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Report: U.S. Military to Deploy 500 Troops to Middle East

According to a new report, the U.S. military is set to deploy 500 troops to the Middle East as tension between Washington and Tehran continues to mount.

The Pentagon is preparing to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia as it beefs up its military presence in the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran.

CNN reported, citing two U.S. defense officials, that the troops are expected to go to the Prince Sultan Air Base located near the Saudi capital of Riyadh. The New York Times later confirmed the report.

Continue reading the full article at The Hill.

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