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'Al-Qaeda has a new home base. It is the Islamic Republic of Iran', Pompeo said.

Pompeo has fired a long list of warnings to Iran, as he sees out his final days as Secretary of State.

EU supports US returning to Iran deal under Biden

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EU supports US returning to Iran deal under Biden

The EU said it looks forward to working soon with US President-elect Joe Biden on resurrecting the Iran nuclear deal, and rejected Tehran's accusations it had aligned with Washington's sanctions.

Biden taps William Burns as <em>CIA</em> chief

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Biden taps William Burns as CIA chief

William Burns had been considered a likely candidate to lead the State Department under President-elect Joe Biden, given his deep experience ...

'Bargaining tools': Saudi speeds up trials before Biden era

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'Bargaining tools': Saudi speeds up trials before Biden era

With the Biden administration expected to take a firmer stance on Saudi Arabia's human rights record, the Gulf kingdom is putting on trial and ...

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Lebanon government says it can only afford six-months subsidies

Many Lebanese rely on government subsidies to afford basic goods.

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Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel

Jonathan Pollard is an American that was jailed in the US in 1985 for giving away classified documents to Israel.

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US says Iran behind 'probable death' of ex-FBI agent

US officials not only named two intelligence officers behind the plot to abduct Levinson, but said the Iranian regime had sanctioned it before ...

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US judge orders partial disclosure of Khashoggi murder files

The judge instructed the CIA and the ODNI to explain why they are withholding the tape and a CIA report on the gruesome ...

Trump orders pullout of troops from Somalia

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Trump orders pullout of troops from Somalia

US President Donald Trump has ordered the removal of most US troops from Somalia.

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ACLU demands records on Muslim prayer app data gathering

The advocacy group submitted a Freedom of Information act (Foia) request on Thursday alongside CUNY Law School’s Clear clinic.

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Emran Feroz

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Comment: It shouldn't have taken a report into Australian war crimes to foreground the trauma Afghans have been reporting for years, writes ...

<em>CIA</em> officer killed in Al-Shabaab car bomb attack: report

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CIA officer killed in Al-Shabaab car bomb attack: report

The unnamed officer was taking part in a raid alongside Somali and US special forces when a car bomb was detonated.

Iran assassination could 'undercut' Biden's diplomatic options

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Iran assassination could 'undercut' Biden's diplomatic options

The killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist severely complicating plans by US President-elect Joe Biden to resume dialogue with the Islamic ...

Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

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Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

Iran's president on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and seeking to create chaos following the assassination of ...

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Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

Iran's arch-enemy Israel was accused by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani of acting as a mercenary for the US.

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Ex-CIA chief condemns 'criminal' assassination of Iranian scientist

Former CIA head John Brennan strongly condemned the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.

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CIA officer killed in Somalia: US media

The veteran officer was a member of the CIA's Special Activities Center, a paramilitary branch that carries out some of the US intelligence ...

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Biden taps Blinken for top diplomat

Biden picked longtime foreign policy advisor Antony Blinken to be his secretary of state.

US allows convicted spy Pollard to move to Israel

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US allows convicted spy Pollard to move to Israel

The United States has allowed Pollard, who has served 30 years in prison for espionage, to go to Israel.

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Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the first top American diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and the disputed Golan ...

Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in ...

Biden as president: Winners and losers in the GCC

Giorgio Cafiero

Biden as president: Winners and losers in the GCC

Analysis: With Trump's chaotic presidency coming to an end, Gulf states are preparing for major changes in Washington that could heavily impact ...

Trump fires defence chief Esper

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Trump fires defence chief Esper

Trump is also believed to be considering dismissing FBI Director Chris Wray and CIA Director Gina Haspel, angered that they did not ...

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