Coronavirus Creeps From Iran Across Mideast

The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday banned all flights to and from Iran over the outbreak of the new coronavirus, a day after its spread from Iran was announced across multiple Mideast nations. Iran raised the official death toll from the virus to 15 killed amid 95 confirmed infections.

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US to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia, Hold Off on Striking Iran

The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attack on the Saudi oil industry.

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