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 ...

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 ...