US senators will vote later on Thursday on legislation that seeks to block President Donald Trump’s plan to complete an $8 billion arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates using a loophole, citing concerns about the two Arab regimes' human rights records.
The United States is misleading the world public opinion by unfounded allegations against Iran to cover up its failed policy on Afghanistan for the last 18 years, Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-e Ravanchi said.
US 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says a war with Iran would “be based on a lie” just like the US invasion of Vietnam and Iraq in the past, vowing to do whatever he can as an American senator to “stop US attacking Iran.”
The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries’ row over tariffs and trade.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom has dismissed as fabrications the so-called evidence implicating Iran in a recent attack on two tankers in the Sea of Oman, saying the incident was a plan to provoke US-Iran war.
China has backed a decision by Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam to suspend an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protests since 1997, warning against attempts of "black hand" Western forces to exploit the issue to destroy the region’s stability.
Indian soldiers have engaged in a new gun battle with Kashmir fighters after a car bomb attack and other clashes left four soldiers and three militants dead in the disputed Himalayan region over the past 48 hours.
The top Scottish member of the British parliament has denounced the main candidate seeking to become the country’s next prime minister, saying he is a “racist” who cannot be trusted to lead the United Kingdom.