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Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran

U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "c...

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran

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U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran: Pentagon chief U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian...
23:12, 05/06/2019

'Credible threat' by Iran led to carrier, bombers to Middle East: Acting Pentagon Chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces....
20:36, 05/06/2019

Pentagon decision to move air carrier and bombers based on ‘credible threat’ Iran plotting attacks WHEN A ROUTINE DEPLOYMENT ISN’T ANYMORE: The chief of naval operations confirmed yesterday that the U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and its escort ships were already en route to the Arabian Gulf...
15:12, 05/07/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
22:48, 05/06/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
15:48, 05/06/2019

The US is deploying a carrier and bombers to the Middle East in a warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U...
04:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran: Bolton The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a clear message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with "unrel...
03:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate w...
05:24, 05/06/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced.        ...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
20:12, 05/24/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
18:48, 05/10/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats......
11:00, 05/08/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
00:00, 05/11/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats fro...
01:12, 05/08/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
10:12, 05/06/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
15:36, 05/06/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.    ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrelenting force” against Tehran has raised US-Iran ten...
18:12, 05/06/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
15:24, 05/25/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and se...
00:12, 05/26/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft carrier force sent to counter alleged threats from...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking ...
20:36, 05/23/2019

Citing Iranian Threat, U.S. Sends Carrier Group and Bombers to Persian Gulf John R. Bolton, the White House national security adviser, announced the deployment on Sunday night. He and other officials have pushed anti-Iran policies....
06:48, 05/06/2019

US carrier and bombers deploy as tensions with Iran heat up The US is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region in response to "troubling" warnings from Iran, the White House announced Sunda...
02:24, 05/07/2019

U.S. sending carrier, bombers to Mideast is "psychological warfare": Iran Iran's top security body dismissed as "psychological warfare" a U.S. announcement that a carrier strike group and bombers are being sent to the Middle East as a message to Tehran, the semi-official Ta...
14:12, 05/07/2019

US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers after 'troubling indications' from Iran National security adviser John Bolton says any Iranian attack on US or its allies will be met with ‘unrelenting force’The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber taskforce to th...
05:36, 05/06/2019

US Sending Carrier, Bombers To Mideast "Psychological Warfare", Says Iran Iran's top security body dismissed as "psychological warfare" a US announcement that a carrier strike group and bombers are being sent to the Middle East as a message to Tehran, the semi-official......
18:24, 05/07/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Dona...
09:12, 05/26/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
03:36, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobilization. The task force will consist of B-52 bomber...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for Am...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
01:12, 05/23/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration is responding to Tehran's "provocations."...
19:36, 05/16/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 ...
04:12, 05/23/2019

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send about 2,000 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
19:12, 05/24/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threat DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran are beginning to arrive at a major American air ba...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on We...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on We...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian thre...
02:12, 05/23/2019

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America"...
04:24, 06/22/2019

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, writes Jake Novak....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior Unit...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
13:00, 06/18/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
20:12, 05/24/2019

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-s...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Pentagon publicly rebukes top British general on Iran threat The U.S. military gave a top British general a public tongue-lashing Tuesday after he told reporters at the Pentagon that Iran does not pose a threat to coalition troops in the Middle East....
22:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat...
04:12, 06/18/2019

US sending more troops to Middle East as Iran tensions mount The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
02:12, 06/18/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “...
19:12, 05/13/2019

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Ira...
03:12, 05/19/2019

U.S. envoy for Iran traveling to Middle East: State Department U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to the Middle East on Wednesday for meetings in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain to discuss "Iran's regional...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces....
15:12, 05/25/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration designed to increase “maximum pressure” on Iran....
19:00, 05/06/2019

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack o...
02:36, 06/19/2019

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait....
05:36, 06/14/2019

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the ...
04:48, 05/25/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
20:12, 05/16/2019

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
09:12, 06/28/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was ...
01:48, 06/18/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
03:48, 05/25/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" ...
03:24, 05/20/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by th...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it...
23:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said t...
13:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
22:36, 05/24/2019

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
22:48, 05/24/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said t...
18:48, 05/24/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
06:00, 05/06/2019

