The US and Iran stepped back from the brink of possible war as President Donald Trump indicated he would not respond militarily after no-one was harmed in Iran’s missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing US troops.
Iran has struck back at the United States for killing its most powerful military commander, firing a barrage of ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases that house American troops.
A number of commercial airlines have rerouted flights to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.
Boris Johnson has condemned Iran’s missile strikes on coalition military bases in Iraq and urged Tehran to hold back from further “reckless and dangerous” attacks.
Iran has struck back at the United States for killing a top Revolutionary Guard commander, firing ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq that house American troops.
The UK has urged Iran not to carry out further “reckless and dangerous” attacks after Tehran fired missiles at military bases in Iraq hosting British and US troops.
Boris Johnson will face questions from MPs on the deepening crisis in the Persian Gulf as he takes his first Prime Minister’s Questions since the General Election.
President Donald Trump insisted “All is well!” after Iran fired surface-to-surface missiles at two Iraqi bases housing US troops.
The US has no alternative and must pull its troops out of Iraq, or else face an impending crisis, the country’s outgoing prime minister says.
US officials are bracing for Iran to respond to the killing of its most powerful general, noting heightened military readiness in the country and preparing for a possible “tit-for-tat” attempt on the life of an American military commander.
US President Donald Trump insists Iranian cultural sites are fair game for the US military, dismissing concerns within his own administration that doing so could constitute a war crime under international law.
The US military may strike more Iranian leaders if the Islamic Republic retaliates for the Trump administration’s killing of Tehran’s most powerful general last week by attacking Americans or American interests, secretary of state Mike Pompeo said.
The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group has vowed to end the US military’s presence in the Middle East, saying American bases, warships and soldiers are all fair targets following the recent killing of an Iranian general.
The Royal Navy will accompany ships through the Strait of Hormuz amid soaring tensions in the Middle East, following the US’s fatal drone strike on Iran’s top general.
Several rockets have exploded near the US embassy in Baghdad and at an airport housing US troops north of the Iraqi city.
The Foreign Office has strengthened its warnings over travel to Middle East nations amid the ratcheting of tensions in the wake of the US’s drone strike on a top Iranian general.
Not since the general election have Britain’s newspaper front pages been so dominated by one issue, as they are on Saturday about the US killing of Iraqi General Qassem Soleimani.
July 25, 2015 – The US, Iran and other world powers including the UK announce an agreement they describe as a “first step” toward preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
After Friday’s targeted killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, newsrooms struggled with the question: Had the United States just carried out an assassination? And should news stories about the killing use that term?
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has demanded an urgent Privy Council meeting over the US killing of Iran’s top military chief as the Pentagon announced it will send 3,000 more troops to the Middle East.