Iran advances in nuclear bomb development, U.S. officials warn

U.S. officials have raised alarms as Iran makes significant strides in developing key components for a nuclear bomb. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan emphasized the urgency of the situation, noting Iran's accelerated progress since April and the potential global security risks.

US Navy facing 'most sustained combat since WWII' in Red Sea

The U.S. Navy is engaged in intense combat with Iran-backed Houthi rebels from Yemen, in the most significant sea battle since World War II, as the Houthis target over 50 vessels in the Red Sea to disrupt shipping and support Palestinians while strengthening their position in Yemen, leading to near-daily confrontations involving advanced weaponry.