Category: Foreign Policy

#NancyPelosiFakeNews trends after Speaker says Iran protests are ‘largely students’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has come under fire on social media, accused of downplaying anti-regime protests in Iran which have erupted in response to the downing of a commercial jet carrying 176 people last week

Trump in Toledo: Democrats would have leaked Soleimani attack plans

Flush with campaign cash and facing down a possible Senate impeachment trial, President Trump headlined his first major rally of the election year Thursday in Ohio — and almost immediately, the president capitalized on his order to take out Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani after the military leader was said to have orchestrated an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq.

President Trump blames President Obama for helping fund Iran missile attack

“The missiles fired last night at us and our allies were paid for with the funds made available by the last administration,” Trump said, referring to the $150 billion returned to the Tehran regime under Obama as part of the Iran nuclear deal.

Experts say passenger plane that crashed in Tehran likely shot down

Experts say that the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed in Tehran early this morning was likely shot down.

The aircraft plunged out of the sky shortly after take off, killing all 167 passengers and nine crew. The majority of passengers were from Iran and Canada.

The timing of the crash, coming just hours after Iran fired missiles towards U.S. bases in Iraq, immediately prompted speculation that the plane had been accidentally shot down.

Iran has Hezbollah sleeper cells in the US ready to strike

Last year, the the criminal prosecution and conviction in New York of the Hezbollah operative Ali Kourani revealed that the terror outfit has already plotted to attack U.S. interests inside the country and is ready to activate if it considers the existence of either Hezbollah or Iran to be at stake.

Iran-backed militiamen withdraw from siege of US Embassy in Baghdad after Trump sends in troops

The siege outside of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad came to an end Wednesday afternoon after dozens of pro-Iran militiamen and their supporters withdrew from the compound.

The two-day crisis started early Tuesday, when, in an orchestrated assault, hundreds of protesters stormed the embassy compound, one of the most heavily fortified U.S. diplomatic missions in the world.

Anti-Trump media calls Iran-backed militias “Iraqi mourners”

Pro-Iran militants in Iraq have laid siege to the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad, vowing to kill everyone inside if they gain entry.

Yet, in the eyes of a liberal media, who are focused on an anti-Trump narrative, Iraqi Shiite militia supporters are shamelessly billed as “Iraqi mourners.”