US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will discuss with Riyadh possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that last week's attacks on Saudi oil sites originated in Iran, a claim Tehran denies.
US President Trump blasts The New York Times after it updated a story detailing a previously unreported accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say the alleged victim did not recall the incident.
US officials release satellite images arguing the attack on Saudi oil facilities was inconsistent with one launched from Yemen and the strikes rather came from the direction of Iran or Iraq, a claim Tehran rejects as "maximum lies."
The Pentagon has been developing plans to withdraw as many as half of the 14,000 US troops who are still in Afghanistan, but the Taliban want all US and NATO forces withdrawn.
"There could be more sanctions to follow, but frankly, what we’d really like is the S-400 not to become operational," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Bloomberg in an interview.
The meeting with 45 senators, including Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Todd Young, lasted 90 minutes.
Contrary to what the nuclear deal's critics say, it was a stabilising force in the region and the Middle East needs it.
The two NATO allies have flatly rejected Washington's proposal to establish an observer force to monitor after US withdrawal from northern Syria.
Senator Lindsey Graham was reacting to former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's comments that US President Trump might have committed a crime in handling the Russia probe and top officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment.
Ankara expects to develop a common understanding with Washington on a Turkey-friendly safe zone in northern Syria. Are the two allies close to reaching a final deal?
As President Trump says a withdrawal is on the way, a top US general in the Middle East says he is under no “pressure to be out by any specific date” with no specific conditions, angering Turkey over US intentions.
Saudi Arabia's public relations offensive after the Khashoggi killing has hardly dented the momentum of bad press for Saudi Arabia.
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