Donald Trump May Strike Iran To ‘Go Out With A Boom,’ Former National Security Official Warns

Former national security official Samantha Vinograd warned on Friday that President Donald Trump could order a military strike on Iran in order to “go out with a boom.” Per Raw Story, speaking with CNN’s Ana Cabrera, Vinograd said that Iran poses a threat to American national security, but noted that the Trump administration has “fabricated […]

Iranian Teenager Is Jailed For 10 Years After Using Photoshop On Her Instagram Photos

A teenage girl from the Islamic Republic of Iran is currently facing a decade in prison after she was arrested for posting altered photographs on her social media accounts. According to The Guardian, 19-year-old Fatemeh Khishvand, who goes by Sahar Tabar, was arrested after being accused of the “corruption” of young people and for disrespecting […]

Donald Trump Had To Be Talked Out Of Attacking Iran In Closing Weeks Of His Presidency, Report Claims

Donald Trump had to be talked out of launching an attack on Iran in the closing weeks of his time in the White House, a new report claims. The president reportedly asked top White House advisers last week for “options” to strike the country’s nuclear facilities, but senior officials talked him out of it. As […]

Donald Trump Warns Iran Not To ‘F*ck Around’ With America

In an interview with radio host Rush Limbaugh on Friday, President Donald Trump warned Iran not to “f*ck around” with the U.S., The Daily Caller reported via Twitter. Trump said that Iran has been “put on notice,” issuing a threat to its leaders. “If you f*ck around with us, if you do something bad to […]

Iran’s Enriched Uranium Stockpile Is 10 Times Over Mandated Limit, Warns UN Nuclear Watchdog

A nuclear watchdog employed by the U.N. has warned in a report released on Friday that Iran’s stockpiles of enriched uranium are more than 10 times the limit that had been mandated in the 2015 International Treaty. According to the Associated Press, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) claimed Iran has a total of 2,105.4 […]

US Intelligence Warns That Russia, China & Iran Are Seeking To Meddle In The 2020 Election

On Friday, William Evanina, the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, warned that Russia, China and Iran are seeking to meddle in the 2020 election, The Hill reported. The top counterintelligence official said that the three nations are trying to “sway voters’ preferences and perspectives,” sow discord and “undermine the American people’s confidence […]

U.S. Fighter Jet Flies Dangerously Close To Iranian Passenger Plane, State Media Claims

An Iranian passenger plane was forced to quickly change its altitude, causing injuries to several of its occupants after two U.S. military jets approached it mid-flight, The Guardian reported. It’s yet another chapter in the unfolding feud between two of the world’s most powerful nations. The Mahan Air commercial airliner was flying over Syrian airspace […]

Iran’s Arrest Warrant For Trump Is Just A ‘Propaganda Stunt,’ Envoy Says

United States Envoy to Iran Brian Hook called Iran’s issuance of an arrest warrant for Donald Trump and 35 other U.S. officials nothing but a “propaganda stunt.” Hook made the comments during a Monday press conference in Saudi Arabia, according to Reuters. Hook also said administration officials do not believe that Interpol is going to […]

Senator Ted Cruz Calls For A Criminal Investigation Into Twitter

As tensions between social media platform Twitter and conservative voices grow, Texas Senator Ted Cruz just added to the potential woes of the tech giant by calling for a criminal investigation into the company. According to Axios, the move follows allegations that Twitter violated U.S. sanctions against Iran by giving leaders a social platform. After […]

Iran Fires On Its Own Ship, Sinking Part Of Its Fleet In A Fatal Friendly Fire Incident

The nation of Iran is reportedly reeling after an incident of friendly fire has claimed the lives of dozens of men. The incident was first reported in Arabic by Al Jazeera, writing that local media claimed an Iranian destroyer hit a battleship during practice exercises earlier today. Forty men — which many believe to be […]

U.S. Senate Unable To Overturn Donald Trump’s Iran War Powers Veto

The U.S. Senate has once again failed to limit Donald Trump‘s ability to enact military action against Iran. After the president vetoed a congressional resolution that would have kept him from using executive war powers in Iran on Wednesday, Democrats and some Republicans in the Senate aimed to override that veto on Thursday. However, those […]

Donald Trump Says He Instructed The Navy To ‘Shoot Down And Destroy’ Iranian Gunboats That Harass US Ships

President Donald Trump warned on Twitter earlier this morning that he has instructed the United States Navy to “shoot down” Iranian gunboats should they demonstrate aggressive maneuvers. “I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea,” Trump wrote in a […]

Iranian Teenager Alireza Firouzja Shocks Chess World, Beats World Champion Magnus Carlsen