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iran...
06:24, 06/18/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting D...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest U.S. response to what Washing...
23:12, 05/10/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going ...
20:12, 05/24/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, ...
02:36, 05/14/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for) international peace", Iranian Foreign Minister Mo...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plans or risk war with Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday that it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East or risk war with Iran....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible threats" that Iran plans to attack American forces a...
22:36, 05/10/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was "extremely dangerous" f...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the...
18:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of...
02:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
03:12, 06/18/2019

Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA The Middle East situation requires closer ties between Iran and Russia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at a China-led security bloc summit on Friday, according to the Russian state news agency ...
15:12, 06/14/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open....
14:24, 05/17/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industri...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for additional military strength amid rising tensions...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates about countering the military threat from Iran ...
05:24, 06/25/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
05:36, 05/24/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that the Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to failure and said the Palestinian resistance movement will firmly ...
18:12, 05/29/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:12, 05/24/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilizing the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President Trump's allegations of "clear threats" from Iran....
20:36, 05/13/2019

Trump mulls proposal to beef up US troops in Middle East, as tensions with Iran flare The Pentagon on Thursday presented proposals to the White House at a meeting on sending military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defenses against Iran, Fox News has learned....
01:36, 05/24/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from th...
03:48, 05/06/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
10:12, 06/08/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull ...
06:00, 06/24/2019

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions....
19:12, 05/24/2019

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
15:12, 06/18/2019

East Sri Lanka on edge after Easter bombers linked to region Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as the investigation into the Islamic State-claimed Eas...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Top Antivirus Companies Hacked by a 'Credible Threat' Demanding a Measly $300 Grand, Security Firm Says A hacking group, said to run in both English- and Russian-speaking circles online, have offered to sell internal documents and code allegedly stolen from the servers of three major anti-virus companie...
02:12, 05/10/2019

The Latest: US cites ‘credible’ threats from Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The U.S. military says American troops in Iraq and Syria are now on a higher level of alert due to “credib...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN daily said on Monday that the decision to name Touraj ...
11:24, 05/06/2019

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trump administration deployed a aircraft carrier strik...
02:12, 05/22/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threats DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran have arrived at a major American air base in Qatar, the U.S...
08:48, 05/10/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Barings is looking to get back into the Middle East: CEO Tom Finke of Barings says the Middle East is an important and interesting place to "build relationships" and discusses the company's plans to invest in the region....
19:12, 04/28/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf ...
04:36, 06/18/2019

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off li...
10:24, 06/24/2019

Open up U.S. market, EU says in riposte to Pentagon threat U.S. fears about losing European defense contracts are unfounded, Brussels told Washington on Thursday after the Pentagon demanded the European Union curtail a new military pact that it sees as a pote...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Brent oil hovers around $72 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
13:36, 05/16/2019

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summit of the Group of 20 countries in Osaka...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East, mostly as a protective measure, amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congr...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
14:12, 06/13/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Brent oil moves toward $73 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
18:36, 05/16/2019

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
18:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed...
02:48, 06/14/2019

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudho...
19:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a thre...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Oil rises amid escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
07:48, 05/16/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory envir...
08:12, 05/10/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
08:12, 05/24/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he called the report "fake news."...
20:00, 05/14/2019

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief Fed...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with......
12:12, 06/18/2019

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
00:00, 05/24/2019

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices rose on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
04:12, 06/24/2019

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a...
09:36, 06/18/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for cash considerations, according to reports. The Tampa...
03:12, 05/11/2019

Hezbollah: confronting U.S. Middle East plan is a duty Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said on Friday it was a duty to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century"....
00:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
06:36, 05/20/2019

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials.....
06:48, 06/18/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s goin...
00:12, 06/18/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
02:48, 06/13/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
19:36, 05/24/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the ...
14:24, 05/14/2019

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack ...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle Ea...
18:24, 05/26/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
01:12, 06/01/2019

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown ve...
05:24, 05/25/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administratio...
18:48, 05/10/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
08:24, 04/29/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged up on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:48, 04/28/2019

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than befor...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 million in connection with a distribution agreement....
02:24, 06/19/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
13:48, 06/12/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:36, 06/21/2019

