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The head of the United Nations food agency launched a blistering attack on Houthi rebels in Yemen on Monday, accusing the Iranian-aligned terrorist group of diverting critical food deliveries from the country’s starving population. At a time 20 million Yemenis are food-insecure and on the brink of famine, the executive...

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In a major provocation, Iran shot down a United States military drone while it was flying in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz Thursday, as the regime in Tehran declared it was “ready for war.” General Hossein Salami, the new commander of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)...

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The United States will send 1,000 additional troops and more military resources to the Middle East amid soaring tensions with Iran, the Pentagon announced Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said in a statement that the troops were being sent “for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats”...

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Iran issued an ultimatum to Europe on Monday, warning that within days the Islamic Republic will exceed the limit on its stockpile of uranium under the 2015 nuclear accord. The violation, which Tehran said would happen within ten days, could see Iranian enrichment levels reaching up to 20 percent – just...

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As Tel Aviv Pride, the largest LGBTQ event in the Middle East and Asia, kicked off in Israel last week, Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, reiterated the Islamic Republic’s right to execute homosexuals. Paul Ronzheimer, a reporter for the German daily newspaper Bild, said on Twitter that he had...

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Iran’s Foreign Minister has accused the United States, Israel, and Saudi Arabia of sabotaging diplomacy, after an attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday. The attacks occurred near the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s busiest sea lane for oil shipments. Mohammad Javad Zarif said in...

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100331-N-7058E-890 PACIFIC OCEAN (March 31, 2010) U.S. Coast Guardsmen sort bales of cocaine dumped overboard by suspected drug smugglers in the waterborne mission zone of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1). The cocaine was dumped overboard by suspected drug smugglers in a Ògo-fastÓ vessel. Freedom seized the vessel and four suspects and recovered one ton of cocaine during counter-illicit trafficking operations in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Ed Early/Released)

The Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah is bypassing crippling U.S. sanctions against its patrons in Tehran by playing a central role in the global drug trade, Israeli researchers revealed Monday. The study found that Hezbollah operatives act as middlemen in the global drug route from South America to West Africa and...

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Twenty-six people were wounded Wednesday when Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a cruise missile at Abha International Airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The airport is located 110km (70 miles) from the Saudi-Yemeni border. No fatalities were reported in the attack, but the number of civilians wounded was the largest...

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Khamis Mushait

Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces on Monday intercepted two drones launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen that targeted the southwest city of Khamis Mushait, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The city, which is located some 815 kilometers (510 miles) southwest of the Saudi capital, Riyadh, is near the...

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The Iranian regime continues its brutal crackdown on civilian life in the country with the forced closure of hundreds of restaurants and cafes for not observing “Islamic principles.” In police raids in several Iranian cities that took place over a 10-day period, authorities shut and sealed hundreds of businesses for...

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