Funeral Held For Iranian Gen. Soleimani; Trump Threatens Targeted Strikes If Iran RetaliatesA Bay Area political analyst denounced President Trump's threats Sunday to destroy cultural sites in Iran and said that Iran may very well follow through with major retaliation against the killing of Qasem Soleimani.
U.S. Airstrike on Iranian General Spurs Anti-War Demonstrations in San Francisco, San JoseSeveral groups plan to gather Saturday afternoon in San Francisco and San Jose to protest a U.S. air strike this week that killed a top general in Iran.
Silicon Valley Congressman Joins With Bernie Sanders for Anti-War Legislative EffortU.S. Rep. Ro Khanna of Silicon Valley is teaming with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in a legislative effort to block funding they say the Pentagon and President Donald Trump could otherwise use to launch the country into war with Iran.
Pelosi, Top Democrats Criticize U.S. Killing of Iranian GeneralHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the the airstrike that killed Iran's top general was conducted by the Trump Administration without consultation of Congress or an authorization for use of military force against Iran.
British Say Iran Seized 2 Oil Tankers In Strait Of HormuzBritain's foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an escalation in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the West.
Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Suspected Of Pushing Iran Government's AgendaTwitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda.
California Navy Veteran Sentenced to 10 Years in Iran PrisonA U.S. Navy veteran from Southern California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran, becoming the first American known to be imprisoned there since Pres. Trump took office.
Facebook Removes 783 Fake Pages, Accounts Tied To IranFacebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls "coordinated inauthentic behavior."
Trump Administration to Restore Iran Sanctions Lifted in Obama Nuclear DealThe Trump administration on Friday restored U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal but carved out exemptions for eight countries that can still import oil from the Islamic Republic without penalty.
Facebook Takes Down More Iranian Pages Targeting US And UKFacebook said Friday that it had removed 82 pages, groups, and accounts that were run from Iran but targeting people in the US and the UK.
Trump Blasts "Ideology Of Globalism" In Address To U.N. General AssemblyPresident Trump excoriated the "ideology of globalism" and multinational authorities, underscoring the importance of national sovereignty and need for countries to pay for their own defense in his address before the United Nations General Assembly in New York Tuesday.