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US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq

US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq Fri, 23 Aug, 2019

U.S. officials have confirmed that Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, an attack that would mark a significant escalation in Israel's years-long campaign against Iranian military entrenchment across the region.
US issues warrant for seizure of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

US issues warrant for seizure of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar Sat, 17 Aug, 2019

The US Justice Department issued a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel.
US, China step up war of words over Hong Kong

US, China step up war of words over Hong Kong Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being fueled by foreign powers.
Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting that killed 20

Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting that killed 20 Sun, 04 Aug, 2019

Police and FBI investigators in Texas searched for clues  to explain what drove a young gunman from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border city of El Paso.
Dismissing missile tests, Trump says Kim won't want to 'disappoint me'

Dismissing missile tests, Trump says Kim won't want to 'disappoint me' Sat, 03 Aug, 2019

US President Donald Trump downplayed   North Korea's missile tests, saying that while they may violate a UN resolution, Kim Jong Un will not want to "disappoint" him because he has "too much to lose."
US sanctions Iran's foreign minister

US sanctions Iran's foreign minister Thu, 01 Aug, 2019

The United States imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's top diplomat.
Israel, US successfully test ballistic missile interceptor

Israel, US successfully test ballistic missile interceptor Sun, 28 Jul, 2019

 Israel and the United States have successfully carried out tests of a ballistic missile interceptor that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said provides protection against potential threats from Iran.
US Supreme Court allows Trump to spend military funds on US-Mexico border wall construction

US Supreme Court allows Trump to spend military funds on US-Mexico border wall construction Sat, 27 Jul, 2019

The US Supreme Court  ruled in favor of President Donald Trump, allowing him to proceed with plans to divert billions of dollars in Pentagon funds towards construction of his border wall with Mexico.
Afghan president seeks 'clarification' after Trump war comments

Afghan president seeks 'clarification' after Trump war comments Tue, 23 Jul, 2019

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said the US should clarify remarks President Donald Trump made about Afghanistan, including a claim he could easily win the war but didn't "want to kill 10 million people".
Trump blasts Iran, says hard to deal with top 'terror' state

Trump blasts Iran, says hard to deal with top 'terror' state Tue, 23 Jul, 2019

US President Donald Trump said that chances of negotiating with Iran were dwindling, as he cited increasing tensions in the Gulf and blasted the Islamic republic as the world's top "state of terror."
Trump says US not seeking 'regime change' in Iran

Trump says US not seeking 'regime change' in Iran Wed, 17 Jul, 2019

President Donald Trump said the United States is not pushing to topple Iran's leadership but is determined to stop it acquiring nuclear weapons.
Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially' Wed, 10 Jul, 2019

President Donald Trump warned  that sanctions against Iran would soon be "increased substantially" after Tehran said it had exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by Washington.
Trump hits out at May after leak of damning cables

Trump hits out at May after leak of damning cables Tue, 09 Jul, 2019

Donald Trump launched an extraordinary attack on outgoing British premier Theresa May, following the leak of diplomatic cables highly critical of his presidency.
US call for Syria troops divides German coalition

US call for Syria troops divides German coalition Sun, 07 Jul, 2019

Discord broke out in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition, after the United States urged the country to send ground troops to Syria as Washington looks to withdraw from the region.
North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meet

North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meet Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

North Korea has accused the US of being "hell-bent on hostile acts" just days after the countries' leaders agreed to resume denuclearization talks.
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