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April 20, 2024 at 4:19 PM

Iran down plays missile strike by Israel

Both Iran and Israel appear to be de-escalating the conflict after the latest strike.
April 20, 2024 at 4:19 PM
Iran down plays missile strike by Israel
April 19, 2024 at 10:08 PM

Nothing to see here: US, Israel go radio silent on strike against Iran

A day after Israeli fighter aircraft boldly struck an air defense radar site inside Iran, top US and Israeli officials declined to publicly acknowledge the incident.
April 19, 2024 at 10:08 PM
Nothing to see here: US, Israel go radio silent on strike against Iran
April 19, 2024 at 1:04 PM

White House reaction to latest retaliation against Iran

The U.S. had made clear that whether or not to strike back at Iran was a decision for Israel alone to make.
April 19, 2024 at 1:04 PM
White House reaction to latest retaliation against Iran
April 19, 2024 at 1:03 PM

Israel ‘secretive’ leading up to Iran strike

ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz reports on Israel’s retaliatory attack on Iran.
April 19, 2024 at 1:03 PM
Israel ‘secretive’ leading up to Iran strike
April 19, 2024 at 12:01 PM

Sec. Blinken gives remarks on Israel’s retaliation against Iran

The strike was in response to Iran's attack last Saturday
April 19, 2024 at 12:01 PM
Sec. Blinken gives remarks on Israel’s retaliation against Iran
April 18, 2024 at 7:43 PM

Some Iranian women say they fear war with Israel amid violent hijab crackdown

ABC News spoke to several women in Iran who said the fear of an imminent war with Israel has been added to a long list of worries and hardships.
April 18, 2024 at 7:43 PM
Some Iranian women say they fear war with Israel amid violent hijab crackdown
April 18, 2024 at 6:11 PM

US sanctions 16 people, 2 groups after Iran attacks

US officials say those who were sanctioned enabled Iran's drone production following Iran's attack on Israel.
April 18, 2024 at 6:11 PM
US sanctions 16 people, 2 groups after Iran attacks
April 17, 2024 at 8:29 PM

US reacts to Middle East conflict

Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo, talks about the United States protecting Americans, de-escalating conflict in the Middle East, and a bipartisan foreign aid bill after Iran’s missile attack on Israel.
April 17, 2024 at 8:29 PM
US reacts to Middle East conflict
April 17, 2024 at 7:01 PM

Will US sanctions against Iran go far enough?

The sanctions include targeting Iran's missile and drone program.
April 17, 2024 at 7:01 PM
Will US sanctions against Iran go far enough?
April 17, 2024 at 2:40 PM

US set to announce new sanctions against Iran for attack on Israel

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellin said the United States will soon impose new sanctions on Iran, targeting its missile and drone programs.
April 17, 2024 at 2:40 PM
US set to announce new sanctions against Iran for attack on Israel
April 16, 2024 at 6:58 PM

Israel's vow to retaliate against Iran complicates aid talks

U.S. officials said they believe Iran's attack was mostly a failure and the goal now should be a response with broad international support.
April 16, 2024 at 6:58 PM
Israel's vow to retaliate against Iran complicates aid talks
April 16, 2024 at 1:56 PM

Israel vows to retaliate after Iran attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his war cabinet for the third consecutive day to discuss a response to the barrage of more than 300 missiles and drones early Sunday.
April 16, 2024 at 1:56 PM
Israel vows to retaliate after Iran attack
April 16, 2024 at 12:04 AM

Western military keeps eyes Iran allies

Military officials are keeping a close eye on Iran's allies following its attack on Israel.
April 16, 2024 at 12:04 AM
Western military keeps eyes Iran allies
April 15, 2024 at 11:29 PM

Biden says US 'committed to Israel's security'

President Joe Biden addressed Iran's retaliatory attack against Israel while the prime minister of Iraq was visiting the White House.
April 15, 2024 at 11:29 PM
Biden says US 'committed to Israel's security'
April 15, 2024 at 8:23 PM

Fallout from Iran’s attack on Israel

Chris Costa, former National Security Council senior director for counterterrorism, shares his analysis of what this means for both countries going forward.
April 15, 2024 at 8:23 PM
Fallout from Iran’s attack on Israel
April 15, 2024 at 7:37 PM

World leaders urge Israel not to retaliate

Israel is still weighing its response to Iran's attack with a second day of war cabinet meetings. Israel's military chief says, "Israel will indeed respond."
April 15, 2024 at 7:37 PM
World leaders urge Israel not to retaliate
April 15, 2024 at 6:44 PM

John Kirby reaffirms US will not take part in any Israeli retaliation against Iran

Kirby, however, did say during his press briefing that the U.S. is committed to defending Israel.
April 15, 2024 at 6:44 PM
John Kirby reaffirms US will not take part in any Israeli retaliation against Iran
April 15, 2024 at 6:08 PM

