Trump’s True Motives in Iraq: What You’re Not Being Told

(MPN Op-Ed) — Since the U.S. killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis earlier this month, the official narrative has held that their deaths were necessary to prevent a vague, yet allegedly imminent, threat of violence towards Americans, though President Trump has since claimed whether or not Soleimani or his Iraqi allies posed an imminent […]

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US Secretly Threatened To Damage Europe’s Economy If EU Continued Iran Support

(MEMO) — United States (US) threatened to impose 25% tariffs on European car exports if the European Union (EU) had continued to support Iran’s nuclear deal, German defence minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, announced yesterday. Speaking at a press conference in Britain’s London, Kramp-Karrenbauer, said that US President Donald Trump had “secretly” warned France, Germany and the […]

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At Least 11 US Troops Wounded in Iran’s Jan 8 Missile Attack on US Base in Iraq

(ANTIWAR.COM) — Though President Trump has said that there were no American casualties in Iran’s missile attack on the Ayn al-Asad airbase, the US military now says that 11 troops actually were taken out of the base for treatment after the strike. U.S. defense and military officials have confirmed to Defense One: “Nearly one dozen American troops were […]

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Israel Bombs Gaza Strip in Response to Incendiary Balloons

(MEE) — The Israeli military said an attack helicopter struck a Hamas target in the northern Gaza Strip late Thursday in response to the launch of incendiary balloons into Israeli territory earlier in the day, the Associated Press reported. 2 milions in Gaza Can not sleep because Israel attacks on Gaza 9:21 PM pic.twitter.com/JPbOkFBClU — Heba Khaled (@heba_khaled1998) […]

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Iraqi Prime Minister Backs Off Expelling US Troops

(ANTIWAR.COM) — After repeated threats from President Trump to sanction Iraq, to seize its primary bank account, and cut all military aid, Iraqi PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi has backed away from calls to expel US troops from Iraq. Iraq’s parliament voted 170-0 earlier this month on the ouster, though US officials have said they don’t intend to […]

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Iran’s Rouhani Demands US, EU Troops Leave the Middle East or Face “Danger”

(ZH) — A day after European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal took took the drastic step of triggering the agreement’s dispute resolution mechanism regulating conformity to the deal by formally notifying the EU Iran is in breach, seen as the harshest measure taken thus…

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US Threatens to Cut Military Aid If Iraq Formally Asks Troops to Leave

(ANTIWAR.COM) — In addition to bankrupting Iraq by seizing the entirety of their oil revenue account, the Trump Administration is now also threatening to cut military aid to Iraq, if the Iraqi government formally asks the US to leave. The US State Department and Pentagon…

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Iran Makes Arrests Over Downed Ukrainian Plane as Protests Persist

(MEMO) — Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation for four days since the military belatedly admitted…

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US Clearing Anti-War Voices Off the Web in Vast Censorship Operation

(TMU) — Instagram and its parent company Facebook are removing posts that appear to be in support of the late Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in order to comply with U.S. sanctions, a company spokesperson recently told CNN. “We operate under U.S….

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