Iran

Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East, meets with sailors and Marines on the USS Bataan amphibious assault ship on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in the northern Red Sea. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
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January 23, 2020 - 4:30 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press ABOARD THE USS BATAAN (AP) — Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peaked with the recent missile attack on American forces in Iraq...
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In this photograph taken Saturday, Jan. 11, protesters hold flowers as tear gas fired by police rises at a demonstration in front of Amir Kabir University in Tehran, to remember victims of a Ukrainian airplane shot down by an Iranian missile. (AP Photo)
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January 15, 2020 - 10:29 am
By NASSER KARMI, JON GAMBRELL and EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president warned Wednesday that European soldiers in the Mideast “could be in danger” after three nations challenged Tehran over breaking the limits of its nuclear deal. Tehran's top diplomat meanwhile...
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Jeff Katz
January 14, 2020 - 11:30 am
The "real" reporters in the mainstream media could not have shown their true colors any more than they have in the weeks since Qasem Soleimani's death. During an appearance on MSNBC Live With Ali Velshi on Monday, New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi bashed the United States for...
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eople gather for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, at the gate of Amri Kabir University that some of the victims of the crash were former students of, in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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January 14, 2020 - 10:24 am
By NASSER KARIMI and AYA BATRAWY Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Tuesday that authorities have made arrests for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane, which killed all 176 people on board and set off protests in the country demanding accountability after officials...
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A U.S. soldier stands while bulldozers clear rubble and debris at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles last week. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)
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January 13, 2020 - 5:22 pm
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and ALI ABDUL-HASSAN Associated Press AIN AL-ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — American troops were informed of an impending missile barrage hours before their air base in Iraq was struck by Iran, U.S. military officials said Monday, days after the attack that marked a major...
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Jeff Katz
January 10, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was caught on camera giggling during a press conference as her colleague discussed American casualties in the Iraq War while claiming she was "stricken with PTSD" due to conversations about war with Iran. Omar was seen giggling behind Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) as the...
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Anti government Iraqi protesters gather by a banner with pictures of Iraqi politicians and Arabic that reads "the Tahrir square questionnaire to select a prime minister," during the ongoing protests in Tahrir square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
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January 10, 2020 - 3:29 pm
By SAMYA KULLAB and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's caretaker prime minister asked Washington to work out a road map for an American troop withdrawal, but the U.S. State Department on Friday bluntly rejected the request, saying the two sides should instead talk about how...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters about additional sanctions placed on Iran, at the White House, Friday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Washington with and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
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January 10, 2020 - 11:49 am
By NASSER KARIMI, JOSEPH KRAUSS and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. promised “appropriate action” Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian government denied...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 photo, rescue workers search the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on Iran-related developments (all times local): 11:25 a.m. The Trump administration on Friday announced a new wave of sanctions on Iran following this week's missile strikes by the Islamic Republic on U.S. bases in Iraq. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury...
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Jeff Katz
January 10, 2020 - 11:11 am
The "real" reporters and "serious" journalists of the mainstream media will stop at nothing to give Iran the benefit of the doubt if it means attacking the Trump administration, and they have pulled out all the stops this week. On Thursday's edition of CNN's New Day , co-anchor Alisyn Camerota...
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