Iran launches unprecedented attack on Israel

ABC News chief national correspondent Matt Gutman and ABC News senior White House correspondent Selina Wang talk about Iran’s missile launch against Israel as the country considers retaliation.
April 15, 2024 at 6:08 PM
Iran launches unprecedented attack on Israel
April 15, 2024 at 3:57 PM

Israel weighs potential response to Iran’s attack

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with his war cabinet for the second time after being unable to make a final decision.
April 15, 2024 at 3:57 PM
Israel weighs potential response to Iran’s attack
April 15, 2024 at 3:57 PM

Economy uncertain after Iran attacks Israel

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous shares how an Israeli response to Iran's attack could lead to soaring gas prices and push inflation even higher.
April 15, 2024 at 3:57 PM
Economy uncertain after Iran attacks Israel
April 15, 2024 at 3:28 PM

Israeli war cabinet considering response after Iran attack

The world is on edge as Israel weighs its response to a swarm of more than 300 Iranian missiles and drones early Sunday.
April 15, 2024 at 3:28 PM
Israeli war cabinet considering response after Iran attack
April 15, 2024 at 2:29 PM

White House touts 'extraordinary success' against Iran's Israel attack but doesn't want 'wider' war

John Kirby praised the "extraordinary success" of Israel's defense against a drone and missile attack unleashed by Iran on Saturday and said the U.S. doesn't want war
April 15, 2024 at 2:29 PM
WH touts 'extraordinary success' against Iran's attack, doesn't want 'wider' war
April 15, 2024 at 1:23 PM

Middle East tension causes concern on Wall Street

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis reports on how the rising tensions, along with higher-than-expected inflation, could impact the stock market.
April 15, 2024 at 1:23 PM
Middle East tension causes concern on Wall Street
April 15, 2024 at 1:22 PM

At least half of Iran’s missiles failed to launch or crashed

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz reports on what the Pentagon is saying about the attack and Israel’s defense.
April 15, 2024 at 1:22 PM
At least half of Iran’s missiles failed to launch or crashed
April 15, 2024 at 1:22 PM

US will not participate if Israel retaliates Iranian attack

President Joe Biden has encouraged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to think carefully and strategically about the risk of escalation as it weighs its response to Iran’s attack.
April 15, 2024 at 1:22 PM
US will not participate if Israel retaliates Iranian attack
April 15, 2024 at 1:21 PM

White House urges caution as Israel weighs response to Iran missiles

White House national security spokesperson John Kirby answers questions about the nation's response to rising tensions between Israel and Iran.
April 15, 2024 at 1:21 PM
White House urges caution as Israel weighs response to Iran missiles
April 15, 2024 at 2:25 AM

Iranian strike against Israel sparks fears of wider regional conflict

The U.S. has defense assets prepositioned in the Red Sea to help Israel, but was surprised by the number of missiles and drones strikes Iran launched against Israel.
April 15, 2024 at 2:25 AM
Iranian strike against Israel sparks fears of wider regional conflict
April 14, 2024 at 9:45 PM

Iran launches attack on Israel: What is the Iron Dome?

Iran unleashed a retaliatory attack on Israel Saturday night, sending more than 300 uncrewed drones and missiles toward targets throughout the country, officials said.
April 14, 2024 at 9:45 PM
Iran launches attack on Israel: What is the Iron Dome?
April 14, 2024 at 7:48 PM

Iranian president releases statement following attack on Israel

"Iran has now taught Israel a lesson," Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said.
April 14, 2024 at 7:48 PM
Iranian president releases statement following attack on Israel
April 14, 2024 at 7:48 PM

IDF spokesperson comments on Iran's attack on Israel

Peter Lerner said this was a substantial strike that can't be taken lightly.
April 14, 2024 at 7:48 PM
IDF spokesperson comments on Iran's attack on Israel
April 14, 2024 at 7:47 PM

Iran launches direct attack on Israel

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz reports on the latest in the Iranian retaliatory strikes on Israel on “This Week.”
April 14, 2024 at 7:47 PM
Iran launches direct attack on Israel
April 14, 2024 at 7:43 PM

Biden ‘ordered US forces actively to participate in the defense of Israel’: Kirby

George Stephanopoulos interviews White House National Security Communications Adviser John Kirby on “This Week.”
April 14, 2024 at 7:43 PM
Biden ‘ordered US forces actively to participate in the defense of Israel’: Kirby
April 14, 2024 at 7:43 PM

G7 leaders condemn Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel

President Joe Biden spoke with G7 leaders after the unprecedented attack by Iran launching hundreds of drones and cruise and ballistic missiles at Israel.
April 14, 2024 at 7:43 PM
G7 leaders condemn Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel
April 14, 2024 at 7:41 PM

Washington Post reporter once held captive in Iran reacts to Iran strike on Israel

Iranian-American reporter Jason Rezaian was held captive for 544 days while reporting in Tehran and offers his insight on the growing tensions in the Middle East.
April 14, 2024 at 7:41 PM
Washington Post reporter once held captive in Iran reacts to Iran strike on Israel
April 14, 2024 at 7:40 PM

