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On his last day in office, Trump pardoned several people including controversial former aide Steve Bannon.

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.

UAE 'made changes' to Trump's 2016 'America First' speech

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UAE 'made changes' to Trump's 2016 'America First' speech

The 'America First' speech was leaked by one of Trump's closest advisers at the request for a pre-speech review by senior UAE officials two weeks before its scheduled delivery.

'Nothing wrong with help from Russians': Trump's lawyer

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'Nothing wrong with help from Russians': Trump's lawyer

Trump's lawyer defended Russia's role in the 2016 US elections, saying there was nothing wrong with Trump receiving Moscow's help.

Despite Muller findings, Trump remains a Russian asset

Sam Hamad

Despite Muller findings, Trump remains a Russian asset

Comment: The question of outright collusion may be over, but it's clear Putin and Trump are allies in an axis of authoritarianism, writes Sam ...

The New Arab & agencies

Democrats launch sweeping investigation targeting Trump's inner circle

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

The New Arab & agencies

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.

Karim Traboulsi

Mueller 'to expose Trump campaign's collusion' with Saudi-Emirati alliance

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is reportedly set to move on to alleged mutually beneficial but possibly illegal dealings between ...

James Snell

How Russian oligarchs are ducking US sanctions

Comment: When sanctions can be danced around or negotiated away, they amount to a flimsy version of foreign policy, writes James Snell.

All the President's Men: <em>Manafort</em> convicted, Cohen caves

Andrew Leber

All the President's Men: Manafort convicted, Cohen caves

Comment: Even more now rides on the Midterm elections in November, writes Andrew Leber.

The New Arab & agencies

Trump expresses regret over 'good man' Manafort

In the first trial from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Trump's former campaign chief Paul ...

Former Trump aides Cohen, <em>Manafort</em> plead guilty of fraud

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Former Trump aides Cohen, Manafort plead guilty of fraud

Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to eight counts, including fraud and campaign finance ...

Trump election campaign chief jailed, following 'witness tampering' charges

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Trump election campaign chief jailed, following 'witness tampering' charges

US President Donald Trump's campaign manager has been detained on judge's orders, as part of a probe into alleged Russian interference in the ...

The American parasites of the Middle East

Nicholas Morley

The American parasites of the Middle East

Comment: Rank opportunism in the Trump administration is being taken advantage of to redraw borders and consolidate power, writes Nicholas ...

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

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.

The New Arab

'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 muckraker Michael Wolff.

Sam Fouad

Where do Manafort's and Gates' indictments leave foreign lobbyists?

Comment: The indictments of former senior Trump aides is a wake-up call that foreign lobbyists must obey the law, writes Sam Fouad.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How Russia could influence the Kurdish diplomatic crisis

Analysis: Moscow can act as a power-broker, enriching itself while outmanoeuvring the United States, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Is an independent Kurdistan emerging?

Analysis: The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

How Paul <em>Manafort</em> is profiting from Kurdistan's independence referendum

Sam Fouad

How Paul Manafort is profiting from Kurdistan's independence referendum

Comment: The ex-Trump surrogate is finding refuge from the FBI investigation while lining his pockets and helping his old Russian friends as a ...

Marcus Montgomery

Russia-Trump collusion or not, the damage is already done

Comment: Trump and his aides might escape legal action, but in the court of public opinion, much less evidence is required to render a guilty ...

Donald Trump campaign manager quits amid Ukraine funding controversy

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Donald Trump campaign manager quits amid Ukraine funding controversy

Paul Manafort, the campaign chairman for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, has resigned after coming under fire over ties ...

Trump hires right-wing figure as Clinton dominates polls

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Trump hires right-wing figure as Clinton dominates polls

Donald Trump on Wednesday hired the executive chairman of the right-wing website Breitbart News as his campaign CEO, signalling an unwillingness ...

Will the Republican Party turn against Donald Trump?

Will the Republican Party turn against Donald Trump?

In-depth: The rank and file of the Republican Party are growing increasingly restless with their official presidential nominee, who has gone ...

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