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US extends protection for ex-Trump aides from Iran threats

Jan. 10, 2023 20:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has again extended government protection to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and one of his top Iran aides due to persistent threats against them from Iran. In separate notices sent to Congress late last week, the State Department...

2 killed in protest over Iraqi activist's prison sentence

Dec. 07, 2022 16:09 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least two protesters were killed Wednesday in southern Iraq after security forces opened fire on a crowd demonstrating against a harsh prison sentence handed down against a young Iraqi activist over a Twitter post, local officials said. Hundreds of protesters took...

US says Iran threats to ex-officials Pompeo, Hook persist

Nov. 14, 2022 14:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has determined that Iranian threats against former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and one of his former top aides remain credible and persist nearly two years after they left office. The State Department notified Congress last week that...