Arab powers sever Qatar ties, widening rift among US allies
DUBAI The Arab world's strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump's demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism. Saudi Arabia …
Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia overshadowed by impeachment row as he is urged to hire external lawyer
Saudi Arabia is looking to assert its regional leadership against Iran by hosting a summit between visiting US President Donald Trump and Muslim leaders from around the world, analysts say. Trump, on his first foreign trip since taking office in ...
Donald Trump has made rookie mistakes – he must change his approach
Avoidable mistakes: Donald Trump signs an executive order to impose a four-month travel ban on refugees entering the US and a 90-day hold on travellers from Syria, Iran and five other Muslim-majority countries. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters.
Donald Trump's stance on Iran nuclear deal could mean trouble ahead
United States President Donald Trump will find it difficult, if not impossible, to force Iran to renegotiate its nuclear agreement with six world powers, despite warning signs that Iran continues to flout its international obligations.
Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary as Mike Pence makes historic tie-breaking vote
It came as Iran's supreme leader has mocked “newcomer” Donald Trump after the US president accused the country of being ungrateful for sanctions relief approved by the Obama administration. Last week, after Iran tested a ballistic missile, Mr Trump ...
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Iranian-Turkish Tensions Escalate Over Syria, Iraq
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Tensions between neighbors Turkey and Iran are on the rise, with the countries jostling for influence in war-torn Syria and Iraq. But there are concerns that the rivalry is fueling sectarian divisions in the region. The tensions could also open the ...
Britain's Johnson expresses understanding for
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However, Johnson, while maintaining that violence alone was not enough to stabilize Yemen, did express understanding for Saudi Arabia's airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, who are backed by regional rival Iran. The statements come a day after ...
The online battlefield heats up
Seemingly unsatisfied with encouraging direct violent conflict on the ground, Iran has turned to cyberwar with an audacious attack on critical infrastructure in Saudi Arabia. At the end of November, Iranian state-sponsored hackers targeted computer ...
Theresa May to tell Gulf leaders Iran nuclear agreement must stand
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Theresa May to tell Gulf leaders Iran nuclear agreement must stand. Prime Minister Theresa May on board HMS Ocean in the Port of Manama in Bahrain, where she is on a three day visit to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council summit. / Press Association ...
Iran, Russia could derail OPEC's oil output cut deal
Iran said on Saturday it was negotiating an exemption from cutting its output, the third-highest in the 14-nation OPEC cartel behind Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Saudi Arabian officials are concerned by the reluctance of those two countries to join cuts ...