Iran

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Jeff Katz
January 10, 2020 - 11:00 am
After Iran shot down a passenger jet carrying 176 people - more than 60 of them Canadian citizens - the Associated Press published a story with the headline, "An Iranian general dies in a U.S. attack, and Canada suffers," leaving little doubt as to who they blamed for the attack. The story...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
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January 09, 2020 - 4:58 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: Updates with further sources; With AP Photos.; AP Video. WASHINGTON (AP) — Evidence indicates it is “highly likely” that an Iranian anti-aircraft missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner near Tehran late Tuesday, U.S. and Canadian...
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Jeff Katz
January 09, 2020 - 4:14 pm
During his speech Wednesday following the Iran missile attacks, President Donald Trump blamed former President Barack Obama and his administration for funding those attacks. Trump referred to the infamous Iran nuclear deal in which $150 billion was returned to the Tehran regime under in Obama,...
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Jeff Katz
January 09, 2020 - 3:16 pm
Because the very idea that someone would criticize the amazing Barack Obama horrified those on MSNBC, they made sure to give President Trump a "fact check" of his comments blaming the Obama administration for the Iranian missile attacks as a result of the Iran arms deal. The truly curious part,...
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Jeff Katz
January 09, 2020 - 1:48 pm
During an appearance on the Ingraham Angle on Tuesday, former CBS News journalist Lara Logan criticized her colleagues in the mainstream media for their love affair with Iran and simultaneous hatred for the president. Host Laura Ingraham began by pointing out that "the liberal media (are) acting...
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An Indian Shiite Muslim girl points at a portrait of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a U.S. attack, during a protest against the U.S. in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
AP News
January 09, 2020 - 10:15 am
By AMIR VAHDAT and JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran sent mixed signals Thursday as tensions with the U.S. appeared to ease, with President Hassan Rouhani warning of a “very dangerous response” if the U.S. makes “another mistake” and a senior commander vowing “harsher revenge...
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Jeff Katz
January 08, 2020 - 4:49 pm
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that while the Trump administration has no intent to start a war, "we are prepared to finish one." He also added, "We hope that cooler heads in Tehran will wisen up and decide to de-escalate this situation." Video of Amanpour presses...
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Jeff Katz
January 08, 2020 - 4:38 pm
In the midst of panicking over Iranian missile strikes on U.S. forces in Iraq, one of the "real" reporters on MSNBC's Hardball wasted no time spouting Iranian talking points. Reacting to the news, NBC News Tehran bureau chief Ali Arouzi told host Chris Matthews that "30 U.S. soldiers have been...
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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 12:11 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be “standing down” and no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran's missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. Speaking from the White House, Trump seemed...
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 - In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, two Qantas planes taxi on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 11:45 am
By EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Commercial airlines are rerouting flights throughout the Middle East to avoid potential danger during heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. Jumbled schedules could effect as many as 15,000 passengers per day, lengthen flight times...
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