US President Donald Trump has reluctantly signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia, calling it "seriously flawed." Russia said the bill was akin to a "full-scale trade war."
Iran's parliament has voted to boost spending on ballistic missiles and the armed forces in response to recent US sanctions. The Trump administration, while sticking to Iran nuclear deal, is piling up pressure on Tehran.
In his second presidential term, Hassan Rouhani will need to maintain the international nuclear deal in the face of a belligerent Donald Trump and fend off hard-liners within Iran. The reformer is used to big challenges.
US President Donald Trump has decided to end a secret CIA operation to support Syrian rebels fighting the regime of Bashar al-Assad, US media reported. The decision is an acknowledgement of the situation on the ground.
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