Mueller Probe

US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer

Committee chairman says Justice Department has agreed to hand over materials related to Russia election interference.

US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer

Opinion

Kushner's squeeze play on Jordan's King Abdullah

Trump's son-in-law will likely use Jordan's economic and water crises to force the king to accept the 'ultimate deal'.

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

AJ IMPACT

China’s Hikvision says it takes US rights concerns 'seriously'

Hikvision has been accused of supplying public surveillance equipment to the Chinese government to monitor minorities

China’s Hikvision says it takes US rights concerns 'seriously'

AJ Impact

China's Xi calls for 'new Long March' as US tensions rise

President Xi Jinping's comments come as China and the US continue to exchange tariffs in a lengthy trade war.

China's Xi calls for 'new Long March' as US tensions rise

AJ IMPACT

US business group: Tariffs are hurting US firms in China

The American Chamber of Commerce says many US firms in China are considering relocating to other countries.

US business group: Tariffs are hurting US firms in China

North Korea

At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship

The North's ambassador to the UN says confiscation of Wise Honest could affect 'future developments' between countries.

At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship

Iran

US Democrats raise alarm over Trump's increasing threats to Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan give close-door briefings to Congress on Iran.

US Democrats raise alarm over Trump's increasing threats to Iran

Donald Trump

US House Dems subpoena more Trump ex-aides after latest rebuff

House Judiciary chairman issues subpoenas to former White House aides, Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson.

US House Dems subpoena more Trump ex-aides after latest rebuff

Abortion

'Stop the bans': Abortion rights activists rally across the US

Thousands gather in cities nationwide to protest against wave of state abortion bans passed in recent months.

Middle East

US ally and Iran's neighbour, Iraq is caught in the middle

Iraq has been mediating between both sides, US and Iran, to try and avoid a crisis.

Iran

Zarif: US playing 'dangerous game' in Gulf showdown

Iran's FM slams US move to shift military hardware to the region, warning it increases the risk of 'accidents'.

Zarif: US playing 'dangerous game' in Gulf showdown

AJ IMPACT

Huawei founder defiant in escalating dispute with US

Ren Zhengfei tells Chinese state media US 'underestimates' Huawei and technology transfer ban will have no effect.

United States

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see financial records

A judge ruled in favour of a House panel seeking Trump's financial records from his accounting firm on Monday.

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see financial records

Mueller Probe

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn defies congressional subpoena

Ex-White House counsel skips House Judiciary panel hearing, further escalating the struggle between Trump and Congress.

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn defies congressional subpoena

Opinion

Trumpism or Trumptasy?

Has Trump indeed created a new foreign policy doctrine or has he simply copied his predecessors'?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara