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OPEC caught between Trump and falling oil prices

Prices have already plunged more than 30% over the past two months

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Despite bitter family rivalry, Trump to attend George HW Bush’s funeral

Bush, the 41st president, died on Friday, at the age of 94

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Macron, Trump in show of unity after defence row

The two had a row on Twitter over ‘insulting’ European military comments

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Democrats hope to sway voters as US heads to midterm polls

All 435 seats of House of Representatives are up for grabs

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Iran’s ‘rent-a-Trump’ helps with humour amid US sanctions

Iran protests US administration’s decision to bring back sanctions

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Saudi Arabia says Jamal Khashoggi died in a ‘fight’ and the US believes them

The kingdom has arrested 18 people and sacked two senior officials in connection with the case

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Saudi Arabia says it will retaliate against looming US sanctions over journalist’s disappearance

Trump vowed “severe punishment” if proof of Saudi involvement is found

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If you want a US visa make sure you won’t need food stamps or public housing

The US is looking to restrict visas, permanent residencies for immigrants using public benefits

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Apple shares dip as Trump threatens new tariffs

The technology sector is one of the biggest potential losers in the $200 billion tariff list proposed by Washington on Chinese imports

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Hundreds of kids in limbo as US races to reunite immigrant families

The United States is racing to meet a court-set deadline Thursday for reuniting immigrant parents and children who were separated after crossing the Mexican border, but hundreds of families are likely to be disappointed. The controversial separations began in earnest in May under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy when migrants illegally entering the US…

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‘Never, ever threaten’ US again, Trump tweets to Iran

Donald Trump wrote the entire message in capital letters

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Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client ‘perhaps illegal’

US President Donald Trump lashed out at his former lawyer on Saturday, saying Michael Cohen may have acted illegally in secretly taping their discussion about a payment to hush up an alleged affair with a Playboy model. Trump’s early-morning tweet was his first direct reaction to a New York Times report Friday that the FBI…

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Cartoon – Sabir Nazar

Cartoonist Sabir Nazar’s take on Trump-Putin Helsinki summit

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Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

US President Donald Trump said he accepted the intelligence community’s assessment that Russia had meddled in the election

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Trump says he will run for reelection, had Brexit chat with Queen Elizabeth

US President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody wants me to” and there are no Democratic candidates who could defeat him, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. Asked by British journalist Piers Morgan in an interview given on Friday whether he was going to run in 2020, Trump…

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Trump orders halt to family separations

President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community. The spectacular about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were stripped from their parents and adult relatives after illegally…

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Trump says NKorea no longer a nuclear threat

US President Donald Trump Wednesday congratulated himself on his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, insisting that country is no longer a nuclear threat. The remark was part of a blast of tweets that Trump fired off even as Air Force One touched down at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland outside the US…

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First Muslim elected to US Congress wants to join legal battle against Trump

Democratic Representative Keith Ellison is the first Muslim elected to the US Congress. He filed for the office of Minnesota attorney-general on Tuesday to join the legal fight against US President Donald Trump, reported Associated Press. Ellison is regarded as among the most liberal members of Congress. “It was attorneys general who led the fight…

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Trump confirms June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore

US President Donald Trump said Friday his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is back on for next month, after extraordinary Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang. Trump emerged after a more than hour-long Oval Office meeting with Kim Yong Chol — a general facing US sanctions who is Kim’s…

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Trump can’t block his critics on Twitter, judge rules

President Donald Trump cannot legally block Twitter users who disagree with him, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a case with potentially far-reaching implications for social media use by public officials. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald said the blocking of Trump critics — which prevents them from seeing and interacting with the president’s tweets — violated…

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