Bombers from Barksdale head for Indian Ocean
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Thomas Perumean
January 08, 2020 - 8:08 am
Media reports say six B-52 bombers from Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City have been deployed to the Indian Ocean as tensions rise in the Middle East following the U-S airstrike that killed an Iranian leader. The reports say the bombers went to Diego Garcia, a British ruled island in the...
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January 08, 2020 - 4:30 am
LISTEN NOW as President Trump addresses Iran attacking US military bases in Iraq. Iran launched "more than a dozen ballistic missiles" at two bases in Iraq that house U.S. troops, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday night. The attack took place around 5:30 p.m. ET. (Below is video of the attack,...
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January 07, 2020 - 9:07 am
LISTEN NOW as President Trump discusses the heightened tensions between US and Iran. The Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, spoke to the media on Tuesday morning at the State Department about the tensions between the United States and Iran. According to CBS News , this follows after the death of the...
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Associated Press
January 03, 2020 - 1:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is sending nearly 3,000 more Army troops to the Mideast as reinforcements in the volatile aftermath of the killing of an Iranian general in a strike ordered by President Donald Trump, defense officials said Friday. The officials, who spoke on condition of...
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January 03, 2020 - 4:26 am
Iranian Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani was reported killed in a drone strike in Baghdad Thursday night. The news was first reported on Iraqi television and then announced by a PMU Shia militia spokesman. The strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in...
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Associated Press
September 20, 2019 - 6:54 am
(AP) — Kuwait raised the security levels at its ports Friday given regional tensions following an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry, as journalists toured one field affected by the assault. The decision by Kuwait follows its armed forces raising their security levels after the Sept. 14 attacks...
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August 17, 2019 - 2:51 pm
GIBRALTAR (AP) — The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to seize it again. The head of the company sorting paperwork and procuring for the Grace 1 oil...
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