Iran’s envoy to the United Nations slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.
US voters are expressing significantly more interest in turning out to vote in one of the most polarized midterm congressional elections in decades, with Democrats enjoying more support than President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans, according to a new survey.
US President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that he made no deal with Turkey to lift US sanctions in exchange for the release of an American pastor who had been detained there and returned to the United States over the weekend.
A string of prominent cancelations of conference attendance
Saudi Arabia’s currency fell to its lowest level in two years and its international bond prices slipped on Monday over fears that foreign investment inflows could shrink as Riyadh faces pressure over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Five Eyes US-led intelligence alliance has started to exchange classified information on China's foreign activities with other nations concerned about Beijing's growing power, according to a report.
As international pressure is mounting on Saudi rulers by various governments and rights group over disappearance of a dissident journalist at Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Trump's administration still seems to be following an undetermined policy toward Riyadh on this issue, prompting many analysts to believe that Washington prefers Saudi trade over the value of human life.
China accused the United States on Sunday of going on the offensive by sending US Navy vessels into the South China Sea and described US arms sales to Taiwan as interference in Chinese internal affairs.