The first meeting of international ministers of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan after the September lightning offensive by Azeri forces in Nagorno-Karabakh may also happen amid rising tensions in the Middle East. Sir Patrick posted a video on X of him stunning 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. pressure posture in the area. He additionally activated a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery and extra Patriot battalions to increase drive safety. The U.S. military in Iraq and Syria have recently come beneath a collection of assaults by Iran-backed militias in response to Israel’s warfare towards Hamas. “U.S. citizens in Iraq face high risks to their security and safety, together with the potential for violence and kidnapping,” the advisory stated.