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
12:36, 06/21/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administration has called a dangerous threat from Iran, a repo...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more t...
11:48, 06/18/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the ...
15:24, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the is...
19:12, 06/14/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Oil steady as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices were steady on Friday, giving up earlier gains, and were on track for the first weekly increases this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
10:36, 05/17/2019

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
13:12, 06/26/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave every...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Leaders of Japan, France share Middle East concerns TOKYO (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to bolster naval defense ties in the Indo-Pacific region, as the two leaders also raised concer...
15:12, 06/26/2019

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a s...
21:12, 06/09/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in o...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials...
06:48, 06/18/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economi...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still accessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the c...
13:00, 06/14/2019

US deploys carrier group in 'message' to Iran The White House said that sending its aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East was 'clear and unmistakable' message to Tehran that the US was prepared to defend its interests....
11:24, 05/06/2019

US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions with Iran Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between Iran and the U.S....
19:12, 05/20/2019

Jared Kushner Tries to Sell His Middle East Plan to a Skeptical Audience (MANAMA, Bahrain) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consider a $50 billion economic support plan, even thoug...
09:24, 06/26/2019

US Launches Economic Formula For Middle East Peace, Palestinians Unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the......
10:36, 06/26/2019

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece o...
15:36, 07/16/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry to travel to Middle East next week Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Israel and Egypt next week to hold meetings about regional energy and cybersecurity issues, according to an Energy Department official....
00:48, 07/17/2019

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
03:00, 05/29/2019

Kushner: Agreement on economic pathway vital for Middle East peace Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution - but that agreement on an economic way forward was a n...
20:12, 06/25/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Oil prices climb after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attac...
10:12, 06/17/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attac...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
21:12, 05/19/2019

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong Un, exchanges warm personal letters and makes history by stepp...
05:00, 07/03/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Pale...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 16 marke...
15:48, 07/10/2019

Trump’s Middle East peace plan unveiled to anger and derision No Israelis or Palestinians present for launch of deal that shreds decades of diplomacyThe first phase of the Trump administration’s long-awaited peace plan for Israel and Palestine was rolled out to ...
19:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment-driven pathway forward for the Palestinians was a necessary precondition...
20:12, 06/25/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of t...
11:36, 06/23/2019

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Bo...
21:00, 07/15/2019

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between the U.S. and Iran....
12:12, 06/14/2019

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi Arabia The post How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny P...
15:24, 07/15/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and wo...
20:12, 05/24/2019

Kushner says Middle East peace plan will be 'good starting point' White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
03:00, 05/03/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace plan for the Middle East, indicating it would pull bac...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Stocks Slip as Middle East Tensions Boost Haven Assets Global stocks fell and investors rushed into bonds, gold and other haven assets as rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised for outstanding contribution to finance....
22:36, 06/26/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced around $2 million (Rs. 13.95 crore approx.), the......
11:24, 04/30/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is moving short-range ballistic missiles onto small boats...
08:36, 05/11/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to buy Schlumberger's Middle East onshore drilling rigs...
18:36, 04/28/2019

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outside of the Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate t...
19:00, 06/03/2019

US carrier in Persian Gulf a clear signal to Iran United States Navy fighter jets were flying missions from an aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea on Saturday, a signal to Iran of America's global military reach. (June 8)    ...
21:12, 06/10/2019

US warns Iran of 'unrelenting force' as it deploys carrier The US has dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East after receiving "clear indications" that Iran was preparing to possibly attack US forces in the region....
09:36, 05/06/2019

U.S. carrier to deter Iran passes through Suez Canal The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, deployed by President Donald Trump's administration to the Middle East as a warning to Iran, passed through Egypt's Suez Canal on Thursday, the Suez Canal Au...
15:12, 05/09/2019

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exercise together in the Arabian Sea....
14:24, 06/02/2019

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Japan and South Korea....
03:36, 06/24/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued in the Middle East....
04:36, 07/12/2019

Oil prices jump as U.S. crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over...
08:36, 06/26/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East....
04:36, 05/15/2019

Oil prices jump as US crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices advanced more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries ...
10:12, 06/26/2019

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer...
07:24, 07/12/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa re...
17:24, 06/27/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consider a legitimate political force....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
23:48, 05/19/2019

