Three service members were killed, including two Americans, and a dozen more were injured when a barrage of rockets was fired at a military base in Iraq on Wednesday.
The US killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani serves as a reminder to the GCC that when push comes to shove, they are all in the same boat.
US-Iranian absolutism could have been mitigated had the European Union and the United Nations shown some teeth over the last two years
The US strike on Baghdad's international airport early Friday also killed the PMU leader's personal friend and top commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, Qasem Soleimani.
China's retaliatory tariffs were meant to target goods ranging from corn and wheat to US-made vehicles and auto parts.
After a dispute that raged for close to two years, with several fumbled efforts at a resolution, the US agreed to cancel planned tariffs and rollback others immediately, without a similar commitment from China to lift tariffs it imposed on the US.
The US president's absence from the meetings left plenty of room for China and other regional powers to raise their own profiles.
In an attempt to threaten Turkey over its limited cross-border operation in Syria, many European countries discontinued selling arms to Ankara, while they continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia to fuel its full-scale war in Yemen.
Riyadh critic and contributor for The Washington Post, Jamal Khashoggi, was killed by Saudi agents in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate on October 2 last year. Many questions related to the incident still remain unanswered.
The drone detected near the Turkey-Syria border by the military violated Turkish airspace six times before it was finally shot down by F-16 jets.
Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for the negotiations, Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said.
US President Donald Trump's aggressive approach towards NATO doesn't serve its own long-term interests.
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