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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is seen during a meeting with U.N Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the United Nations headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. March 27, 2018. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is seen during a meeting with U.N Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the United Nations headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. March 27, 2018.

The key intelligence official Saudi Arabia blames for Khashoggi’s murder reportedly asked about killing Iranians last year

The alleged meeting came as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed was consolidating his power both inside and outside the kingdom.

Trump has his cake and eats it too with sanctions tanking Iran’s economy and oil staying low

President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal has isolated Iran and tanked its currency, the rial.
Like winter, but different.

Donald Trump posted a mock ‘Game of Thrones’ poster implying that there will be new sanctions on Iran — and the stars of the show ar...

On Friday, Donald Trump posted a mock "Game of Thrones" graphic on Twitter, suggesting that new sanctions against Iran are forthcoming.

Iranian intelligence reportedly used Google to crack a CIA communications system, leading to ‘dozens’ of deaths

A newly revealed CIA breach by Iran that left dozens dead was made much worse through a simple Google search.
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans transits the Strait of Hormuz in front of amphibious assault ship USS Essex, October 10, 2018.

Here’s what it looked like when 2 Iranian speedboats zipped by a US warship carrying the top commander in the Middle East

US and Iranian vessels have not had an "unsafe or unprofessional" incident in more than a year, but they had a close encounter last week.

Facebook has discovered an Iranian influence campaign that was followed by more than 1 million people

Facebook said it took down dozens of pages and groups originating in Iran that engaged in "inauthentic behavior" and posted politically divisive content ahead of the US midterm elections.
Saudi Arabia's energy minister al-Falih addresses a news conference after an OPEC meeting in Vienna

Swelling oil inventories could be driving the market toward oversupply, OPEC says

Less than two weeks before US sanctions against Iran kick in, OPEC said the oil market could shift toward a surplus and signaled it would adjust production accordingly if that were the case.
These are Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 jets from the US. They can't take Russian or Chinese bombs. They rely on US support.

Trump and Saudi Arabia could basically brush off the Khashoggi crisis — and that’s been the norm

Unless Saudi Arabia's impulsive new leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, chooses to blow up the US-Saudi alliance against all conventional wisdom, both sides are likely to brush off Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
A US Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion prepares to take off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima while transiting the Bab al Mandab Strait, June 7, 2018.

Iran has found a new way to harass US warships, and it’s got the US Navy on edge

The US Navy says that it hasn't had an unsafe or unprofessional interactions with Iran's military in more than a year. But even with that seeming stalemate, Iranian forces have found a way frustrate the US.
Members of the 5th Special Forces Group conducting weapons training during counter-ISIS operations at the al-Tanf garrison in southern Syria.

A US base in Syria is a huge thorn in Russia and Iran’s side — but they can’t do much more than complain about it

Moscow, Tehran, and the Syrian government have repeatedly accused the US of training Islamic State fighters at the al-Tanf garrison without offering any credible evidence. And that seems as if it's all they can do to undermine the US.