US will not participate in Israel retaliatory strike against Iran, Biden says

A senior administration official said Biden stressed to Netanyahu in their call Saturday night that Israel had prevailed against Iran's strike against Israel.
April 14, 2024 at 7:40 PM
US will not participate in Israel retaliatory strike against Iran, Biden says
April 14, 2024 at 3:38 PM

World now awaits for next move after Iranian strikes at Israel

ABC News’ Britt Clennett reports from Jerusalem as the world waits for the next move after Iran launched hundreds of drones and cruise and ballistic missiles at Israel.
April 14, 2024 at 3:38 PM
World now awaits for next move after Iranian strikes at Israel
April 14, 2024 at 3:38 PM

White House response to Iranian attack at Israel

U.S. officials confirmed that they shot down some of the Iranian drones and missiles headed towards Israel.
April 14, 2024 at 3:38 PM
White House response to Iranian attack at Israel
April 14, 2024 at 1:45 PM

Iranian attack could have major impact on markets, oil prices

ABC News’ Alexis Christoforous reports on how the unrest in the Middle East could impact the stock markets and oil prices, putting Wall Street on high alert.
April 14, 2024 at 1:45 PM
Iranian attack could have major impact on markets, oil prices
April 14, 2024 at 1:27 PM

John Kirby on Iranian strike on Israel

The top National Security Council spokesman discusses the unprecedented Iranian attacks on Israel with hundreds of missiles and drones. Plus, what this could mean for the U.S.
April 14, 2024 at 1:27 PM
John Kirby on Iranian strike on Israel
April 14, 2024 at 1:26 PM

Iran launches retaliatory strikes at Israel

Iran fired hundreds of cruise and ballistic missiles and drones at Israeli targets Saturday night in retaliation after a deadly attack on its consulate in Syria. ABC News’ Britt Clennett reports.
April 14, 2024 at 1:26 PM
Iran launches retaliatory strikes at Israel
April 14, 2024 at 5:58 AM

Israel's multilayered air-defense system protected it from Iran's drone and missile strike

Israel's multilayered air-defense system is credited with protecting the country from serious damage or casualties from an Iranian strike by more than 300 drones and ballistic missiles
April 14, 2024 at 5:58 AM
April 14, 2024 at 3:09 AM

Iran attacks Israel with drones

The attack is in retaliation after an Iranian consulate in Syria was struck and Iran blamed Israel. Also, President Biden has cut short his weekend to address the looming threat.
April 14, 2024 at 3:09 AM
Iran attacks Israel with drones
April 14, 2024 at 2:26 AM

'Small number' of Iranian missiles land in Israel

A "small number" of Iran's surface-to-air missiles landed in Israeli territory early Sunday morning. A 10-year-old child is in "critical condition," Israel's national emergency services said.
April 14, 2024 at 2:26 AM
'Small number' of Iranian missiles land in Israel
April 14, 2024 at 2:01 AM

Iran's retaliatory strike on Israel has started

A U.S. defense official confirms Iran has fired both cruise and ballistic missiles toward Israel. Martha Raddatz has more on the complicated relationship in the Middle East.
April 14, 2024 at 2:01 AM
Iran's retaliatory strike on Israel has started
April 14, 2024 at 1:39 AM

Israel vows to respond to Iranian drone attack

There are reports, but nothing is confirmed of missles hitting targets in Israel. U.S. forces in the region are reported to be shooting down drones targeting Israel.
April 14, 2024 at 1:39 AM
Israel vows to respond to Iranian drone attack
April 14, 2024 at 12:00 AM

Biden's message to Iran about retaliatory strike on Israel: 'Don't'

At the same time, he said he expects an Iranian attack "sooner than later."
April 14, 2024 at 12:00 AM
Biden's message to Iran about retaliatory strike on Israel: 'Don't'
April 13, 2024 at 11:55 PM

Iran begins retaliatory attack against Israel

With Iranian missiles still heading to Israel, the IDF has told the public to stay alert.
April 13, 2024 at 11:55 PM
Iran begins retaliatory attack against Israel
April 13, 2024 at 2:23 PM

Iran could be set to attack Israel

Warnings from U.S. officials indicate that Iran could be ready to attack Israel with missile and drone strikes with officials saying that Tehran has more than 100 cruise missiles.
April 13, 2024 at 2:23 PM
Iran could be set to attack Israel
April 13, 2024 at 2:54 AM

Threat of Iranian retaliation looms

Retired Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute joins to discuss the possibility of an Iranian retaliation against Israel after a deadly Israeli strike in Syria earlier this month.
April 13, 2024 at 2:54 AM
Threat of Iranian retaliation looms
April 13, 2024 at 2:26 AM

Iran readies missiles for possible attack on Israel: US Officials

The U.S. is moving "assets" to the region to deter Iran from retaliatory attack on Israel and avoid a wider conflict, officials said.
April 13, 2024 at 2:26 AM
Iran readies missiles for possible attack on Israel: US Officials