Iran

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, speaks with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the panel.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
AP News
January 09, 2020 - 6:21 pm
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. Read more here.
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Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP
AP News
January 09, 2020 - 12:17 pm
Two U.S. officials said Thursday it was “highly likely” that an Iranian anti-aircraft missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday, killing all 176 people on board. Read more here.
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Kim Glovas
January 08, 2020 - 8:27 pm
Military officials and President Trump's administration debriefed Pennsylvania's U.S. senators on Wednesday about the killing of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The two senators expressed their reactions to reporters via phone conference following the debriefing.
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The US Army is warning Americans about a wave of "fraudulent text messages" falsely telling Americans they have been drafted into military service.
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CNN
January 08, 2020 - 3:43 pm
The U.S. Army is warning Americans about a wave of "fraudulent text messages" falsely telling Americans they have been drafted into military service.
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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 12:01 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will immediately impose new economic sanctions on Iran in response to Iranian missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq. Read more here.
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A rescue worker searches the scene where an Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 9:36 am
By Mohammad Nasiri, Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press SHAHEDSHAHR, Iran (AP) — A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of flaming...
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United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Mike Dougherty
January 08, 2020 - 7:26 am
Politicians are reacting to Iran's bombing of two air bases in Iraq housing U.S. military personnel. Iran launched at least a dozen missiles at Al Asad Air Base and a smaller air base in Erbil in retaliation for the killing of Iran's top military commander. Read more here.
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Two Qantas planes taxi on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, in 2015.
Rick Rycroft/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 6:40 am
Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. Read more here.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about Iran, Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, at the State Department in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 6:47 pm
Iran state TV says Tehran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops over America’s killing of a top Iranian general. Read more here.
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Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession, in the city of Kerman, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 12:22 pm
A stampede broke out Tuesday at a funeral for a top Iranian general slain in a U.S. airstrike, and at least 56 people were killed and more than 200 were injured as thousands thronged the procession, Iranian news reports said. Read more here.
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