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Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation

May. 22, 2018 4:09 AM EDT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation.

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

May. 22, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business. He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia and the...

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

May. 21, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business. He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia and the...

US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

May. 21, 2018 3:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal. In...

UN envoy: Ending corruption and trafficking key in Libya

May. 21, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya warned Monday that the oil-rich country's "perverse economic model" based on corruption and trafficking in people and goods "must be shattered" to end its political crisis and progress toward stability and democratic elections this year. Ghassan Salame also...

The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

May. 21, 2018 1:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Iran's foreign minister has taken to Twitter to criticize a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that took a hard line on the Islamic Republic. Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted late...

Serbia on EU course despite calls for Russia shift, PM says

May. 21, 2018 1:31 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's prime minister said Monday the Balkan country's goal is to join the European Union despite calls by the defense minister for an apparent shift in course toward Russia. Ana Brnabic said that Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin has the right to his opinion, but "we have our...

UK committee says dirty Russian money threatens security

May. 21, 2018 9:33 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British Parliament's foreign affairs committee slammed the government Monday for "turning a blind eye" to the role London's financial center plays in laundering the proceeds of Russian corruption, saying it helps the Kremlin finance its aggressive foreign policy. Despite the government's...

Pompeo says if Iran makes 'major changes,' US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties

May. 21, 2018 9:21 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pompeo says if Iran makes 'major changes,' US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties.

US Secretary of State Pompeo threatens 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran if its government doesn't change course

May. 21, 2018 9:10 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Pompeo threatens 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran if its government doesn't change course.