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3:25 a.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran’s president says ‘talks are useless’ as new missile system introducedIran’s president struck a muscular tone on dealings with the U.S., saying Thursday that “talks are useless” as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers crumbles further.
9:18 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Netanyahu government bars Israel trip by U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Tlaib’s family immigrated to the U.S. from the West BankJust minutes after President Donald Trump tweeted that Israel should bar a planned visit by Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, Israel’s deputy foreign minister said the government has decided not to admit the congresswomen to the country for an upcoming conference.
5:08 a.m. July 31, 2019 - Associated Press
Bus hit by roadside bomb in Afghanistan, at least 32 killedA roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a provincial official said.
3:55 p.m. July 29, 2019 - Associated Press
Senate fails to override Trump’s veto on Saudi arms sale Meanwhile, House report reveals Trump friend Tom Barrack sought job in administration as he lobbied for Saudi nuclear planThe Senate failed Monday in a bid to override a trio of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
7:10 a.m. July 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran says it has arrested 17 suspected CIA spies employed at ‘sensitive sites’ Trump says there is ‘zero truth’ to the Iranian claimIran said Monday it has arrested 17 Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country’s nuclear and military sites, and that some of them have already been sentenced to death.
6:33 a.m. July 22, 2019 - By Tim Rostan
Iran has arrested 17 Iranians on charges of spying for the CIA: APSeventeen Iranian nationals have been arrested after allegedly having been recruited by the U.S.'s Central Intelligence Agency to spy on nuclear and military sites in Iran, according to the Iranian government. Some of those arrested, the Associated Press reported citing an Iranian intelligence official, have been sentenced to death. The arrests have occurred over a several-month period, according to the official, identified only as the director of the counterespionage department of Iran's Intelligence Ministry, the AP reported. President Donald Trump that there was zero truth to the Iranian claim.
2:23 p.m. July 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Showdown with Trump looms as House votes to block arms sale to Saudi Arabia Senate already passed measure blocking $8.1 billion weapons dealCongress is heading for a showdown with President Donald Trump after the House voted to block his administration from selling weapons and aircraft maintenance support to Saudi Arabia.
2:48 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Summer Said
Saudis plan to ease restrictions on women’s ability to travel without male permission Human-rights groups have long complained about how U.S.-ally Saudi Arabia’s laws repress womenSaudi Arabia is planning this year to loosen restrictions on women’s ability to travel without a male guardian’s permission, officials and people familiar with the matter said, a rare step against the system of male domination deeply rooted in Saudi society.
2:15 a.m. July 10, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran warns Britain of ‘repercussions’ over ship seizureIran’s president said Wednesday that Britain will face “repercussions” over the seizure of an Iranian supertanker last week that authorities in Gibraltar suspect was breaching European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria.
4:37 a.m. July 8, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Boeing's stock falls to lead Dow's premarket decliners after losing order to rival AirbusShares of Boeing Co. slumped 1.5% to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's premarket decliners Monday, after the aerospace giant to Europe-based rival Airbus SE . The premarket price decline would have about 36 points off the Dow's price, or nearly half the Dow futures' decline of about 78 points. Saudi Arabia's Flyadeal, the discount arm of Saudi Arabian Airlines Corp., said it would buy up to 50 Airbus A320neo planes, after making a commitment to buy Boeing's 737 Max planes in December. The loss of the order comes as the following two crashes of the planes.
2:35 a.m. July 8, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran says open to diplomacy to save nuclear deal, but has ‘no hope’ The Islamic Republic broke the limit the agreement put on its enrichment of uraniumIran remains open to diplomacy to save its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers but has “no hope” in the international community, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday, as the Islamic Republic broke the limit the agreement put on its enrichment of uranium.
10:04 a.m. July 3, 2019 - Associated Press
Navy SEAL acquitted of murder but found guilty of posing with militant’s corpse says he’s prepared to ‘bounce back’ Prosecutor says photos hold the potential to be used as propaganda by Islamic State and to be harmful to U.S. forces overseas Special Operator Edward Gallagher, who did not testify during his two-week court-martial, addressed the jurors a day after they acquitted him of murder, attempted murder and other counts stemming from an incident during a 2017 deployment to Iraq.
2:29 a.m. July 3, 2019 - Associated Press
Rouhani: Iran will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’ An increasing stockpile and higher enrichment closes the estimated one-year window Iran would need to produce enough material for a nuclear bomb, the U.S. saysIran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to “any amount that we want” beginning on Sunday, putting pressure on them to offer a way around intense U.S. sanctions targeting the country.
