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Struggle Over Kirkuk Puts the U.S. and Iran on the Same Side

BAGHDAD — When the Iraqi military battled Kurdish forces this week to reclaim the contested city of Kirkuk, the spectacle of one American-backed ally fighting another with American-supplied weapons was not the only incongruous sight. Another was the United States ...

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Escalates Confrontation with Iran

The Trump administration escalated a bitter confrontation with Iran on Wednesday, demanding that the United Nations Security Council punish the Iranian government for what the American ambassador called its “outlaw behavior” across the Middle East. “The United States will not ...

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Bahrain accuses Iran of harboring 160 ‘terrorists’

DUBAI: Bahrain’s interior minister accused Iran of harboring 160 Bahrainis convicted of terrorism and stripped of their citizenship, in an interview published Wednesday.All 160 “fugitives” had been stripped of citizenship in “terrorism cases” targeting Bahraini police and security forces, Sheikh ...

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From Damascus, Iran vows to confront Israel

From Damascus, Iran vows to confront Israel

BEIRUT: Iran’s military chief discussed ways to deepen cooperation with the Syrian military during a visit to Damascus on Wednesday, pledging to fight Israel and Sunni insurgents, Syrian state media said.“We are in Damascus to assert and coordinate and cooperate ...

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How Did Trump Play in Iran? Not Well

[unable to retrieve full-text content] When President Trump announced that the United States would not recertify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, Iran’s news media reacted. NYT > Middle East

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Egypt shares Trump’s concerns about Iran

CAIRO: Egypt has stated its support for US President Donald Trump’s concerns regarding Iranian threats to regional security. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry reiterated “Egypt’s deep concern regarding Iranian policies which lead to the instability ...

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