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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.
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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.
Trump Administration On A Collision Course With Iran
The president and top advisers have sparked fears of a war with Iran as tensions continue to rise between the two countries.
Donald Trump On War With Iran: 'Hope Not'
Tensions have escalated in recent days with increasing concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict.
Congress Briefed On Iran Threat
Ranking members of Congress have been given updates from the White House on the alleged threat from Iran after complaining they had been kept out of the loop.
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Iran Claims Rights To Respond To 'Unacceptable' U.S. Sanctions, Escalation
By Aya Batrawy and Mari Yagamuchi, AP
At the root of the recent spike in tensions appears to be Trump’s decision a year ago to pull out of the nuclear deal.
Can Congress Steer The U.S. Away From War With Iran?
A lack of congressional oversight is leaving the Trump administration on a collision course with Tehran.
U.S. Pulls Nonessential Staff From Iraq Amid Rising Tensions With Iran
By John Gambrell and Philip Issa, AP
It's the latest sign of tensions sweeping the region over still-unspecified threats that the Trump administration says are linked to Iran.
Lou Dobbs Makes Hawkish Suggestion For How Donald Trump Should Deal With Iran
The Fox Business host appears to want the stakes raised.
Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged By Sabotage Attacks
By Jon Gambrell, AP
One of them was reportedly en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the United States.
Trump's Foreign Policy Challenges Are Mounting Around The World
By Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns, AP
The mounting challenges show the limits of Trump's self-touted ability to make a deal.
Iran Starts Scaling Back Its Nuclear Deal Commitments
By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin, Reuters
President Hassan Rouhani threatened to do more if world powers didn't protect Iran from the impact of U.S. sanctions.
U.S.-Iran Tensions Rise Ahead Of Anniversary Of Deal Pullout
By Jon Gambrell, AP
The White House suddenly announced a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf.
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Trevor Noah On Trump: So Many International Conflicts, So Little Time
"Daily Show" host tries to parse where America will dive in: Iran, Venezuela or China?
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