In this Nov. 5, 2016 photo, Gen. Esmail Ghaani speaks in a meeting in Tehran, Iran. A new Iranian general has stepped out of the shadows to lead the country's expeditionary Quds Force, becoming responsible for Tehran's proxies across the Mideast as the Islamic Republic threatens the U.S. with "harsh revenge" for killing its previous head, Qassem Soleimani. (Mohammad Ali Marizad/Tasnim News Agency via Associated Press)

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A top U.S. diplomat threatened the Iranian general who succeeded slain Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, telling Asharq al-Awsat newspaper Thursday that he "will meet the same fate" if he kills Americans.

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U.S. soldiers inspect the site where an Iranian missile hit at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq, on January 13, 2020. (Reuters/John Davison)

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President Donald Trump, who initially claimed that "no Americans were harmed" in the Iranian missile attack on U.S. forces, told reporters Wednesday that recently reported injuries suffered by U.S. troops — at least a dozen of whom were treated for concussion symptoms and possible traumatic brain injuries — were "not that serious."

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Russian President Vladimir Putin during a missile test (Reuters photo)

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Russia is in the process of developing a new hypersonic cruise missile — the 3M22 Zircon (Tsirkon), but the weapon is currently suffering from "childhood diseases," the Russian navy's top admiral revealed to Russian media, The War Zone first reported.

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A B-52H Stratofortress deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, takes off from RAF Fairford, England, Oct. 14, 2019. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Stuart Bright)

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The B-52 bomber, a critical component of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet, is no longer approved to carry nuclear gravity bombs.

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Iran has a fake aircraft carrier. (Planet Labs Inc. via Business Insider)

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Iran has a fake aircraft carrier. The vessel sat damaged for years, but it appears to be back in action, meaning its time for the country's armed forces to start trying to sink it again.

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Al Asad air base in Iraq is seen in a satellite picture taken January 8, 2020. (Planet/Handout via REUTERS.)

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Satellite images show the damage after Iran launched more than a dozen missiles at bases housing US and coalition forces in Iraq early Wednesday morning — an attack that caused some damage but did not result in casualties.

The images, taken by Planet Labs and first reported by NPR, show that multiple structures at Al-Asad Air Base were hit during the attack.

The base facilities that were damaged in the strike appear to house equipment and aircraft rather than personnel, Dave Schmerler, an analyst with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, told NPR.

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