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US warns commercial flights near Persian Gulf could be ‘misidentified,’ amid tensions with Iran | His Word - Christianity Today

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Commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf could be “misidentified” and targeted amid the increasing escalation between the U.S. and Iran, American diplomats said in a warning Saturday.

The warning, relayed by U.S. diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation Administration, stressed that the current tensions, with Iran-backed militias reportedly moving missiles closer to American bases in Iraq, are posing a risk to global air travel.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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