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U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what [more…]

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government’s top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as [more…]

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Published 18/06/2019

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering [more…]

Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse…

Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse…

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if adopted [more…]

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after [more…]

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal…

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal…

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United [more…]

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event:…

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event:…

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East – sources

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East – sources

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington [more…]

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a [more…]

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear…

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear…

Published 17/06/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington [more…]