Air Force Sends B-52 Bombers to Diego Garcia Amid Middle East Buildup: Report

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A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for a routine training mission in the vicinity of the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean, on Sept. 23, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo … Read More

Iran commander warns of ‘harsher revenge’, Iraq’s PMF vows retaliation against US

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Iranians take part in an anti-US rally to protest the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani by a US airstrike in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, at Palestine Square in the capital Tehran, Iran on 4 January … Read More

Iran-backed militia warns ‘powerful’ response yet to come

An official in an Iranian-backed militia in Iraq claimed that the militias still haven’t carried out their response to the US assassination of former IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani and that the coming response will be “very powerful,” according … Read More

Iran’s Supreme Leader calls missile strike at bases a ‘slap in the face,’ warns it’s not enough

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that ballistic missile attacks targeting U.S. military and coalition forces in Iraq Wednesday morning were “a slap in the face” to the United States. Khamenei said the U.S. should leave the region, adding “Military action like this is … Read More

Trump threatens Iraq with ‘very big sanctions’ unless it pays BILLIONS back for an air base if US troops forced to withdraw

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FILE PHOTO: © REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo Iraq should brace itself for sanctions that’ll make the ones placed on Iran look pale in comparison if it kicks out the US troops without first covering the costs the US spent on its … Read More

Iraq votes to expel U.S. troops after Iran Gen. Qasem Soleimani’s killing

In a sign of Iraq’s mounting anger over a U.S. drone attack that killed Iran’s top general, Qasem Soleimani, as well as an Iraqi leader of Tehran-backed militias, Iraq’s Parliament on Sunday voted to expel U.S. military forces from the country. The development came as … Read More

Iran vows ‘harsh retaliation’ after US airstrike kills Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday warned that a “harsh retaliation is waiting” for the U.S. after an airstrike on an airport in Baghdad killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force. The Iranian state TV carried a statement by … Read More

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