An Iranian teenager stunned the chess world by beating World Champion Magnus Carlsen in a tournament, taking home a $14,000 prize in the process, according to a report from CNN. Alireza Firouzja, 16, beat Carlsen, 8.5 to 7.5, to claim the top prize of the Banter Blitz Cup. The tournament involved blitz chess, a variant […]

Donald Trump Accused Of Sharing Classified Intelligence In Recent Threat Against Iran

Not long after apparently attending an intelligence briefing, President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to threaten Iran against a covert attack the Islamic nation is allegedly planning on U.S. interests in Iraq, Raw Story reported. “Upon information and belief, Iran or its proxies are planning a sneak attack on U.S. troops and/or assets […]

Iran Plans To Interfere In 2020 Election To Take Down Donald Trump, Says Economist

During a Friday interview with On the Move that was published by Yahoo Finance on Tuesday, Nouriel Roubini, a prominent economist who is also known as “Dr. Doom,” predicted that Iran is planning to interference in the 2020 elections to take down Donald Trump. According to Roubini, Iran’s primary goal is to remain in power. […]

New Rocket Attacks Strike U.S. Military Base In Baghdad, ‘Sirens Of Ambulances’ Reportedly Heard After Blasts

Multiple explosions went off at a military base used by U.S. troops in Baghdad, Iraq, early on Sunday morning. The blasts were the result of a rocket attack against the base, which sits near the U.S. embassy in Iraq, according to an American military source who spoke to Reuters. The missile strikes were the 19th […]

Pentagon To Reveal That 100 Soldiers Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury In Iran Attack, Officials Say

For at least the fourth time in just over one month since Iran launched a rocket attack on United States troops stationed over the border in Iraq, the Pentagon will issue a new report increasing the casualty count from the incident. While the U.S. initially claimed zero troops were injured by the multiple missile strikes, […]

Leaked Recordings Show Iran May Have Known Right Away Missile Hit Ukrainian Airplane Despite Days Of Denials

On January 8, a civilian Ukrainian passenger plane was hit by a missile, killing all 176 on board. At the time, Iran denied for days knowing anything about the shocking event, but eventually, the Islamic Republic admitted that it was one of their missiles that destroyed the plane. Now, new leaked audio allegedly reveals that […]

After First Claiming No Casualties, Pentagon Now Says 50 Soldiers Suffered Brain Injury In Iran Rocket Attack

For the third time since Donald Trump announced that United States troops suffered no casualties in the January 8 Iranian rocket attacks on bases used by the American military in Iraq, the Pentagon has revised the number of service members who did, in fact, suffer traumatic brain injuries. According to a CNN report, the Defense […]

New Rocket Attack Slams U.S. Embassy In Iraq, Reports Say, Iranian Militia Blamed For Multiple Missile Strikes

Less than three weeks after an Iranian missile attack slammed into two Iraq military bases, injuring 34 United States service members, reports out of the Middle East say that at least three rockets slammed into the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sunday. According to a report posted on Twitter, Saudi Arabia’s Al Arabiya television […]

Donald Trump Must Apologize For Downplaying Injuries Soldiers Suffered In Iran Attack, Veterans Group Demands

The nation’s largest organization representing war veterans is demanding for Donald Trump to apologize for downplaying the traumatic brain injuries that U.S. service members suffered in an attack by Iran earlier this month. As CNN reported, the Veterans of Foreign Wars called on Trump to apologize for what was called “misguided remarks” in downplaying brain […]

Pentagon Now Says 34 U.S. Soldiers Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury In Iran Attack, ‘CNN’ Reports, Up From 11

When Iran fired a barrage of ballistic missiles at United States troops stationed at military bases in Iraq on January 8, initial reports claimed that not a single U.S. soldier had been injured in the assault. In fact, Donald Trump — on that same evening — posted a tweet. “All is Well!” and “So far, […]

Defense Secretary Refuses To Say How Many Americans Suffered Brain Injuries In Iran Attack: ‘I’m Not A Doctor’

In the immediate aftermath of missile attacks by Iran on two military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq on January 8, the Pentagon, as well as Donald Trump, claimed that Americans stationed there suffered no casualties. But eight days later, reports out of the Pentagon put the number of injured U.S. soldiers at 11. The […]

Donald Trump Dismisses Injuries From Iran Attack On U.S. Soldiers: ‘They Had Headaches’

Although no one was killed during the missile attack by Iran on U.S. military bases in the Middle East, the Pentagon revealed last week that at least 11 soldiers were injured in the attack. At least eight of them suffered concussion-like symptoms that were described as traumatic brain injuries. But on Wednesday morning, Donald Trump […]