12:00 p.m. June 25, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump Today: President warns Iran against attack ‘on anything American’ Trump also highlights stock market’s strong JunePresident Donald Trump on Tuesday talks tough about Iran, with his warnings coming just a few days after he called off U.S. airstrikes against Iranian targets that would have been in retaliation for the downing of an American drone.
2:05 a.m. June 25, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran calls new U.S. sanctions on officials ‘outrageous and idiotic’ President Hassan Rouhani described the White House as ‘afflicted by mental retardation’Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. For his part, Iran’s president described the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation.”
4:31 a.m. June 24, 2019 - By Michael R. Gordon
U.S. plans new Iran sanctions as Europe tries to defuse tensions President Trump, aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but face calls at summits this week to show restraintThe U.S. plans to impose major new sanctions on Iran, signaling it won’t ease pressure despite a diplomatic push by European leaders to persuade Washington and Tehran to show restraint.
4:16 p.m. June 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of U.S.-Saudi talksOne person was killed and seven others were wounded in an attack by Iranian-allied Yemeni rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia Sunday evening, the Saudi military said, as the U.S. secretary of state was on his way to the country for talks on Iran.
11:27 a.m. June 23, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. economic plan for Mideast peace criticized for unrealistic projections, ignoring Israeli occupation of West Bank The administration’s economic blueprint — so far largely welcomed by Israelis, rejected by Palestinians — will be the centerpiece of a conference this week in BahrainWhen the Trump administration cut hundreds of millions of dollars of aid for Palestinians last year, the Parents Circle, a coexistence group of bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families, lost 30% of its budget overnight.
8:20 a.m. June 20, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Senate OKs resolution aimed at blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia, other countries The Senate on Thursday voted in favor of an effort to block sales of a range of U.S. weapons-related licenses and services to Saudi Arabia and other nations, though President Donald Trump looks set to quash this effort with a veto. Senate Joint Resolution 36 won support in a 53-45 vote. It's one of related to arming the Saudis that were set to get voted on in the Senate on Thursday, as members of Congress continue to express frustration with the Trump administration's stance toward Saudi Arabia. Trump's administration that his advisers would recommend that he veto the resolution disapproving the arms sales, if it were passed by the Senate.
2:12 a.m. June 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran says it will break uranium stockpile limit in 10 days Development comes in the wake of suspected attacks on oil tankers last week in the regionIran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran has the need for uranium enriched up to 20%, just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
10:05 a.m. June 13, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Senate nixes Rand Paul’s effort to block arms sales to Qatar, Bahrain But Kentucky Republican’s push gets support from more 40 senatorsThe Senate on Thursday voted against an effort to block sales of a set of U.S. arms to Qatar and Bahrain, though Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s push got support from more than 40% of the chamber.
2:55 a.m. June 12, 2019 - Associated Press
Yemeni rebels hit Saudi airport with missile as Japan’s Abe heads to Iran with hopes of defusing tensionYemen’s Iran-allied rebels said they launched a cruise missile Wednesday at a Saudi airport, an attack the kingdom said hit the arrivals hall and wounded 26 people, just hours before Japan’s prime minister was expected in Iran for a historic visit aimed at defusing tensions in the Persian Gulf.
10:41 a.m. May 24, 2019 - By Dion Nissenbaum
Trump invokes emergency arms sales authority to counter Iran Decision to speed delivery of 22 deals worth $8 billion; opponents decry administration’s moveThe Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision of American arms control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Middle East allies, raising regional tensions and angering lawmakers who characterized the decision as an abuse of power, according to congressional sources.
4:09 p.m. May 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump may bypass Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia National security waiver may be declared Friday, likely to infuriate lawmakers on Capitol HillThe Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make an arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress, two U.S. officials and lawmakers opposed to the move said Thursday.
11:21 a.m. May 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Amid heightened tensions, Iran claims ‘under no circumstances’ does it want to go to war with the U.S. The comments come after the White House recently sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the region over a still-unexplained threat it perceived from IranThe comments come after the White House recently sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the region over a still-unexplained threat it perceived from Iran.
