U.S. sending troops back to Saudi Arabia as row with Iran heats up

World Jul 20, 2019

U.S. sending troops back to Saudi Arabia as row with Iran heats up

Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday. The U.S. Defense Department confirmed the move in a statement, saying it would deploy troops and resources to Saudi Arabia ...

At least 11 dead in Taliban attack on Afghan police HQ

World Jul 19, 2019

At least 11 dead in Taliban attack on Afghan police HQ

At least 11 people were killed and scores more wounded Thursday when the Taliban attacked a police headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar, officials and the insurgents said. The assault comes amid a series of peace talks between Washington and the Taliban that both ...

World Jul 17, 2019

U.S. fears Iran seized UAE-based tanker in Strait of Hormuz

A small oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates traveling through the Strait of Hormuz entered Iranian waters and turned off its tracker two days ago, leading the U.S. to suspect Iran seized the vessel amid heightened tensions in the region, an American defense ...