Top Trump administration officials have told Congress that recent actions by the US in response to the situation in Iran have deterred attacks on American forces.
The UK and US both believe there is a “heightened threat” posed by Iran, Jeremy Hunt said as he intervened in a transatlantic spat over the response to Tehran.
Russia and the United States have voiced hope that strained relations could begin to improve.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said he has warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling in US elections.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has arrived in the Black Sea resort of Sochi for rare talks with Russian leaders.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has condemned Jeremy Corbyn, claiming it was “disgusting” for political leaders to support Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro.
Britain has warned Iran there will be “consequences” if it breaks the terms of the international deal which saw sanctions relaxed in return for Tehran giving up military nuclear ambitions.
Theresa May has defended the UK’s approach to dealing with Chinese tech giant Huawei ahead of a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is expected to raise Washington’s concerns.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to warn Theresa May over plans to involve Chinese tech giant Huawei in the UK’s 5G telecoms network when he meets the Prime Minister for talks in Downing Street.
North Korea says it has test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon”, its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove secretary of state Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has told a Christian broadcast network it is “possible” that Donald Trump is like Queen Esther, who saved Jews in the Old Testament.
The US says it is pulling its last remaining diplomats from Venezuela, saying their continued presence in Caracas had become a “constraint” on US policy as the Trump administration looks to remove socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
The United States is withdrawing its remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela, citing the deteriorating situation in the South American nation.