US Senate focused on curbing Trump’s powers to declare war

A handful of Republican senators joined their Democratic colleagues Thursday to pass a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to "terminate the use of U.S. Armed Forces for hostilities against Iran" unless those actions are authorized by Congress. The U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan war powers resolution by a vote of 55-45. Trump is expected … Continue reading US Senate focused on curbing Trump’s powers to declare war

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Trump: America will not lift sanctions to negotiate with Iran

The United States will not lift sanctions on Iran in order to negotiate, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted late on Saturday, seemingly in response to a Der Spiegel interview with Iran’s foreign minister. “Iranian Foreign Minister says Iran wants to negotiate with The United States, but wants sanctions removed. @FoxNews @OANN No Thanks!” Trump tweeted … Continue reading Trump: America will not lift sanctions to negotiate with Iran

The real cost of Trump’s attack on Iran

Dozens of U.S. troops were withdrawn from Iraq this week after 11 soldiers were wounded during the Iranian attack on two bases, a U.S. official told Reuters on the condition of anonymity. According to the official that spoke to Reuters on Wednesday, the soldiers were transported from Iraq to the U.S. military bases in Germany.  … Continue reading The real cost of Trump’s attack on Iran

Is the nuclear deal agreement with Iran coming to an end?

The U.S. State Department said on Saturday that it had imposed sanctions on Brigadier General Hassan Shahvarpour of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), accusing him of commanding units blamed for killing protesters in Iran in November 2019. Following the designation, the blacklisted individual, as well as his immediate family members, is ineligible for entry … Continue reading Is the nuclear deal agreement with Iran coming to an end?

France and the UK still committed to nuclear deal with Iran

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated their commitment on Sunday to the Iran nuclear deal and agreed a long-term framework is needed, Downing Street said on Sunday. "On Iran, the leaders reiterated their commitment to the JCPoA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and also acknowledged the need to define a … Continue reading France and the UK still committed to nuclear deal with Iran

Trump: It doesn’t matter of Souleimani was fully ready to attack the US or not

Trump said that Qassem Soleimani military history was enough for his team to make the decision to kill him. United States President Donald Trump said Monday that it "doesn't really matter" if U.S. authorities did not have clear evidence that Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was an imminent threat to the country because the leader's military history was enough … Continue reading Trump: It doesn’t matter of Souleimani was fully ready to attack the US or not

Iran’s enemies want revenge for 176 lives lost

The Ukraine International Airlines plane was shot down minutes after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday. Many on board were Iranians with dual citizenship, while 57 were holders of Canadian passports. The downing of the plane came at a time when Iranian forces were on alert for U.S. reprisals following tit-for-tat strikes. A U.S. drone … Continue reading Iran’s enemies want revenge for 176 lives lost

Chaos in Iram after government admits shooting down airplane

Protesters piled pressure on Iran's leadership on Sunday with demands for top authorities to quit after the Iranian military admitted it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner at a time when it had feared U.S. strikes. "They are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right here," dozens of protesters outside a … Continue reading Chaos in Iram after government admits shooting down airplane

Trump was damn right about Iran and Souleimani

Trump was damn right to have ordered the killing of Qasem Souleimani when he did. The Trump administration's de-escalation of Iranian tension has become a divisive partisan issue, according to the latest ABC News/Ipsos poll released Sunday. Overwhelmingly, almost unanimously in opposing directions, 87% percent of Republicans back Trump on Iran, while 90% of Democrats do not, according to the … Continue reading Trump was damn right about Iran and Souleimani

How informants helped US kill Iran’s Soleimani

Iranian General Qassem Soleimani arrived at the Damascus airport in a vehicle with dark-tinted glass. Four soldiers from Iran's Revolutionary Guards rode with him. They parked near a staircase leading to a Cham Wings Airbus A320, destined for Baghdad. Neither Soleimani nor the soldiers were registered on the passenger manifesto, according to a Cham Wings airline employee … Continue reading How informants helped US kill Iran’s Soleimani

Unraveling the mystery surrounding Ukraine Flight 752

Iran has denied that a missile hit the Ukrainian airliner which crashed on Wednesday, killing all 176 people onboard. "All these reports are a psychological warfare against Iran ... all those countries whose citizens were aboard the plane can send representatives and we urge Boeing to send its representative to join the process of investigating … Continue reading Unraveling the mystery surrounding Ukraine Flight 752

Trending video shows Iran might have downed plane that killed 176 people

A newly surfaced video appears to show the moment a Ukrainian airliner was hit by a missile before crashing not far from Iran's airport in Tehran on Wednesday. The Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 bound for Kyiv crashed minutes after takeoff from the Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran on Wednesday amid escalating tensions between … Continue reading Trending video shows Iran might have downed plane that killed 176 people