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20,000 US Troops Have Surged Into Mideast Since Last Spring To "Counter Iran"

20,000 US Troops Have Surged Into Mideast Since Last Spring To "Counter Iran".....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 25th, 2020

Gold tops $1,600 after Iran attacks spark flight to havens

Gold surged above $1,600 an ounce for the first time in more than six years after Iran attacked military facilities in Iraq hosting American troops in retaliation for the killing of a top general by U.S. forces last week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices pare gains, U.S. stock futures stem steep losses after Iran missile attack

Crude oil prices surged and U.S. stock market futures tumbled late Tuesday after Iran fired multiple missiles at an air base in Iraq housing U.S. troops, raising fears of a wider Middle East conflict......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices surge, U.S. stock futures plunge after Iran missile attack

Crude oil prices surged and U.S. stock market futures tumbled late Tuesday after Iran fired multiple missiles at an air base in Iraq housing U.S. troops, raising fears of a wider Middle East conflict......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon official concedes bigger Mideast troop deployment is on table

A top Pentagon official told senators that U.S. military officials are considering bolstering the U.S. force presence in the Middle East to counter threats from Iran following a significant buildup throughout the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. may deploy 14,000 more troops to Middle East

The Trump administration is considering a significant expansion of the U.S. military footprint in the Middle East, including dozens more ships, other military hardware and as many as 14,000 additional troops to counter Iran, U.S. officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2019

Hundreds Of US Troops Begin Deployment To Saudi Arabia To Counter Iran

The deployment of hundreds of US troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a build-up to counter Iran in the region amid soaring tensions and a dangerously ratcheting "tanker war" has begun, The Wall Street Journal reported.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 20th, 2019

US To Send 1,000 More Troops To Counter Iran As Pentagon Releases New Photographs Of Tanker Attack

Just in case you, like most of the rest of the world (including specifically the Japanese, who demanded more proof), were not convinced of Iran's culpability in the attacks on the tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the Pentag.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2019

White House To Send Another 2,000 Troops To Counter "Credible" Iranian Threat

Yesterday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured his interviewers on Fox News that the threat from Iran i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 24th, 2019

Leaked Pentagon Plan Calls For 120,000 Troops To Counter Iran

As Michael Pompeo travels to Brussels to discuss the Iranian threat amid a flare-up in tensions that has brought the US to the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 14th, 2019

Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimages over virus; Iran cases spike

The decision showed the growing worry across the Mideast about the virus......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews15 hr. 11 min. ago

Thousands Of US Troops Return To Saudi Base After 17-Year Absence To "Deter Iran"

Thousands Of US Troops Return To Saudi Base After 17-Year Absence To "Deter Iran".....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 27th, 2020

Need to Know: Warren Buffett says ‘don’t buy or sell’ on the headlines as coronavirus puts stocks under pressure

Global stocks are plunging on Monday after the number of virus cases outside China surged over the weekend, particularly in Italy, South Korea and Iran......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2020

Need to Know: Warren Buffett says ‘don’t buy or sell’ on the headlines as coronavirus sends stocks plunging

Global stocks are plunging on Monday after the number of virus cases outside China surged over the weekend, particularly in Italy, South Korea and Iran......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 24th, 2020

NewsWatch: Warren Buffett says ‘don’t buy or sell’ on the headlines as coronavirus sends stocks plunging

Global stocks are plunging on Monday after the number of virus cases outside China surged over the weekend, particularly in Italy, South Korea and Iran......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 24th, 2020

Exclusive: If Lebanon needs financial aid, France will be there, finmin says

France is ready to support Lebanon financially - bilaterally or multilaterally - its finance minister said on Sunday, warning against mixing economic recovery in the small Mediterranean state with U.S.-led efforts to counter Iran in the region......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 23rd, 2020

Exclusive: If Lebanon needs financial aid, France will be there, finance minister says

France is ready to support Lebanon financially -- bilaterally or multilaterally -- its finance minister said on Sunday, warning against mixing economic recovery in the small Mediterranean state with U.S.-led efforts to counter Iran in the region......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 23rd, 2020

Trump says he "won"t be changing his mind" on view that brain injuries suffered by US troops in Iran"s attack are not very serious

AP Photo/Alex Brandon A total of 109 US service members have been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injuries in the weeks after the J.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2020

Over 100 US troops have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran"s missile attack on US forces in Iraq

John Davison/Reuters Over 100 US service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after the January 8 Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq, Reuters reported Monday, citing US officials. President Donald Trump s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2020

64 US troops have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following Iran"s missile attack

AP A total of 64 US service members have been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injuries in the wake of the Iranian missile attack on US forces in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2020

Trump calls US troop injuries after Iran missile attack "not very serious" after many were treated for concussion symptoms and possible traumatic brain injuries

John Davison/Reuters President Donald Trump downplayed injuries that US troops suffered when Iran launched a barrage of missiles at American forces in Iraq earlier this m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2020