Turkey

Turkey: 'We didn't buy S-400 as a prop'

Defence ministry says efforts to mount the missile system and train military personnel are continuing.

Turkey: Russian S-400 missile system operational in April 2020

Middle East

Iran rejects US accusation over drone attacks on Aramco plants

Foreign ministry dismisses as 'meaningless' allegations by US top diplomat that Tehran is behind Houthi-claimed attacks.

Iran rejects US accusation over drone attacks on Aramco plants

Saudi Arabia

MBS tells Trump Saudi 'willing and able' to respond to attacks

US leader ready to work with kingdom on security as Pompeo accuses Iran of direct involvement in Houthi-claimed attacks.

MBS tells Trump Saudi 'willing and able' to respond to attacks

Al-Qaeda

White House confirms death of Osama bin Laden's son

It is believed that Hamza bin Laden was being groomed as heir to the al-Qaeda leadership following his father's death.

White House confirms Osama bin Laden's son killed in US operation

AJ Impact

New York finds $1bn in hidden Sackler family wire transfers

NY state Attorney General Letitia James says owners of Oxycontin-producer Purdue Pharma made off with opioid 'proceeds'.

New York finds $1bn in hidden Sackler family wire transfers

AJ Impact

US lawmakers ask big tech firms for documents in expanding probe

Bipartisan congressional investigation widens, as legislators request internal communications and data on competitors.

US lawmakers ask big tech firms for documents in expanding probe

US Elections 2020

Who are the 2020 US Democratic presidential candidates?

The pool of candidates vying for their party's nomination in 2020 is among the largest and most diverse in US history.

Who are the 2020 US Democratic presidential candidates?

Nuclear energy

US energy head to discuss nuclear power with Saudis on Monday

Rick Perry says he'll meet new Saudi energy minister and likely discuss Saudi Arabia's plans to build nuclear reactors.

US energy head to discuss nuclear power with Saudis on Monday

AJ Impact

US sanctions North Korean hackers blamed for global attacks

Treasury slaps punitive measures on Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel, saying they are controlled by Pyongyang.

US sanctions North Korean hackers blamed for global attacks

Education

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in US college scandal

The American actress is the first parent sentence in wide-ranging US college admissions cheating scandal.

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in US college scandal

Turkey

Erdogan to discuss US missile purchase with Trump

Discussions over possible purchase of US-made Patriot missiles will take place at UN General Assembly.

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss US missile purchase with Trump

AJ Impact

WeWork presses on with IPO, as valuation tumbles further

WeWork has raised more than $12bn since its founding nine years ago, but the company may now only be worth that amount.

WeWork presses on with IPO, as valuation tumbles further

September 11

9/11 Commission interview with Saudi Prince Bandar released

The Florida Bulldog obtains long-withheld summary of the commission's interview with Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan.

9/11 Commission interview with Saudi Prince Bandar released

AJ Impact

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

After bringing her message from Stockholm to Berlin, Paris, Rome and New York, the teen advocate hits Washington, too.

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

AJ Impact

Fighting for a cure, even if only for others

Less research funding goes to metastatic cancer than earlier stages of the disease; patients are working to change that.

Fighting for a cure, even if only for others