Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CNN that Gen. Qassem Soleimani “was actively plotting in the region to take actions, the big action as he described it, that would have put dozens if not hundreds of American lives at risk."…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The killing of a top Iranian general is the latest in a series of escalating incidents traces back to President Donald Trump's decision in 2018 to unilaterally withdraw America from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers.
By Carlo Piovano, Associated Press
There was no immediate indication how Iran would respond, but Tehran has seized oil tankers in the past and shot down a U.S. military drone.
By John Leicester, Associated Press
After the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport early Friday that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, global leaders warned that "We are waking up in a more dangerous world."…
By Associated Press
Democratic White House hopefuls, including former Vice President Joe Biden, criticized President Donald Trump's order to kill Iran's top general, saying it could leave the U.S. “on the brink of a major conflict across the Middle East."…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that a “harsh retaliation is waiting” for the U.S. after the airstrike.
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