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The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the Trump administration's Iran policy (all times local):
The Herald-Coaster | 1 hour, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rosenberg, Texas
Dual briefings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump's Iran policy WASHINGTON (AP) As questions mount over President Donald Trump's tough talk on Iran, top national security officials headed to Capitol Hill Tuesday to brief Congress. But skeptical Democrats sought out a second opinion, holding their own briefing with for
The Herald-Coaster | 1 hour, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rosenberg, Texas
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Shanahan: US posture toward Iran 'deterrence' Top Trump administration officials are briefing members of Congress on Iran after weeks of escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf that have raised alarms on Capitol Hill over a possible military confrontation with the Islamic Republic. (May 21)
USA Today | 1 hour, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Potential for Iran threats 'put on hold,' threats remain: Shanahan Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had "put on hold" the potential for attacks on Americans.
Reuters | 2 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pompeo Says 'Quite Possible' Iran Behind Gulf Incidents U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday it was "quite possible" Iran was responsible for sabotage of Gulf oil interests as he prepared to brief lawmakers on rising tensions. Pompeo cautioned that the United States has not made "a definitive concl
Voice of America | 2 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions between the two countries
Washington Post | 2 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts.
Reuters | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Why Israel has been silent amid growing US-Iran tensions Analysis: Now that Eurovision fans have flown home, there is nothing left to distract from the question of Iran and the spectre of a possible armed confrontation between Tehran, Israel's biggest foe, and Washington, its closest ally, writes Bel Trew
The Independent | 3 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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AP Explains: How Yemen's rebels increasingly deploy drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first U.S. drone strike here targeting al-Qaida in 2002. But now, Iran-backed Houthi rebels increasingly deploy drones in
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Oil edges up on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, supply outages Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that OPEC producers will continue to curb supply this year.
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