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September 21, 2019 - 7:56 am
By AMIR VAHDAT Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U.S. alleged Iran was behind a weekend attack on major oil sites in...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:29 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:18 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps that even America's most advanced weaponry failed to fill. In addition to deciding whether...
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This image provided on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows damage to the infrastructure at Saudi Aramco's Kuirais oil field in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia. (U.S. government/Digital Globe via AP)
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September 16, 2019 - 12:52 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran. The attack,...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:22 pm
By GEIR MOULSON Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — European officials on Monday appeared cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, with the German foreign minister warning that "maximum pressure" without diplomacy increases the risks of a war and several others stressing that...
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In this Monday, May 20, 2019 photo, released by U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron.  (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP)
(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP)
May 22, 2019 - 12:20 pm
By NASSER KARIMI Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will "under no circumstances" enter a war either directly or indirectly with the United States, a prominent reformist Iranian lawmaker said Wednesday, as both Washington and Tehran try to ease heightened tensions in the region. The reported...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:27 pm
By DESMOND BUTLER and TOM LoBIANCO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a yearlong pursuit of money and influence, two American businessmen played Middle East countries against each other, as they leveraged connections stretching from Persian Gulf palaces to the Oval Office into millions of...
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