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
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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Iran admits it accidentally shot down airliner
Elnur Baghishov Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan The plane of “International Airlines of Ukraine” was unintentionally shot down, reads the statement by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Iran, Trend reports. The statement states that during the attack by Iran on the US air base in Iraq... 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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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
Senator says Trump is probably lying like Bush did to bring US into war with Iraq

When President George W. Bush asked Congress to authorize military force in Iraq in 2002, Sen. Sherrod Brown said he voted no because he believed the administration was lying.

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Trump warns Iran but says US ‘ready to embrace peace with all who seek it’

President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Grand Foyer of the White House hours after Iran rained more than a dozen rockets down on airbases in Iraq housing U.S. troops. Iranians said the attack was in response to a U.S. drone strike last week that killed Qasem Soleimani, one of Tehran’s most powerful leaders.

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Prosecutors want to jail retired general Michael Flynn for six months
WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser who twice pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents about his contacts with a Russian ambassador, should serve time in jail for his offense, prosecutors told a U.S. judge in Washington, D.C., withdrawing their previous recommendation for leniency. Prosecutors told... Read more
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: ‘Real risk to Persian culture’ is Iran supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday brushed aside critiques that President Donald Trump had called for war crimes by targeting Iranian cultural sites, arguing any U.S. strikes would fall within international law and that it was the Iranian regime actually threatening culture through oppression and murder. “The real... Read more
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