For the first time in decades, the United States’ supremacy in missile technology is at risk, as world powers compete over new technology that could entirely redefine the battlefield
Head of the Iran-backed Hezbollah group slams a proposed US peace deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "It's a void deal... a historic crime," he said of the plan.
Last week both rockets and tweets were fired off during the US-Iranian standoff.
Qatar is trying to "defuse escalating tensions" across the Persian Gulf, Al Jazeera reports amid allegations of oil tanker sabotage, a drone attack by Yemen's Iranian-allied rebels and deployment of US warships and bombers to the region.
The current standoff between the US and Iran represents the symbiosis of hard military assets and cyber escalation.
Houthi rebels claim drone attacks a response to Saudi "crimes" in Yemen. The assaults are the latest in a series of security challenges faced by the Middle East, following the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off UAE coast.
US sends amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile system to Middle East to counter alleged threats from Iran, despite Tehran shrugging off recent US deployment in the region.
"No talks will be held with the Americans and the Americans will not dare take military action against us," Yadollah Javani, the elite force's deputy head for political affairs, was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency.
US support for the YPG, a step which has angered Turkey, and increased US co-operation with the Saudi-led Gulf states, who impose a blockade on Qatar, has sparked rumours about the US closing its military bases in Turkey and Qatar.
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