AJ Impact

Trump to end surprise medical costs; insurers are not happy

The president is seeking more transparency from US insurance companies and the hospitals with whom they do business.

Trump to end surprise medical costs; insurers are not happy

Palestine

'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan

Economic plan fails to address main problem stunting Palestine's economy - Israel's occupation, experts say.

'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan

Palestine

Palestinians denounce US's peace plan before Manama event

Hundreds rally in occupied West Bank to protest against US's Middle East peace plan on eve of US-led Bahrain gathering.

Palestinians denounce US's peace plan before Manama event

US & Canada

Trump nominates Mark Esper as Pentagon chief

It has been six months without a permanent defence secretary, three times longer than ever before in the country's history.

Iran

US 'launched cyberattacks on Iran weapons systems'

US officials say the attacks on Iranian military computers disabled systems that control missile and rocket launchers.

US 'launched cyberattacks on Iran weapons' after drone downing

United States

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats

US president is delaying nationwide migrant deportations for two weeks to give legislators time to discuss solutions.

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats

Middle East

US vows 'major' new sanctions against Iran

Donald Trump promises new sanctions over shooting down of US drone as Iran warns of 'crushing' response if attacked.

US vows 'major' new sanctions against Iran

Iran

View from Tehran's streets: US, Iran playing 'childish dare game'

For many Iranians, the threat of war just became real as they heard the reports of Trump's cancelled attack on Iran.

View from Tehran's streets: US, Iran playing 'childish dare game'

Iran

Iran to 'confront any threat', as Trump warns of 'obliteration'

Tehran says it will respond firmly to any US threat after Trump warns Iran of 'obliteration' if larger conflict ensues.

Sexual assault

US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s

US president denies ever meeting E Jean Carroll, who said Trump assaulted her in a dressing room of a department store.

US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s

AJ Impact

US places new restrictions on China's supercomputers

Citing a threat to national security, the US blacklists several Chinese technology firms and a government institute.

US places new restrictions on China's supercomputers

Donald Trump

Trump and MBS discuss Iran, oil in phone call

White House says leaders discussed 'Saudi Arabia's critical role in ensuring stability' in the region and oil market.

Trump and MBS discuss Iran, oil in phone call

Iran

Trump approved strikes on Iran but pulled back: Reports

US military made preparations to strike Iranian targets in retaliation for downing of drone, media reports say.

Middle East

Iran accuses US of 'provocation' as Trump downplays drone downing

Iranian forces downed US drone, raising fears of major military confrontation between Tehran and Washington in the Gulf.

Iran

US senators caution Trump over escalating tensions with Iran

After Iran's downing of a US military drone, US politicians warn missteps on either side could widen the conflict.

US senators caution Trump over escalating tensions with Iran