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Saudi king says Iran at forefront of global terrorism

Interestingly, Trump had critcised former FLOTUS Michelle Obama for not covering her head with a scarf during President Obama's Saudi Arabia visit. "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship", Trump said in a 33-minute speech free of unprompted asides, which also did not depart from traditional American Middle East foreign policy.


Trump dismisses claims of campaign collusion with Russia

Trump dismisses claims of campaign collusion with Russia

Late Friday, the Senate intelligence committee announced that Comey had agreed to testify at an open hearing at an undetermined date after Memorial Day. Following Mr Comey's sacking last week, the Justice Department has appointed former FBI director, Robert Mueller, as a special prosecutor to head the investigation into alleged Trump-Russia ties.



November 7 election for Chaffetz seat; Packed GOP field forming

Chaffetz said Thursday that he will resign from Congress next month, a move that calls into question the future of the House Ove. Chaffetz had considered running for a U.S. Later that same day, Thursday, Chaffetz' office released a statement that the congressman would leave his cot and office in Washington at the end of June.



North Korea fires another missile

It flew about 500 kilometres and reached an altitude of about 560 kilometres, military officials said, and was believed to have landed in waters off North Korea's east coast. Earlier on Sunday, the North's state-run media had said it would continue to launch more "weapons capable of striking" the US. A missile exploded soon after take-off from Pukchang last month.


Trump to call on Arab leaders to confront 'crisis of Islamist extremism'

Trump to call on Arab leaders to confront 'crisis of Islamist extremism'

Human Rights Watch described the sale as rewarding "Saudi war crimes" with weapons. On Saturday, the Foreign Office clarified after media reports were aired on the contrary that the "full agenda" of the summit will not leave time for the premier to hold bilateral meetings with President Trump and King Salman.