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President of Chad Idriss Deby. Photo: Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS 

Concern over possible coup in Chad; US pulling out diplomats 

Opponents of the regime are approaching the capital after the results of the country's general election showed that President Idriss Deby, who has been in power for 30 years, will continue in his post 

Delivery of the second Iron Dome battery to the US in January. Photo: Ministry of Defense

Retired American Navy admiral calls on US to deploy Iron Dome 

Vice Admiral (Ret.) John Miller claims that the Biden administration is making a mistake by removing US military assets from the Middle East. He also calls for the procurement of Israel's "David's Sling" air defense system 

The USS Donald Kook. Photo: U.S. Navy

Warning to Russia: US sending destroyers into Black Sea 

The move is in light of Russia's buildup of ground and naval forces facing Ukraine. The U.S. Navy operates regularly in the area, but the dispatch of the Donald Kook and the Roosevelt is intended to send Moscow a message that the U.S. is monitoring the developments