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In what could be a landmark in the Middle East's history, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia on Sunday to meet the country's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Israeli media reported. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, currently on a tour of the region, was also reportedly present at the meeting in Neom, Saudi Arabia.

With the mainstream media pushing the narrative of Democratic candidate Joe Biden's supposed victory in the U.S. presidential race, the Iranian regime is stepping up its attacks on Israel. On Tuesday, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) foiled the latest incursion by the Iranian military and its proxy terrorist groups along the country's border with Syria.  

Weeks after the United Arab Emirates agreed to a peace deal with Israel, Bahrain has joined the fellow Arab Gulf state in normalize diplomatic relations with the Jewish State, a statement released by the White House on Friday said. "This is a historic breakthrough to further peace in the Middle East. Opening direct dialogue and ties between these two dynamic societies and advanced economies will continue the positive transformation of the Middle East and increase stability, security, and prosperity in the region," the joint statement issued by Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump said.

The United States and Poland have signed a landmark defense agreement on Saturday aimed at increasing U.S. troop presence in the country. Under the agreement, a thousand U.S. troops in Germany will be moved to Poland, raising their total strength to 5,500. The deal was inked by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak in Warsaw.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the United States no longer considers Hong Kong autonomous from Communist China, paving the way for Washington to revoke the specialized trade and financial status it enjoys since coming under Beijing's rule in 1997.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday slammed Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei for spreading the conspiracy theory that blamed the U.S. for the Coronavirus outbreak. "Khamenei's fabrications that the US is responsible for the Wuhan Virus [COVID-19] put Iranians, Americans, and the rest of the world at risk. Facts matter," Pompeo wrote on Twitter.

The United States has sanctioned several Chinese companies involved in shipping Iranian oil and financing terrorism, the State Department announced on Wednesday. The measures taken against seven interlinked companies include three mainland China-based firms, three Hong Kong-based, and one from South Africa.