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US sends Patriots, warship to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another warship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between...

US seeks assurance of security for interests in Iraq amid wrangle with Iran

Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of United States interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid...

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike by Israel on Iran target in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel had at the weekend carried out an air strike on Iranian weapons in Syria, a rare...

White House sought military strike against Iran

The White House demanded that the military draft plans for strikes on Iran after attacks in Iraq last year, sparking concern at the Pentagon...

Arabs in talks with US for security pact, Saudis say

Arab countries are in talks with the United States for a new security agreement to protect the Middle East from "external aggression", Saudi Foreign...

Pentagon to pull some Patriots from Middle East: US official

The Pentagon is pulling Patriot missile systems from three countries in the Middle East as part of a "rebalance" away from the region, a...

Four years of coalition strikes on Syria kill 3,300 civilians: monitor

More than 3,000 civilians have been killed in US-led coalition air strikes against the Daesh group in Syria since they began four years ago,...

UN’s Yemen envoy in Sanaa, as 32 rebels killed

Fresh clashes and air strikes around the Yemeni city of Hodeida have killed 32 rebels, hospital and medical sources said on Sunday, as the...

Russian air strikes batter Syria’s Idlib: monitor

Russian warplanes battered Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib on Tuesday for the first time in three weeks, a war monitor said, as expectations mount of a...
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Israel does not rule out striking Iranian targets in Iraq

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday signalled his country could strike Iranian targets in Iraq if they threatened Israel, saying it would hit...