Iran blamed "human error" in the shooting down of a Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 jetliner that killed all 176 aboard. Iranian spokespeople previously blamed a fire that started in the jet's engine.
"Time is running out," Fabian Hinz says, as Iran loses faith in Europe's ability to save a deal the United States is increasingly trying to kill.
Russia Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that "an in-depth analysis of potential military threats was required" along with "measures to improve the armed forces."
Both the U.S. and Iran have said they will no longer adhere to the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
The secretary of state told Fox News there was "no doubt" the Iranian general was plotting attacks on Americans.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali al-Hakim said "it was very necessary that all foreign troops need to leave from our territory" but a senior U.S. intelligence official told Newsweek there is "no decision yet."
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 is believed to have been struck by a Russia-built Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile system, known to NATO as Gauntlet, two U.S. and one Iraqi official told Newsweek.
All 176 passengers and crew of a Ukraine International Airways flight to Kiev were killed when a Boeing plane crashed near Tehran.
Absent the likelihood that the heightened conflicts between the U.S. and Iran will—at the moment—lead to further immediate conflict, lawmakers are now free to focus on attempts to limit the president's ability to circumvent Congress and take such consequential future military action.
As President Donald Trump called on other nations to play an increased role in the Middle East after Iranian attacks on Iraqi bases housing U.S. personnel, Russia and Turkey discussed Libya and Syria.
"The missiles fired last night at us and our allies were paid for with the funds made available by the last administration," Trump said at the White House during a special televised event, flanked by top military generals and administration officials.
President Donald Trump said the U.S. and Iran should work together against ISIS, a common foe, in an attempt to de-escalate tensions between the two countries.
A coalition of progressive activist groups so far has 185 protests against conflict with Iran planned in cities across America.
Iraq's Ayn al-Asad Air Base and at least one site in Kurdistan's Erbil were hit by cruise missiles and short-range ballistic missiles launched from within neighboring Iran, Newsweek has learned.
"The U.S. is indeed obligated to issue a visa to all UN invitees" under the 1947 Headquarters Agreement Act, NYU Law's Jose Alvarez told Newsweek.
Less than a week after the U.S. assassinated Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a rare visit to his Middle Eastern ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Dominic Raab said the U.K. was working with its European and American partners to "de-escalate" tensions with Iran following the assassination of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.
The Obama administration sanctioned Soleimani in 2011 over his involvement in a plan to assassinate a Saudi diplomat in Washington, D.C.
The president told conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh that Soleimani was a terrorist with the blood of Americans on his hands.
A map shows where and how many U.S. troops are located in the Middle East and Afghanistan, many of them in nations near Iran.
Marine Corps Brigadier General William H. Seely III told Baghdad officials that the U.S. was preparing to move "out of Iraq" in a letter that the Pentagon says should not have been sent.
Ali Akbar Velayati said that the U.S. "took a foolish move" by assassinating Qassem Soleimani "and they must leave the region."
Soleimani's funeral procession has been travelling through major Iraqi and Iranian cities following his assassination last week.
Sources told Newsweek there was a "high probability" that Imam Ali Brigades leader Shubul al-Zaidi was among those killed.
Iran is not believed to possess nuclear weapons—something it officially forbids. But the U.S. exit from a nuclear deal remains at the center of a worsening conflict between the two nations.
Iran has the biggest and most advanced missile arsenal in the Middle East, the region's largest standing army, and scores of partnered Shiite Muslim militias hostile to the U.S. and its allies.
Senior Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed in an American drone strike outside Baghdad International Airport on Thursday.
Iranian military officials, lawmakers and clerics have vowed to take revenge against the U.S. after the assassination of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani.
Kim threatened to return to longer-range missile and nuclear tests as the United States refuses to budge on sanctions relief.
Brigadier-General Esmail Ghaani previously served Soleimani as his deputy commander of the clandestine Quds Force.