Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up the war of words between the Islamic Republic and the United States.
Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers.
Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran 'within the next few years,' according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries.
The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad government in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels.
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"If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran,” warned US President Donald Trump on Monday following rocket attacks near the US embassy in Baghdad Sunday night suggestive of Iranian Shi’ite proxy activity.
The possibility of a military confrontation between the United States and Iran is rising as U.S. officials claim an increased threat risk to troops in Iraq and Syria and shipping lanes in the Persian Gulf.
Top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani has met with Iran-linked Iraqi militias in Baghdad, telling them to 'prepare for proxy war,' according to a report Thursday, amid rapidly rising tensions between the Washington and Tehran.
The United States Wednesday ordered non-emergency staff evacuated from its Baghdad embassy due to an 'imminent' threat from Iranian-linked Iraqi militias, but President Donald Trump predicted Iran would 'soon' want to start talks.
The head of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps on Wednesday warned Tehran was on the brink of full-on conflict with its enemy, a day after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said there would not be a war with the United States amid escalating tensions.
China is running out of options to hit back at the United States without hurting its own interests, as Washington intensifies pressure on Beijing to correct trade imbalances in a challenge to China’s state-led economic model.
President Trump promised a deal with China will come “when the time is right” Tuesday, calling the current atmosphere of mistrust between the two countries, which has produced an increase in tariffs on both nations’ goods, “a little squabble.”