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. inte...
09:12, 06/21/2019

Why Jared Kushner's idealist plan for Middle East peace will inevitably fail If we didn’t know before, we certainly know now: Jared Kushner is an idealist. Like so many foreign policy visionaries before him, he has taken up the quixotic pursuit of Middle East peace, introducin...
20:36, 06/26/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for in...
00:12, 05/12/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. in...
03:24, 06/21/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confrontation with Iran as “fake news” — but added that if ...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Amid skepticism, US to launch first part of Middle East peace plan in Bahrain The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment....
06:36, 06/25/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, se...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
00:48, 06/23/2019

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to set the record straight on her beliefs......
23:48, 06/17/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle Eas...
07:48, 06/19/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
04:36, 05/03/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing furthe...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the ...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle Eas...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft ...
18:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. deploying carrier strike group to send ‘message’ to Iran The United States is sending a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran, President Donald Trump’s national s...
15:24, 05/06/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests i...
02:48, 05/07/2019

The US sent an aircraft carrier to 'send a message' to Iran — but it's at a major disadvantage AiirSource Military via Youtube John Bolton, President Donald Trump's national security adviser, announced on Sunday that the US would use the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier to send a message t...
06:00, 05/08/2019

One student arrested in connection to shooting threat at Tortolita Middle School TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has arrested one student after an investigation into a threat a student made about “shooting up the school.” In a letter sent out ...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
05:36, 06/18/2019

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of t...
16:48, 06/06/2019

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, accordin...
05:48, 06/28/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “su...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Trump, Swiss president discussed Middle East, Venezuela crises: White House U.S. President Donald Trump discussed crises in the Middle East and Venezuela during a meeting on Thursday with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, a White House spokesman said....
20:48, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and our democracyGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with tod...
12:36, 05/03/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at...
20:12, 06/22/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards comman...
08:24, 05/13/2019

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:24, 06/14/2019

U.S. to solicit funds for Middle East peace plan in Bahrain, though details remain vague The Trump administration launches its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday with a bid to drum up $50 billion dollars to fund investment in the region, although the political details remain a secr...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects ...
21:24, 06/22/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their ...
15:36, 04/30/2019

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House of...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: U.S. commander says he could send carrier into Strait of Hormuz despite Iran tensions The commander overseeing U.S. naval forces in the Middle East told Reuters on Thursday that American intelligence showing a threat from Iran will not prevent him from sending an aircraft carrier thro...
00:48, 05/10/2019

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon’s...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Iran Drone Video Of American Carrier Appears "Years Old": US Navy Footage of an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf which Iran claimed it shot with a drone in the Gulf appears to be "several years old", the US Navy has said....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Trump tweets threat: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of Iran' Incendiary message follows disavowals of intent from both sidesOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranDonald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats yet to Tehran, warning that “if...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 bill...
00:48, 06/23/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
11:24, 06/25/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
23:12, 06/01/2019

European stocks trade lower as Middle East tensions linger; autos down 1.3% after Daimler warning European stocks traded lower Monday afternoon as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to stoke fears of a military confrontation in the Middle East....
16:12, 06/24/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
20:24, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the ...
04:24, 06/03/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inab...
18:24, 05/30/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Pal...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build internatio...
01:36, 06/15/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
03:36, 05/22/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
20:24, 05/16/2019

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."        ...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World H...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as tensions escalated over what military officials descri...
23:12, 06/20/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior ...
06:36, 06/25/2019

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on everything from tensions with Iran to Washington's.....
00:24, 06/23/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he mad...
22:24, 06/25/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
23:24, 05/25/2019

Pentagon calls Iran’s shoot-down of drone an ‘unprovoked attack’ The US military on Thursday said Iran carried out an “unprovoked attack” on a surveillance drone that was flying in international airspace. “This was an unprovoked attack on a US sur...
22:36, 06/20/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, describing it as part of a ...
20:00, 05/24/2019

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escalations that threaten it....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to the Middle East in preparation for potential armed...
19:24, 05/23/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions...
04:36, 05/24/2019

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehr...
19:24, 07/16/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told repo...
22:00, 06/14/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his inte...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
11:12, 05/29/2019

Potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold,' threats remain: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had "put on hold" the potential ...
19:24, 05/21/2019

