The Guardian: UK settles £1.3bn claim by Iranian bank over trade ban damages

The Daily Beast: Trump Tells His Team to Tone Down the Tough Talk on Iran

The New York Times: Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress

reuters: Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales - The Republican majority Senate has become a rubber stamp for the charlatan-in-chief

nytimes: Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says

Kurdistan24: Newest rocket attacks hit Iraqi military base in Mosul, foreign oil firms in Basra

Jill Richardson: Dealing with climate fear

The Atlantic Council: Building on Past Experience, Iran Leads the Waltz With the US

Lobe Log: Iran Has No Good Options in Responding to American Pressures

Jerusalem Post: U.N. officials: U.S. planning a 'tactical assault' in Iran

AP: US State Department says Iran should still comply with nuclear deal that Trump exited

The Guardian: 'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi killing – UN report

the hill: Pompeo blocks Saudi inclusion on list of countries that recruit child soldiers - Pimp of Saudi Arabia

independent: Unconvinced EU foreign ministers call for independent investigation after US claim Iran is behind tanker attack - why trust the word of a habitual liar

slate: Trump Has Brilliantly Cornered Himself Where He’s Now Demanding Iran Abide by a Deal He Already Reneged On - Stupid is as stupid does

Military Times: Rockets land in Iraq’s Camp Taji, home to US military personnel

The Guardian: The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran

Politico: Trump prepares to bypass Congress to take on Iran

The Washington Post: What the Iran crisis tells us about Trump’s lack of credibility

Wall Street Journal: Iran’s Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S.