Yemen rebels say drone hits arms depot at Saudi airport

World 05/20/19, 21:53

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also has a military base inside of it.The Houthi's Al-Masirah satellite news channel said early Tuesday they targeted the airport in Najran with a ...

Update: Iraq says Exxon Mobil staff are evacuating

Asia & Pacific 05/18/19, 05:58

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Iraqi oil official says employees of energy giant Exxon Mobil have started evacuating an ...

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

Politics 05/17/19, 23:41

U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The warning relayed by U.S. diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation Administration underlined the ...

Small plane crashes near Dubai’s busy airport, killing 4

World 05/16/19, 23:33

A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world's busiest airport for international travel for nearly an hour.Authorities gave no explanation for what caused the ...

Update: Kremlin says Pompeo didn’t ease Moscow concerns

Europe 05/15/19, 05:22

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Middle East amid heightened tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The Kremlin's spokesman said U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't offer President Vladimir ...

Satellite images show oil tankers allegedly sabotaged

World 05/13/19, 22:41

New satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press show the oil tankers that Gulf officials alleged were the targets of "sabotage" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.The images, provided Tuesday by Colorado-based Maxar Technologies, show the oil tankers. ...

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