Pentagon responds to Iran by sending additional ship, Patriot missile battery to Gulf The USS Arlington and a Patriot missile defense battery will join the carrier strike group and bomber task force deployed to the Persian Gulf earlier this week, the Pentagon announced Friday....
05:48, 05/11/2019

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to fo...
11:48, 05/28/2019

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to what Iranian officials claim....
07:24, 06/21/2019

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded min...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had ap...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitun...
02:12, 05/13/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Re...
06:36, 05/17/2019

US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he came away with no firm commitments from NATO allies to participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against Iran...
20:12, 06/27/2019

Iran Says It Will Pass a Uranium Cap. Is It a Threat? What Happens Next? Responding to American sanctions, Iran said it would break a 300-kilogram limit on its uranium stockpile under the 2015 nuclear accord, a significant threshold in a complicated crisis....
23:24, 06/26/2019

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile prog...
21:48, 07/16/2019

Iran says it will respond firmly to any U.S. threat: Tasnim Iran will respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday, citing foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi....
09:36, 06/22/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the oil ministry....
13:36, 05/01/2019

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an Amer...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
04:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
01:48, 05/18/2019

Tehran hits back at Trump threat to 'end Iran' Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has goaded Donald Trump on Twitter, after the US president threatened the "official end" of the country....
13:36, 05/20/2019

US Talk Of Growing Threat From Iran Sparks Worries Of War WASHINGTON (AP) — International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing th...
12:00, 05/15/2019

‘I get the same intel:’ Iran threat exaggerated by GOP hawks, Rep. Gallego says "What I saw was a lot of misinterpretation and wanting conflict coming from the administration and intelligence community," the Arizona Democrat said after receiving a classified briefing....
05:24, 05/19/2019

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Friday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting ...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counter any threats or aggression against its territory....
12:48, 06/22/2019

Iran is an active threat — but we're willing to talk with them, says US secretary of state The secretary of state says the U.S. is readying military and diplomatic options so that Trump has choices "in the event that the Iranians make a bad decision."...
04:12, 05/12/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Trump tweets threat at Iran: 'Never threaten the United States again!' President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Iran, warning that a fight with the United States would "be the official end of Iran."...
23:36, 05/20/2019

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat New intelligence on Iran that has alarmed the White House, but divided government officials and foreign allies, was compiled from photos of missiles on small boats....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Iran, nuclear deal partners to meet as accord under threat VIENNA (AP) — Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are set to gather in Vienna as tensions in the Persian Gulf simmer and Tehran is poise...
09:12, 06/28/2019

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Middle East....
05:24, 05/24/2019

Iran calls on Trump to address Iranians with respect, not threat of war Iran urged the United States on Monday to address the Islamic Republic with respect, not threats of war, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Iran threat explained: Dunford behind deployments to deter aggression Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian Gulf region, which he recommended after reviewing ...
20:12, 05/30/2019

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
17:48, 05/22/2019

US "Serious Threat To Global Stability": Iran's Hassan Rouhani In Bishkek Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today that US actions present a serious threat to global and regional stability, speaking at an international forum in Kyrgyzstan....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria. British Maj. Gen. Chris...
18:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. commander: Threat from Iran 'imminent' and attack could happen any time The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the Iranian regime poses an "imminent threat" and could carry out an attack basically at any time....
15:36, 06/07/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Irani...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Top US commander: ‘We're not seeking a fight with the Iranian regime’ but Iran’s the top threat PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH: Just five weeks ago, Marine Corps Gen. Frank McKenzie took over as head of U.S. Central Command, with an area of responsibility that includes Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Iran holds back on threat to breach nuclear deal Country may be waiting on outcome of talks setting out plans to kickstart trade with EUIran has held back on its threat to make its first breach of the nuclear deal and may be waiting for the outcome ...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Uranium Enrichment Threat DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Repu...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iran threat, sanctions in call: statements President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. president threatened to "substantially" increase sancti...
19:24, 07/11/2019

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels...
17:12, 05/22/2019

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented a target, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA)...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Trump denies U.S. plan to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter any attack or nuclear we...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Denies US Plan To Send 120,000 Troops To Counter Iran Threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter any attack or nuclear......
05:48, 05/15/2019

