Several people were killed in Turkey after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake shook the country on Sunday. Officials have said at least nine people were killed and dozens of others were injured after the quake hit near Turkey’s border with Iran.
According to U.S. Military officials, Iran’s Ayatollah regime may be looking to boost support for its terror proxies after the elimination of Gen. Qasem Soleimani. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more.
A Democrat senator flew overseas this week to meet with a major U.S. enemy, prompting concern in the Trump administration. One America’s chief White House correspondent Chanel Rion has more on this from Washington.
The State Department has blacklisted five Iranian officials, who have been accused of preventing free and fair elections in the Islamic Republic. According to U.S. Special Representative Brian Hook, the sanctions were imposed on members of Iran’s Guardian Council and its Elections Supervision Committee.
President Trump has named the current U.S. ambassador to Germany as his pick for acting Director of National Intelligence. In a tweet Wednesday, he announced Richard Grenell will take over the position from Joseph Maguire.
President Trump has said Iran is unwilling to make a deal with the U.S. because Democrats are interfering with American foreign policy. The president took to Twitter on Wednesday, where he accused John Kerry and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) of violating the Logan Act.
Reports reveal at least four small rockets hit near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad early Sunday.
Several countries are demanding that Iran release the black boxes from the plane crash that killed 176 people back in January. On the sidelines of Friday’s security conference in Germany, foreign ministers from Canada and Ukraine urged Iran to be transparent.
A U.S. warship intercepted an illegal shipment of Iranian missiles in the Arabian Sea this week. In a statement, U.S. Central Command said the USS Normandy detained a small sailboat with 150 anti-tank missiles onboard.