Trump to Weigh More Aggressive U.S. Strategy on Iran

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the IAEA headquarters in Vienna

President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more aggressive U.S. responses to Iran’s forces, its Shi’ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria, and its support for militant groups, according to six current and former U.S. officials.

Arab Powers Sever Qatar Ties, Citing Support for Militants

The Arab world’s strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism.

U.S. Running Low on Bombs Due to Strikes Against ISIS

The U.S. military is running out of certain types of bombs due to increased and frequent strikes against the Islamic State, forcing munitions to be diverted from the Pacific region to Africa and the Middle East, where the need is most urgent.