Europeans Warn of Formal Complaint Against Iran, a Threat to Nuclear Deal The foreign ministers of France, Germany and Britain called on Iran to return to full compliance “without delay” and moved closer to filing a formal complaint, a step that could collapse the accord....
02:00, 07/10/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germany to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and inste...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from Iran to seize a British vessel, Sky News understa...
20:36, 07/10/2019

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in the Persian Gulf....
14:24, 06/28/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. military said it was braced for...
02:00, 05/15/2019

On Surprise Iraq Visit, Mike Pompeo Speaks Of "Imminent" Iran Threat Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid a surprise trip to Baghdad where he accused Tehran of planning "imminent"...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be dif...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists ‘no indication that anything has happened or will happen’ MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S....
14:36, 05/21/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any ultimatums but remained committed to the multilater...
10:24, 05/09/2019

British General Contradicts U.S. Claim of Increased Threat From Iran-Backed Militias The top British general in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS says there is not an increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, despite claims to the contrary by the U.S. to justify ...
08:24, 05/15/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about...
03:12, 05/23/2019

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the U...
00:48, 05/25/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten ...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Omar calls for US to ‘return to table’ after report on Iran’s uranium threat, blames Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, one of Congress' most vocal critics of President Trump, placed the blame squarely on the White House after Iran announced it could enrich uranium up to 20 percent -- just a st...
07:12, 06/18/2019

EU refuses to concede to Iran’s threat to resume higher uranium enrichment in 60 days unless new terms are met An increasingly hamstrung European Union announced Thursday that it would not accept the 60-day “ultimatum” issued by Tehran this week, in which the pariah government announced it would stop adhering ...
16:48, 05/09/2019

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about...
04:12, 05/23/2019

Iran in EXPLOSIVE threat – warns US will face ‘dozens of missiles’ if Trump makes any move IRAN has issued explosive threats to the US, warning president Donald Trump his fleet will face “dozens of missiles” if it “attempts any move” in the Gulf region....
04:24, 05/12/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
05:36, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about...
03:12, 05/23/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: 'We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans,' a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
22:24, 05/17/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a...
14:12, 06/15/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
13:48, 06/15/2019

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
17:24, 06/15/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
18:48, 06/15/2019

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion” to allow a “peaceful, ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Twitter will direct vaccine-related searches to 'a credible' source Nearly every social media platform has introduced tools to stop the spread of misinformation around vaccines. The latest change comes from Twitter. Now, when users search for vaccine-related content, ...
06:12, 05/15/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
23:36, 06/25/2019

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince 'responsible for Khashoggi murder' A UN expert investigating the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has said there is "credible evidence" that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was responsible for the killing....
13:36, 06/19/2019

Report: Google News Does Not Have an Anti-Conservative Bias So Much as a Pro-Credible Source One It’s pretty much conservative dogma at this point: Silicon Valley is secretly discriminating against Republicans and conspiring to push left-wing propaganda on everyone! Donald Trump throws out unsubs...
03:24, 06/10/2019

"Credible" Proof Linking Saudi Crown Prince To Khashoggi Murder: Report There is "credible evidence" linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, an independent UN rights expert said Wednesday, calling for an......
13:24, 06/19/2019

Khashoggi killing: 'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince responsible, UN expert says There is "sufficient credible evidence" Saudi Arabia's crown prince bears responsibility for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and he should be investigated for it, a United Nations special ra...
16:00, 06/19/2019

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi killing – UN report Mohammed bin Salman should be investigated over journalist’s murder, says report The crown prince of Saudi Arabia should be investigated over the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi bec...
14:48, 06/19/2019

Sri Lanka Identifies All 9 Easter Bombers The eight men and one woman who detonated bombs on Easter Sunday, killing themselves and more than 250 others, were a collection of Islamist radicals including a quiet truck driver and a foreign-educa...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Jamal Khashoggi: UN finds 'credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to murder The UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul...
20:00, 06/19/2019

U.N. report sees credible evidence linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi murder Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi since there is credible evidence they are liable for his de...
20:12, 06/19/2019

US warplanes intercept Russian bombers for second straight day US warplanes for the second day in a row encountered Russian bombers and jet fighters off the coast of Alaska and intercepted them, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Wed...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions: Take Winnipeg and Over in CFL battle The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BC Lions, two teams with aspirations of challenging the mighty Calgary Stampeders for West Division supremacy in the Canadian Football League, will square off Saturday ni...
01:36, 06/16/2019

