Trump Dials Back Islam Critique as He Basks in Saudi Deals
In his Riyadh speech, President Trump described Islam as "one of the world's great faiths".
Melania & Ivanka Trump mocked for praising Saudi Arabia on women’s rights
Melania and Ivanka Trump have come under intense fire for their praise of Saudi Arabia’s so-called “empowerment” of women.
Trump warns of Iranian nuclear threat on visit to Israel
US President Donald Trump has begun a visit to Israel by warning of the threat posed by Iran if it acquires nuclear weapons.
US stirring up ‘Iranophobia’ to boost arms sales to Arab nations – Tehran
US President Donald Trump has deliberately accused Tehran of sponsoring extremist groups in the Middle East in order to stir up “Iranophobia” and boost American arms sales in the region, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
‘US, EU meddle in other countries & kill people under guise of human rights concerns’ – Duterte
“There’s not even a whimper” when powerful nations bomb civilians or “invent” WMDs to invade other countries, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told RT, arguing that the West pretends to care about human rights only when it suits its agenda.
Turkey Reprimands U.S. Over Violence During Erdogan's D.C. Visit
Turkey summoned the U.S. ambassador to protest what it called the “aggressive and unprofessional” actions of U.S. security personnel during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington last week. (lol)
Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara
Turkey has marched dozens of coup suspects past a hostile crowd at the start of their trial near Ankara.
Dubai’s first ‘Robocop’ begins patrolling streets
The world’s first robot policeman has officially joined Dubai’s police force. While it’s not exactly the Robocop from the movie, officers in the United Arab Emirates may want to get used to them, as the bots may soon account for a quarter of their colleagues.
WHO splurges more on posh travel than it spends on fighting AIDS & malaria – report
The UN’s World Health Organization ponies up some $200 million a year for luxury travel, including first-class tickets and posh hotels – much more than it spends on combatting AIDS, tuberculosis, or malaria, the AP has revealed.
'Alt-Reich' member charged in fatal stabbing of black student
The FBI is looking into whether the fatal stabbing of a black student by a white student at the University of Maryland was a hate crime. Mr Urbanski belongs to a Facebook group that disparages African Americans, police say.
AA calls for crackdown on sharing dashcam video
New rules may be needed to control the use of video taken by dashboard cameras, the AA has warned.
Republicans used race to redraw North Carolina voter maps
The US Supreme Court has ruled that North Carolina Republicans improperly used race as a factor in redrawing 2011 congressional district boundaries.