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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.
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.
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.
Oil prices rallied to near four-year highs Wednesday, erasing earlier losses as markets weighed the largest rise in US crude inventories this year against looming oil sanctions against Iran.
The US, like Israel, has vowed to continue operations in Syria until Iran backs off. With a very small ground presence in Syria, the US largely relies on air power to protect its forces.
Oil prices will ‘certainly’ go above $90 after sanctions on Iran and Venezuela ‘tighten the market,’ says energy and geopoliti...
Iran supply fears will help drive oil "certainly" past $90 and likely above $100 in the coming months, Richard Mallinson, energy and geopolitics expert and co-founder of Energy Aspects told BI. Venezuela "played a really important role in accelerating the shift in the market" as well since 2016
Iran on Monday fired a barrage of ballistic missiles at what it called terrorist militants in Syria, but Kurds in Iran's northeast reported soon after that they had been struck by one of the missiles.
Trump accuses China of attempting to meddle in the 2018 midterms, tells world leaders ‘they do not want me or us to win’
President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of attempting to interfere in the 2018 midterms. He was addressing world leaders as the chair of a UN Security Council meeting in New York.
President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday took a hard line of Iran that criticized the theocratic regime's behavior while expressing support for its people that live under strict Islamic law. Trump is expected to keep up his attack on Iran when he chairs the UN Security Council on Wednesday.
At the UN General Assembly in 2018, world leaders think it's funny that Trump claims to be an effective president. But the scramble to engage with Iran, a country that traffics deeply in violent anti-semitism while accusing Trump of Nazi inclinations, is no joke.