Ranking where the Yankees’ Baby Bombers stand right now On Wednesday night, following a career-best power display to help spark a Yankees doubleheader sweep of the atrocious Orioles, Gleyber Torres proclaimed, “Patience is the most important mentality.” He...
12:24, 05/17/2019

How AI changes attack missions for US fighter jets and bombers Fighter jets will control attack drones from the cockpit, bombers will avert air defenses and real-time intelligence data will be available to attacking forces more quickly -- all due to new iteration...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Trump administration asks for $23M to train Border Patrol agents to decide credible fear claims The Trump administration is requesting $23 million for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to train U.S. Border Patrol agents on how to carry out credible fear screenings of migrants on...
08:12, 05/10/2019

U.N. Report Finds ‘Credible Evidence’ to Investigate Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing A United Nations special report has found “credible evidence” warranting further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in the killing of journalist Jamal Kha...
16:24, 06/19/2019

UN expert calls for probe amid 'credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince MBS was involved in Khashoggi's killing A United Nations human rights expert said Wednesday that there’s “credible evidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi....
15:24, 06/19/2019

UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi GENEVA (AP) — UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi....
12:48, 06/19/2019

UW Found A Volleyball Star's Sexual Assault Allegation "Extremely Credible" But Let The Accused Official Leave Without Consequence According to a report from the Seattle Times, former University of Washington volleyball star Cassandra Strickland filed a sexual assault claim against former senior associate athletic director Roy Sh...
00:36, 06/13/2019

Sri Lanka Bombers Secured Unusual Source of Help: Their Families Unlike many terrorist organizations, Islamic State draws wives and children into attacks such as the spate of bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. This makes the deadly violence even harder for sec...
06:24, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka police name all nine Easter Sunday suicide bombers All suspects in wave of bombings that killed more than 250 people named, 10 days after attacks Sri Lanka’s police have named nine people they say staged the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

US Fighter Jets Again Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska US fighter jets intercepted several Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, in the fourth and fifth such incursions this year, US military officials said on......
21:24, 05/22/2019

Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted Near Alaska By F-22s: US Military US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the area, the North American Air Defense Command said Tuesday....
01:36, 05/22/2019

| After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges A picture of a determined local militant cell that suddenly went global is slowly emerging from the aftermath of grief and confusion of Sri Lanka's Easter bombings...
19:00, 04/28/2019

No Record To Suggest That Some Sri Lanka Bombers Visited Kashmir: Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh Sunday said there was no record to suggest that any of the suicide bombers, who carried out the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, had visited Kashmir as.....
01:36, 05/06/2019

US intercepts Russian fighter jets and bombers off Alaska The U.S. intercepted two Russian fighter jets and four Russian bombers near the Alaskan coast Monday, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka bombers had clear links to ISIS, President says Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan intelligence services....
20:12, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka police name all 9 Easter Sunday suicide bombers The names of the nine people who authorities say detonated suicide bombs in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 257 people, have been released and their assets will be seized in accordance with anti-t...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Riches To Radicalism: How Two Sri Lankan Brothers Became Suicide Bombers The two brothers zoomed around the Sri Lankan capital in flashy cars and pursued thriving careers, now their neighbours are struggling to understand how the pair turned to radical Islam and became......
15:00, 04/29/2019

Suicide bombers kill police officer in attacks in Tunis Several others injured in two explosions in Tunisian capital at peak of tourist seasonTwo suicide bombers have blown themselves up in separate attacks on police in Tunis, killing one officer and wound...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Yankees vs. Orioles: Bombers the pick in battle of spot starters Those in the White House, top to bottom, have never been good spellers (see covfefe). On Thursday they welcomed the champion Boston Red Socks. Among the many no-shows was manager Alex Cora, who was bo...
20:12, 05/13/2019

Yanks vs. Rays: Brendan McKay will answer bell vs. Bombers Had dinner with Joey Chestnut last night. I ordered dogs and a beer, he ordered the salad and Pepto-Bismol. Bonded, had a couple of Maalox moments but, man, the breath on that guy. The Yankees and Ray...
20:36, 07/05/2019