The senior administration official refused to rule out any options for a US response, including military intervention. With the lifting of international sanctions over its nuclear program, Iran has been rapidly boosting oil exports in recent months exacerbating global overproduction.
The statement “did not happen during that call,” the Mexican government said on Twitter. “I know it with absolute certainty, there was no threat. The things that have been said are nonsense and a downright lie,” Peña Nieto’s spokesman, Eduardo Sanchez, said in a radio interview.
SYDNEY U.S. President Donald Trump labeled a refugee swap deal with Australia “dumb” on Thursday after a Washington Post report of an acrimonious telephone call with Australia’s prime minister threatened a rare rift in ties between the two staunch allies.
A photo taken on board the ISS this week shows how the intermingling of the natural world and mankind can accidentally create some stunning aerial photos. Photographed from above the Priest River in Idaho’s Bonner County, the giant checkerboard is made up of sections of deforested ground covered in snow, alternating with forested land.
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. The U.S. military said on Wednesday it was looking into whether more civilians were killed in a raid on al Qaeda in Yemen on the weekend, in the first operation authorized by President Donald Trump as commander in chief.
WASHINGTON The White House put Iran “on notice” on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile and said it was reviewing how to respond, taking an aggressive posture toward Tehran that could raise tensions in the region.
BET EL, West Bank For many in the Israeli settlement of Bet El, deep in the occupied West Bank, Donald Trump’s choice of Jared Kushner as his senior adviser on the Middle East is a sign of politics shifting in their favor.
He also stressed that he does not need extra powers to order the military into action, while saying he does not need to declare martial law, as he has threatened to do before.
SEOUL U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would sound out ally South Korea on efforts to address North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs as he arrived in Seoul on Thursday, including plans to deploy a U.S.
Recorded at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, northwest of Hong Kong, the man can be seen being dragged by the arm across the ground while fellow workers chase after the pair.