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Families and advocates of U.S. prisoners held in Iran are encouraged by a new focus from the Trump administration and Congress to secure the safe return of their loved ones after experiencing several disappointments during the final year of President Obama’s tenure.

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U.S. Airstrike Kills Al Qaeda Leader in Yemen

A Yemeni fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, fires from a tank during clashes with Shiite Houthi rebels

A senior leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in Yemen last week by a U.S. airstrike, U.S. Central Command announced Thursday.

U.S. Defense Contractor Charged With Passing Top Secret Info to China

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A Virginia resident entrusted with top secret information by the U.S. government has been charged with espionage after he travelled to China to pass classified information to Beijing’s security services, according to the Justice Department.

Iran Threatens to ‘Depose’ Trump as Military Readies Missile Strikes on U.S. Forces

AN Iranian man walks past Sam-6 missiles displayed in the street during a war exhibition

A senior Iranian leader and confidant of the Islamic Republic’s president is threatening to “depose” President Donald Trump if he continues his policy of confronting Iran and its terror proxy groups in the Middle East, according to recent comments that come as Iranian military leaders threaten missile strikes on U.S. forces and bases in the region.

U.S. Airstrike Kills Al Qaeda Leader in Yemen

A Yemeni fighter loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, fires from a tank during clashes with Shiite Houthi rebels

A senior leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in Yemen last week by a U.S. airstrike, U.S. Central Command announced Thursday.

U.S. Defense Contractor Charged With Passing Top Secret Info to China

Chinese flag

A Virginia resident entrusted with top secret information by the U.S. government has been charged with espionage after he travelled to China to pass classified information to Beijing’s security services, according to the Justice Department.