Adam Schreck, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:25pm
Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran.
Hannah Dreier, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:12pm
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accusing protesters of setting fire to a government supporter, saying what he calls "Nazi-fascist" elements are taking root inside the opposition's ranks and contributing to a dangerous spiral of violence in the two-month anti-government protest movement.
Suzan Fraser and Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:05pm
Turkey summoned the American ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last week in Washington. The U.S. ambassador told Turkey's government its guards violated U.S. laws, a senior U.S. official said.
Ciaran Giles, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 12:52pm
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday accused Catalonia's president of blackmailing the state following news reports that the powerful northeastern region has prepared a law to secede from Spain immediately if it is not allowed hold an independence referendum.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 12:44pm
President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador called Monday for the U.N. and aid agencies to shift focus in how they support Syrians in need by boosting support for roads, schools and hospitals in neighboring countries that have been overwhelmed by millions of refugees.
President Donald Trump says there's a "lot of love out there" that will help to bring peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Trump says people from all nations, "even nations that you would be surprised to hear," want to stop the killing.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 11:29am
For the first time, all parties to Syria's conflict — including the divided opposition — have agreed to take part in expert talks to help lay the foundation for a new constitution, the U.N. special envoy for the country said Monday.
Israeli police said a Palestinian attacker was killed after he tried to stab officers near Jerusalem as President Donald Trump visited the city on Monday, while clashes erupted in the West Bank as Palestinians declared a strike in solidarity with hundreds of hunger striking prisoners held in Israeli jails.