Iran sending messages to militias not to move against American targets: Pence
Pence's remarks came after US President Donald Trump said in an address on Wednesday that no Americans were harmed in the attack by Iran on US bases in Iraq. Iran launched 22 ballistic missiles in a pre-dawn attack on Wednesday targeting at least two bases where US military and coalition forces are stationed in Iraq, which Tehran said was a "slap in the face" of America.
Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake
In the face of mounting evidence, Iran on Saturday acknowledged that it shot dow...
S&P, Dow notch record highs ahead of signing of trade deal
China has pledged to increase purchases of U.S. manufactured products, agricultura...
'Space unites us': First Iranian-American astronaut reaches for stars
Jasmin "Jaws" Moghbeli is a Marine Corps major, MIT graduate and college basketball player who is now the first Iranian-American astronaut. After graduating in NASA's latest cohort, the 36-year-old immigrant said she hoped her example might help inspire others from similar backgrounds.
US announces new sanctions on Iran after missile strikes
Trump said the executive order authorises the imposition of sanctions against any individual or entity operating in the construction, manufacturing, textiles, or mining sectors of the Iranian economy or anyone assisting those who engage in this sanctioned business. The sanctions are the latest in a series of retaliatory measures between the two nations.
Trump-Tehran's tussle decoded: How a share over oil spoils almost led to full-blown war
The genesis of the turmoil that lead to the recent killing of Iran's top military general Qassem Soleimani goes back to 1980 when the British founded the Anglo-Persian Oil Company to tap into Persia's oil reserves.
No Americans killed in Iranian strike, Tehran appears to be 'standing down': Trump
President Donald Trump said Wednesday Iran appeared to be "standing down" after missile strikes on US troop bases in Iraq that resulted in n...
We took action to stop, not start a war: Donald Trump
President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. military at his direction executed a "flawless precision strike that killed the number one terro...
US-Iran tensions: Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Tehran retaliates
US President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to Iran on Saturday, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic "very fas...
Pelosi announces vote to limit Trump’s war-making power against Iran
Pelosi issued the statement as lawmakers breathed a sigh of relief on Capitol Hill after Trump said he would back away from any military escalation against Tehran. But congressional Democrats are skeptical of the administration’s case for the drone strike last week that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani and dissatisfied with the rationale Trump’s team offered.
Protests pile pressure on Iran after admission of plane strike
Riot police fired teargas at thousands of Iranians who had taken to the streets late on Saturday in the capital and other cities, many chanting "Death to the dictator", directing their anger at Iran's top authority, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
A timeline of global responses after Iran's missile strike
While the Iraqi military says there are no casualties among its troops as a result of an Iranian missile strike at bases in Iraq used by U.S. forces., Iran claims that 80 'American terrorists' had been killed. The military said in a statement carried by the state news agency Wednesday that the attack lasted half an hour, starting at 1:45 a.m. local time.
'Our enemy is here': Iran protesters demand that leaders quit after plane downed
Some state-affiliated media carried reports of the university protests, which followed demonstrations on Saturday sparked by Iran's admission that its military mistakenly shot down the plane on Wednesday, killing all 176 aboard, at a time when Tehran feared U.S. air strikes.
Copper falls from 8-month high on profit-taking
Three-month LME copper fell 0.5 per cent to $6,270 a tonne in official open-outcry trading.
Soleimani killing leaves Trump’s Middle East strategy in tatters
U.S. policy in the region seems to be going in the opposite direction of what Trump has long promised -- with more U.S. troops going in, not fewer; an Iran defiant, not cowed and broken by sanctions; and regional allies giving only lukewarm support to Trump’s airstrike instead of rallying around it.
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