Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies, complicating the beginning of the workweek in America.
From Togo to Palestine, Donald Trump's presidency is inspiring artists all over the world as they reflect their artistic expression about America's 45th president.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says "Jerusalem is Palestine's eternal capital" during international conference in Egypt, lashing out at US President Donald Trump over his decision to recognise Jerusalem.
Testimony comes in the wake of his fall from power after being quoted as seeing the president's son as engaging in "treasonous" behaviour for taking a meeting with Russians during the 2016 campaign.
From vowing to stop Iran's "terrorist" activities to breaking with decades-long US policy regarding the status of Jerusalem, here's a look at how Trump's first year in office has altered balances in an already turbulent Middle East.
Members of the Palestine Central Council, a high-ranking body within the Palestine Liberation Organization, voted to suspend its recognition of Israel until Tel Aviv recognises a Palestinian state.
The 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi has been hailed as a hero by Palestinians who see her as bravely standing up to Israel's occupation of the West Bank while Israelis accuse her family of using her as a pawn in staged provocations.
Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on Monday. It comes a day after US President Donald Trump denied he's a racist amid an uproar over a reported presidential slur.
European leaders redefine their relationship with the White House a year after Donald Trump took over US presidency.
Meanwhile, African Union and African ambassadors to the UN called US president's reported remarks xenophobic and racist.
Russia - one of the parties to the Iran pact alongside the United States, China, France, Britain, Germany and the EU - calls an ultimatum offered by Trump on the deal "extremely negative."
In a phone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump expressed his openness to talks with Pyongyang "at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances".
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