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Iran threat: UK special forces join US strike group in Persian Gulf as tensions mount

It follows a ratcheting of tension in the region, with the US deploying an aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the Gulf in response to what it said were credible threats from Iranian forces. 23 more words

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Iran dismisses possibility of war amid US tensions

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed the possibility of war breaking out in the region amid rising tensions with the US, saying that Tehran doesn’t want a conflict and no country had the “idea or illusion that it can confront Iran”. 311 more words

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……An Iranian military commander threaten, as sabre-rattling between Washington and Tehran intensified.

As US politicians from both major parties urged Donald Trump to descalate tensions between the countries, a commander of Iran’s highly-trained Revolutionary Guards warned that Tehran was prepared for any conflict that may arise. 598 more words

Threat of Iran attack RAISED by UK as Middle East tensions surge - Troops on 'ALERT'

British military and diplomatic service personnel in the Middle East have been placed on an increased state of alert as fears grow of an attack by Iran on UK targets in the  strife-torn region. 26 more words

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Are Blacks Treated Unfairly by Law Enforcement ?

The deep racial tensions are seen in many areas of American life underlie how blacks and whites view police in their communities, as well as their reactions to the deadly encounters in recent years between blacks and law enforcement officers. 162 more words


Amid rising trade tensions, all eyes on Japan as Trump-Xi likely to meet

New Delhi, May 13: US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet in Japan next month during the G20 economic summit amid rising trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies, a senior White House official has said.There is a “strong possibility” that the two presidents will hold talks on the sidelines of the conference in Osaka, Efe news quoted White House chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow as saying during a TV programme on Fox News on Sunday. 389 more words

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US threaten ‘swift and DECISIVE’ action if Iran ATTACK as tensions erupt in Middle East

Mr Pompeo’s threat was the latest in a worrying series of claims made by both the US and Iran. According to Yahoo! News, the US has recently deployed of an aircraft carrier strike group and nuclear-capable bomber to Iran as it bolsters its attacking options. 14 more words

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