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A Norwegian Air Boeing 737MAX was forced to divert to Iran after suffering a mechanical failure

A Norwegian Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 en route from Dubai to Oslo was forced to divert to Shiraz, Iran due to mechanical trouble.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Pacific Ocean.

The US Navy is sending an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf in a message to a belligerent Iran

The USS John C. Stennis is sailing toward the Persian Gulf, ready to send a clear message to Iran as tensions between Washington and Tehran rise.
Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, speaks about potential threats posed by the Iranian regime to the international community, during a news conference at a military base in Washington, U.S., November 29, 2018.

The Pentagon showed off these weapons that Iran has given to the Taliban and Houthis, saying it wasn’t a political stunt

Many of the weapons were provided to the US by Saudi Arabia, as concern grows in Congress over US support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
This photo shows damage from a major earthquake in 2017 which devastated Iran's Kermanshah province.

Hundreds injured as major earthquake strikes Iran

Between 300-500 people were reported injured in the quake. No casualties were reported as of Sunday evening.
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.
US President Donald Trump dances with a sword as he arrives to a welcome ceremony by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Murabba Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 20, 2017.

Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for cheap oil after giving the kingdom a pass on Khashoggi’s killing

President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia for keeping oil prices low a day after giving it a pass on killing the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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.