Iranian American Journalist Masih Alinejad Targeted In Kidnapping Plot In Brooklyn, According To IndictmentMasih Alinejad has been an outspoken advocate for women's rights, and a critic of human rights abuses in her native country.
U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes In Syria On Iranian-Backed TargetsThe U.S. on Thursday conducted its first military action under President Joe Biden, targeting infrastructure utilized by Iranian backed militant groups in Syria in response to recent rocket attacks in Iraq.
Iran Says It 'Unintentionally' Shot Down Ukrainian AirplaneIran's Revolutionary Guard acknowledged on Saturday it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian International Airlines passenger jet this week, killing all 176 aboard.
House Approves Limiting President's War Power Amid Iran TensionsThe House of Representatives delivered a sharp rebuke to President Trump over his use of U.S. military power in the Middle East.
U.S. Officials Confident Iran Shot Down Ukrainian Passenger JetThe Ukrainian International Airlines plane crashed Wednesday soon after takeoff from Tehran's airport, killing all 176 people on board.
Got A Text Message That You've Been Drafted? No, You Haven'tThe U.S. Army is responding to a number of fraudulent text messages sent out across the country erroneously alerting people they had been drafted for military service.
Trump: New Sanctions On Iran But U.S. 'Ready To Embrace Peace'President Donald Trump announced Wednesday the U.S. will impose "powerful sanctions" on Iran, which will remain in place until the regime changes its behavior.
Iran Attacks Iraqi Military Bases Home To U.S. TroopsIran has launched "more than a dozen" ballistic rockets against two Iraqi military bases housing U.S. forces, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
U.S. Defense Official: Iran's Military Displaying 'Heightened State Of Readiness'A U.S. defense official called Iranian military movements "very troubling." Iran has not yet moved its ballistic missiles into firing position, but its military has increased its ability to move on short notice.
Defense Chief Says U.S. Has No Plans To Withdraw From IraqIn a briefing with reporters at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Mark Esper responded to reports that the U.S. command in Iraq had informed its Iraqi counterparts of plans to withdraw from the country.
Local Officials Worry Iran's Cyberattacks Could Again Target Utilities, 911 SystemComputer hacking is a major weapon in the Iranian arsenal, and one was used just a few years ago against a target in the northern suburbs.
Iraqi Parliament Votes To Expel U.S. Troops, President Trump Threatens More Strikes Against IranThe Iranian government announced Sunday it would no longer abide by the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the deal in 2018.
U.S. Forces Prepare To Deploy After Airstrike Killing Soleimani, Anti-War Protesters Rally Against TrumpPresident Trump said Friday the action was taken "to stop a war." He said Soleimani "was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on American diplomats and military personnel."
Mayor, Commissioner Say There Will Be 'Heightened Vigilance' In NYC After Baghdad AirstrikeOfficials say there is currently no credible threat.
Iran Vows 'Harsh Retaliation' After U.S. Airstrike Kills Top General Qassem SoleimaniA U.S. airstrike at an airport in Iraq killed the Iranian general, who reportedly played a role in the attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad this week.