Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Iran slams Trump administration for sanctions

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/25/19, 12:33 pm

WASHINGTON—Iran on Tuesday condemned U.S. sanctions targeting Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and other Iranian leaders, saying that the move means “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two countries. U.S. President Donald Trump enacted new sanctions Monday against Khamenei and other Iranian leaders after Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. surveillance drone last week over international waters.

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U.S. to hit Iran with more sanctions

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/24/19, 01:13 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday imposing new economic sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khameini and his associates as Iranian officials warned they were willing to shoot down another U.S. drone. “We confidently say that the crushing response can always be repeated, and the enemy knows it,” Iranian Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi told a group of defense officials Monday, according to the government-aligned Tasnim news agency.

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Trump: Planes never took off for Iran strike

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/21/19, 01:47 pm

UPDATE: WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump clarified Friday that he had not given final approval for a planned retaliatory military strike against Iran a day earlier and that no U.S. military planes had taken off when he canceled it.

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