Iran arrests eight ‘linked to CIA’ in street unrest

Iran has arrested eight people accused of links to the CIA and gathering information to send abroad during deadly street violence that erupted after a fuel price hike triggered demonstrations. A near-total internet blackout was imposed by the Islamic republic on November 16, the day after it made the shock announcement that petrol prices were […]

You didn’t get here without God’s blessing, cabinet member tells Trump

Donald Trump may have insisted he was only joking when he recently proclaimed himself the “chosen one,” but at least one member of his cabinet believes God ordained the controversial billionaire’s presidency. “You didn’t get here without God’s blessing,” outgoing US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, a 2016 rival to Trump, told Fox News, recalling […]

North Korea slams planned US military drills with South

North Korea on Wednesday slammed Washington for plans to conduct a joint military exercise with Seoul next month, as negotiations over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal remain deadlocked. The allies cancelled the combined air exercise known as Vigilant Ace along with several other joint drills last year amid a rapid diplomatic thaw with the North, which considers […]

My wife won’t cry if I’m shot —Trump

President Donald Trump has said that his wife of 14 years, Melania, wouldn’t cry if he got shot in an assassination attempt. Online medium, Politico, reports that the President spoke in Washington at a dinner for some Republican heavy weight fundraisers. Together, Trump and Melania are parents to 13-year-old boy, Barron. “The president made the prediction […]