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Trump, Tillerson Dance In Saudi Arabia

Trump, Tillerson Dance In Saudi Arabia

During the Obamas' visit, Trump tweeted, "Many people are saying it was wonderful that Mrs. Obama refusing to wear a scarf in Saudi Arabia, but they were insulted". Trump's criticism of the nuclear deal Iran reached with the USA and five other world powers in 2015 pleases both Saudi Arabia and Israel, who accused Obama on "going soft" on Tehran.


Trump Takes First International Trip as President

Trump Takes First International Trip as President

Trump generated controversy as a presidential candidate with his call that Muslims be banned temporarily from entering the United States. It also hasn't tamped down the perception that Trump has it in for Muslims. No leaders will accompany Trump on his visit to the wall. But on Saturday, the 81-year-old king, aided by a cane, walked along the red carpet to meet Trump as a fleet of military jets swept through the sky, leaving a red, white and blue trail in their wake.



Tillerson: Curbing Iran a focus of Trump trip

This is "in particular in the face of malign Iranian influence and Iranian-related threats which exist on Saudi Arabia's borders on all sides", Tillerson told reporters in Riyadh. Trump also was set to sign a defense cooperation agreement with the Saudis, pledging $110 billion effective immediately and up to $350 billion over 10 years, as well as some private sector agreements.


At least 20 Afghan police killed in Taliban ambushes

At least 20 Afghan police killed in Taliban ambushes

Hashim Zwak, the police chief of Waghaz district, was wounded in the hand during the fighting. Up to 20 police were killed as hundreds of anti-government militants attacked security checkpoints in Shah Joi and Deh Chopan districts of southern Afghanistan's Zabul province early Sunday, provincial governor Bismillah Afghanmal said.


North Korea inches closer to striking the US mainland

North Korea inches closer to striking the US mainland

After last Sunday's successful North Korea missile launch that marked what experts call a "significant breakthrough" for the rogue country's fast-moving nuclear weapons program, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un issued an explicit threat to the United States, saying that anyone who stands in the way of the country's nuclear program "should not expect any mercy".



Iran's Rouhani wins 2nd term by a wide margin

Millions of Iranians vo. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani won reelection Saturday, according to state television, decisively defeating his hardline opponent Ebrahim Raisi . Under Rouhani , Iran reached a landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of worldwide economic sanctions.