An Iranian official claimed that the CIA spies had "sophisticated training," but none of them succeeded in their sabotage missions. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded by saying Iran has a history of lying.
"It was announced today by the US Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those additional Sanctions!" Trump says in a tweet.
Earlier on Tuesday, two US think tanks and South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported that North Korea had restored part of a missile launch site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in the first summit with Trump last year.
The move by Bolsonaro's far-right government would mark a sharp shift in Brazilian foreign policy, which has traditionally backed a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Senators took the opportunity to publicly interview President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court and asked him several divisive topics, including investigating or prosecuting a sitting president.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed a US call for talks, hours before Washington reimposed new sanctions in line with President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of a 2015 agreement over Iran's nuclear programme.
The White House issues a statement saying Trump would sign the bill after reviewing the final version.
In an interview hours after he released a series of emails, Trump Jr said he never told his father about a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer who promised him compromising information on rival Hillary Clinton.
The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, said that it was appropriate that he appear before the committee over remarks that sacked FBI director James Comey made to the same committee.
It lasted a little over a day before the US president took to his favourite means of communicating to denounce the testimony of the sacked FBI director.
The former FBI director who was sacked by President Donald Trump began testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington, where he also accused Trump of defaming him and the FBI.
In his favourite medium, Twitter, Trump suggested Qatar, home to the largest American air base in the Middle East, was funding extremism as he tacitly backed the diplomatic blockade of the emirate.
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