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Backed into a corner, Iran is lashing out

To what end?

iran - The Economist
5:00pm PDT - June 21st, 2019

U.S. was 'cocked and loaded' to strike Iran: Trump confirms giving stand-down order | CBC News

President Donald Trump confirmed reports late Thursday that the United States abruptly called off preparations for a military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone hours earlier, saying on social media that the response was "not pr…

iran - CBC News
6:52am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike on Iran to spare Iranian lives

U.S. President Donald said on Friday he had aborted a military strike on Iran because such a response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone would have caused a disproportionate loss of life.

iran - Reuters
6:51am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump reveals why he stopped Iran bombing and says US is 'cocked and loaded'

Donald Trump, US President, has been embroiled in a standoff with Iran, particularly its capital Tehran, for some time

iran - Mirror
6:49am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Iran timeline: How Trump and Tehran came to the brink of war

The president confirmed that the U.S. was "cocked & loaded" to strike.

iran - Axios
6:48am PDT - June 21st, 2019

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare

President Donald Trump the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before.

iran - Time
6:47am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone, adding that more sanctions have been imposed.

iran - Reuters
6:44am PDT - June 21st, 2019

6/21: CBSN AM

Fire breaks out at oil refinery in Philadelphia; no question U.S. drone entered Iran airspace

iran - CBS News
6:44am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Russia will help Iran with oil if payment channel not launched: Ryabkov

Russia is ready to help Iran with oil exports and its banking sector if the Instex European payment system is not launched, Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday.

iran - Reuters
6:43am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Wall St. dips at open on U.S.-Iran tensions

U.S. stocks opened modestly lower on Friday, as rising tensions between the United States and Iran kept investors on edge, taking the shine off a rally in the prior session that pushed the S&P 500 to a record high.

iran - Reuters
6:36am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump says US was ‘cocked and loaded’ for Iran air strike

US president says dawn strike was cancelled after he was told 150 people would be killed

iran - The Irish Times
6:33am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump says he stopped Iran strike after he learned likely human toll

President Trump said the U.S. military was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran, but decided against the strike

iran - CBS News
6:19am PDT - June 21st, 2019

International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions.

iran - Reuters
6:12am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump Says He’s ‘In No Hurry’ to Confront Iran

Trump says he is "in no hurry" to confront Iran, says strike wouldn't have been "proportionate to shooting down an unmanned drone"

iran - The Wall Street Journal
6:12am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump confirms US military was 'cocked and loaded' for retaliatory strike against Iran | TheHill

President Trump on Friday confirmed that the U.S. military was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate a...

iran - The Hill
6:11am PDT - June 21st, 2019

"We were cocked & loaded": Trump confirms he stopped retaliatory Iran strike

He said it was "not proportionate" to shooting down a drone.

iran - Axios
6:10am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war

An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions, as tensions rise between the countries following the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran.

iran - Reuters
5:52am PDT - June 21st, 2019

What's behind Trump's decision to not strike Iran?

President Trump ordered a military strike on Iran, then called it off, in a move that one CBS News source describes as "cold feet." The attack would have been retaliation for Iran's downing of a U.S. surveillance drone. CBS New foreign affairs correspondent a…

iran - CBS News
5:39am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Posthaste: ‘Devastating’ bills C-69 and C-48 are now law, Iran crisis on a knife edge and gold crosses US$1,400

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iran - Financial Post
5:32am PDT - June 21st, 2019

EU concerned over Gulf developments, but sees no need to intervene

European Union leaders are very concerned about the tensions between Iran and the United State in the Gulf, but see no reason to intervene with a specific statement of their own, their chairman Donald Tusk said on Friday after an EU summit.

iran - Reuters
5:25am PDT - June 21st, 2019

United Airlines suspends flights over Iranian airspace; Krispy Kreme debuts its out-of-this-world doughnut

Morning Business Outlook: United Airlines, other carriers divert flights from Iranian airspace amid U.S. tensions; Krispy Kreme introduces a new doughnut creation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

iran - Fox News
5:22am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Iran says it 'responds to diplomacy with diplomacy, war with firm defense'

