Iran missile strike: US now says 11 troops were treated for concussion symptoms

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Trump and the military initially said no service members were hurt in retaliatory strike over Suleimani killing. US forces walking past a drone in the Ain al-Asad airbase in the western Iraqi. Photograph: Ayman Henna/AFP via Getty Images The US … Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu ‘was warned by the US of its plans to kill Qassem Soleimani ahead of the drone strike’

–Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Netanyahu on Wednesday night –The following morning, Netanyahu tweeted about ‘very, very dramatic things’ –Other allies of the US were not informed of the impending strike Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was likely told … Read More

US will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks following a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN headquarters in New York, U.S., August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson – Photograph: LUCAS JACKSON The United States will take every action it can … Read More

Iran says ‘No one can destroy our missile power,’ not even the U.S. Military

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A senior Iranian military official has warned the U.S. that his armed force’s missile development and regional influence was too powerful to be dismantled even in the event of a direct conflict. Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the … Read More