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Trump reportedly told the Russian foreign minister and ambassador that he was not bothered by their country's meddling because the US did the same in other countries.

US Democrats have launched an investigation into abuse of power by Trump and his closest internal allies.

FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

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FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

A probe by the FBI has opened to investigate whether Donald Trump is working for the Kremlin.

Ivanka Trump used person email for government work

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Ivanka Trump used person email for government work

Trump's daughter has used personal emails at the White House.

Remember 9/11, but don't forget victims of its wars

Usaid Siddiqui

Remember 9/11, but don't forget victims of its wars

Comment: America's response to 9/11 unleashed illegal, ongoing wars and occupation that have killed hundreds of thousands, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

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Trump was 'offered election help' from MbS, MbZ: report

This marks the first time a country other than Russia reportedly offered assistance to help Donald Trump win the US presidency.

Thalif Deen

'Fake news': A growing new threat to press freedom

Comment: The lack of a strong US voice promoting the basic value of press freedom has emboldened governments from China to Pakistan, writes ...

The New Arab

Trump 'morally unfit' for office: Fired FBI chief Comey

Fired former FBI chief James Comey lashed out at Donald Trump, calling him "morally unfit" to be president and describing him as a ...

Imad K. Harb

2018: Russia inquiry will be thorn in Trump's side

Comment: 2018 will be the the year the going gets tough for President Trump, writes Imad K. Harb.

'We've put our man on top': Trump on MbS

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'We've put our man on top': Trump on MbS

Donald Trump alleges he installed Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, according to a tell-all book by author and political ...

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Was Michael Flynn a secret lobbyist for Turkey?

The Mueller investigation is looking into the origin of certain payments to Flynn's consultancy firm, to discover whether Turkey's government ...

Trump hints at self-pardon as Russia probe intensifies

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Trump hints at self-pardon as Russia probe intensifies

Donald Trump has said on Twitter that as president he has the power to pardon himself, as a probe into alleged collusion with Russia continues.

The end of Pax Americana

Mustafa Gurbuz

The end of Pax Americana

Comment: Trump's antics are depriving the White House of its ability to focus on long-term strategic vision, and making it susceptible to ...

US special counsel probing Trump for 'possible obstruction'

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US special counsel probing Trump for 'possible obstruction'

The special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US election is investigating whether President Donald Trump ...

US ambassador to Qatar quits amid Gulf crisis

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US ambassador to Qatar quits amid Gulf crisis

US envoy to Doha Dana Shell Smith has stepped down after serving three years as US ambassador to Qatar, but questions remain about the motive of ...

Andrew Leber

Comey testimony reveals Republican willingness to shield Trump

Comment: Comey's testimony revealed how hard it is to rein in Trump, but with the hearing over, perhaps attention can be refocused on other, equally pressing issues, writes Andrew Leber.

Robert Cusack

Former FBI director accuses Trump of telling lies

James Comey gave a series of startling statements, accusing the president of lying on a number of occasions and raising questions over ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How to impeach Donald Trump

Comment: Impeachment requires 25 Republican votes and all Democrats in the House, plus 19 of the GOP to join all 48 Democratic Senators. But ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Impeaching Trump would be bad for the Middle East

Comment: It's liberals' favourite fantasy right now, but a President Pence could end up being much, much worse than Donald Trump ever could be, ...

Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe

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Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe

The activities of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian ...

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Trump asked intelligence chiefs to 'deny Russia collusion', reports

More allegations have emerged that Donald Trump attempted to sway investigators looking into suspected Russian collusion during last year's ...

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Andrew Leber

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Comment: There may be fireworks when the US president lands in Israel, but Netanyahu will be happy to brush off the desires of a flailing ...

Trump leaves domestic scandals behind during Saudi Arabia visit

The New Arab

Trump leaves domestic scandals behind during Saudi Arabia visit

As Donald Trump makes his first overseas visit as president, troubles at home for his administration are mounting.

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Andrew Leber

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Comment: There may be fireworks when the US president lands in Israel, but Netanyahu will be happy to brush off the desires of a flailing ...

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