Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran

World / Politics May 31, 2019

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran

Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action is needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Persian Gulf oil assets, and American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran. A Persian Gulf Arab statement ...

Iran envoy in Tokyo accuses U.S. of 'unacceptable' escalation in tensions

World May 17, 2019

Iran envoy in Tokyo accuses U.S. of 'unacceptable' escalation in tensions

Iran accused the United States Thursday of an "unacceptable" escalation of tensions and said Tehran was showing "maximum restraint" despite Washington's withdrawal from a nuclear deal with world powers. Tensions were already high after President Donald Trump walked away a year ago from the accord, ...

U.S. deploys B-52 bombers to Middle East to counter Iran 'threat'

World May 8, 2019

U.S. deploys B-52 bombers to Middle East to counter Iran 'threat'

The U.S. Air Force is deploying massive B-52 Stratofortress bombers to the Gulf in response to an alleged possible plan by Iran to attack American forces in the region, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Several nuclear-capable B-52s are heading to the region along with an aircraft ...