U.S. officials are pointing the finger at elite Iranian military forces for the sabotage attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. A week after claiming Iranian "preparations for possible attack" on U.S. forces in the region, the U.S. has ordered most ...

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BEIRUT —The global standoff between the United States and Iran took a new turn Saturday after the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, just hours after the ship was ordered released. The legal ...

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KABUL, Afghanistan — An explosion ripped through a packed wedding hall in Kabul late on Saturday evening, and dozens were feared dead. Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry, confirmed the explosion, but could not provide ...

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Khartoum, Sudan (CNN)After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power ...

Johnson to tell France and Germany that UK parliament cannot stop Brexit: Telegraph
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the British parliament cannot stop Brexit, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported. “This week, Mr Johnson will travel to ...   Reuters  
A black teen ran out with a $2 beer. Then a Tennessee store clerk followed him and shot him dead
A jury found a grocery clerk guilty of killing a 17-year-old boy who ran out of the store with a beer he didn't pay for in Memphis, Tennessee, in a case that had sparked protests, authorities said. Anwar Ghazali was convicted of second-degree murder ...   CNN on MSN.com  
U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release
The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge in the British overseas territory ordered its release. The U.S. move late Friday deepens a weeks-long diplomatic dispute between Tehran ...   USA Today  
North Korea’s Missile Tests Fail to Provoke Response From Washington
North Korea has launched short-range missiles and showed off a new advanced submarine. WSJ’s Andrew Jeong explains how North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is using displays of military might as a warning to the U.S. amid stalled nuclear talks. Photo: KCNA ...   Wall Street Journal  
Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!'
President Trump suggested Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation. "Israel was very respectful & nice to Rep. Rashida ...   FOX News on MSN.com  
Houthis in Yemen Claim Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Saturday that it had launched 10 drones in an attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but there was no immediate confirmation from the Saudi authorities or the state oil giant, Aramco.   New York Times  
Britain will spend 'whatever it takes' on no deal preparations - Gove
WARRENPOINT, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Britain will spend “whatever it takes” before its due departure date from the European Union to prepare for the possibility of leaving without a divorce deal, the minister responsible for planning for a no-deal ...   Reuters  
Beto O'Rourke says he will not 'in any scenario' run for Senate in Texas in 2020
Beto O'Rourke says he will not run for Senate in Texas next year in "any scenario." Calls for the former congressman to challenge GOP Sen. John Cornyn have grown after a shooting massacre in his hometown of El Paso. O'Rourke says he is "exclusively ...   CNBC  
North Korea's Kim oversaw the test-firing of new weapon again: KCNA
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of a new weapon again on Friday morning, state media KCNA said on Saturday. North Korea launched at least two short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, South Korea’s military said ...   Reuters  
Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights
Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future Afghan ...   New York Times