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US reportedly seizes Iranian fuel cargoes for first time
The four vessels, called Luna, Pandi, Bering and Bella, were seized on the high seas in recent days and are now en route to Houston.
Venezuela jails former Green Berets for 20 years after failed incursion
Former Green Berets Luke Denman, 34, and Airan Berry, 41, reportedly admitted to participating in the May 4 operation aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro
Navy destroyer sails near Venezuelan coast in clear message to Maduro regime
A U.S. Navy ship navigated near the Venezuelan coast on Tuesday in what the U.S. military's Southern Command called a "freedom of navigation operation," a day after a cargo ship...
Venezuela orders arrest of Army Special Forces veteran over botched coup attempt
Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab said on Friday his office had requested the detention and extradition of U.S. military veteran Jordan Goudreau and two Venezuelans accused of involvement in a...
Meet the Army Special Forces vets behind that botched coup attempt in Venezuela
Details have begun to emerge about the trio of U.S. military veterans purportedly behind an attempt to overthrow Venezuela's president, President Nicolas Maduro
Insurgent group sought to capture Venezuela’s Maduro and put him on a plane to the US
Luke Denman, a 34-year-old U.S. Army veteran, also said that he had expected to receive between $50,000 and $100,000 for a job.
The US will use ‘every tool’ to secure the release of any Americans held in Venezuela, Pompeo says
The U.S. government will use “every tool” available to secure the return of Americans if they are being held in Venezuela, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed on Wednesday,...
Venezuela’s Maduro says two US citizens detained for allegedly working with former Green Beret on coup effort
Maduro showed what he said were the U.S. passports and other identification cards belonging to Airan Berry and Luke Denman.
A former Green Beret trained Venezuelan insurgents who clashed with government forces on Sunday
The 15-member team planned to do reconnaissance for a larger force of 200 men distributed in several areas of Venezuela.
The US is deploying Navy warships closer to Venezuela as part of anti-drug efforts
The Trump administration is deploying U.S. Navy ships closer to Venezuela to beef up anti-drug efforts following a U.S. drug trafficking indictment against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, according to a...
US indicts Venezuelan president on ‘narco-terrorism’ charges
The U.S. government on Thursday indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other top Venezuelan officials on charges of "narco-terrorism," the latest escalation of the Trump administration's pressure campaign against the...
A US warship sailed along Venezuela’s coast to gather intelligence and send a message to Maduro
The U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Detroit conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation off of Venezuela's Caribbean coast, the U.S.'s top military command in the region said Thursday
Blackwater founder Erik Prince held secret talks with top Venezuelan official sanctioned by US
The visit came just eight months after Prince floated a plan to deploy a private army to help the Venezuelan opposition topple Nicolas Maduro.
Hundreds of Russian mercenaries now in Venezuela, US admiral says
Hundreds of Russian mercenaries are in Venezuela to prop up the "illegitimate regime" of President Nicolas Maduro, who has announced his intention to go to North Korea to break out...
‘Their problem will be getting out’ — Venezuela socialist official warns US Marines ‘likely’ to enter the country
Venezuelan Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello on Saturday predicted U.S. Marines will "likely" enter the South American country, speaking a week after a confrontation between aircraft belonging to the...
Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ on foreign adversaries has hit its limit
IIn two years as president, Donald Trump built a foreign policy strategy on applying as much pressure as possible on enemies — and even some allies — to make them...
‘It’s time to rise up,’ Venezuelan general tells military officers in video
A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on...
No signs of an imminent US invasion of Venezuela as Maduro stays in power, for now
At the moment, it does not appear that the Pentagon is prepared to go full Leroy Jenkins and deploy the 82nd Airborne Division over downtown Caracas.
The Pentagon plans on sending a Navy hospital ship to assist Venezuelan refugees
The USNS Comfort, a 1,000-bed vessel, probably would be sent off the coast of northern Colombia, near enough to treat refugees who have fled Venezuela
Thousands take to the streets in Venezuela to force Maduro from power
Thousands of marchers began street protests on Wednesday to try to force leftist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the...
Trump threatens ‘full’ embargo on Cuba over Venezuela security support
President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to impose a "full and complete embargo" and further sanctions on Cuba if its Communist leadership does not immediately end its military support for...
Florida Man urges US military intervention in Venezuela
As the United States attempts to extricate itself from three separate conflicts in the Middle East, Florida Sen. Rick Scott would love to see the U.S. military charge headlong into...
Trump to Russia: Get your troops out of Venezuela
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to pull its troops from Venezuela and warned that "all options" were open to make that happen
US calls Russia deployment of military planes to Venezuela ‘reckless escalation’
The United States on Monday accused Russia of "reckless escalation" of the situation in Venezuela by deploying military planes and personnel to the crisis-stricken South American nation that Washington has...