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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters with National Security Adviser John Bolton looking on in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, May 3, 2019.

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides

A war with Iran would likely be disastrous and further destabilize a region that's been consumed by conflict for years.
FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war

The Trump administration has rejected suggestions it's moving toward war after deploying military assets in response to unspecified threats.
Democratic lawmakers are concerned President Donald Trump is "inching" the US toward war with Iran.

Democrats are raising alarms about Trump ‘inching’ toward war with Iran, but experts are torn over what happens next

Some experts say fears Trump wants a war with Iran are overblown, but others worry he doesn't understand the risks of the situation escalating.
Careem CEO, Mudassir Sheikha speaks to Reuters in an interview at the company headquarters in Dubai, UAE

Uber’s biggest competitor in the Middle East says it has mapped 45,000 miles of road in its bid to compete on a global stage

Google Maps was never an option, CEO Mudassir Sheikha told Business Insider in an exclusive interview.
David Allen Boileau was arrested Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Police say he was trying to "get rid" of his Iraqi neighbors.

Police say a Florida man who wanted to ‘get rid of’ his Iraqi neighbors told authorities ‘Trump will handle it’ if he doesn...

Police say a Florida man burglarized his Iraqi neighbor's home, then told officers the US had to "get rid of" people of Middle Eastern descent.

Trump is spreading a dubious rumor about border ranchers finding ‘prayer rugs’ on their properties

President Donald Trump spread an unverified rumor on Friday amid his ongoing push for a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to students at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, January 10, 2019.

Pompeo offers blistering rebuke of Obama’s foreign policy in Cairo speech: ‘The age of self-inflicted American shame is over’

"The United States under President Trump has reasserted its traditional role as a force for good in this region," Pompeo said to an audience in Cairo.

Trump says US troops may not need to be in the Middle East because ‘we’re producing more oil now’

Trump suggested that the US military presence in the Middle East was tied to the region's oil.
President Donald Trump does not want to reduce arms sales to Saudi Arabia as a response to Jamal Khashoggi's killing.

Trump is wrong, Saudi Arabia needs the US a lot more than the US needs the kingdom

At the end of the day, Saudi Arabia now needs the US more than it needs the kingdom, but Trump's policy in the region does not reflect this reality.
Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said it's "inconceivable" to think Middle Eastern people aren't among thousands of Central American migrants moving toward the US.

Pence backs Trump’s claim Middle Easterners are in migrant caravan, despite lack of evidence

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday stood by President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim there are "Middle Easterners" among thousands of Central American migrants headed for the US-Mexico border.