3:14 a.m. May 21, 2019 - Associated Press
Bomb-carrying drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airport No immediate reports of injuries or damageYemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
12:03 p.m. May 16, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran’s foreign minister responds to ‘unacceptable’ sanctions by U.S. Iranian foreign minister said ‘escalation by the United States is unacceptable and uncalled for’Iranian foreign minister said ‘escalation by the United States is unacceptable and uncalled for.’
9:09 a.m. May 16, 2019 - By Gordon Lubold
Secret U.S. missile reportedly can kill terrorist targets without an explosion and with minimized collateral damageThe U.S. government has developed a specially designed, secret missile for pinpoint airstrikes that kill terrorist leaders with no explosion, drastically reducing damage and minimizing the chances of civilian casualties, multiple current and former U.S. officials said.
8:58 a.m. May 14, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Schumer: ‘Dangerous’ that Trump aides reportedly have drafted a plan to send 120,000 U.S. troops to Mideast Trump says his team hasn’t made that plan but adds they’d ‘send a hell of a lot more troops than that’Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is blasting President Trump’s administration following a report that his top aides have a plan to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East if Iran makes aggressive moves.
2:07 a.m. April 17, 2019 - By Amira El-Fekki
Egypt to hold vote to extend Sisi’s rule Lawmakers passed constitutional amendments that would boost Sisi’s power and lengthen his term potentially until 2030Egyptians are set to vote as early as next week on constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi to remain in power until 2030, a change critics say would strengthen his authoritarian rule.
1:46 a.m. April 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Palestinian PM accuses U.S. of ‘financial war’ and rejects peace plan in first interview with international pressIn his first interview with international media since taking office over the weekend, Mohammad Shtayyeh laid out plans to get through the financial crisis he has inherited.
1:42 p.m. April 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Israeli spacecraft crashes on the moon The spacecraft lost contact with Earth just moments before it was going to land on the moonThe spacecraft lost contact with Earth just moments before it was going to land on the moon.
7:46 a.m. April 11, 2019 - By Maria LaMagna
A team from Israel is attempting a privately funded moon landing today: watch it live It would be the first privately funded landing on the moonIt would be the first privately funded landing on the moon.
2:04 a.m. April 8, 2019 - By Jared Malsin
U.S. pulls troops from Libya as fighting in capital intensifies Country stands on precipice of civil war, battle for Tripoli continues with airstrikesThe evacuation is the latest turn in a troubled history of American military involvement in Libya, which has been in turmoil since the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in an armed uprising supported by North Atlantic Treaty Organization airstrikes in 2011.
2:48 p.m. March 13, 2019 - By Andrew Duehren
Senate votes to stop U.S. aid for Saudi-led war in Yemen Major rebuke to Saudis, Trump; ‘We don’t trust this regime any longer,’ Sen. Chris Murphy saysThe Senate approved a measure on Wednesday that would end U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, reproving the Trump administration for the second time over its support of the kingdom.
12:04 p.m. March 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Senators frustrated at scarcity of information provided by Trump team at Khashoggi briefingSenators left a closed-door briefing with Trump administration officials Monday deeply frustrated by the lack of new information on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with some raising the prospect of placing new sanctions on the government of Saudi Arabia.
12:39 p.m. March 2, 2019 - Associated Press
House oversight panel gives White House a deadline for security-clearances documents Rep. Elijah Cummings to White House: ‘I am now writing a final time to request your voluntary cooperation with this investigation’In the wake of a bombshell report that the president demanded son-in-law Jared Kushner receive a security clearance, an irregular enough occurrence that at least two high-level Trump aides reportedly felt compelled to create contemporaneous memos, a congressional committee is giving the White House until Monday to voluntarily turn over documents related to White House security clearances.
9:30 a.m. Feb. 25, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Here are the companies poised to profit from the Trump border wall Firms that may build the border-security deal’s 55 miles of barriers range from a privately held Texas contractor to publicly traded Israeli heavyweightsWashington’s recent border-security deal provides $1.375 billion to build about 55 miles of border barriers, setting up government contractors to compete for their piece of that money.
6:49 p.m. Feb. 21, 2019 - Associated Press
SpaceX launches historic Israeli probe to the moon Tiny spacecraft should land on moon in April in a commercial-space firstAn Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country’s first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX.
7:23 a.m. Feb. 16, 2019 - Associated Press
Germany’s Merkel defends Iran deal as Pence accuses Europe of undermining the U.S. German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended European nations’ choice to back the Iran nuclear deal at the Munich Security ConferenceGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel defended European nations’ choice to back the Iran nuclear deal at the Munich Security Conference.
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