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Iraqi security forces ride in vehicles travelling to Mosul to fight against militants of ISIS
Iraq investigating alleged rocket fire that landed near US forces in Camp Taji

The incident is one of the most serious in recent months targeting an areas where US forces are present in Iraq.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends India-Iran business forum in New Delhi, India,
Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war

Following the re-imposition of US sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official said Iran had adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports.

By REUTERS
19/05/2019
KURDISH MEMBERS of Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan hike through mountains from Iraq to Iran.
Kurdistan region worried as U.S. and Iran tensions grow

US pulls staff from Erbil consulate and European countries end training of Kurdish Peshmerga

M302 rockets found aboard the Klos C ship are displayed at an Israeli navy base in the Red Sea resor
Is Iran the new Iraq? Here are the similarities — and big differences

If the Iran war talk sounds familiar, it might be because there are elements that resemble the lead-up to the 2003 Iraq War, not least among them the Israel factor.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
16/05/2019
War with Iran forthcoming? Most experts say they don’t think so

War between the US and Iran is probably not in the cards, even as the US ups pressure on Iran via sanctions and a military build-up in the region.

A military vehicle carrying Iranian Zoobin smart bomb (L) and Sagheb missile under pictures of Iran'
Iran Guards chief says Americans have started 'psychological war'

The US has concentrated naval power and B-52s in the Persian Gulf in recent days.

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo listens during a news conference in Reykjavik
Pompeo: U.S. not aiming for war with Iran

The Secretary of State's comments come after the recent US military build-up in the Middle East.

By ZACK EVANS
12/05/2019
US President Donald Trump
Why is pressure mounting between the U.S. and Iran?- analysis

The Trump administration sees Iran’s behavior as another instance of why it pulled the U.S. out of the deal in the first place: the Iranian regime is not trustworthy.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
11/05/2019
Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East

Iran has dismissed the new US deployments, including of an aircraft carrier, as old news announced now to intimidate it through "psychological warfare."

By REUTERS
10/05/2019
A Hezbollah member carries his weapon on top of a building on May 25, 2016.
U.S. imposes new sanctions on Hezbollah

The sanctions target two people and three firms that Washington accuses of being involved in schemes to help the armed Shi'ite group backed by Iran evade American sanctions.

By REUTERS
24/04/2019
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