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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, walks with Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, as Pompeo arrives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, June 24, 2019.   Pompeo is conducting consultations during a short tour of the Middle East, including visits to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US dronesUS Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran's navy chief warns Iranian forces could down more American spy drones
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Iran's naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy dronesIran's naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Iranians say their 'bones breaking' under US sanctionsAs US piles sanction after sanction on Iran, it's the average person who feels it the most
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, June 23, 2019, before boarding a plane headed to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of US-Saudi talksSaudi Arabia says one person killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Iranian-allied Yemeni rebels on an airport in the kingdom as top US diplomat prepares for talks on Iran
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Graphic pinpoints the drone shooting locations provided by the U.S. and Iran and shows how they are conflicting in location;
The Latest: Saudi Arabia reports deadly attack on airportSaudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport in the kingdom's south
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Houthis kill 1, wound 7 in attack on airport in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport in the kingdom's south
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Sudanese supporters of Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council, sit on the top of a truck in front of soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces unit, during a military-backed tribe's rally, in the East Nile province, Sudan, Saturday, June 22, 2019. Sudan's protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Sudan's protesters accept roadmap for civilian ruleSudan's protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in southSaudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelinesSyria's oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo Nabih Berri, speaker of the Lebanese parliament, meets with Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Hassan Karim, in Baghdad, Iraq. The economic component of the Trump administration's long-awaited Mideast peace plan drew chilly responses from regional allies Sunday, June 23, two days before it was to be discussed at a conference in the Gulf. Berri said Sunday that the country will not be "tempted" by money into what he said amounts to giving up Palestinian rights. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
US economic plan for Mideast peace met by harsh criticismVeteran diplomats, grassroots peace activists criticize US plan for 'economic peace,' say it recycles past proposals and ignores Israel's occupation
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Report: Dubai plane that crashed followed others too closelyReport: Dubai plane that crashed followed other flights too closely, as air traffic controllers offered inconsistent warnings
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Lebanon slams Trump administration's Mideast peace planLebanon's Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration's $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be "tempted" by money at the expense of the Palestinian question
The Associated Press20 hours ago
US National Security Adviser John Bolton says Iran should not "mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness."US National Security Adviser John Bolton says Iran should not "mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness."
The Associated Press1 day ago
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 22, 2019, before boarding Marine One for the trip to Camp David in Maryland. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Amid tough talk, Trump says he could be Iran's 'best friend'President Donald Trump says military action against Iran is still an option for its downing of an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, but dangled the prospect of eventually becoming a "best friend" of America's long-time Middle Eastern adversary
The Associated Press1 day ago
Graphic pinpoints the drone shooting locations provided by the U.S. and Iran and shows how they are conflicting in location;
The Latest: Trump says still considering military actionPresident Donald Trump says he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft
The Associated Press1 day ago
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