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Pune Neighborhood Welcomes Home Veteran Nurse Caring for Coronavirus Patients...
A critical-care nurse in Pune received a gracious welcome on Sunday, May 17, as she returned home to her family after three weeks treating coronavirus patients.
By angelinafay on 2020-05-18 14:40 UTC
Coronavirus burial pits so vast they're visible from space...
Iranian authorities began digging a pair of trenches for victims just days after the government disclosed the initial outbreak. Together, their lengths are that of a football field.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-12 16:45 UTC
Coronavirus death toll in Iran is the largest outside China...
The coronavirus death toll in Iran rose Sunday to eight — the largest outside of China — prompting neighboring countries to close their borders with the Mideast nation as panic over the outbreak mounts. The number of people currently infected
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-23 18:22 UTC
34 US Troops Had Brain Injuries From Iran Attack...
The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 19:09 UTC
Trump minimizes severity of U.S. troops' head injuries in Iran attacks...
Trump, who initially claimed no Americans were hurt in the missile strikes, said at a press conference in Davos that potential traumatic brain injuries are less severe than, say, missing limbs.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-22 16:04 UTC
Baghdad: Rockets Strike Near U.S. Embassy And Iranian MP Offers Reward For Killing Trump...
Three rockets landed inside Baghdad's Green Zone on Tuesday morning, Iraqi police sources informed Reuters. The rockets were launched from Zafaraniyah district outside Baghdad and are linked to Iranian militia support as tensions rise between the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-21 20:24 UTC
'They seemed fine': Troops who suffered brain injuries in Iran missile attacks initially had no symptoms, sources say...
Several troops injured in an Iranian rocket attack earlier this month initially seemed healthy after suffering brain injuries, a military source told the Washington Examiner on Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 21:49 UTC
Troops will stay in Iraq as Pentagon decides where US forces will be stationed around the world, official says...
The United States has no plans to withdraw troops from Iraq and will assess the postings of American forces worldwide, Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said yesterday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 17:03 UTC
Last week's Iran missile attack injured 11 US troops...
11 troops reportedly were treated for concussions following last week's missile attack.11 troops reportedly were treated for concussions following last week's missile attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 03:28 UTC
U.S. Military Resumes Joint Operations With Iraq...
The decision to restart military operations in Iraq came less than two weeks after Iraq’s Parliament voted to expel all American forces from Iraq.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-16 04:19 UTC
Iran claims it has arrested person who filmed Ukrainian plane being shot down...
Iranian authorities say the person who filmed a video proving the country shot down a commercial plane has been arrested.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-15 16:21 UTC
Trump authorized Soleimani killing seven months ago: Report...
Seven months ago President Trump approved the killing of Qassem Soleimani if Iran continued escalating conflict with the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 15:20 UTC
Trump tells Fox News' Laura Ingraham 'four embassies' were targeted in imminent threat from Iran...
President Trump told Fox News' Laura Ingraham in an interview that the imminent threat from Iran that provoked the United States to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani involved planned attacks on four US embassies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-11 08:06 UTC
Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Saturday acknowledged that its armed forces "unintentionally" shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-11 08:00 UTC
Donald Trump: Qasem Soleimani Was 'Looking to Blow Up Our Embassy'...
President Donald Trump said that Iranian Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani was threatening to blow up the American embassy in Baghdad.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-09 18:27 UTC
U.S. Is 'Confident' Iran Shot Down Ukrainian Passenger Airliner, Killing 176 People...
U.S. Pentagon officials have confirmed Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger airliner killing 176 people.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-09 18:27 UTC
Commercial airlines reroute flights amid US-Iran tensions...
Analysts say the changed flight plans are expected to inconvenience as many as 15,000 passengers per day and lengthen flight times by an average of 30 to 90 minutes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 17:33 UTC
Kiev-bound Ukraine International Airlines jet likely SHOT DOWN leaving Tehran...
A PLANE that crashed killing 176 people hours after an Iranian missile strike on US bases was "likely" shot down and wreckage shows "obvious projectile holes", experts say. The Kiev-bound Ukraine International Airlines jet came down shortl
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 17:31 UTC
Transcript of Trump's remarks on Iran...
The following is a transcript of President Trump's remarks on Iran Wednesday morning:
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-08 17:28 UTC
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