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Congress approves resolution prohibiting Trump from attacking Iran
The president is expected to veto the legally binding joint resolution
Senate votes to limit Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran
The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran's retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict
House passes bills to repeal 2002 AUMF and require Congress approve any war with Iran
"It is past time for Congress to finally do our Constitutional duty and vote on matters of war and peace"
Esper cannot provide any evidence that Qasem Soleimani planned to attack four US embassies
'What the president said was he believed it probably could have been. He didn't cite intelligence.'
The missiles have stopped flying but Iran isn’t done yet
'I expect things to quiet down for a little, but I don't think this is over … simply because of how significant a figure Qasem Soleimani was.'
Iran calls shootdown of Ukrainian airliner a ‘disastrous mistake’
Iran said on Saturday its military had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard, saying air defenses were fired in error while on alert in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq
Iran admits it shot down Ukrainian airliner
A Ukrainian aircraft which crashed earlier this week in Iran had flown close to a sensitive military site and was brought down due to human error, Iranian state TV reported on Saturday
Trump cites plot to ‘blow up’ US embassy as element in decision to kill Soleimani
President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani shortly after he landed in Iraq last week in part because "they were looking to blow up our embassy."
It looks like Iran is ready to start bombing its fake aircraft carrier again
Iran has a fake aircraft carrier. The vessel sat damaged for years, but it appears to be back in action, meaning it's time for the country's armed forces to start trying to sink it again
How ongoing tensions between the US and Iran may help drive an ISIS resurgence in Iraq
Experts have raised concerns that tensions between the U.S. and Iran may actually embolden a common enemy — ISIS — which may seek a resurgence amid the chaos created in Iraq
Here’s how US and Iranian forces compare in the Middle East
The U.S. already has overwhelming force in the Middle East to deal with any threat from Iran, as it has built up air, ground and naval assets steadily since last May, as well as recent preparations for a possible conflict
Iran believed to have deliberately missed US forces in Iraq strikes
Iran is believed to have deliberately avoided U.S. military casualties during retaliatory missile strikes on bases housing American troops in Iraq, following the U.S. killing of an Iranian general, according to U.S. and European government sources familiar with intelligence assessments
Meet the fallen US defense contractor whose death helped fuel the current Iran crisis
"He was the only person I knew here," his wife said. "It still doesn't feel real."