Iranian Lawmaker Offers $3 Million To Anyone Who Assassinates Donald Trump

A lawmaker in Iran is reportedly pledging $3 million to anyone who assassinates President Donald Trump. According to Reuters, Ahmad Hamzeh made the shocking offer in front of the Iranian parliament, indicating that relations between the U.S. and the Middle Eastern country are still on shaky ground. It’s not clear if the offer has any […]

Donald Trump Attacks Iran’s Supreme Leader After He Calls The President A ‘Clown’

Donald Trump lashed out at the supreme leader of Iran on Friday after Ayatollah Khamenei called him a “clown” during a sermon. As Politico reports, the president of the United States sent out a tweet attacking Iran and its leader in an apparent response to the slight, calling out the Iranian economy and its leader. […]

Donald Trump Now Says He Killed Qassem Soleimani Because He ‘Said Bad Things’

Donald Trump appeared at a fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago on Friday, and during his speech in front of the high-dollar donors, he said that he ordered the strike against Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani because the Quds Force leader was saying “bad things” about the United States. News network CNN obtained audio of the fundraiser, which […]

After Claiming Zero U.S. Casualties In Iran Attack, Pentagon Now Says 11 Suffered ‘Traumatic Brain Injury’

After Iran launched a missile attack on two military bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops on January 8, the Pentagon, as well as Donald Trump, quickly claimed that the strikes had inflicted zero American casualties. In fact, just hours after the missile attacks, Trump took to Twitter to claim “All is well!” and “So far, […]

Longtime Iraq War Advocate Now Has Donald Trump’s Ear On Iran, Says Report

A recent report from The Intercept claims that neoconservative David Wurmser, a longtime Iraq War advocate who served in President George W. Bush’s administration, now has the ear of Donald Trump and his sights set on Iran. The news stems from Bloomberg’s report that reveals Wurmser helped make a case for the assassination of Iranian […]

Donald Trump Was Right To Kill Qassem Soleimani, Says Former Obama Adviser

Donald Trump‘s decision to authorize the assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani has been controversial. Despite pushback from many in the Democratic party, James L. Jones, a retired Marine Corps general and former national security adviser who served under Barack Obama, believes that the decision was a necessary one, Newsweek reports. According to Jones, […]

Iran Says It’s U.S.’s Fault They Shot Down Commercial Ukrainian Jetliner

Last week, Iran confessed to shooting down a Ukraine jetliner, killing 176 people and touching off protests in the country over the slaughter. While Iranian leaders admit that the Islamic Republic fired a surface-to-air missile that caused the plane to crash, it suggested that the “root causes” of the devastating event were directly related to […]

Donald Trump Approved Qassem Soleimani’s Killing Last June, Says Report

The apparent lack of intelligence supporting Donald Trump‘s decision to assassinate Qasssem Soleimani has both Democrats and Republicans wondering about the validity of claims that the top Iranian general was planning attacks on four U.S. embassies. Trump now says it “doesn’t really matter” if Soleimani posed an imminent threat to U.S. interests. Additionally, NBC News […]

Donald Trump Says It ‘Doesn’t Really Matter’ If Qassem Soleimani Actually Posed Imminent Threat

A conversation about what evidence the United States had to justify its attack of Iranian military leader Qasssem Soleimani has had people on both sides of the aisle wondering how imminent the threat that Soleimani allegedly posed was. Now, President Donald Trump is arguing that “it doesn’t really matter” if there was an impending threat […]

Mark Esper Likely Saw Same Iran Intelligence As Donald Trump, Says Ex-Russia Ambassador

The Trump administration has faced skepticism for its handling of Qassem Soleimani’s assassination, with justification for the attack continuing to shift in the aftermath. While Donald Trump claims that the top Iranian general was planning attacks on four U.S. embassies, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said that — while he agrees the attacks were being […]

Donald Trump Tweets That He ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ If Iran Wishes To Negotiate With The United States

As angry Iranians continue to protest in the streets of Tehran, Iran, President Donald Trump on Sunday indicated in a tweet that though Iran could be closer to the negotiating table, he “couldn’t care less” if they want to negotiate or not. According to The Hill, the tweet came on the heels of his national […]

Iran’s Only Female Olympic Athlete Just Defected With A Blistering Letter Citing ‘Hypocrisy, Lies, Injustice’

Kimia Alizadeh, the only female Olympic athlete in Iran, just defected from the middle eastern country in a scathing letter posted to Instagram, according to Slate. In the post, she brutally accused the Iranian regime of oppression and hypocrisy. The move is just the latest in a number of high profile athletic defections from Iran. […]

Mike Lee Says He Is ‘Worried’ About Integrity Of Donald Trump Administration’s Intelligence On Iran

