2019-10-12: Social Media Postees

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Iran Says They Are Ready For Peace Talks With Saudi Arabia
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-12
The Islamic Republic of Iran announced on Saturday that they are prepared to hold talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia, with or without the help of a mediator. | RELATED: | US Deploys Large Force to Saudi Arabia | The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that the rumors about Pakistan's President Imran Khan mediating a potential meeting between Tehran and Riyadh were untrue. According to the Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi: "I am not aware of any mediation," he told state broadcaster I…

US sends 3,000 more troops to defend Saudi monarchy
wsws.org | 2019-10-12
The escalation of the US troop deployment in the region followed on the heels of a missile attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea.

Iranian Oil Tanker Targeted by Two Missiles Off the Saudi Coast
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-11
An Iranian oil tanker that was traveling through the Red Sea waters on Friday was reportedly targeted by two missiles from an unidentified source, the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) announced in an official statement. | RELATED: | Iran Reiterates Hormuz Plan Will Guarantee Peace in the Region | Iran identified the ship as the 'Sabiti', which, at the time, was traveling off the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah when the explosions were first reported at 9: 00 A.M. (Riyadh Time).

The Psychotic Logic of the New US-Russia Arms Race: One Step Closer to Nuclear Confrontation
Padraig McGrath | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-11
On October 7th, Russian ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said that Russia and the US needed to come to grips with the issue of short-range and intermediate-range missile deployment. | "In case the United States deploy these types of | …

US Deploys Large Force to Saudi Arabia
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-11
The U.S. Armed Forces will deploy a large number of military personnel to Saudi Arabia to help bolster the kingdom's defenses following the September 14 attack on its oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran. | RELATED: | Iranian Oil Tanker Targeted by Two Missiles Off the Saudi Coast | According to a statement from the Pentagon, the deployment, which was first reported by Reuters, will include fighter squadrons, one air expeditionary wing and air defens…

Pentagon sending 2,000+ more troops to 'assure and enhance defense' of Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran
rt.com | 2019-10-11
The US is beefing up military might in the Middle East, saying it will send more troops, fighter jets and missile defense systems to Saudi Arabia amid escalating tensions with Iran. | US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has authorized the deployment of two fighter squadrons, one Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW), two batteries of Patriot missile defense systems and one Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD), Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said Friday. | This is in addition to the 200 or so troops, Patriots and radar systems whose deployment was announced two weeks ago, and amounts to 3,000 troops "e…

US to Send 3,000 Troops, Warplanes to Saudi Arabia to Confront Iran
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-11
The US has announced that they will send 3,000 ground troops and two squadrons of fighter jets to Saudi Arabia to "confront" Iran.

US to Send 3,000 Troops, Warplanes to Saudi Arabia to Confront Iran

Iran Reiterates Hormuz Plan Will Guarantee Peace in the Region
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-10
The Iranian government reiterated its initiative to form a coalition between the countries of the Strait of Hormuz to guarantee peace and security in the Persian Gulf region. | RELATED: | Iranian Women Allowed to Enter Stadium for Football Matches | According to an op-ed by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif published in The Financial Times, one of the objectives of the plan is the possibility of distributing tasks among the affected nations of the region, to find a sol…

As Turkey Readies for Invasion of Northern Syria, Russia and Iran Object
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-08
Turkey has readied its forces for an offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, prompting negative reactions from Iran and Russia.

As Turkey Readies for Invasion of Northern Syria, Russia and Iran Object

Take Action to Avoid War with Iran
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-09-25
photo credit Dear Groundswell Readers, We have to keep pushing Congress this week if we want to avoid war with Iran. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said recently that the U.K. might join a U.S.-led military effort in the Gulf. When other nations step up to join the "coalition of the willing" it's often a bad sign. …