The first assembly of foreign ministers of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan after the September lightning offensive by Azeri forces in Nagorno-Karabakh may even take place amid rising tensions within the Middle East. Sir Patrick posted a video on X of him shocking Merle Esson when he visited the bookshop earlier. On Saturday, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin redirected the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group to the Middle East to increase the U.S. drive posture in the region. He additionally activated a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery and extra Patriot battalions to increase pressure protection. The U.S. army in Iraq and Syria have recently come beneath a series of assaults by Iran-backed militias in response to Israel’s warfare against Hamas. “U.S. citizens in Iraq face excessive dangers to their security and safety, including the potential for violence and kidnapping,” the advisory stated.