IRGC conducting marine warfare classes for affiliated militias hosted at the base of the Syrian 110th Marine Brigade in Latakia
US takes what happened in Baghdad very seriously- State Dep. official
US will hold Iran accountable if any of these attacks were carried out by pro-Iran militias. Washington will respond to Iran accordingly - State Dep. Official
: If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again.
Iraqi media: security forces found a missile launcher in central Baghdad
A security source has told the BBC that a Katyusha rocket landed in an abandoned building belonging to a security company in Baghdad's Green Zone. It is close to the US embassy. The source said it is understood the rocket was fired into the Green Zone from eastern Baghdad.
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It's old information
Iranian-backed Shiite militia affiliated Aletejah TV release first footage of rocket attack on US Embassy in Baghdad
Security forces begin a combing operation in the Green Zone of Baghdad
Reactive artillery rocket hits central Baghdad
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GCC states began "enhanced security patrols" in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, according to @USNavy.
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Photo: With eye on Iran, USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship Kearsarge train together in northern Arabian Sea (Photo: US Navy)
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@US5thFleet and Combined Maritime Forces Commander Vice Admiral Jim Malloy (center), speaks with Heads of Navy and other senior leaders from GCC nations during a maritime security working group briefing at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command headquarters in Manama, Bahrain.
Israeli security delegation has recently arrived in Washington to discuss the tension between the US and Iran. The delegation conveyed sensitive information to the Pentagon about Iran's missile arsenal: @Independent reports
In Iraq, source says US has decided to arm the tribes of Anbar Province and allow them to play a role stretching to Baghdad Province. Some tribes welcome this move, others fear confrontation with Iranian backed groups.
Saudi king calls for emergency meeting of Gulf and Arab leaders (2 Summits) on May 30 to discuss recent attacks on Saudi Arabia and UAE
Lindsey Graham:Iran is causing this crisis — not the Trump Administration. While no one wants a war, it must be clear to Iran that aggression against American interests will be met with overwhelming force and the conflict will end on America's terms. Stand firm Mr. President.
The Federal Aviation Administration had issued a warning to US commercial aircrafts flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, warning "heightened military activities and increased political tensions in the region present an increasing inadvertent risk to US civil aviation."
Bahraini Foreign Minister warns citizens not to travel to Iraq and Iran because of the unstable situation
Sources in the Iraqi Ministry of Oil: Production of the West Qurna field in Basra was not affected by the departure of Exxon Mobil employees
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 35km ENE of Kazerun, Iran
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High activity this morning over the Persian Gulf
US warns aircrafts flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions
Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries agree to a US request to re-deploy forces in Gulf waters and lands.
An unidentified drone flew near the US Embassy in Baghdad Thursday, prompting security staff to issue an alert, officials tell CNN. The incident, which was first reported by @ckubeNBC, comes amid US concerns about a possible Iranian threats to US personnel in the region
Israel reportedly hit Iranian targets in the Al Kisweh area near Damascus
: With all of the Fake and Made Up News out there, Iran can have no idea what is actually going on.
UK advises against all travel for British-Iranian dual nationals and for Iranian nationals who work for organisations seen as linked to UK government. Follows conviction this week of a British Council employee. Means even essential travel to Iran be avoided by dual nationals.
: The Fake News Media is hurting our Country with its fraudulent and highly inaccurate coverage of Iran. It is scattershot, poorly sourced (made up), and DANGEROUS. At least Iran doesn't know what to think, which at this point may very well be a good thing.
The head of the National Security Committee in the Iranian parliament: there is a third party rushing to wage a war despite the lack of any desire in Washington and Tehran for that
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Piskov: No plans to hold a trilateral summit between Russia, Turkey and Iran on Syria