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  • Iran Releases "Video Proof" Contradicting Trump Claim US Shot Down Drone

    Earlier in the day top Iranian officials claimed the US Navy may have shot down its own US drone "by mistake" - contradicting the White House account that it had been "immediately destroyed" when it came within 1,000 yards of the ship according to President Trump during Thursday's press briefing announcing the Iranian drone downing. Iran's military says all of its drones are accounted for and that it had successfully tracked and monitored the USS Boxer via its overhead unmanned aerial system...

    Zero Hedge
  • Calling Trump claim ‘delusional,’ Iran says US may have shot down its own drone by mistake

    “All drones belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz have returned to their bases,” said a spokesman for the Iranian armed forces Iran on Friday said President Donald Trump’s claim that the American Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz is “delusional” and suggested [

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  • Trump Says U.S. Destroyed Iranian Drone. Iran Says It Didn't Happen

    Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's statement that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf.

    Fortune
  • Trump says the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone, Iran says it didn't, and the whole mess … is a mess

    On Thursday, Donald Trump tweeted that the United States had shot down an Iranian drone that had come too close to an American ship. Almost immediately, Iran claimed the event never happened, and that all its drones were safely tucked in at their bases. It’s a measure of how Trump has handled international relations that no one seems to know whom to believe. As The New York Times reports, military officials state that a “relatively small drone” was fired on after coming within a kilometer of...

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  • Iran says video 'proves drone not downed' by US

    Iran airs footage which it says refutes US claims to have destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf.

    BBC News
  • President Trump says US ‘destroyed’ Iranian drone

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says a US ship “destroyed” an Iranian drone on Thursday. He said the drone came within 1,000 yards of the USS Boxer and ignored “multiple calls to stand down.” Speaking at the White House Trump said the drone was “threatening the safety of the ship and the ship’s crew” in the Strait of Hormuz and was “immediately destroyed.” The drone was destroyed using electronic jamming, according to a US defense official. The crew of the Boxer [

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  • US Navy ship 'destroyed' an Iranian drone, Trump says

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that the USS Boxer downed an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of the Navy ship and ignored "multiple calls to stand down" -- marking yet another escalation in the already tense situation playing out between Washington and Tehran. Speaking at the White House, Trump said the drone was "threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew" in the Strait of Hormuz and was "immediately destroyed." The drone was destroyed using electronic jamming,...

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