Iran

FILE- In this Wednesday, June 8, 2011 file photo, sun sets behind an oil pump in the desert oil fields of Sakhir, Bahrain. The global benchmark for crude oil rose above $70 a barrel on Monday.  (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
AP News
January 06, 2020 - 9:24 am
MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: Adds new photo. PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — The global benchmark for crude oil rose above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time in over three months, with jitters rising over the escalating military tensions between Iran and the United States. The...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., following a trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
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AP News
January 06, 2020 - 9:17 am
By ROBERT BURNS and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insists that Iranian cultural sites are fair game for the U.S. military, dismissing concerns within his own administration that doing so could constitute a war crime under international law. He also warned...
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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets family of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani.(Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
(Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
AP News
January 03, 2020 - 4:18 pm
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and ZEINA KARAM Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed a top Iranian general who had been the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, and the U.S. said Friday it was adding troops to...
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Jeff Katz
January 03, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Not only were the "real" reporters on CBS mourning the loss of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, the coverage of his death was practically a tribute to the man who ordered the killing of U.S. soldiers. This Morning reporter Holly Williams called Soleimani "revered," "inspiring," and "a military genius...
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Jeff Katz
January 03, 2020 - 3:49 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) joined the throngs of leftists bashing the president for eliminating Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, but also took it a step further, claiming that she will "step in and stop" President Trump and spreading a conspiracy theory about the strike. Omar said on Twitter, "So what if...
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Jeff Katz
January 03, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Imagine someone hating the president so much that they would apologize to America's enemies because of him. Well, that's exactly what happened when former Charmed actress Rose McGowan took to Twitter to lament the death of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani by an airstrike ordered by President...
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Jeff Katz
January 03, 2020 - 2:34 pm
In the wake of U.S. airstrikes that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander and terrorist Qasem Soleimani, the "real" reporters of NBC were terrified that the death of this "iconic military leader" would lead to a "more dangerous world." Yes, somehow killing a terrorist who has killed hundreds...
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Jeff Katz
January 03, 2020 - 10:23 am
Trump Derangement Syndrome was alive and well on MSNBC Live on Wednesday as one "real" reporter actually defended Iran and its Kata'ib Hezbollah associates who killed an American citizen and wounded four soldiers. After being asked about her disagreement with putting U.S. troops on the ground at...
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This Nov. 19, 2015 file photo, shows a general view of a petrochemical complex in the South Pars gas field in Asalouyeh, Iran, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf.  (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
AP News
January 03, 2020 - 6:45 am
By CARLO PIOVANO Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The price of oil surged Friday as global investors were gripped with uncertainty over the potential repercussions after the United States killed Iran's top general. News that Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, was killed in an air...
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This photo released by the Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office shows a burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike, in Baghdad, Iraq, early Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. (Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office via AP)
(Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office via AP)
AP News
January 03, 2020 - 6:40 am
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and ZEINA KARAM Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran has vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed Tehran's top general and the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing...
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