US House votes to rein in Trump's war powers as tensions with Iran stay high
Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the D...
Trump announces changes to key environmental law
US President Donald Trump's administration announced Thursday sweeping changes to an environ...
Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 billion through greenshoe option
Investors were allocated the additional shares for the option during...
US likely to sign trade deal with China on Jan 15: Trump
Beijing's trade envoy Vice Premier Liu He is scheduled to visit the US next week to sign the interim agreement's "Phase One", marking a pause in the nearly two-year trade war between the two sides.
Trump floats expanding NATO to add Middle East, offers new name 'NATOME'
President Donald Trump likes to boast that he has a talent for coining nicknames. On Thursday, he unveiled what he called a "beautiful" acro...
Soleimani killing leaves Trump’s Middle East strategy in tatters
U.S. policy in the region seems to be going in the opposite direction of what Trump has long promised -- with more U.S. troops going in, not fewer; an Iran defiant, not cowed and broken by sanctions; and regional allies giving only lukewarm support to Trump’s airstrike instead of rallying around it.
Crisis with Iran may deescalate if no US casualties
To avenge the killing of its Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Qasem Soleimani, Tehran on Monday claimed that it retaliated proportionately with a missile strike on two US military bases in Iraq.
The Mideast shock: Calm for now, but the worry lingers on
There is speculation that Iran may engage in some proxy action in Lebanon or Iraq
Opinion: Sweet revenge for Iran would be to push US out of Iraq
President Donald Trump said Tuesday it isn’t the right time for the U.S. to pull out of Iraq. “Eventually we want to be able to allow Iraq to run its own affairs,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “This isn’t the right point.” U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper was adamant on Monday that “there’s been no decision made to leave Iraq. Period.”
US-Iran tensions: Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Tehran retaliates
US President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to Iran on Saturday, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic "very fas...
Trump's threat to target Iran cultural sites sparks backlash
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that any US military action against Iran would conform to international law after President Donald Trump was accused of threatening a war crime by declaring cultural sites as potential targets.
Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn seeks to withdraw guilty plea
Prosecutors had earlier said Flynn was entitled to avoid prison time because of his extensive cooperation, but their perspective changed after he hired a new team of lawyers.
We took action to stop, not start a war: Donald Trump
President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. military at his direction executed a "flawless precision strike that killed the number one terro...
US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal after drone strike
President Donald Trump ordered the Jan. 2 strike against Gen. Qassem Soleimani after the death of an American contractor in Iraq. Now, as the massive demonstrations of Iran's public mourning period for Soleimani come to a close, officials believe the next steps by America' longtime foe will determine the ultimate course of the latest crisis.
Wall Street inches higher as concerns over US-Iran escalation ease
Tehran's foreign minister said Iran took "proportionate measures" in self-defence and did not seek to escalate the confrontation.
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