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Biden wants to keep Trump policy that boosted armed drone exports...

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The Biden administration wants to keep a controversial Trump policy that jump-started sales of armed drones to countries whose human rights records are under...

US says returning to “flawed” UN human rights forum

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The United States said on Monday it would return as an observer to the UN Human Rights Council, which it quit under the Trump...

Yemen’s Houthis protest against Trump’s terrorist label

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Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in Sanaa on Monday, heeding a call by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement to condemn the United States for...

Trump orders assessment of security risks of Chinese drones

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President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order directing US agencies to assess any security risks from Chinese-made drones in American government fleets...

Algeria rejects Trump’s stance on Western Sahara

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Algeria on Saturday rejected a decision by outgoing US President Donald Trump to recognise Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, saying the step would undermine...

Trump administration moves forward with $1 billion Moroccan arms deal

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President Donald Trump’s administration moved forward with $1 billion in sales of drones and precision-guided weapons to Morocco on Friday, sending a notice to...

Trump may withdraw troops from Somalia as part of global pullback

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President Donald Trump may withdraw nearly all US troops from Somalia as part of a global pullback that includes reductions of forces in Afghanistan...

Hackers test defenses of Trump campaign websites ahead of US election,...

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Hackers have stepped up efforts to knock Trump campaign and business websites offline ahead of the US election, in what a security firm working...

Trump security adviser warns against foreign military involvement in Libya

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The United States on Tuesday condemned all foreign military involvement in Libya, including the use of mercenaries and private military contractors, and said Libyans...

Trump administration considers ending Congress’ review of arms sales – sources

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President Donald Trump’s administration is considering ending a long-standing system for congressional review of foreign weapons sales, congressional aides said on Thursday, a plan...

International Criminal Court describes US sanctions as threats, coercion

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The International Criminal Court said on Thursday US President Donald Trump's authorization of economic and travel sanctions against ICC employees amounted to threats and...

Trump aims to sidestep another arms pact to sell more US...

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The Trump administration plans to reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations with the goal of allowing US defense contractors to sell...

Erdogan says he and Trump agreed ‘some issues’ on Libya

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he discussed the conflict in Libya with US President Donald Trump in a phone call on Monday and that...

Four police shot in violent protests after Trump vows to bring...

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Four St Louis police officers were hit by gunfire late on Monday during violent protests over the death of a black man in police...

Trump urges Libya de-escalation on call with Erdogan – White House

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US President Donald Trump called for a “rapid de-escalation” of the Libyan conflict on a call with Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday, the...

US to pull out of Open Skies treaty, Trump’s latest treaty...

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The United States said on Thursday it would withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty allowing unarmed surveillance flights over member countries, the Trump...

Attacks deal Trump’s long-shot Afghan peace push a fresh blow

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US President Donald Trump’s stalled plans to bring peace to Afghanistan have suffered a new setback with a decision by Kabul to resume offensive...

Palestine denounces Trump ME peace plan

US President Donald Trump proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan, drawing Palestinian condemnation for strict conditions and...

Resolution stops Trump from further military action against Iran

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution stopping President Donald Trump from further military action against Iran, rebuking the president after he ordered...

Trump cancels Taliban talks

US President Donald Trump cancelled peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders after the insurgent group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed...

Trump meets Sisi at the White House

US President Donald Trump praised his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, as a “great president” as a bipartisan group of US lawmakers raised concerns...

Small US military contingent sent to Gabon

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President Donald Trump said US military personnel had deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo following...

Trump takes aim at ICC, PLO

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The Trump administration threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in...

Seizing land would send SA down the wrong path – US

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The United States warned South Africa seizing land without compensation risked sending the country down the wrong path, deepening a spat over...

Trump asks for study on farm killings in South Africa

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US President Donald Trump asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to study South African "land and farm seizures" and "killing of farmers",...

With an eye on Russia, U.S. to increase nuclear capabilities

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Concerned about Russia's growing tactical nuclear weapons, the United States will expand its nuclear capabilities, a policy document released on Friday said,...

Trump letter stops African leaders’ criticism

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African leaders decided to refrain from issuing a resolution to criticise Donald Trump's alleged reference to their nations as "shithole countries" because...

Tunisians protest Trump Jerusalem decision

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Thousands of Tunisians protested in several cities against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and decision to move...

Libya pushing for removal from Trump travel ban list

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Libya's internationally recognised government has appealed to the United States to drop or ease a travel ban imposed on its citizens by...

Trump, Macron talk Sahel counter-terrorism

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US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, discussed joint counterterrorism operations in the Sahel region of Africa, the White House...

US will consider resuming military aid to Egypt

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The United States will consider resuming some suspended military assistance to Egypt, President Donald Trump said. The US government last month decided to...

Three South Sudan officials blacklisted by Trump administration

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The Trump administration imposed sanctions against two senior South Sudanese officials and the country's former army chief in a warning to the...

Trump tells Sisi he is keen to overcome obstacles

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US President Donald Trump called Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday and said he was keen to overcome obstacles in the...

Trump talks to Sisi

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke with US President Donald Trump in a telephone call about the dispute with Qatar, Sisi's office...

In blow to Trump, U.S. appeals court refuses to reinstate travel...

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In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people...

Trump tells Sisi U.S., Egypt will fight Islamist militants together

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U.S. President Donald Trump moved to reset U.S. relations with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday after the prior Obama administration's...

Possible US/Nigeria arms deal

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with US President Donald Trump by telephone on Monday to help the...

Islamic State sees chance to revive fortunes in Trump presidency

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President Donald Trump has set out to crush Islamic State when it is already at a low ebb, but Islamists and some...

Trump travel ban unlawful, could lead to torture of refugees

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U.N. human rights experts said on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority states contravenes international law...

Commando dies in U.S. raid in Yemen, first military op OK’d...

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A U.S. commando died and three others were wounded carrying out a deadly dawn raid on the al Qaeda militant group in...

Trump, Sisi talk terrorism on the phone

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and US President Donald Trump discussed ways to boost the fight against terrorism and extremism on Monday. The...

Analysis – Trump is now president, but he still sees himself...

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Donald Trump took over as U.S. president on Friday in the same way he conducted his upstart campaign, with a mixture of...

US intel report – Putin directed cyber campaign to help Trump

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016...

ISS: Here’s how Donald Trump can deal with migrants and extremists

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Before 8 November, the international security community was naively preparing for a Hillary Clinton presidency in the United States. Despite the hawkish...

U.S. Navy, shipbuilders ready for Trump’s expansion plan

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The U.S. arms industry is ready and capable of boosting production of new ships if President-elect Donald Trump makes good his vow...

East Libyan factions sees possible boost in Trump victory

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Allies of Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, the dominant figure in the divided country's east, have welcomed Donald Trump's victory in the US...

U.S. arms export boom under Obama seen continuing with Trump

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U.S. defense contractors, which saw international sales rise strongly under President Barack Obama's administration, can expect a continued boom in arms exports...

Anxious world leaders seek clarity on Trump policies

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World leaders offered to work with Donald Trump when he takes over as US president, but expressed anxiety over how he will...