Iran "responds to diplomacy with diplomacy ... war with firm defense", Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Friday on his Twitter account, reacting to remarks by U.S. envoy on Iran Brian Hook.

iran - Reuters
5:20am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Fifa president Gianni Infantino seeks assurances women can attend 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Iran

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has written to Iran's football federation to ensure that women will be allowed to attend 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

iran - BBC Sport
5:12am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Emirates re-routing flights away from possible conflict areas in Gulf

Emirates Airline is re-routing flights away from areas of possible conflict in the Gulf, a spokeswoman for the Dubai-based company said on Friday, amid growing military tension between Iran and the United States in the region.

iran - Reuters
5:11am PDT - June 21st, 2019

Trump-Iran news - live: World powers scramble to prevent war amid mystery over president's last-minute order to call off airstrikes

White House reportedly approves then abruptly pulls back from offensive in Middle East

iran - Independent
5:09am PDT - June 21st, 2019

RT @HeshmatAlavi: #Iran-backed Houthis claimed to have shot down a US drone with indigenous SAMs. However, this ordnance is merely a 3M9 mi…

Besoyepirozi (@besoyepirozi)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @gimbakakanda: All European countries you can think of flourished under the banner of Christianity. The flourishing UAE, Qatar, Israel S…

Virgil (@RexRoyston)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: President Trump is fighting to convince Congress to give him a couple billion dollars for a wall Then how did Obama com…

Paula Bernet (@BernetPaula)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @peterbakernyt: Trump doubles down on his threat to force American businesses to pull out of China, citing a law traditionally used to t…

IntoTheMystic (@Mystic_Sailor)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: I wonder how Iran paid for the mines they bombed our tankers with Or the rockets they use to shoot at our drone Or the…

Massachusetts4Trump (@auntiejul)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: I wonder how Iran paid for the mines they bombed our tankers with Or the rockets they use to shoot at our drone Or the…

Suzanne Meyer (@Suzanne51831953)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: President Trump is fighting to convince Congress to give him a couple billion dollars for a wall Then how did Obama com…

Psyaqua (@psyaqua)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @omriceren: While we're talking about secretly funded organizations... In 2016 an Associated Press investigation revealed @NPR had secr…

Besoyepirozi (@besoyepirozi)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @Rainmaker1973: In the village of Nashtifan, Iran, some of the oldest windmills in the world, with what may be the earliest windmill des…

char aznable (@anggriawanT)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @BukolaTrump: Obama was busy deporting Christains...giving billions to Iran. Omg! https://t.co/3ASRg5xezE

Steeler Keith (@DkmorrisKeith)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

In U.S. federal court documents, authorities allege the Adrian Grace’s true owner is Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, a paramilitary organization answerable only to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. https://t.co/NArTqllLj1

Texas Kel Girl (@TexasKelGirl)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @PTIKPOfficial: "Muslims of Kashmir must be able to use their legal rights and interest to be able to live in peace" President Islamic…

(@Mankshy2)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: President Trump is fighting to convince Congress to give him a couple billion dollars for a wall Then how did Obama com…

kim colleen bengard (@kimcbengard)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @TheINTELJunkie: Report: #Iran has come into possession of advanced laser cannons which are used to protect the country’s vital centers.…

Red Becker (@familydisaster)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @IranianWoman: In 1992, several dissidents were assassinated in Berlin. Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton faculty, was #Iran’s Ambass…

FreeSpeaker (@freespeaker2013)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @peterbakernyt: Trump doubles down on his threat to force American businesses to pull out of China, citing a law traditionally used to t…

Justice Ignored Justice Denied Resist Demand Facts (@RestoreVoterLAW)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @The_NewArab: “A #Kuwaiti newspaper has revealed Israel will bomb #Houthi points in the Bab al-Mandab strait where Iran has allegedly be…

alohapolitics.com (@Aloha_Politics)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @sfrantzman: 1/3 Reminder: this article @Jerusalem_Post by @cngsgnc looked at the possibility of Israeli air strikes in Iraq in January…

Taina Lehtinen (@LehtinenTa)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @peterbakernyt: Trump doubles down on his threat to force American businesses to pull out of China, citing a law traditionally used to t…

