Trump warns sanctions will be ‘tightened’ unless Iran behavior changes | AFP

US President Donald Trump says that sanctions on Iran will be further increased unless it halts its weapons drive and aggression in the Middle East. SOUNDBITE

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Emmanuel Macron greets Lebanese PM Saad Hariri | AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron greets Lebanese PM Saad Hariri in Paris to discuss aid and tensions in the Middle East. IMAGES

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US military bases in the Middle East | AFP Animé

Videographic showing US military bases in the Gulf. Oil prices saw a record surge Monday after attacks on two Saudi facilities slashed output in the world’s top exporter by half, fuelling fresh geopolitical fears as Donald Trump blamed Iran and raised the possibility of a military strike on the country.VIDEOGRAPHICS

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Trump’s Mideast peace envoy set to leave office

Trump’s special envoy for Middle East peace, Jason Greenblatt, is leaving the administration. He had been leading the effort to devise the oft-delayed peace plan, and his departure casts further doubt on the proposal’s future. (Sept. 5)

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Defense expert sees Iran moves as ‘tit-for-tat’

A Middle East and defense expert with a think tank in Washington says Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker Friday appears to be a calculated, “tit-for-tat” military move, unlikely to trigger hostilities between the U.S. and Iran. (July 19)

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Kushner calls Mideast plan ‘opportunity of the century’ | AFP

White House adviser Jared Kushner says that his plan for the Middle East was “the opportunity of the century” for the Palestinians but that their acceptance was a pre-condition to peace during the opening of the US-led conference on Middle East opens in Bahrain. SOUNDBITE

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Kushner: Economic plan ‘necessary pre-condition’ for Middle East peace | AFP

White House adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday that his plan for the Middle East was “the opportunity of the century” for the Palestinians but that their acceptance was a pre-condition to peace. SOUNDBITE

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