter jets and four warships after dozens of Chinese vessels refused... Read more
Iranian-American says killed Iranian general was just as bad as Osama Bin Laden
A Georgia business owner left his home in Iran for America 45 years ago to get a college education and improve his quality of life. But the man known as Ali still keeps up with the news from his homeland and said he wasn’t surprised when a U.S. drone... Read more
House to vote on war powers resolution to rein in President Donald Trump amid Iran tensions
A day after President Donald Trump highlighted the United States’ determination to blunt state sponsored terror and a nuclear Iran while looking to quell a rise in tensions in the Middle East, the House of Representatives will vote on a resolution calling on Trump to seek authorization from Congress... Read more
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