Republican Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee recently broke with the GOP on Donald Trump’s approach to Iran, noting the apparent lack of intelligence presented in the congressional briefing addressing the assassination of the country’s top general. During Sunday’s broadcast of CNN’s State of the Union, Lee spoke to host Jake Tapper about the evidence […]

Rand Paul Demands Congressional Debate On Iran: ‘Bring Our Kids Home’

In the wake of Donald Trump‘s unilateral decision to kill Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani, Republican Sen. Rand Paul has been critical of the lack of intelligence provided during a briefing on the mission. During a Sunday appearance on NBC News’ Meet the Press, Paul continued to express his belief that Congress must be brought into […]

Most Americans Disapprove Of Donald Trump’s Handling Of Iran, Says Poll

An ABC News/Ipsos survey conducted on Friday and Saturday reveals that 56 percent of respondents said they disapprove of Donald Trump‘s handling of Iran. In addition, 52 percent said the military airstrike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani has made the United States less safe overall, according to Newsweek. The results are reportedly aligned […]

Mark Esper Says He ‘Didn’t See’ Intelligence On Iran’s Alleged Plan To Attack U.S. Embassies

Amid scrutiny for authorizing the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, Donald Trump recently suggested that the top Iranian general was planning to attack four U.S. embassies. Per The Hill, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper appeared on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday and said that — while he agreed that some degree of planning was underway […]

Donald Trump Administration Plotted Death Of Qassem Soleimani For Past 18 Months, ‘New York Times’ Report Says

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has claimed that last week’s assassination of top Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani was necessary because the top general was planning an “imminent” attack on American interests. But a new report on Saturday said that the Donald Trump administration plotted the attack on Soleimani for 18 months before […]

Justin Trudeau Hasn’t Fully Accepted That Iran Shot Down A Ukrainian Jet On Accident: ‘Need Better Answers’

Protests in Iran continue in the wake of the revelation that the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was caused by an Iranian missile, killing all 176 passengers on board. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has seemingly expressed some level of doubt that the incident was an accident, as was claimed by the Iranian […]

Donald Trump Says He Is ‘Worried’ Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Classified Information

Last week, missiles shot from American drones killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds force. Ordered by President Donald Trump, the assassination was not authorized by Congress, and caught the world by surprise, with critics describing the move as reckless and warning that it could lead to widespread conflict in the […]

Donald Trump Offers Support To Iranian Protesters By Posting Entire Tweet In Farsi

As protests in Iran continue to escalate in the wake of the country’s government admitting the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner on the night of the ballistic missile attack against Al Asad airbase, President Donald Trump offered a message of support to those angry over the situation with a tweet published entirely in Farsi. […]

U.S. Troops Avoided Casualties In Al Asad Airbase Attack Thanks To Hours Of Advance Warning

Members of the U.S. armed forces who were stationed at Al Asad airbase on the night Iran attacked the base with a series of ballistic missiles were fortunate enough to escape harm’s way, as they reportedly had plenty of advance warning from the Iraqi government that the strike was imminent. According to The Hill, no […]

Mike Lee Supports Bernie Sanders’ Bill To Freeze Funding For Military Intervention In Iran

Not long after he blasted Donald Trump‘s administration for the briefing on Iranian general Qassem Soleimani’s assassination, Republican Sen. Mike Lee has agreed to support Democratic Sen. and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders‘ bill to freeze all funding for military action against Iran without congressional approval, CNN reports. Sanders introduced the bill after the classified briefing […]

Iran Proxy Vows Revenge For Qassem Soleimani’s Assassination: ‘We’ll Make America Pay’

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have vowed revenge against the United States for the assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani last week, The Daily Beast reports. The news comes after Iranian ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi said to CNN that Iran could not be held responsible for the actions […]

‘Death To Liars’ Chant Iranian Protestors As Outrage Grows Over Ukrainian Airlines Crash Coverup

Though protestors in Iran might have exhibited demonstrations of solidarity after the killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani earlier this month, the mood has changed after receiving news that the Iranian government lied about the crash of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 (via The New York Times). Though the government previously claimed that the cause of […]

‘Fox News’ Pushes Back At Donald Trump After He Threatened War Crimes On Air

During a Friday night interview with Laura Ingraham on The Ingraham Angle, Donald Trump suggested that he had engaged in or may engage in war crimes in the Middle East, forcing the Fox News host to push back against his shocking comments, according to Mediaite. The president told Ingraham while discussing the situation in the […]

Donald Trump’s Soleimani Attack Was Biblically Justified, Says Family Research Council

Donald Trump‘s authorization of the assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani has been argued as both a necessary, decisive decision and a reckless move with no apparent benefit or intelligence to justify it. During an episode of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, Family Research Council (FRC) president Perkins interviewed the Christian organization’s director of […]