An American writer and political commentator says US President Donald Trump's “overriding objective is getting reelected” to the White House in November next year and he even could launch war against Iran or Venezuela in an attempt to achieve his goal but “waging war on Iran or Venezuela would be madness.”
Oil prices have jumped at the beginning of the trading week after indications emerged from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that the body may maintain production cuts until the end of 2019.
Armenian Premier Nikol Pashinyan has announced sweeping judiciary reforms as protesters blockaded court buildings in Yerevan, heeding his call for a demonstration against judges he accuses of political bias.
Palestine’s Minister of Social Development Ahhmed Majdalani says Palestinians will not participate in an economic conference sponsored by Washington in Bahrain next month as US President Donald Trump will unveil the first part of his so-called “deal of the century” to end the Palestine-Israel conflict during the summit.
The Ecuadorian government has decided to hand over some of the belongings of the Australian press freedom activist Julian Assange to the United States more than a month after he was arrested in the country’s embassy in the British capital London.
At least four civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out an airstrike on Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its bombardment campaign against its southern neighbor.
The British government, which has on several occasions endorsed Washington’s anti-Iran rhetoric amid heightened tensions between the two countries, has taken sides in the conflict and blatantly threatened the Islamic Republic that in case US interests were attacked in the region, those attacks would be retaliated and that was an issue "the Iranians need to think about very, very carefully."
Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks’ lead to 2-1 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.