The US has acknowledged that oil prices would jump once sanctions on Iran are implemented but says it will not tap into its own reserves to meet a likely supply gap and would instead wait for Russia and Saudi Arabia to increase their outputs.
A Maryland man was charged with multiple counts of murder on Friday, a day after police said he rampaged through a newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland with a shotgun and killed five people in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in US history.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US is squandering the resources of its own nation to push ahead with its policy of adventurism abroad and support “terror-sponsoring regimes,” stressing that the American people have had enough of “corruption” and “injustice” at home.
Spy chiefs of Israel and regional Arab countries have reportedly attended a secret summit hosted by the US president's senior advisor as Washington moves to conclude a controversial "peace" plan on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without the consent of the Palestinian side.
US president Donald Trump has once again accused the European Union of taking advantage of America in trade, saying the era of “global freeloading” of the United States is over, escalating tensions between the Western allies.