Iran has warned that the strong rhetoric by US President Donald Trump against it and other oil producers could soon push up crude prices to as high as $100 per barrel.
The European Parliament has condemned the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia for cutting financial support to Somalia for its neutrality on a rift between a Saudi-led quartet and Qatar.
Perhaps Donald Trump’s most famous catchphrase all along his campaign trail was his “America First” slogan. A vague concept at the time, it has now translated itself into economic protectionism and political isolationism. Of course the two are two sides of the same coin, the latter manifest in Trump’s recent tariffs on imports and the former visible in Trump’s repeated threats to withdraw from international organizations – ironically organizations that have mostly been designed and promoted by the US.
The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded an extensive set of guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama that had called on colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity.
The United Nations' envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, says he has held "fruitful" talks with the leader of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, amid efforts to end fighting in the Red Sea port of Hudaydah.