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Iran has faced economic sanctions from the US for more than 40 years.

China

US imposes 'reciprocal' restrictions on Chinese diplomats

Chinese diplomats in the US required to notify State Department before any meetings with American officials, academics.

US imposes 'reciprocal' restrictions on Chinese diplomats

China

Top US diplomat keeps up pressure on China over Muslim Uighurs

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Beijing is responsible for the 'enormous human rights violation' in Xinjiang.

Top US diplomat keeps up pressure on China over Muslim Uighurs

Uighur

US bars China officials over Uighur crackdown in Xinjiang

Move to restrict visas follows Commerce Department decision to add certain Chinese companies to blacklist over Xinjiang.

US bars China officials over Uighur crackdown in Xinjiang

Asia Pacific

US hopes for North Korea talks in days or weeks: Pompeo

US secretary of state remains upbeat about negotiations aimed at dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

US hopes for North Korea talks in days or weeks: Pompeo

AJ Impact

The US just slapped sanctions on Iran's space agencies

The country's civilian space agency and two research organisations are accused of advancing ballistic missile programme.

The US just slapped sanctions on Iran's space agencies

AJ Impact

Thousands of childcare workers awarded $65.5m legal settlement

A US federal judge approved a multimillion-dollar settlement for thousands of workers who came to the US as au pairs.

Thousands of childcare workers awarded $65.5m legal settlement

Canada

US: Death sentence to Canadian in China 'politically motivated'

Ottawa rallying allies after Canadian citizens' arrest in China in light of top Huawei executive's arrest in Canada.

US: Death sentence to Canadian in China 'politically motivated'

North Korea

US, North Korea 'to hold talks this week' after nuclear impasse

Two sides to reportedly finalise second Trump-Kim summit details, as South Korea report doesn't refer to North as enemy.

US, North Korea 'to hold talks this week' after nuclear impasse

United States

Trump's White House: Who has been fired or left so far?

From Rex Tillerson to Sean Spicer, Al Jazeera looks at the most notable Trump administration departures so far.

Trump's White House: Who has been fired or left so far?

AJ IMPACT

Frost thaws in US-China ties ahead of G20 meeting

High-level talks now set for Friday as world's two largest economies look for ways to resolve damaging trade war.

US, China to hold delayed diplomatic, security dialogue

United States

US ends all funding for UN's Palestine refugee agency

Move by Trump administration sharply criticised as a 'flagrant assault' on Palestinians already enduring dire situation.

US ends all funding for UN's Palestine refugee agency

United States

US ends Syria stabilisation plan worth over $200m

State Department says major contributions from other countries led to the decision which was criticised by Democrats.

US ends Syria stabilisation plan worth more than $200m

Opinion

Mike Pompeo is the anti-Tillerson

But will the former CIA director be able to succeed where his predecessor failed?

Daniel R DePetris

by Daniel R DePetris

Daniel R DePetris

CIA

Trump pick for CIA chief's post 'oversaw renditions'

Gina Haspel ran CIA's first 'black site' in Thailand and was involved in the destruction of videotapes of interrogations