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Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone...
A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The ... Click to Continue
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-19 20:40 UTC
US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions...
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Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates, home to Emirates, is the world's busiest for international travel, while long-haul carriers Etihad and Qatar Airways also operate here.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-18 13:47 UTC
Germany, Netherlands suspend military training operations in Iraq after US warning...
Germany and the Netherlands announced Wednesday that they will suspend military training operations in Iraq after the United States warned of an increase in Iran-related threats,
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 17:00 UTC
Senators demand answers from Trump administration on Iran threat...
Republicans and Democrats say they should be briefed on why U.S. diplomatic missions in Iraq were evacuated and the alleged Iranian threat behind the move.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 16:59 UTC
State Department orders non-emergency employees to leave Iraq, warns Americans not to travel to country...
The State Department ordered Wednesday the departure of non-emergency US government employees from Iraq amid increasing tensions with Iran and warned US citizens not to travel to the country, citing a
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-15 16:58 UTC
Trump denies U.S. is preparing to send 120,000 troops to Iran, but says he "absolutely" would...
President Trump denied a report from the New York Times that his top national security aides discussed a plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East in case of a fallout with Iran, adding that if they were planning to, "we'd send a hell o
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 16:34 UTC
Iran's Rouhani Calls for Unity in Face of US Pressure...
President Hassan Rouhani called Saturday for unity among Iran's political factions to overcome conditions that he said might be harder than those during the 1980s war with Iraq, state media reported as the country faces tightening U.S. sanctions. U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-12 01:59 UTC
Iran is an active threat — but we're willing to talk with them, says US secretary of state...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is readying its military and diplomatic tools so that President Donald Trump has
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-12 01:59 UTC
Death toll climbs as Gaza militants fire more than 600 rockets into Israel, which responds with airstrikes...
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Israel and Hamas hurtled into their deadliest bout of fighting in five years on Sunday as Palestinian militants and the Israeli military traded barrages.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-05 23:49 UTC
AP Explains: Israel's parliamentary elections...
Israel is holding the country's 21st parliamentary elections on Tuesday, with over 6.3 million people eligible to cast ballots in a vote largely seen as a referendum on long-seated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-09 12:25 UTC
US declares Iran force a foreign terrorist organization...
The United States on Monday designated Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 23:06 UTC
Trump Declares Golan Heights Part of Israel, Helping Netanyahu...
Trump Declares Golan Heights Part of Israel, Helping Netanyahu
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-25 16:58 UTC
Two U.S. Service Members Killed on NATO Mission in Afghanistan...
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Two American service members were killed while on a NATO mission in Afghanistan as the U.S. continues to negotiate with the Taliban.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 17:55 UTC
House passes measure to end U.S. military involvement in Yemen war, repudiating Trump's continued backing of Saudi-led coalition...
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The war-powers legislation now heads to the Senate, where sponsors have said they are hopeful Republicans and Democrats will vote to support it in coming weeks. Lawmakers lack the numbers, however, to overcome a promised presidential veto. This is a devel
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-13 21:42 UTC
Archbishop warns Christians in Middle East facing 'imminent extinction,' 'horrendous prosecution'...
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is warning that Christians in the Middle East are facing "imminent extinction," and a threat equal to the Mongol invasions...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-02 17:52 UTC
Former 'Miss Baghdad' shot dead as she drove through Iraqi capital in latest of series of attacks on women...
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraqi social media star and model Tara Fares has been shot dead in Baghdad, security officials confirmed to CNN. The death of Fares and other recent killings prompted Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to order an investigation on Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-29 16:51 UTC
Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets after rocket barrage on Golan Heights...
Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets in Syria
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-10 15:02 UTC
Saudi Arabia closes border with Yemen after Iran-backed Houthi attack as tensions with Tehran escalate...
Saudi Arabia said it was shutting all land, sea and air borders with Yemen after accusing Iranian-backed Houthi rebels of a missile attack on its capital, as tensions escalated between the kingdom and Tehran.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:54 UTC
Abu Dhabi Ports officially starts operations at Fujairah Terminals - port.today...
On 23 September 2017, Abu Dhabi Ports announced the official start of operations at Fujairah Terminals in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates.
By PortToday on 2017-09-25 09:22 UTC
Can Anyone Stop Iran From Taking Over Iraq?...
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Armed militias, backed by Tehran, look set to dominate and intimidate Iraqi politics for years to come.
By rjx32 on 2017-08-15 14:14 UTC

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