IRAN CRISIS: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself

IRAN CRISIS: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran 

The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties.

A spokesman for U.S. Central Command, Bill Urban, says in a statement that Iraqi Security Forces are investigating Sunday’s incident.

A State Department spokesman says that “a low-grade rocket” landed within the International Zone near the U.S. Embassy and that there was no significant damage or impact on any U.S.-inhabited facility. Continue reading IRAN CRISIS: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself

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Iran Vows to Defeat ‘American-Zionist Alliance’ as Putin Warns Against U.S. Pressure

Iran Vows to Defeat ‘American-Zionist Alliance’ as Putin Warns Against U.S. Pressure

After Pompeo visit, Russia says U.S. could drive Tehran into a corner

Iran will defeat the American and Israeli alliance, Iran’s Minister of Defense Amir Hatami said on Wednesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). “We will defeat the American-Zionist front,” he said. Continue reading Iran Vows to Defeat ‘American-Zionist Alliance’ as Putin Warns Against U.S. Pressure