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Iran Shoots Down a U.S. Drone, Escalating Tensions

25 days ago   |   By NY Times

Iran claimed that the surveillance aircraft had entered its airspace, which the U.S. military denied, as each side accused the other of aggression.
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Opinion: Why War With Iran Is Bad For Trump - And America

Opinion: Why War With Iran Is Bad For Trump - And America

25 days ago   |   By NPR

Iran's shoot-down of a U.S. drone underscores the growing risk of conflict between the countries. If war occurs, President Trump will wish he stayed out, write Aaron David Miller and Richard Sokolsky.
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Oil jumps 3% toward $64 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf

25 days ago   |   By Reuters

Oil rose more than 3% toward $64 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington.
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Iran Shooting Down U.S. Drone Is A 'Dangerous Escalation,' Says Rep. Kinzinger

25 days ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Noel King asks Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, how the U.S. should respond to Iran shooting down a military drone.
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Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid tensions

25 days ago   |   By WGN TV

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, though they disputed the circumstances of the incident.
The Guard said it shot down the drone over Iranian airspace, while two U.S. officials told The Associated Press that the downing happened over international airspace in the Strait of Hormuz. The different accounts could not be immediately reconciled.
Previously, the U.S. military alleged that Iran had fired a missile...
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