Amid heightened tensions with US, Iran seizes yet another foreign tanker 'carrying smuggled fuel' from Persian Gulf
Tensions between arch-enemies Iran and the US have soared this year after Washington stepped up its campaign of 'maximum pressure' against Tehran.
US Senator Rand Paul urges Donald Trump to grant asylum and refugee status to Pakistan national Asia Bibi
Senator Rand Paul said that he was worried that Asia Bibi won't survive and he personally took up the matter with president Trump last week.
White House 'preparing' for US govt shutdown as Congress stumbles to pass stopgap spending bill before midnight deadline
The White House said on Thursday it was preparing for a US government shutdown as Congress hit a stumbling block in its efforts to pass a stopgap spending bill before midnight.
Secretary of State John Kerry defends sale of F-16 jets to Pak:'Critical part of fight against terrorism'
A joint resolution to block the sale of eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan has been introduced in the US House of Representatives.