• Qasem Soleimani Jan 7

    Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant for Trump Over Soleimani Killing

    Iraq’s judiciary says it has issued an arrest warrant for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year.

  • Iran Jan 1

    US Sees Some Indications of Possible Iranian Attack in Mideast

    The U.S. has seen increasing indications that Iran could be planning an attack against American forces or interests in the Middle East, according to a U.S. official.

  • Qasem Soleimani Aug 20, 2020

    Iran Unveils New Missiles Named for Leaders Killed in US Strike, State TV Says

    Iran’s state TV is reporting the country has unveiled two new missiles amid heightened tensions between Iran and the United States.

  • Iran Jul 13, 2020

    Iran Blames Bad Communication, Alignment for Jet Shootdown

    Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing 176 people.

  • Donald Trump Feb 14, 2020

    Congress Votes to Limit Trump's War Powers

    The Senate voted Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s power to wage war. Eight Republican senators joined all Democrats to pass a war powers resolution limiting military actions in Iran without a vote from Congress. The move stems from President Trump ordering the killing of top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani last month, which was done without Congressional approval.

  • Iran Jan 10, 2020

    House Approves Measure to Restrain Trump's Actions on Iran

    Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. The war powers resolution is not binding on the president and would not require his signature.

  • Saudi Arabia Jan 9, 2020

    Risky Gulf Arab Strategy Tested by Killing of Iran General

    U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now being put to the test by the unexpected U.S. strike that killed Iran’s most powerful military commander last week, thrusting the region closer to full-blown conflict.

  • Iran Jan 8, 2020

    Iran Fires Missiles at U.S. Forces in Iraq

    Two U.S. military bases in Iraq were hit by missiles early Wednesday in an attack Iran said was retaliation for the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani.

  • Iran Jan 7, 2020

    Dozens Killed in Stampede at Funeral for Iranian General

    A stampede during a funeral procession for Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qasem Soleimani killed dozens of people and injured hundreds more. The stampede took place in Kerman, the hometown of the general killed in a U.S. airstrike last week.

  • Iran Jan 7, 2020

    Throngs Mourn, Iranian Leader Weeps for General Slain by US

    An Iranian general who replaced the leader killed by a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad vowed Sunday to take revenge as Tehran abandoned the remaining limits of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers in response to the slaying.

  • Congress Jan 6, 2020

    Congress Demands Answers From Trump About Soleimani Killing

    Two top Senate Democrats are calling on President Donald Trump to immediately declassify the administration’s reasoning for the deadly strike on an Iranian official. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Senate Foreign Relation Committee’s Sen. Robert Menendez say there’s “no legitimate justification” for keeping the information from the public

  • Philippines Jan 6, 2020

    Asian Countries Brace to Evacuate Workers in Iraq, Iran

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the military to prepare to deploy its aircraft and ships “at any moment’s notice” to evacuate thousands of Filipino workers in Iraq and Iran, reflecting Asia’s growing fears for its citizens amid a potential outbreak of violence in the Middle East.

  • Iran Jan 5, 2020

    Iran Abandons Nuclear Limits as US Warns Against Retaliation

    The U.S. military may strike more Iranian leaders if the Islamic Republic retaliates for the Trump administration’s killing of Tehran’s most powerful general last week by attacking Americans or American interests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday. As Pompeo conducted a round of TV interviews to explain President Donald Trump’s decision to target Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the repercussions from...

  • Qasem Soleimani Jan 5, 2020

    Thousands Mourn Soleimani in Iran, Iraq Parliament Votes to Expel US

    Thousands of mourners accompanied a casket carrying the remains of the slain Gen. Qasem Soleimani through two major Iranian cities Sunday as part of a grand funeral procession across the Islamic Republic amid soaring tensions between Iran and the U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to bomb 52 sites in Iran if it retaliates by attacking Americans.

  • Iran Jan 5, 2020

    Trump Says 52 Targets Already Lined Up If Iran Retaliates

    President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to Iran on Saturday, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic “very fast and very hard” if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force.

  • Iran Jan 5, 2020

    Apparent Pro-Iran Hackers Deface Federal Library Program Site

    The website for a federal library program was hacked by an apparent pro-Iranian group late Saturday night, officials said. A spokesperson for the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) said an intrusion was detected on the website for the Federal Depository Library Program and that the site was later taken down. There is no confirmation yet that Iranian state-sponsored actors were...

  • Iran Jan 5, 2020

    New Iran General Replaces Soleimani to Lead Forces

    A new Iranian general has stepped out of the shadows to lead the country’s expeditionary Quds Force, becoming responsible for Tehran’s proxies across the Mideast as the Islamic Republic threatens the U.S. with “harsh revenge” for killing its previous head, Qasem Soleimani.

  • Qasem Soleimani Jan 4, 2020

    Rockets Fired After Day of Mourning for Slain Iranian Leader

    Thousands of mourners chanting “America is the Great Satan” marched in a funeral procession Saturday through Baghdad for Iran’s top general and Iraqi militant leaders, who were killed in a U.S. airstrike. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds force and mastermind of its regional security strategy, was killed in an airstrike early Friday near the Iraqi capital’s...

  • Iran Jan 4, 2020

    Iranian Cyberattacks Feared After Killing of Top General

    One of the biggest threats to the United States after the targeted killing of Iran’s top general is likely to be cyberattacks. The U.S. power grid is supposed to be quite resilient, but Iranian state-backed hackers could inject malware that triggers major disruptions to the U.S. public and private sector.

  • Iran Jan 4, 2020

    Cycle of Revenge: What's Next After Killing of Iran General?

    The unprecedented killing of Iran’s top general in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq has sent shockwaves across the Middle East, with Iran and its allies vowing revenge amid fears of an all-out war. Iran and its allied forces have vast arsenals and are within striking distance of U.S. troops deployed in Syria, Iraq and the Gulf. But they may be...

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