For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious tourists from neighbouring Iran. But lately, when Iranian pilgrims ask about prices, he tells them he can only sell if they pay in Iraqi currency. They often walk out, disappointed.
China and the United States began their latest talks in Beijing on Wednesday aimed at ending a bitter trade war, after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he had a “nice” working dinner
The US Supreme Court takes up on Monday the government’s refusal to register a trademark by a clothing line named “Fuct,” and arguments should be, well, salty.
The United States called on Wednesday for dismantling the United Nations Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), weeks before unveiling the economic aspects of its long-awaited Middle East peace plan.
The standoff in the South American country increased tensions between the United States and Russia, which accused each other of interference in the OPEC-member nation's affairs.
President Donald Trump and his wife Melania will make a state visit to Japan at the end of May to meet the newly enthroned emperor. Crown Prince Naruhito will succeed his abdicating father, current Emperor Akihito, on May 1.
Democratic Party talk of impeachment intensified on Tuesday after Donald Trump’s former lawyer Don McGahn refused to testify about obstruction allegations against the US president.
President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term.
The US Navy reiterated on Wednesday that a limpet mine was responsible for the explosion on the vessel Kokuka Courageous, one of two tankers that came under suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman on June 13.
All eyes turn to frontrunner Joe Biden on Thursday when he and nine more Democratic presidential hopefuls take the stage for a second night of debate, with immigration, health care and economic inequality commanding the candidates’ attention.