Russia Warns U.S. to Not 'Look for Excuses to Start A New Conflict' After Report Claims Iran Killed 600 U.S. Soldiers


by Newsweek

Newsweek— Russia doubts a U.S. report alleging that Iran was behind the deaths of 608 U.S. troops in Iraq and pointed to the hundreds of thousands of civilians killed since the 2003 invasion.

The National Interest—Report: Iran Killed 600 U.S. Soldiers in the Iraq War. Task and Purpose Security, Middle East Here's how we know Iran is responsible. Iran is responsible for the deaths of more than 600 U.S. service members in Iraq from 2003 until 2011, according to a Pentagon report provided to the State Department. "During Operation Iraqi Freedom, DoD assessed that at least 603 U.S. personnel deaths in Iraq were the result of Iran-backed militants," Pentagon spokesman Navy Cmdr. Sean Robertson told Task & Purpose. "These casualties were the result of...

IN—Turkey looking at new trade mechanisms with Iran to avoid U.S. sanctions. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey is looking into establishing new trade mechanisms with Iran, like the INSTEX system set up by European countries to avoid U.S. sanctions reimposed last year on exports of Iranian oil.

U.S.—Turkey looking at new trade mechanisms with Iran to avoid U.S. sanctions. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey is looking into establishing new trade mechanisms with Iran, like the INSTEX system set up by European countries to avoid U.S. sanctions reimposed last year on exports of Iranian oil.