US-Iran Conflict

Ukrainian Passenger Plane was Shot Down by Iran Killing 167

Ukrainian Passenger Plane was Shot Down by Iran Killing 167

The aircraft plunged out of the sky shortly after take off, killing all 167 passengers and nine crew. The majority of passengers were from Iran and Canada. The timing of the crash, coming just hours after Iran fired missiles towards U.S. bases in Iraq, immediately prompted speculation that the plane had been accidentally shot down. That premise is shared by experts from the OPS group, an ...
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Iran Launches Dozens of Missiles at U.S. Targets in Iraq

Iran Launches Dozens of Missiles at U.S. Targets in Iraq

Iran began to launch over a dozen ballistic missiles targeting U.S. airbases in Iraq on Tuesday, U.S. officials confirmed. Iran is taking credit for a rocket attack targeting the al-Assad airbase in Iraq, which houses U.S. troops. They announced that the missiles were part of “Shahid [martyr] Soleimani Operation,” hinting at an extended military operation against the United States. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) – not Hezbollah or ...
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Iranian Regime Offers $80 Million for President Trump’s Head

Iranian Regime Offers $80 Million for President Trump’s Head

On Friday morning the United States killed General Qassim Soleimani, a top commander of Iran’s al-Quds Force, in an airstrike at Baghdad’s International Airport. The strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iran-backed militias known as the Popular Mobilization Forces. Seven people were reportedly killed in the airstrike. The Iraqi Parliament held an emergency session on Sunday to discuss the US airstrike in ...
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Report: Missiles Hit Iraq Base Housing U.S. Troops

Report: Missiles Hit Iraq Base Housing U.S. Troops

Pro-Iran factions ramped up pressure on US installations across Iraq Saturday with missiles and warnings to Iraqi troops, after tens of thousands mourned an Iranian general killed in a US strike. The killing of Iran’s Major General Qasem Soleimani in a precision drone strike on Baghdad early Friday was the most dramatic escalation yet in spiraling tensions between Washington and Tehran, which had vowed “revenge.” In ...
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Pentagon: U.S. Airstrike Killed Iranian Commander Qassem Soleimani

Pentagon: U.S. Airstrike Killed Iranian Commander Qassem Soleimani

The U.S. military killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, at the direction of President Donald Trump. An airstrike killed Soleimani, architect of Iran’s regional security apparatus, at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, Iranian state television and three Iraqi officials said, an attack that’s expected to draw severe Iranian retaliation against Israel and American interests. The Defense Department said Soleimani “was actively developing ...
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Iran-backed Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah Attacks U.S. Embassy in Iraq

Iran-backed Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah Attacks U.S. Embassy in Iraq

The media, as the self-appointed janitors of Obama's legacy, went into overdrive obfuscating the timing, context, and significance of the January 2020 attack on the United States embassy in Baghdad. Although President Donald Trump has made progress in dismantling Obama’s legacy in the region, much more remains to be done, including a halt to American taxpayer money that has been flowing into Iranian-controlled governments in Iraq ...
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