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  • Two Marines arrested by border patrol while smuggling migrants near US-Mexico border, officials say

    The Marines were caught about seven miles from the border

    The Independent
  • Officials: US putting troops back in Saudi Arabia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced the basing agreement Friday without mentioning details. Senior American defense officials said...

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  • Officials: US putting troops back in Saudi Arabia

    WASHINGTON (AP) " 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.The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced the basing agreement Friday without mentioning details.Senior American defense [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • US to send troops to Saudi Arabia as tensions with Iran grow

    The deployment of soldiers and fighter jets comes amid heightened tensions with Iran in the Gulf.

    BBC News
  • US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats

    Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risks The United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the face of “emergent, credible threats” in the region. The move, agreed in conjunction with the kingdom, aims to boost regional security as tensions in the Gulf mount over Iran’s standoff with the US over sanctions and the 2015 nuclear agreement, and...

    the Guardian
  • Border officers are arrested 5 times more often than other US law enforcement

    The offenses include crimes against children, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

    Quartz
  • US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report

    The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Prince Sultan Air Base in the country, which is in a desert east of Riyadh,

    New York Post