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US on collision course with Syria and Iran once de facto Islamic State capital falls - Washington Post Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:43:12 GMT

Washington Post

US on collision course with Syria and Iran once de facto Islamic State capital falls
Washington Post
Unprecedented recent U.S. strikes against regime and Iranian-backed militia forces have been intended as warnings to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Tehran that they will not be allowed to confront or impede the Americans and their local proxy ...
Downing of drones in Syria threatens to draw US, Iran further into warUSA TODAY
Is the Middle East on the brink of another war?NEWS.com.au
The Growing US-Iran Proxy Fight in SyriaThe Atlantic
BBC News -Financial Times -POLITICO Magazine
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UN Leader Softens His Predecessor's Criticism of Iran Missile Tests - New York Times Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:02:00 GMT

New York Times

UN Leader Softens His Predecessor's Criticism of Iran Missile Tests
New York Times
Mr. Guterres's relatively mild language in a passage of the report concerning those tests could complicate any American-led effort to further penalize Iran for them at the United Nations. A copy of the report, dated June 14, was seen by The New York ...

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The Iran-US Drone War in Syria Could Quickly Spin Out of Control - The Nation. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:25:09 GMT

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The Iran-US Drone War in Syria Could Quickly Spin Out of Control
The Nation.
Tensions between the United States and Iran have heated up in recent weeks, as the two tangle over the shape of postwar Syria and Iraq. The United States is attempting to block Iran from overland access to Syria, and the ayatollahs are pushing back ...
Iran-backed militias launch offensive in eastern Syriagulfnews.com
Israel and Jordan Grow Closer as Iranian Foothold in Southern Syria Grows StrongerHaaretz

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Promotion of Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman dubbed a 'soft coup' by Iranian state news - Washington Post Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:19:57 GMT

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Promotion of Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman dubbed a 'soft coup' by Iranian state news
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Iran's state media has criticized changes to regional rival Saudi Arabia's royal line of succession announced Wednesday, calling them a “soft coup.” A number of royal decrees proclaimed early on Wednesday that Saudi King Salman had elevated his ...
Iran State Media Calls Promotion of Mohammed Bin Salman a 'Soft Coup'New York Times
Young prince who is hardliner on Iran becomes heir to Saudi throneThe Jerusalem Post
Iranian press decries 'soft coup' in Saudi ArabiaAl-Monitor
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Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards - Reuters Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:13:00 GMT

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Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards
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FILE PHOTO - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech during a ceremony marking the death anniversary of the founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, in Tehran, Iran, June 4, 2017. TIMA via REUTERS.
Opinion: The US and Iran are headed for a collision in SyriaMarketWatch
Get Ready for Iran to Double Down on ISIS—and Confront AmericaThe National Interest Online
Iran Threatens to 'Depose' Trump as Military Readies Missile Strikes on US ForcesWashington Free Beacon
Voice of America -Newsweek
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Pakistan's foreign ministry confirms downing of Iran drone - Washington Post Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:15:10 GMT

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Pakistan's foreign ministry confirms downing of Iran drone
Washington Post
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's foreign ministry has confirmed the country's air force shot down an unmanned Iranian drone in southwestern Baluchistan province. The Pakistani Air Force initially declined comment, after reports emerged on Tuesday that one of ...
Pakistan shoots down Iranian droneVanguard
Did Pakistan Shoot Down an Iranian Drone Over Balochistan?News18
Iranian drone shot down in Pakistan's airspace: FOGeo News, Pakistan
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Wall Street Journal Fires Reporter With Ties to Iranian-Born Magnate - New York Times Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:10:00 GMT

New York Times

Wall Street Journal Fires Reporter With Ties to Iranian-Born Magnate
New York Times
The chief foreign affairs correspondent of The Wall Street Journal was fired on Wednesday after evidence surfaced that he had become entangled in the business dealings of an Iranian-born aviation titan who was one of his key sources. The correspondent ...
Wall Street Journal fires reporter Jay Solomon over ties to Iranian-born businessmanNew York Daily News
WSJ fires reporter over ties to Iranian-born arms dealerNew York Post
Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Dealings With Iranian-Born MogulForeign Policy (blog)

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Iran slams US for interference - The Herald Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:58 GMT

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Iran slams US for interference
The Herald
TEHRAN. — Iran has accused the United States of interfering in its domestic affairs after calls by the US Secretary of State to support “elements” that would ensure a “peaceful transition” in the Islamic Republic. Tehran also officially delivered a ...

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Peters Warns That Iran, Not Russia, Is the 'Core Problem' in Syria ... - Fox News Insider Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:25:04 GMT

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Peters Warns That Iran, Not Russia, Is the 'Core Problem' in Syria ...
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Tensions between the United States and Russia in Syria are heating up, but Lt. Col. Ralph Peters (Ret.) says the "core problem" in the region is Iran.
Lt. Col. Peters: Iran Is 'Core Problem,' Not Russia | The Daily CallerThe Daily Caller

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House GOP Stalls Iran, Russia Sanctions, Blames Procedure - U.S. News & World Report Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:11:22 GMT

Toronto Star

House GOP Stalls Iran, Russia Sanctions, Blames Procedure
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House GOP Stalls Iran, Russia Sanctions, Blames Procedure. House Republicans are stalling a hugely popular bill to slap Iran and Russia with economic sanctions over a procedural issue they're blaming the Senate for creating. June 21, 2017, at 6:06 p.m..
US House Republicans stall Iran, Russia sanctions, blame procedureToronto Star
New sanctions on Russia and Iran hit House roadblockWashington Post
Russia, Iran sanctions bill hits roadblock in US HouseReuters
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