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US airmen and soldiers arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base in Saudi Arabia, June 24, 2019.

Trump may send dozens of ships and 14,000 more troops to confront Iran only 2 months after vowing to pull out of ‘ridiculous wars’

Word of the more potential US military deployments comes amid numerous reports of increasing hostile activity in the region by Iran
Senior advisor to the President of the United States, Jared Kushner, stands on stage at the TIME 100 Summit on April 23, 2019 in New York City. The day-long TIME 100 Summit showcases the annual TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

Watch the video WeWork’s Adam Neumann reportedly helped Jared Kushner create to promote his Middle East peace efforts

A BuzzFeed News reporter tweeted out what he believes to be footage of Kushner presenting the video that Neumann reportedly helped him make.
An Emirati man watches the United Arab Emirates' air force Aerobatic Team, Al-Fursan, performing along with an Emirates Airline's Airbus A380 at the 2019 Dubai Airshow.

The Dubai Airshow proved just how important the Middle East is for aviation

Airbus and Boeing see the Middle East as an increasingly important market, and both received billions worth of orders from its airlines this week.
The view from penthouse 8802 on the 88th floor of the Princess Tower in Dubai.

I lived at the top of the second-tallest apartment building in the world for less than $1,400 a month, and I felt like royalty

Taller than the Empire State Building and barely half the median New York City rent — living in Dubai's Princess Tower felt like a fantasy.
Al-Baghdadi in an undated picture released by the US Department of Defense.

How the US military can take on terrorism threats in Iraq and Syria without staying there forever

US forces swooped in on ISIS' leader last month, but they don't need to be based there to do that, writes Defense Priorities senior fellow Enea Gjoza.

Qatar Airways CEO claims Singapore copied Doha airport: ‘Without having to go to anybody’s Jewel, you can sustain yourself in the jewel of my co...

"We had individuals from that country, I will not name it, who took that and did it (themselves)," he reportedly said.
Former Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi speaks in a video released in April 2019,

How Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi rose from a radical religious scholar to the brutal leader of the most powerful terrorist group in the world

The self-declared caliph of the Islamic State, Al-Baghdadi was instrumental in building one of the most potent terrorist groups in history.
President Donald J. Trump is joined by Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien, left; Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Army General Mark A. Milley, and Brig. Gen. Marcus Evans, Deputy Director for Special Operations on the Joint Staff, at right, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in the Situation Room of the White House monitoring developments as U.S. Special Operations forces close in on notorious ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s compound in Syria with a mission to kill or capture the terrorist.

The CIA got key information for the raid on al-Baghdadi’s ISIS compound after a wife of the leader and a courier were arrested

The agency worked with Iraqi and Kurdish intelligence officials to narrow down the leader's exact location and place local spies.

Trump says he’s bringing US troops home from ‘endless wars,’ but he’s actually building up forces in the Middle East

In recent months, Trump has deployed approximately 14,000 additional troops to the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran.
President Donald Trump with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the UN General Assembly in New York City in September 2017.

Trump thought Turkey was bluffing and would never actually invade Syria, report says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was surprised by how quickly President Donald Trump withdrew US troops from northern Syria, Axios reported.