Yesterday's attack on US troops in Syria/Jordan gave Sen. Lindsey Graham the opportunity to repeat his favorite chorus "Attack Iran!" While Republican hawks profess admiration for President Ronald Reagan, they suspiciously ignore one of his most impo
Update(1452ET): It took a mere minutes after the headlines spread across the globe for the hawks and neocons to call on the White House to "hit them hard"--in reference to Iran and Iranian-linked groups...
Biden blamed Iran-backed militias for the first U.S. fatalities after months of strikes by such groups against American forces across the Middle East since the start of the Israel-Hamas war.
U.S. lawmakers are calling for military strikes inside Iran in the aftermath of a horrific terror attack that left three U.S. service members dead and dozens wounded.
President Biden is facing calls from congressional hawks to escalate attacks on Iran-linked targets, including within Iran itself, in response to the deaths of three U.S. service members in a drone attack in Jordan.
Iran successfully launched three satellites into space, including a research satellite and nanosatellites for global positioning and communication.
Nine months since Riyadh and Tehran restored ties after years of animosity, Saudi Arabia has assumed a new role as an intermediary between Iran and the United States, three sources in Iran told Middle East Eye.
Update(1355ET): Details have continued trickling out and are scant, but by all accounts the Saturday attack on Al-Asad airbase in Western Iraq, which houses US forces, was a big one.
Iran hit Pakistan and Iraq, Pakistan hit Iran, Israel is fighting Lebanon and Gaza, and the US hit Houthi rebels in Yemen. Who's next?
At least two children were killed and three others injured due to the Iranian air attacks in Pakistan.
Eliminating U.S. military in the middle east in inevitable
The U.S. has decided to bomb yet another Middle Eastern nation, this time the Houthis in Yemen. Once again, this has nothing to do with the security of the United States, and once again Congress has not declared war - which makes this action blatantl
They targeted multiple locations with fighter jets and Tomahawks fired from Navy ships.
Iran has seized the exact cargo ship seized by the United States last year, raising the stakes in the Middle Eastern tinderbox. The US seized the ship and confiscated the million barrels of Iranian oil as a punishment for violation of US sanctions. N
"Unauthorized boarders are reported to be wearing military-style black..."
Iran-backed militants threaten "painful strikes" on US & UK military assets in return...
In this episode, Sal Mercogliano - maritime historian at Campbell University (@campbelledu) and former merchant mariner - discusses the battle between the Houthi and US and Royal Navy forces of Operation Prosperity Guardian on Jan 9, 2024. A first-
Iran has suffered its largest terror attack in more than 40 years, as several explosive devices went off at a memorial ceremony for the late Gen. Soleimani. With tensions in the Middle East already at an extreme, who could have been behind the attack
The conflict between Israel, US and Iran has not been a direct war. Tehran has increasingly utilized non-state actors to expand its regional influence and achieve its strategic objectives in the Middle East.
among the single deadliest attacks in all of Iranian history...
Iran is meanwhile vowing to "punish the perpetrators of the Kerman explosions" according to state media.
Iran Dispatches Warship To Red Sea, Houthis Warn Of "Repercussions" After US Forces Kill Rebels During Maersk Ship Attack
Cargo ships in the Red Sea are under attack. The US Navy is fighting back. Now Iran is getting involved. Here's how this escalation could cost us all a lot of money.
The Indian Navy has deployed three guided missile destroyers to the Arabian Sea in response to an alleged drone attack on an Israeli-linked chemical tanker last week.
The Houthi war on commercial shipping in the Red Sea just escalated in a big way, at least in the minds of national security officials.
And while the best person to consult is a logistician, I want to take a laymans stab at it.
Top Biden administration officials are actively weighing options to strike back at Houthis in Yemen after the Iran-backed group launched new attacks on naval and commercial ships in the Red Sea on Saturday, according to two U.S. officials.
Despite daily exchanges of fire, and deaths on both sides of the border, the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah has not yet spiraled into unlimited war.
On Thursday the US House of Representatives in a 307-119 vote passed a bill that would force the White House to permanently freeze $6 billion in Iranian funds released back in September as part of a successful prisoner exchange deal.
The Iranian public prosecutor's office has slapped a prominent newspaper with charges over the publication of a top-secret government document outlining the country's volunteer morality guards...