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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
Pentagon to deploy roughly 3,500 more troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran...
The Pentagon is deploying roughly 3,500 more troops to the Middle East in response to rising tensions in the region with Iran.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 18:48 UTC
Top Trump adviser: Soleimani was planning to kill hundreds of Americans...
A top White House adviser on Iran said that the killing of Qassem Soleimani prevented the deaths of "hundreds of Americans."
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 18:47 UTC
Ex-CIA boss: There will be 'dead civilian Americans' resulting from Soleimani death...
A former CIA chief warned that Iran would seek revenge for the death of one of its top military leaders, Qassem Soleimani, by killing Americans.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 18:46 UTC
Aircraft Carrying US Troops Take Off From East Coast Bases After Drone Strike Kills Top Iranian General...
U.S. Air Force aircraft with combat troops on board took off from bases on the East Coast Thursday night after President Donald Trump ordered a drone strike that killed a top Iranian general, military officials told Newsweek.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 07:18 UTC
Iran vows 'harsh' response to US killing of top general...
The killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds Force, marks a major escalation in the standoff between Washington and Iran.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 07:16 UTC
Iraqi militant killed by US worked with Iran for decades...
Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a veteran Iraqi militant who was closely allied with Iran, was killed overnight Friday in a U.S. strike that also felled Iran's top general
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 06:56 UTC
Pompeo: US will hold Iran 'accountable' for any 'malign activity,' after Baghdad embassy attack...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reacted to the Tuesday attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad by suspected Iranian-backed militants, telling Fox News' Mike Emanuel that Tehran will always be held accountable for any
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-01 00:38 UTC
Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly strikes...
Iraq's government warned Monday that its relations with the United States were at risk after deadly American air strikes against a pro-Iran group sparked anger on the streets, with protesters torching US flags."American forces acted on their polit
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-31 01:58 UTC
US: Military strikes target militia in deadly Iraq attack...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says it has carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting a militia blamed for an attack that killed an American contractor.U.S. forces conducted...
By rjx32 on 2019-12-29 18:51 UTC
Lebanese TV publishes draft of Trump's Deal: Jerusalem to remain united in 'Deal of the Century' - report...
In the reported draft, Jerusalem would remain unified under shared control between a new Palestinian state and Israel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-17 18:06 UTC
Rand Paul: 'We need to re-examine' US-Saudi relationship after Florida shooting...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has called for the U.S. to "re-examine" its relationship with Saudi Arabia after a Saudi national who was in the U.S. for aviation training allegedly carried out a fatal shooting at a Florida military base.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-12 00:06 UTC
In Landmark Decision, Restaurants in Saudi Arabia No Longer Need to Segregate Men and Women...
The norm has been that unrelated men and women are not permitted to mix in public
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-08 23:52 UTC
Anonymous attacks on faith-based aid groups show that no good deed goes unpunished...
The old adage "no good deed goes unpunished" was proved again last week when dozens of unnamed sources in the U.S. foreign aid community attacked Vice President Pence for his role in helping to provide relief to religious minorities in Iraq.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-22 16:38 UTC
US may now keep some troops in Syria, Kurds throw rotten potatoes at exiting troops...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don't fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-21 23:34 UTC
US preparing to evacuate troops from northern Syria...
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the United States is preparing to evacuate approximately 1,000 U.S. troops form northern Syria as quickly as possible.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-13 15:25 UTC
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