Tag: World War 3

Saudi Arabia, Iran Say They Don’t Want War, but Are Ready to Fight If Provoked

De-escalation follows Trump administration’s move to ease tensions amid hostile rhetoric that followed attacks on tankers, kingdom’s oil interests many blamed on Tehran Middle East tensions appeared to ease over the weekend after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis, while Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an […]

US warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East

Iran has dismissed the U.S. contention of a threat as “fake intelligence” U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory. The U.S. military said this week that […]

U.S. CARRIER, BOMBERS TO MIDEAST

International sanctions could be reimposed on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, sources at the French presidency said on Tuesday, after Tehran said it would scale back its compliance a year after Washington pulled out. The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers would be part of additional forces being […]

Aircraft carrier sent to Middle East after indications Iran planned attack on US forces

The United States is deploying an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East on short notice in response to “clear indications” Iran and Iranian proxies were planning an attack on U.S. forces in the region, a U.S. official said. Late Sunday night, the White House made a surprise announcement […]

IRAN, RUSSIA TO HOLD JOINT MARITIME DRILLS IN PERSIAN GULF

Two countries discussed increased military and defense ties during the Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS). Iran and Russia will conduct a joint maritime drill in the Persian Gulf, Iran’s Mehr News agency reported on Monday. “Based on negotiations with the Russian Navy, the force will dispatch a fleet to the southern regions of Iran […]

WHO IS THE IRGC’S NEW COMMANDER, MAJ.-GEN. HOSSEIN SALAMI?

Despite US sanctions placed on Iran meant to pressure Tehran over its military activity in the Middle East and its ballistic missile program, Tehran is continuing to improve its missile arsenal. With tensions high between Israel and Iran, the general who has vowed to “cleanse the planet from the filth” of the United States and […]

Russia Nuclear Warning: Satan 2 missile that can destroy size of ENGLAND

Vladimir Putin is warning the West that the biggest beast in his fearsome military arsenal – known as Satan-2 – is close to deployment. Other deadly new-generation weapons – the Kinzhal hypersonic missile and the Peresvet laser system – have been put on “combat duty” already, he claimed. “The final tests involving the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile have been a success,” he […]

The chill in US-Russia relations has some worried about stumbling into a military conflict

It has the makings of a new Cold War, or worse. The deep chill in U.S.-Russian relations is stirring concern in some quarters that Washington and Moscow are in danger of stumbling into an armed confrontation that, by mistake or miscalculation, could lead to nuclear war. American and European analysts and current and former U.S. […]

U.S. Air Force F-35A’s First Combat Deployment To The Middle East Has Begun

The Joint Strike Fighters will fill the gap left by the recent departure of the service’s F-22 Raptors and bring new capabilities, as well. The U.S. Air Force has sent F-35A Joint Strike Fighters on their first-ever operational deployment to the Middle East. The arrival of stealthy fighter jets to the region comes after the […]

USA planning military action against Iran

New concerns Trump administration may be laying legal groundwork for military action against Iran When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the Trump administration would designate a branch of Iran’s military as a foreign terrorist organization Monday, he said, “The Trump administration is simply recognizing a basic reality.” But critics say they are concerned that […]