The US says it is sending a warship into the Gulf to provide President Obama with military options should the situation in Iraq deteriorate further.
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the USS George HW Bush, which carries dozens of fighter jets, to be moved from the North Arabian Sea.
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23:46 Trump hires a third general, raising concerns about heavy military influence13
19:22 John Kelly, Retired Marine General, Is Trump’s Choice to Lead Homeland Security16
03:43 Rallying in North Carolina, Donald Trump Formally Introduces James Mattis18