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US examines all possible sanctions on Turkey over S-400 deal — diplomat

US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo are looking into all possible variants of sanctioning Turkey for its deal to purchase S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia, US Department of State Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus has told reporters.

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Syrian president, Iranian official discuss "escalatory stances" with U.S.

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday discussed the “escalatory stances” of the U.S. administration with a visiting Iranian official, according to a report by the state news agency SANA.

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Saudi Foreign Minister Jubeir Warns Against Iran-US War

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Jubeir, said a possible war between Iran and the United States would be dangerous for everyone, but accused Tehran of escalating the situation in the Persian Gulf region.

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Pompeo on tour to find global coalition against Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is touring the Middle East and Asia looking to build a global coalition against Iran, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran.

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US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report

A US general has asked the German military to extend its aerial reconnaissance and tanking missions in Syria to help US troops fighting against the remnants of the “Islamic State” terrorist group, German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported Friday.

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Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda is "EXAGGRATION"

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell TIME.

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Alabama senate passes near-total abortion ban, with no exceptions for rape or incest

The Alabama Senate voted Tuesday night on a bill to make all abortion in the state illegal, allowing doctors who perform the procedure to be charged with a felony offense — punishable by up to 99 years in prison. The ban is now the strictest in the United States.

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Chabahar port project won’t be impacted by sanctions on Iran: US

The Chabahar port project, being developed by India in Iran, will not be impacted by US President Donald Trump’s decision not to renew exemptions that let eight countries including India to buy Iranian oil without facing American sanctions, a State Department official said.

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Mike Pompeo heads to Iowa, a battleground in the China trade war

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leading a high-profile delegation of American diplomats — to Iowa.

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Capitol Mess: Poster Connecting Ilhan Omar with 9/11 Leads to Anger

It is unknown who sneaked the poster in the state capitol, but Democrats accused the Republicans.

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Ex-Fox News host ends bid to be next US ambassador to UN

Former Fox News anchor and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Saturday withdrew from consideration to be the US ambassador to the United Nations amid criticism that she lacked the gravitas for one of the top diplomatic posts.

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‘The Italian crisis is devastating – the EU has been vicious’

Italy is in a deep crisis. After a decade of economic turbulence, Europe’s third-largest economy is, once again, in recession

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Trump nominates ambassador to Turkey

Trump on Friday nominated David Satterfield to be ambassador to Turkey, taking the first step toward filling a key State Department post in the Middle East.

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Pompeo Says U.S. To Be More Engaged In East Europe, Warns Russia Trying To Divide West

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States must be more engaged in Central and Eastern Europe as Russia tries to divide the West.

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FACT CHECK: Trump on Middle East wars

A look at one of President Donald Trump’s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts:

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U.S. supports ‘dictators, butchers and extremists’ in Middle East – Zarif

The United States supports “dictators, butchers and extremists” in the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a Twitter post Wednesday in a response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech.

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