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Democratic Senators Consider Filibuster To Force Vote On Iran
Senators may block a key defense bill to force President Trump to get congressional approval for a war on Iran.
Late Night Roasts “Cocked And Loaded” Trump
Watch as the late night comics mercilessly mock the president’s description of his decision to call off an attack on Iran.
Late Night On Trump’s Almost War
The late night hosts roasted President Donald Trump’s “cocked and loaded” description of his decision to call off an attack on Iran.
Iran Blasts New Sanctions, Calls Them 'Permanent Closure' For Diplomacy
By Nasser Karimi, AP
President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “outrageous and idiotic.”
Cock And Awe: Colbert Mocks Trump's 'Tiny Little Mushroom Cloud' Threat
"Late Show" host lets the puns run wild after Trump's "cocked and loaded" tweet.
President Trump Signs New Iran Sanctions
President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing new economic sanctions on Iran and its leaders, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The measure comes after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over the Persian Gulf.
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Susan Rice: Trump Should Try Talking With Iran, Not Bombing It
Trump needs to find "the will and capacity to climb down" from a conflict he created, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations wrote.
Trump Defends Saudi Arabia Partnership Despite Khashoggi Killing: I'm Not 'A Fool'
The president claimed the Middle Eastern kingdom is a "big buyer" of American goods and encouraged NBC's Chuck Todd to "take their money."
Bernie Sanders Says Trump Helped Create Iran Crisis
The Vermont senator likened the president's Iran strategy to “setting fire to a basket full of paper and then putting it out.”
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Bolton Warns Iran To Not Mistake U.S. ‘Prudence’ For Weakness
The White House national security adviser said the U.S. could still take military action against Iran even though Trump called off a strike.
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Kushner's Economic Plan For Peace In The Middle East Met With 'Contempt' In Arab World
Though some in the Gulf have expressed optimism for the plan, it's been widely rejected by Palestinians and other Arab states.
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Jared Kushner Unveils Economic Portion Of Middle East Peace Plan
By Matt Spetalnick and Steve Holland, Reuters
The “peace to prosperity” proposes a global fund of $50 billion for 179 infrastructure and business projects across Palestinian territories, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan.
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Trump Announces New Sanctions For Iran Set For Monday
By Parisa Hafezi, Nandita Bose, Reuters
President Donald Trump said he was imposing more sanctions but still wanted to strike a deal to ease tensions with Iran.
Fox News Hosts Doubt Donald Trump's Iran Strike Story: 'Doesn't Make Sense'
Chris Wallace and Shep Smith both claimed "something's wrong" with the president's version of events.
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Pentagon Secretly Struck Back Against Iranian Cyberspies Targeting U.S. Ships
U.S. Cyber Command reportedly launched a retaliatory digital strike against an Iranian spy group.
Thirty Minutes To Go: How Trump Decided Against Iran strike
By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro and Deb Riechmann, AP
How would he make his decision? "My gut," Trump told legislators.
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Trump Claims He Got Iran Death Estimate With Minutes To Go. He Should've Had It Way Earlier.
Trump’s explanation for why he canceled a missile strike on Iran raises serious questions about his National Security Council decision-making process.
Global Airlines Reroute Flights Around Iranian Airspace After Strike
By Jon Gambrell, AP
British Airways, KLM and Emirates are among the companies steering clear of the area as tensions run high.
Sean Hannity Warns Iran: End Hostility Or Donald Trump Will ‘Bomb The Hell Out Of' You
The Trump-supporting Fox News host sent a message to Iran's leaders to de-escalate or "feel pain."
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Trump Stays Silent As American Rots In Conditions That Killed Egypt’s Former President
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Advocates for Mustafa Kassem worry he could meet the same fate as Mohammed Morsi, the first elected leader in the Arab world, who died in a courtroom Monday.
A Tweet For Everything: Trump Claimed Obama Would Bomb Iran To Help Poll Numbers
Trump claimed in 2011 that Obama "will start a war with Iran" to help his reelection campaign.
Twitter Critics Drag Trump After He Explains Unmanned Drone Wasn't ... Manned
"We had nobody in the drone," the president expounds after Iran's strike.
Trump Calls Iran Attack 'Big Mistake,' Summons Security Team
Some lawmakers insisted the White House must consult with Congress before taking any actions.
FAA Prohibits Operators From Flying Over Some Iran-Controlled Airspace
The emergency order prohibits U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace.
Trump Orders Military To Attack Iran Before Strikes Suddenly Called Off
The president issued a warning earlier this week that Tehran had made a "very big mistake" when it shot down a U.S. spy drone.
Stephen Colbert Has A Painfully Honest Question About Rising U.S.-Iran Tensions
The "Late Show" host looks at the high-stakes drama between Washington and Tehran.
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