Iran attacks bases housing US troops

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9:02 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

FAA issues restriction on flights in Iraq, Iran, Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

From CNN's Greg Wallace

The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it was restricting non-military US aircraft “from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran, and the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.”  

Read the FAA's full statement: 

"The Federal Aviation Administration issued Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS) tonight outlining flight restrictions that prohibit U.S. civil aviation operators from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran, and the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The FAA will continue closely monitoring events in the Middle East. We continue coordinating with our national security partners and sharing information with U.S. air carriers and foreign civil aviation authorities."
8:53 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

White House says there will be no additional written statements tonight

From CNN's Jim Acosta

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said she won't be issuing a written statement Tuesday night, aside from her earlier statement that President Trump had been briefed.

Moments ago, a White House official said Trump will not deliver an address tonight following a missile attack on two Iraqi bases that house US troops.

9:01 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

National security officials just left the White House

Top national security officials — including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper — have departed the White House.

Vice President Mike Pence also departed.

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8:43 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

Trump will not deliver address tonight, White House official says

From CNN's Jim Acosta

President Trump will not deliver an address Tuesday night following a missile attack on two Iraqi bases that house US troops, a White House official said.

Aides had been making preparations for a possible address to the nation after Iran fired missiles at US forces in Iraq. 

But an official now says Trump won't appear before cameras tonight.

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8:30 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

Video appears to show missiles being launched

Sima News
Sima News

A video from Iran’s Sima News reportedly shows missiles being launched and fired at the al-Asad air base in Iraq.

CNN cannot independently verify this video.

Watch:

9:27 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

Iran threatens to attack Dubai and Haifa if country is bombed

From CNN’s Artemis Moshtaghian

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said in its Telegram channel that, in the event Iranian soil is bombed, it will target the cities of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Haifa, Israel, in the third wave of operations.

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8:08 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

Footage appears to show moment of attack on base

From Fars News
From Fars News

A video from Iran’s Fars news shows the moment that Iran says a “ballistic missile” hit the al-Asad base in Iraq.

The photo above appears to show a flash after a missile hits at or near al-Asad air base.

CNN cannot independently verify this video.

See the video here:

8:23 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

Iran threatens to attack inside America if US responds to missile attacks

From CNN’s Artemis Moshtaghian

In its Telegram channel, Iranian Revolutionary Guard says the “Pentagon reports that the US will respond to Iran’s attacks.”

IRGC then says in a footnote, “This time we will respond to you in America”

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8:06 p.m. ET, January 7, 2020

Security increased around the White House, official says

From CNN's Jim Acosta

Alex Brandon/AP
Alex Brandon/AP

Security has been increased around the grounds of the White House tonight in light of the current tensions with Iran, a law enforcement official said.

A US Secret Service official declined to comment, passing along a statement released by the agency, saying it "continually assesses the threat environment surrounding all protectees." 

USSS officers with assault rifles were spotted at checkpoints near the White House.