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Saudi special forces soldiers with G36C assault rifles.

Saudi Arabia has the best military equipment money can buy — but it’s still not a threat to Iran

Saudi Arabia has one of the most impressive arsenals in the world, large ambitions, and a very capable rival. What it doesn't have is realistic capability.

US to present ‘irrefutable evidence’ that Iran violated the nuclear deal

Nikki Haley will show 'Iran has deliberately violated its international obligations and has tried and failed to cover up these violations‎,' her office said.
Demonstrators clash with security forces at a rally during a strike called to protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, July 26, 2017.

A former top national security official says Venezuela is one of Trump’s top 3 priorities — alongside Iran and North Korea

Trump warned this summer that military action was an "option" in Venezuela, though that is apparently not on the table.
Member of a special force loyal to the Houthi rebels holds an RPG launcher as he rides atop a vehicle during a military parade in Sanaa

US missile defenses fired 5 shots at an incoming target — and it looks as if they all missed

A missile expert told The New York Times: "You shoot five times at this missile and they all miss? ... That's shocking because this system is supposed to work."
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah spoke to supporters in Beirut in early November, criticizing Saudi Arabia for its aggressive moves over the last week. Hezbollah, a Shia militant movement, is the most powerful political faction in Lebanon, and is part of a coalition government headed by Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri.

Saudi Arabia is pulling Lebanon apart — and a sectarian conflict is a very real possibility

Although Lebanon's Prime Minister has suspended his resignation, its fallout could lead at best to economic stagnation, and at worst, a new civil war.

This photo says it all about Russia’s involvement in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made an unannounced visit to Russia to meet with Vladimir Putin.

US prosecutors say ‘Game of Thrones’ hacker who breached HBO was an Iranian national with ties to the military

US prosecutors have charged an Iran-based hacker with stealing content for unaired HBO programs, including “Game of Thrones."
A damaged building is seen following an earthquake in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah, Iran.

Photos reveal extreme damage after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Iraq and Iran

More than 400 people were killed in Iraq and Iran over the weekend when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck near the border in Iraqi Kurdistan.
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Boris Johnson finally apologises for causing ‘further anguish’ to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The foreign secretary told MPs he was sorry for the "distress" and "suffering" he has caused.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband tells Boris Johnson to ‘solve this mess created in your name’

Richard Ratcliffe tells Foreign Secretary Johnson to take responsibility for his error in a letter published in the Evening Standard.