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Tension has heightened between the President Hassan Rouhani-led Iranian government and the country’s military, the Revolutionary Guard. The tension spilled into the open on Monday as the president’s office accused the elite military force of misleading them. This is following the accidental shooting down of the Ukrainian international airliner that killed over 170 civilians. Recall that …

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Tougher security screening may be awaiting Nigerians who are planning to visit the United States (U.S.) and other European countries in the wake of the escalated face-off between America and Iran. Aviation security experts said the measure would now be necessary with the suspicious Wednesday’s Boeing plane crash in Iran. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority …

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US officials say they believe the Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800 was hit by a missile, CBS says. Ukraine earlier said it was examining whether a missile strike brought down the aircraft – but Iran ruled this out. The crash came just hours after Iran carried out missile strikes on two airbases housing US forces …

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A Ukrainian airliner with 180 passengers and crew onboard has crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport in Iran early on Wednesday. Iran’s state television said all those on board the airliner were killed. According to the Iranian media, the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb southwest of capital Tehran shortly after take-off. Iran’s …

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Russia has offered Iraq their S-400 air defense system to protect their airspace, RIA Novosti reported this week, citing the Russian Ministry of Defense. According to the report, the Iraqi military may purchase the Russian S-400 system after it was offered to them to “ensure the country’s sovereignty and reliable protection of airspace.” “Iraq is …

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US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has sent a message to American missions around the world, ordering diplomats not to meet with Iranian opposition groups without specific approval. “Many exiled Iranian opposition groups try to engage U.S officials regularly to gain at least the appearance of tacit support and enhance their visibility and clout,” Pompeo …

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Esmail Ghaani, the new head of the Iranian Quds Force, on Monday warned of imminent revenge on the United States, US, following the death of General, Qassem Soleimani. Ghaani, who succeeds Soleimani as head of Quds Force warned that God who is the main avenger will avenge the death of General Soleimani. Speaking during the …

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US President Donald Trump has threatened sanctions against Iraq. This is, as a result, Iraq’s parliament call for the immediate evacuation of US troops from the country. Tensions have been on the rise in the Middle East since Friday morning when US airstrike hit Iraq’s capital of Baghdad, killing Iranian army General, Qassem Soleimani and other top military …

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Following a 10-hour heated debate on Wednesday, the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, was impeached for abuse of power in a historic vote in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, setting up a Senate trial on removing him from office after three turbulent years. By a 230 to 197 vote in the Democratic-majority …

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US lawmakers in the House of Representatives are due to start a debate on the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, with a vote expected to follow a heated battle between Democrats and Republicans. Democrats accuse the president of abusing his office by soliciting Ukraine to dig up dirt on his political …

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