•      Thu Feb 29 2024
Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In the face of mounting evidence, Iran on Saturday acknowledged that it shot down the Ukrainian jetliner by accident, killing all 176 people aboard. The admission by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard undermined the credibility of information provided by senior officials, who for three days had adamantly dismissed

Iraqi PM tells US to start working on troop withdrawal

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s caretaker prime minister asked the U.S. secretary of state to start working out a road map

Iran: missiles fired at Iraqi air base housing US troops

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV says Tehran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air

Death of Iran general spurs anxiety over fate of US…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The killing of a top Iranian general has ratcheted up the anxiety of families of Americans held

Weeping, Iran supreme leader prays over general slain by US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Weeping amid wails from a sea of mourners, Iran’s supreme leader on Monday prayed over the

Oil price keeps rising, industry frets over Iran-US conflict

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — The global benchmark for crude oil rose above $70 a barrel on Monday for the

Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Iran retaliates

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to Iran on Saturday, threatening to hit

Thousands in Baghdad mourn Iranian general killed by US

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of mourners chanting “America is the Great Satan” marched in a funeral procession Saturday through Baghdad

Trump calls for new Iran deal

Newyork, Sept 24 (ABC News): With the Middle East on high alert after an attack on Saudi oil facilities, world

Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf

BY NASSER KARIMI TEHRAN, Iran, Sept 22 (AP) — Iran’s president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security