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Pompeo Blames Iran For Taliban Attack As Administration 'Itches For War,' Says Expert
Trump administration credibility muddies waters in Gulf of Oman tanker attacks.
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Sudan's Crisis Puts The Country On The Brink Of Disaster
After ousting a long-reigning dictator, Sudan's protest movement fears the military is gripping onto power.
Oil Tanker Owner Contradicts White House On Explosive In Mideast Ship Attack
The U.S. says it was a limpet mine attached to the ship in the Gulf of Oman. The Japanese vessel's owner says something flew toward the ship.
Sudan Military Meets U.S. Diplomats While Bashir Charged With Corruption
By Khalid Abdelaziz, Reuters
Sudan's bloodshed has prompted concern from world powers like the U.S., which just appointed an envoy to the country on Wednesday.
Pompeo: Iran Is To Blame For Attacks On Oil Tankers In Gulf Of Oman
The Secretary of State said the attacks are part of a “campaign” of “escalating tension” by Iran.
2 Oil Tankers Attacked, Sparking Oil Supply Fears
By Lisa Barrington and Rania El Gamal, Reuters
The attacks were the second in a month near the Strait of Hormuz, a major strategic waterway for world oil supplies.
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Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Guantanamo Bay Detainee Appeal
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
Yemeni-born Moath Hamza Ahmed al Alwi has been held at the naval base without charge since 2001.
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Senators Want To Block Trump From Selling Arms To Saudi Arabia Without Their Approval
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a close ally of the president, is on board.
Mike Pompeo Says U.S. Is Prepared For Iran Talks With 'No Preconditions'
By Matthew Lee, AP
The U.S. secretary of state said Sunday that the Trump administration will still pressure the Islamic Republic to change its behavior in the Middle East.
Israel Calls New Elections As Netanyahu Fails To Meet Coalition Deadline
Israel's Parliament voted to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government.
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Netanyahu Hours Away From Deadline For Forming Coalition Government
By Jeffrey Heller, Reuters
Israel's Parliament was poised to vote on dissolving itself and calling a new election if no deal was struck.
Twitter And Facebook Crack Down On Iran-Linked Disinformation Scheme
More than 2,800 deceptive Twitter accounts were deleted, along with numerous Facebook accounts, pages and groups.
Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say
Congressional opposition to military support for Saudi Arabia has been growing, and lawmakers have blocked about $2 billion in weapon sales.
Pentagon Draws Plan To Send 10,000 Troops To Middle East
The Pentagon has drawn plans to send 10,000 troops to the Middle East. The decision has yet to be finalized by the White House.
Pentagon Considers Plan To Send Up To 10,000 Troops to Middle East
By Lolita C. Baldor, AP
The Pentagon will propose to the White House to send thousands of American soldiers overseas to defend against potential Iranian threats, officials said.
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Feds Say Hamas Supporter Conducted Instagram Poll On Bombing Trump Tower
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The FBI arrested 20-year-old Jonathan Xie, saying he donated to Hamas, lied on an application to enlist in the Army, and threatened supporters of Israel.
Iranian Proxies Play A Key Role In Trump's Hawks Push For Armed Conflict
Experts warn that treating a wide array of groups as official Iranian actors is dangerous and misinformed.
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U.S. Warns Syria's Assad, Suggests Regime May Still Be Using Chemical Weapons
The State Department said Washington would "respond quickly and appropriately" if Assad was found to have launched a chemical weapon attack.
Pete Buttigieg Calls Out Trump Administration's 'Saber-Rattling' With Venezuela And Iran
The South Bend Mayor also called the Iraq War, which he said national security adviser John Bolton helped create, one of the worst foreign policy mistakes in U.S. history.
Trump Threatens 'Official End Of Iran' If It Wants To Fight
The president's warning comes amid escalating tensions between the two nations.
Bomb Explosion Near Egypt's Giza Pyramids Injures 17 People
By SAMY MAGDY, AP
The roadside bomb hit a tourist bus carrying 25 people mostly from South Africa, officials said Sunday.
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Germany's Top Court Orders Broadcaster To Air Neo-Nazi Party Ad
The party is hoping to make gains in the European Parliament, where it has one lawmaker, in elections later this month.
Congressional Leaders Get Classified Briefing On Iran
By Susannah George, AP
Classified briefings on Iran will also be given next week to the full House and Senate.
Colbert Shows How The Trump Administration Just Gave Us The Worst #TBT Ever
Rising tensions with Iran look at lot like the march to war against Iraq in 2003, the "Late Show" host says.
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Veteran Was Hiking Appalachian Trail To Overcome PTSD When Fatally Stabbed
“To survive those deployments in Iraq and to die like this is just devastating,” Ronald Sanchez's former wife said.
Here's The Socialist Who Fought ISIS And Organized A Craft Beer Union
One word -- solidarity -- links Brace Belden's disparate activities.
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