Iran tells US to stop pointing fingers & accept ‘consequences of its illegal presence in Iraq’

Tehran has called on Washington to rethink its response to an attack on an Iraqi base that killed two American troops, arguing that the US should take responsibility for its military occupation, instead of blaming Iran. … Read More >Iran tells US to stop pointing fingers & accept ‘consequences of its illegal presence in Iraq’

US neutralizes top al-Qaeda leader in Yemen… 5 years after ‘promoting’ him with previous drone strike

The leader of al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) was killed in a counter-terrorism raid in Yemen, US President Donald Trump has stated. The the group may be no closer to defeat then in 2015, when its last “emir” was killed. … Read More >US neutralizes top al-Qaeda leader in Yemen… 5 years after ‘promoting’ him with previous drone strike

ISIS praises US murder of Iranian general Soleimani as ‘divine intervention’ that will help them rise again

Islamic State terrorists rejoiced at the death of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani at the hands of his American ‘allies,’ according to a weekly newspaper affiliated with the group that once controlled much of Syria and Iraq. … Read More >ISIS praises US murder of Iranian general Soleimani as ‘divine intervention’ that will help them rise again

An eyewitness to the horrors of the US ‘forever wars’ speaks out

Editor’s note: Kathy Kelly, a co-founder of Voices in the Wilderness, renamed Voices for Creative Nonviolence, is a peace activist who, from the start of the first Gulf War in 1991, has traveled to U.S. war zones. From Baghdad and Basra in Iraq to Kabul in Afghanistan, she sought to bridge the language of enemies and counter the violence with personal witness, often writing accounts that countered the misleading appraisals of U.S. officials. … Read More >An eyewitness to the horrors of the US ‘forever wars’ speaks out

‘Commander of Hearts’: Grieving Iranians flood streets in Ahvaz to bid farewell to General Soleimani (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Massive crowds of mourners have gathered for a farewell procession dedicated to Quds Force commander Major General Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike in Iraq earlier this week. … Read More >‘Commander of Hearts’: Grieving Iranians flood streets in Ahvaz to bid farewell to General Soleimani (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Iranian President Calls on Turkish Counterpart to Jointly Oppose US ‘Defiant’ Actions

Tensions between the United States and Iran are boiling in the wake of Iranian top commander Soleimani’s assassination in an airstrike by US forces. The general’s murder could prompt Iran to take retaliatory actions to avenge his death. … Read More >Iranian President Calls on Turkish Counterpart to Jointly Oppose US ‘Defiant’ Actions

Blood Red ‘Flag of Revenge’ Raised at Shia Islam Holy Site as US-Iran Tensions Reach Boiling Point

Already difficult relations between Iran and the United States deteriorated further on Friday after the US assassinated Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani in a Baghdad drone strike. … Read More >Blood Red ‘Flag of Revenge’ Raised at Shia Islam Holy Site as US-Iran Tensions Reach Boiling Point