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Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

One year ago   |   By KETV

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America.
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Iran says it shot down an American drone, raising fears of a looming war

Iran says it shot down an American drone, raising fears of a looming war

One year ago   |   By National Post

Iran said Thursday that it had shot down a U.S. drone, days after American officials blamed Iran for attacks on international shipping, in the latest escalation in tensions that have raised fears of war between the two countries.
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U.S. drone shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guard

One year ago   |   By NY Daily News

Iranian forces said it shot down a United States Military drone Thursday, ramping up escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East amid its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers. Iran's Revolutionary Guard used a surface-to-air missile to down the American surveillance...
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Iran Says It Shot Down U.S. Drone to Send a Message: “We Are Ready for War”

One year ago   |   By Slate

“We do not intend to engage in war with any country, but we are ready for war," a Revolutionary Guard commander said.
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Tensions With Iran Unlikely To Lead To Repeat Of 'Tanker War'

One year ago   |   By NPR

The recent attacks on oil tankers amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran has happened before. In the 1980s, the U.S. needed Gulf oil. Today, not so much.
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Iran Says It Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Escalating Tensions in the Oil Region

One year ago   |   By Fortune

Iran said it shot down a U.S. drone near the mouth of the Persian Gulf, escalating already fierce tensions in an oil-exporting region that's been on the brink of a military confrontation for weeks. Oil prices surged.
"We will defend Iran's airspace and maritime boundaries with all our might," Ali Shamkhani, secretary-general for the Supreme National Security Council was quoted as saying by state-run Islamic Students' News Agency. "It doesn't matter which country's aircraft cross our airspace."
Iranian media described it as a spy drone and said it was in Iranian airspace and was hit near...
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