Trump warns Khamenei to be ‘careful with his words’ following Tehran sermon

US President mocks Iranian supreme leader, writes in support of the ‘noble people of Iran,’ after Khamenei attacks America and Europe in speech. US President Donald Trump at a ceremony in the White House, January 17, 2020, in Washington. (AP/Steve … Read More

Iranian security forces purportedly fire live ammunition to disperse protesters despite Trump’s warning

Videos emerged online Monday that purportedly show Iranian police and security forces firing live ammunition to disperse demonstrators protesting against the Islamic Republic after the country mistakenly downed a Ukrainian airline plane shortly after takeoff from Tehran. There was no immediate report in Iranian … 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

Experts: Killing of Iranian Commander Sends Message to North Korea

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FILE – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides the test-firing of a new weapon, in this undated photo released on August 11, 2019, by North Korean Central News Agency. WASHINGTON – U.S. efforts to deal with Iran in the … Read More

Iran ‘offers $80-million bounty for Donald Trump’s head’ after death of general

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Iranian authorities have put a bounty on American President Donald Trump’s head during the televised funeral of General Qasem Soleimani after he was assassinated last week. An $80million bounty has been placed on Donald Trump’s head in the wake of … 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

Why Iraq is at the center of the dispute between Iran and the United States

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Protesters burn property in front of the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday. (Khalid Mohammed/AP) Tensions between the United States and Iran have escalated throughout 2019, but on New Year’s Eve these tensions were illustrated by a dramatic new … Read More

U.S. says Iran may have killed up to 1,000 protesters

U.N. human rights chief says video footage shows Iranian security forces “shooting to kill.” WASHINGTON — The U.S.’s special representative for Iran Brian Hook has said that more than 1,000 Iranian citizens may have been killed in recent protests. On … Read More

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