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Oil Slips as President Trump, Pompeo Signal Iran Tensions May Ease

By |July 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Oil prices slipped over 3 percent as President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo both signaled potential progress with the U.S. - Iranian relations in the Middle East. "We will work with them in any way we can, but they can't have a nuclear weapon," Trump said in a Cabinet meeting. "They can't be testing ballistic missiles." Pompeo, [...]

Israel Could Strike Iran First as Tensions With Islamic Republic Flare

By |June 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If history is any guide, Israel may strike Iran while the world quietly watches. By Doreen Horschig, University of Central Florida, via AP Iran shot down a U.S. drone on June 19, further escalating tensions between Iran and its adversaries. Relations with Iran have been worsening for months. In early May, one year after the United States withdrew from [...]

Iran Says It Will Not Surrender Even If It Is Bombed

By |May 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Iran will not surrender to US pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up the war of words between the Islamic Republic and the United States. Earlier in the day, Iran's top military chief said the standoff between Tehran and Washington was a "clash [...]

Pentagon Proposing 10,000 More Troops, Patriot Missiles to Counter Iran

By |May 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Pentagon will present plans to the White House to beef up U.S. forces in the Mideast on Thursday, reports say. The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials [...]

Trump Warns Tehran: Start a Fight with Us and It Means the ‘End of Iran’

By |May 20th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a public warning to Iran late Sunday, suggesting it will be the “end” of the Islamic republic if a conflict breaks out between the two countries. Trump did not elaborate further, nor did the White House. However, the tweet came after a rocket landed less than a mile from the U.S. Embassy in [...]

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles to Mideast Amid Iran ‘Threat’

By |May 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Washington (AFP) – 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 Iran. The USS Arlington, which transports marines, amphibious vehicles, conventional landing craft, and rotary aircraft, and the Patriot air defense [...]

Bolton: USS Lincoln Strike Group Dispatched to Mideast to Send Iran ‘Clear and Unmistakable Message’

By |May 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

U.S. is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group to the Middle East. White House National Security Adviser John Bolton announced Sunday night that the U.S. is dispatching the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East “to send a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime.” [...]

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier to Middle East, Warns Iran of ‘Unrelenting Force’

By |May 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Trump administration is deploying air and sea strike forces to the Middle East in response to what it described as “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from Iran. “In response to a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings, the United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber [...]

EU Rejects Israeli Annexation Talk, Warns of Middle East Chaos

By |April 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The European Union has rejected the idea of Israeli sovereignty in the West Bank, which would create chaos and violence in the Middle East, its foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday. Such a move would destroy the possibility of a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mogherini said, adding [...]

Iran Vows to Retaliate if the U.S. Labels Its Revolutionary Guard a Terrorist Group

By |April 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a “foreign terrorist organization,” an unprecedented move against a national armed force that could have widespread implications for US personnel and policy in the Middle East and elsewhere. Officials informed of the step said an announcement was expected Monday, after a monthslong escalation in [...]

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