U.S. beefing up forces in Middle East to counter Iran

World May 25, 2019

U.S. beefing up forces in Middle East to counter Iran

The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks against the U.S. and its interests in the ...

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed

World May 24, 2019

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed

Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up the war of words between the Islamic Republic and the United States. Earlier in the day, Iran's top military ...

Iraq caught in the middle of U.S.-Iran face-off

World May 21, 2019

Iraq caught in the middle of U.S.-Iran face-off

by Ali Choukeir

Scarred by two decades of conflict, Iraq finds itself caught in the middle of a U.S.-Iran tug-of-war, fearing it could pay the price of any confrontation between its two main allies. Analysts say third parties may seek to exploit the latest spike in tensions between ...