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US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: Trump

US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-24 23:43
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will send an additional 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to escalate. He told reporters that the role of the new deployment is “defensive in nature”. The US presiden ...
US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: Trump - BAS News

Public to Find Out Soon If US Will Strike Iran: Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-20 20:30
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the public will soon find out if Washington will strike Iran, noting that Tehran might have not shot the surveillance drone intentionally. "I find it hard to believe it was intentional," Trump said ...

Putin Warns of a “Catastrophe” if US Attacks Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-20 15:48
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that any US military attack on Iran could further destabilize the region and lead to a “catastrophe”. The Russian president also warned that a military conflict between Iran and US can also trigge ...

Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to Saudia and Qatar

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran. “The deployment will include approximately 1,500 U.S. military personnel and consist of ...

Iran's foreign minister: U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-27 17:52

US sending more troops to Middle East; Iran planned to put missiles on fishing boats

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-25 23:31

Iran could block Strait of Hormuz if US deploys troops: Iraq oil minister

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 21:45
Trump has agreed to deploy 1,500 more troops to the Middle East ...

New US Deployment to Middle East Threatens International Peace: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — The decision to deploy an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East is a “dangerous” development that threatens the “international peace”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cited by state-owned IRNA, Zarif said his country w ...

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to the Middle East

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 06:08
Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role ...

Amerika 1 500 serbazên din dişîne Rojhilata Navîn

K24 - 2019-05-25 03:33
Serokê Amerikayê Donald Trump diyarkir, ku rêkirina 1 500 serbazên zêdetir bo Rojhilata Navîn erê kiriye û pejirandiye ...

Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

Gulan Media - 2019-05-25 02:33

Reuters.. US to send 5,000 troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-24 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Tehran and Washington ...

US Considering Deployment of 5,000 Troops to Middle East: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Washington may deploy another 5,000 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions rise with Iran, officials revealed on Wednesday. CNN cited officials familiar with the issue as saying that the Pentagon officials and members of the White House national ...

Iraq Receives New Batch of T-50 Jets from S. Korea

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL — Iraq’s air force said on Tuesday that it has receive a new batch of four KAI T-50 Golden Eagle jets from South Korea. The warplanes will join Iraq’s airpower to continue the battle against the Islamic State (IS) in the country. In December 2013, ...

US Not Reached Out to Iran for Talks: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-21 01:41
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Washington had not reached out to Tehran for talks, pointing out that Iran's economy continues to collapse. Trump called out a "fake news" report which claimed that the US reached out to Iran for talk ...

Iran May Attack Israel as Tensions with US Escalate: Minister

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran may attack Israel as tensions between Tehran and Washington further grow, said Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz. The minister noted in a statement on Sunday that Iran could attack Israel directly or use its prox ...

US to Send Patriot Missile System to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — The United States will send the Patriot missile system to the Middle East as tensions with Iran further escalate. US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan also authorized the deployment of a Navy amphibious transport dock ship to encounter Ir ...

US deploys more warships to Middle East as tensions with Iran flare

Rûdaw - 2019-05-11 09:26
US is 'postured and ready to defend US forces and interests': Pentagon ...

US Oil Sanctions Will Fail in Practice: Iranian President

BAS News - 2019-05-01 15:13
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Washington will fail in practice to continue the sanctions against Iranian energy sector. Washington announced last week that will not prolong a previous exemption to buyers of Iranian oil, ...