Sleepy Baffoon (@needsthesleeps)
9:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @WeRTheMedia3: Let's Take A Walk Down Memory Lane, Shall We? Koran Quotes, Terror Groups Visiting The White House (The Mu$lim Brotherho…

John Tyler (@EintheD1)
3:06am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: I wonder how Iran paid for the mines they bombed our tankers with Or the rockets they use to shoot at our drone Or the…

Sam (@Sjc1956)
3:06am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @paydaran: @Mr_HerryRodin @Mag2012Ge Hello #G7 leaders, Are you all aware of the hostage-taking will be part of the modus operandi of #I

Rodrigo Barrales (@rbarralesr)
3:06am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @SalmanSima: Remember! This is what post-modern western Feminism looks like. Obedience to brutal Islamic patriarchies and wearing what t…

Trump Girl (@Kristin59962925)
3:06am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: I wonder how Iran paid for the mines they bombed our tankers with Or the rockets they use to shoot at our drone Or the…

Susan Fleming (@SusanFl23396950)
3:06am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @MEK_Iran: The demonstrators carried a banner that read, “#ExpelZarif,” and chanted, “Zarif is a terrorist! Expel him!” and “Zarif is a…

MazdakAzad (@mazdakazad1)
3:06am PDT - August 24th, 2019

New gateway: A8404118FB485743 Location: District 6, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran https://t.co/ROXqfxx4Wt

TTN Gateways (@ttn_gateways)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: President Trump is fighting to convince Congress to give him a couple billion dollars for a wall Then how did Obama com…

Reina Diane (@DirtyDiana671)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @IRIMFA_EN: .@IRIMFA spolesman: @JZarif to Visit #China, #Japan, #Malaysia The Asian tour will be aimed: - at following up/implementing…

Asal Talebi (@TalebiAsal)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: I wonder how Iran paid for the mines they bombed our tankers with Or the rockets they use to shoot at our drone Or the…

❌ NFL SUCKS ❌ (@djl4752)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: President Trump is fighting to convince Congress to give him a couple billion dollars for a wall Then how did Obama com…

Nina Rosenwald (@ninarosenwald)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

FarsNews Agency - Iran to Replace Foreign Firms with Domestic Companies to Develop Oil, Gas Fields https://t.co/ei82NwArDz

ايران وطن من . IRAN My Homeland (@IranHomeland)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @LizSly: Netanyahu seems to confirm Israeli strikes on Iraq, in interview with Kan TV: "We act in many arenas against a country which de…

Omar Farooq Sherazi (@OmarSherazi)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @blank7717: @abcdaee1990 That’s not true Houthi who get support from Iran kill Yemen people and kids .there are millions of Yemen peo…

反正我写了个句子。 (@cykaMeow)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @radiojibi: Iran Is Hiding Its Accurate Missiles To Surprise 'The Enemy' - Deputy Minister https://t.co/vf543RISgc

America ❤️ It or LEAVE! (@1AmericaLover)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @COLRICHARDKEMP: The more the Europeans appease Iran the more we will see of Iranian aggression including towards Europe. Paradoxical? T…

Laura Cosby (@cosby_laura)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @charliekirk11: President Trump is fighting to convince Congress to give him a couple billion dollars for a wall Then how did Obama com…

Patricia Thompson (@MaggieMcMenace)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AmirIGM: Blog post! I write an in-depth analysis of Iran's Bavar-373 long-range air defence system, detailing its advanced AESA radars…

Miso (@halmiso1)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @spectatorindex: Surgical specialists per 100,000 people. Greece: 166 Italy: 114 Sweden: 113 Germany: 112 Spain: 109 UK: 90 Russia: 88…

p0nderer (@steliosc_)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @CSIS: What types of strategic, tactics, and capabilities could Iran use against Saudi Arabia's critical infrastructure? A new report fr…

International Think (@internatthink)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @prchovanec: He’s talking about declaring a national emergency to restrict trade, the same provisions that were invoked against Iran dur…

Chris DiLapi (@cmdilapi)
3:05am PDT - August 24th, 2019