More than 50 US Democratic lawmakers have urged Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to release human rights activists, lawyers, journalists and other prisoners of conscience “before their unjust imprisonments become death sentences in the face of massive Covid outbreaks”. In a letter sent on Monday, the 55 politicians, led by[…]
China has said it would retaliate after US President Donald Trump ordered an end to preferential trade treatment for Hong Kong and signed legislation allowing sanctions on banks over Beijing’s clampdown on the semi-autonomous city. In a statement on Wednesday, China’s foreign ministry said the US’s Hong Kong Autonomy Act[…]
The United States is trying to resolve a three-year diplomatic feud among Gulf countries by pushing Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to lift a ban on Qatari airlines using their airspace, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. President Donald Trump has applied pressure on the[…]
US President Donald Trump has rejected a sum offered by South Korea in response to his demand that the country’s government contribute more to the cost of US military forces deployed there. “Now they’ve offered us a certain amount of money and I’ve rejected it,” Trump said at a White[…]
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who saw his once-strong lead in the United States Democratic Party primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgement that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any[…]
Four new states imposed sweeping stay-at-home directives on Wednesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic, putting over 80% of Americans under lockdown as the number of deaths in the United States nearly doubled in three days.The governors of Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Nevada each instituted the strict policies on a[…]
The DOJ’s undermining of its own prosecutors in the case has prompted outrage from former DOJ officials and Democrats.The intervention of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), who undermined their own prosecutor’s recommendation of a sentence for Republican operative Roger Stone, has prompted outrage from Democratic legislators and some[…]
President Donald Trump has denounced America’s decades of war in the Middle East – Iraq in particular – as one big mistake based on a ruse, saying openly once again that Saddam had no WMDS at the time of the invasion. Trump once again took to Twitter to revive the[…]
President Donald Trump has called a looming impeachment inquiry against him a “positive,” saying it will help him “win the election.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the investigation shortly afterwards. Speaking to reporters at the UN General Assembly in New York, Trump said that impeachment would be “a positive for[…]
The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday approved three resolutions aimed at blocking President Donald Trump’s planned sale of guided missiles and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan. The approval of the measures is another political rebuke of Trump’s relationship with Saudi Arabia,[…]
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