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Matteo Salvini: Italy and USA ‘Never Been Closer’

Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini gushed Sunday over his recent visit to the United States, declaring that he found “total harmony” between the current political course of the two nations.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) greets Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini prior to talks at the State Department in Washington, DC, on June 17, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Yemeni Minister: Iran-Allied Houthis Recruit 50K Child Soldiers in 3 Months

Iranian-backed Houthis in hunger-stricken Yemen recruited an estimated 50,000 children in the past three months, including orphans and girls, to fight in the country’s bloody conflict, the information minister for the country’s internationally-recognized government reportedly declared this week.

Kahlan, a 12-year-old former child soldier, demonstrates how to use a weapon, at a camp for displaced persons where he took shelter with his family, in Marib, Yemen in this July 27, 2018 photo. Houthi rebels took Kahlan and his classmates, promising to give them new school bags, but instead …

Durbin: Bolton and Pompeo Are ‘Itching for a War with Iran’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) said that National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “are itching for a war with Iran, pure and simple.” Durbin stated, “John Bolton

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Mike Pompeo: ‘President Trump Does Not Want War’ with Iran

Tuesday while speaking to reporters after meeting with U.S. Central Command leaders at the command’s headquarters in Tampa, FL, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump did not want to go to war with Iran. Pompeo said, “President Trump

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Israel Joins U.S., UK in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attack

TEL AVIV – Israeli intelligence has joined the U.S.’s accusations that Iran carried out Thursday’s attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, an Israeli TV report claimed over the weekend, citing senior intelligence officials. 

A picture obtained by AFP from Iranian News Agency ISNA on June 13, 2019 reportedly shows fire and smoke billowing from Norwegian owned Front Altair tanker said to have been attacked in the waters of the Gulf of Oman. - Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters …

Iran Unveils New Locally Developed Air Defense System

TEL AVIV — Iran on Sunday unveiled a locally developed missile defense system that it claims can intercept six projectiles simultaneously as well as target fighter jets and enemy drones from a distance of 75 miles, state media reported.

This photo released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry on Sunday, June 9, 2019, shows the Khordad 15, a new surface-to-air missile battery at an undisclosed location in Iran. The system uses locally made missiles that resemble the HAWK missiles that the U.S. once sold to the …

Watch: Bill Maher Envisions a Scenario Where Trump Kills Pompeo, Bolton

During the opening of the panel segment of Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher asked his panel New York Times columnist Charles Blow, Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) and analyst Clint Watts to imagine a scenario in which President Donald Trump might kill off his foreign policy team similar to how North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un would have killed members of his government.

Bill Maher on HBO, 6/7/2019

Report: Pompeo Complains About Messy Venezuelan Opposition

The Washington Post published off-the-record remarks on Tuesday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he laments the fractured state of Venezuela’s opposition to dictator Nicolás Maduro, quipping that “forty-plus people” think they are the rightful heirs to the presidency.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a news conference to talk about the dire economic and political situation in Venezuela at the Harry S. Truman State Department headquarters March 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pompeo blamed the governments of Cuba and Russia for the political, economic and infrastructure turmoil …