Saudi Arabia's U.S.-made Patriot Missile Defense System 'Malfunctions,' Crashes in Residential Area
Saudi Arabia has claimed to have intercepted all seven missiles fired from Yemen, but missile experts who watched interception videos have questioned those claims.
Spain Catalonia: Puigdemont's arrest in Germany sparks mass protests
Protests broke out across the Spanish region of Catalonia on Sunday after former leader Carles Puigdemont was taken into custody in Germany.
Death of US dollar? China launches petro-yuan to challenge greenback’s dominance
The highly anticipated yuan-backed crude oil futures have been launched in Shanghai. China is the world’s biggest oil consumer, with eyes on rival benchmarks Brent and WTI as well as the US currency.
U.S. and South Korea Reach Trade Agreement
The U.S. agreed to revise its trade deal with South Korea and spare the country from President Donald Trump’s steel tariff, as the allies sought to resolve disputes before planned meetings with Kim Jong Un.
High-level North Korean official may be visiting Beijing: Japanese media
A high-ranking North Korean official appeared to have arrived by train in Beijing, Japanese media reported, though speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is currently visiting the Chinese capital has not been confirmed.
Spy poisoning: Russian diplomats expelled across US and Europe
The United States and its European allies are expelling dozens of Russian diplomats in a co-ordinated response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK.
Canada: Over 150 Anti-Kinder Morgan Pipeline Protesters Detained
"We’re putting our bodies on the line in the right way," said Manitoba Cree man and environmental activist Clayton Thomas-Müller.
Israeli ex-defense minister says Trump’s new NSC adviser Bolton was pushing him to strike Iran
The newly appointed US National Security Adviser, John Bolton, tried to persuade Israel to conduct a pre-emptive strike against Iran before it achieved nuclear weapons capability, Israel’s ex-Defense Minister has revealed.
Witness in Mueller probe aided UAE agenda in Congress
A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates last April, just weeks before he began handing out a series of large political donations to U.S. lawmakers considering legislation targeting Qatar, the UAE’s chief rival in the Persian Gulf, an Associated Press investigation has found.
U.S. Recession May Come Just in Time for Trump’s Re-Election Bid
Here’s another reason to circle the 2020 election year on the calendar. It may well be the year of the next U.S. recession.