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Commercial airlines reroute flights amid US-Iran tensions...
Analysts say the changed flight plans are expected to inconvenience as many as 15,000 passengers per day and lengthen flight times by an average of 30 to 90 minutes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 17:33 UTC
Kiev-bound Ukraine International Airlines jet likely SHOT DOWN leaving Tehran...
A PLANE that crashed killing 176 people hours after an Iranian missile strike on US bases was "likely" shot down and wreckage shows "obvious projectile holes", experts say. The Kiev-bound Ukraine International Airlines jet came down shortl
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 17:31 UTC
Transcript of Trump's remarks on Iran...
The following is a transcript of President Trump's remarks on Iran Wednesday morning:
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 17:28 UTC
Trump insists 'All is well!' after Iran missile attack...
Trump tweeted that an assessment of casualties and damages was underway. The initial outlook, he said, was
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 03:51 UTC
Trump knew Iran would retaliate for Soleimani's killing — here's why he did it anyway...
While previous US presidents knew killing Iran's top general wasn't worth the risk or repercussions, Donald Trump has a unique approach to foreign policy, writes David Lipson. Without going into detail, Mr Trump said he acted because General Soleimani was planning a "big attack and very bad
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 01:55 UTC
Live: United States forces under fire from Iranian rockets...
American officials confirm rockets have been fired at the Al-Asad airbase in Iraq, which houses US forces. Follow live.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 01:05 UTC
Iran fires 'tens' of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq air bases housing US troops, officials say...
Iran says it has launched "tens" of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq's Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops over America's killing of a top Iranian general.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 01:04 UTC
"We're Going To War, Bro": Elite 82nd Airborne In Largest 'Fast Deployment' In A Decade...
"We're Going To War, Bro": Elite 82nd Airborne In Largest 'Fast Deployment' In A Decade "We're going to war, bro" — declared a young US soldier from the US Army's celebrated 82nd Airborne Division. He gave reporte
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-07 20:56 UTC
White House May Declassify Info Showing Necessity For Airstrike Killing Soleimani, Report Says...
On Tuesday, the White House stated it is considering the possibility of declassifying information showing the necessity for the airstrike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, that an imminent attack planned on American forces was deterred by the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-07 20:17 UTC
Donald Trump: We're Not Leaving Iraq Until They Pay Us for the Military Base...
President Donald Trump said that the United States would not leave Iraq until the country paid the United States for the military base.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-06 05:44 UTC
Defiant Trump Doubles Down On Threat To Iran Cultural Sites...
US President Donald Trump doubled down Sunday on a threat to attack Iranian cultural sites despite accusations that any such strike would amount to a war crime.After his top diplomat, Mike Pompeo, had insisted that any military action would conform to int
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-06 04:07 UTC
Iran abandons nuclear deal limits after US kills general...
Iran said Sunday it would no longer abide by any of the limits of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after a U.S. airstrike killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, abandoning the accord's key provisions that block Tehran from having e
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 19:32 UTC
US halts its fight against ISIS as it prepares for attacks by Iran...
The US-led coalition in Iraq and Syria halted its yearslong campaign against the Islamic State on Sunday as US forces braced for retaliation from Iran over a strike that killed a powerful Iranian commander, military officials said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 19:32 UTC
Pompeo: U.S. would have been 'culpably negligent' if Soleimani left alive...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the U.S. airstrike in Baghdad killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' elite Quds Force, against criticism from Democrats, while backing up President Trump's t
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 16:20 UTC
Rockets were fired near two US bases in Iraq amid mounting between the US and Iran...
Rockets were fired near two US bases in Iraq, days after a US airstrike in the country killed top Iranian military leader, Qassem Soleimani, according to Reuters and other outlets. On Saturday, two rockets reportedly landed near Iraq's US Embassy in B
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 16:14 UTC
The Latest: Iraq parliament votes to expel US military...
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Iraq's parliament has voted to expel the U.S. military from the country. Lawmakers voted Sunday in favor of a resolution ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 16:13 UTC
‘We have targeted 52 Iranian sites,’ Trump says in latest warning to Iran...
President Donald Trump vowed specific military action against Iran if it
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 07:08 UTC
US killed top Iranian commander to stop a war, Trump says as 3,000 American troops head to the region...
President Donald Trump said he ordered the killing of one of Iran's most powerful men to stop a war, not start one, as tensions between the two nations rise and the United States sends thousands of additional troops to the Middle East. The US will dep
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-04 08:31 UTC
Tucker Carlson on the Iran Threat - Jan 2, 2020...
Segment from last nights program.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 21:21 UTC
Trump defends killing of Iranian general, accuses him of 'plotting imminent and sinister attacks' on Americans...
President Donald Trump on Friday defended his order to kill a top Iranian general.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 21:15 UTC
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