Iran

MIke Pompeo
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Jeff Katz
January 08, 2020 - 11:15 am
On Tuesday evening, the Pentagon confirmed Iran had fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq in retaliation for the death of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. The strikes were aimed at two bases in particular - the al-Assad airbase in western Iraq and Erbil in northern Iraq...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 9:39 am
By DEB RIECHMANN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump faces one of the greatest tests of his presidency after Iran launched ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. It was Iran's most brazen direct assault on America since the 1979 seizing of the U...
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A rescue worker searches the scene where an Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 9:35 am
By MOHAMMAD NASIRI, NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press SHAHEDSHAHR, Iran (AP) — A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of flaming...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about Iran, Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 7:02 pm
By NASSER KARIMI, AMIR VAHDAT and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — 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. State TV described it early Wednesday as Tehran’s...
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George Lopez
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Jeff Katz
January 07, 2020 - 3:24 pm
Actor/comedian George Lopez took the outrage over Qasem Soleimani's death a step further on Sunday as he appeared to accept Iran's reported bounty to assassinate President Donald Trump. A speaker at Soleimani's funeral offered an $80 million bounty on President Trump, but Lopez claimed on social...
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Bernie Sanders
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Jeff Katz
January 07, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Count Sen. Bernie Sanders among the Democrats who are positively beside themselves over the death of Iranian General and known terrorist Qasem Soleimani. Speaking to host Anderson Cooper on CNN's AC360, the Democratic presidential candidate claimed that the "assassination" of Soleimani violated...
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Elizabeth Warren
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Jeff Katz
January 07, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Not only are Democrats defending America's enemies, some are even refusing to call a ruthless, murderous terrorist exactly that. While questioning Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Sunday night in Iowa, CBS This Morning reporter Ed O'Keefe asked the Democratic presidential candidate point blank if...
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Nancy Pelosi
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Jeff Katz
January 06, 2020 - 4:45 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) penned a letter to Democratic colleagues on Sunday discussing a new "War Powers Resolution" which essentially brings forward a pre-emptive surrender to Iran in conflicts, Breitbart News reports. Pelosi began her letter by calling the airstrike authorized by...
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Colin Kaepernick
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Jeff Katz
January 06, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Good news folks. Colin Kaepernick has decided to weigh in on Middle East affairs. Oh, and he thinks America is the biggest terrorist threat in the world. The former NFL quarterback bashed America on Twitter in the wake of the deaths of three top Iranian military officials (including General Qasem...
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Jeff Katz
January 06, 2020 - 3:21 pm
ABC spent a good portion of Good Morning America lamenting with our enemy over the death of terrorist General Qasem Soleimani last week. Correspondent Martha Raddatz shared how awestruck she was by anti-American protesters, talking of their "mourning" over the "revered" general while highlighting...
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