Iran opened an investigation on July 20 into a British-flagged tanker it alleges collided with a fishing vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, as tensions mount in the strategic waterway.
Saudi Arabia’s ruler has approved hosting U.S. armed forces in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on July 20.
A former Turkish banking executive who was released earlier on July 19 from a federal prison has been transferred to a U.S. immigration detention center for deportation, according to officials.
The status of Varosha, a ghost town in the Turkish Cypriot-controlled Famagusta city, needs to be changed to break the status quo because no common vision appears for the near future, Turkish Cypriot Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kudret Özersay has said.
A judge who denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges on July 19 said he poses a danger to the public and seems to still have an uncontrollable urge for sexual conduct with or in the presence of underage girls.
President Donald Trump has chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman, joining widespread criticism of the campaign crowd's cry after Republicans warned about political blowback from the angry scene.
A Japanese fire official says at least 23 people are now confirmed or presumed dead in a suspected arson at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto.
The U.S. Central Command is replacing some of its regular troops in northern Syria with employees of private military companies (PMCs), Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Jul7 17 at a news conference in Moscow.
A fired-up Donald Trump took aim once more at Democratic lawmakers who "hate" America as he hit the campaign trail on July 17, hours after an opposition bid to impeach the U.S. president over "racist" attacks was shot down in Congress.