Latest "US-Middle East tension" stories

Iran says it arrested 17 Iranians allegedly recruited by CIA
Iran on Monday announced the arrest of 17 Iranians accused of spying on the country’s nuclear and military sites for the CIA and said some of them have been sentenced to death. President Donald Trump called it “another lie” from Iran.
Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., the commander of U.S. Central Command, right, shakes hands with airmen of the Royal Saudi Air Force on Prince Sultan Air Base, July 18, 2019.
Officials: US putting troops back in Saudi Arabia
With Iranian military threats in mind, the United States is sending American forces, including fighter aircraft, air defense missiles and likely more than 500 troops, to a Saudi air base that became a hub of American air power in the Middle East in the 1990s but was abandoned by Washington after it toppled Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein in 2003.