US President Donald Trump says he has signed a new executive order to keep open the notorious Guantánamo Bay prison in Cuba.
Trump signs order to keep Guantánamo Bay prison open (Video)
The United States has military bases in around 150 countries, some of which are not officially classed as American bases and some are not formally acknowledged by the US. The number of bases in total exceeds 1,000 worldwide, many of them are located in the Middle East.
American military bases in Middle East. Why does US have them?
The United States has resumed taking in refugees from what it calls 11 high-risk countries, adding however that refugees will face tougher scrutiny than in the past.
US lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries, but adds they will face scrutiny
Palestinians protesting against US President Donald Trump’s policy on Al-Quds halted a US-coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped away.
Angered by Trump, Palestinian protesters disrupt business seminar US helped
Pictures of purported missile fragments presented by the United States as “evidence” that Iranian-made missiles were used by Yemen have sparked widespread ridicule on social media, with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offering his own comically amusing take on the images.
US ‘evidence’ of ‘Iranian-made’ missile sparks ridicule
A Malaysian professor criticized the United States’ intervention in internal affairs of other countries calling it wrong and immoral.
Malaysian Lecturer: US sanctions are wrong, immoral and illegal
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei expressed regret over the deaths of Afghan civilians in Daesh terror attacks, saying the United States has been relocating the terror group from the Middle East to the South Asian country to justify its military presence in the region.
Leader: US relocating Daesh to Afghanistan to justify military presence
Visiting Washington, DC, Qatar's Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah said his country will expand the American airbase that currently houses about 10,000 US military personnel.
Qatar to expand US airbase as defense chief visits DC
The Republican Governors Association (RGA) said it is returning $100,000 out of millions in donations it received from billionaire Steve Wynn in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations against the casino mogul.
GOP governor's group to return $100,000 from Wynn
A Russian Su-27 jet has intercepted a US Lockheed EP-3 surveillance plane over the Black Sea.
Russian Su-27 jet safely intercepts US spy plane over Black Sea

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