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‘Days of God’: A Look at Iran’s Mounting Crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's supreme leader says his nation is living through “days of God.” In a rare Friday sermon in Tehran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stuck to the playbook Iran has relied on since 1979, blaming the country's woes on the U.S. and ot...
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Verified Videos Show Plane in Iran Struck Before Fiery Crash

LONDON — In the pitch black, pre-dawn sky on the outskirts of the Iranian capital Tehran, a tiny fast-moving light can be seen racing up through the trees, as someone films from the ground. Then there is a flash of light as it seems to collide with something i...
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Iran Sends Mixed Signals as Tensions With US Ease

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran sent mixed signals Thursday as tensions with the U.S. appeared to ease, with President Hassan Rouhani warning of a “very dangerous response” if the U.S. makes “another mistake” and a senior ...
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Iran: Missiles Fired at Iraqi Air Base Housing US Troops

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran says it has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad airbase housing U.S. troops in retaliation for America’s killing of a top Iranian general. State TV described it early Wednesday as Tehran’s revenge operation...
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Iran Vows ‘Harsh’ Response to US Killing of Top General

BAGHDAD — Iran vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed a top Iranian general who had been the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing. The ki...