• HR McMaster with Donald Trump

    Trump picks new national security adviser

    US President Donald Trump has named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser, replacing Gen. Michael Flynn, who was last week asked to resign from the position.
  • Saudi foreign minister speaking in Munich

    Saudi, Israel present united front against Iran

    Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signalling a growing alignment in their interests, while U.S. lawmakers promised to seek new sanctions on the Shia Muslim power.
  • Thousands declare 'I am Muslim too' at rally in US

    Thousands declare 'I am Muslim too' at rally in US

    Over a thousand people from various faiths declared 'I am a Muslim too' as they assembled at the iconic Times Square here to express solidarity with the Muslim community and protest against US President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
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    Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

    A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travellers who already have a visa to travel to the US, even if they haven’t used it yet.
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    Media enemy of the American people: Trump

    :The media is an "enemy of the American people", US President Donald Trump has said, stepping up his attack on newspapers and channels that have been critical of his presidency.
  • US President Donald Trump\ and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a joint press conference. -AFP

    Trump drops US commitment to 'two-state' solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    US President Donald Trump halted Washington's quest for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Wednesday, saying he would back a single state if it led to peace.
  • A handout picture released by the Saudi Royal Palace shows Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) in Riyadh.

    Erdogan meets King Salman ahead of Syria talks

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Saudi Arabia's top leadership on Tuesday during a visit to further strengthen ties as part of a Gulf tour ahead of Syria peace talks.
  • Michael Flynn

    Trump's National Security Advisor Flynn resigns

    President Donald Trump's embattled national security advisor Michael Flynn today resigned, amid allegations that he discussed US sanctions against Russia with its envoy before Trump's inauguration.
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    ‘Islamophobia’ fuelling terrorism: UN chief

    "Islamophobia" in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the United Nations said on a visit to Saudi Arabia Sunday, as anti-immigrant sentiment rises in some countries.
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    Trump indicates new travel order coming next week

    US President Donald Trump has expressed confidence that his administration will win the legal battle over the controversial immigration ban, while vowing to come up with a new travel order by next week to achieve his goal of keeping America safe from
  • President Rouhani addressing a rally on 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution at Azadi Square in Tehran

    Millions of Iranians turn out to defy Trump 'bullying'

    Iranians streamed into streets across Iran marking the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution amid the new US administration's stepped-up anti-Iran rhetoric. Initial reports said millions of people, men, women, young and old came out to join
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    US court rules against reinstating Trump travel ban

    A federal appeals panel unanimously rejected US President Donald Trump's bid to reinstate his temporary ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations, the media reported.
  • The undated photo shows Rohingya Muslims in a camp in Bangladesh.

    UN: Over 1,000 Rohingya feared killed

    More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims have allegedly been killed in Myanmar amid the army's intensified crackdown on members of the minority group, two senior United Nations officials have disclosed the horrifying fact.
  • Late commander of the Iraqi pro-government Kata'ib Hezbollah force, Bassem al-Safi

    Iraq’s top Hezbollah cmdr. assassinated

    A high-ranking commander of the Iraqi pro-government Kata'ib Hezbollah force has been killed after a group of unidentified armed men opened fire on his vehicle in the country’s southern oil-rich city of Basra.
  • In this file photo, an explosion is seen following an Israeli airstrike in Rafah town in the southern Gaza Strip.

    Two Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike

    At least two Palestinians have lost their lives when the Israeli military carried out an airstrike against an area on the border between Egypt's troubled Sinai Peninsula and the besieged Gaza Strip.