Joe Biden to phone Saudi King Salman ahead of Jamal Khashoggi report

President Joe Biden’s administration will name Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the man who approved the 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi when it releases an intelligence report on the journalist’s murder.  Four U.S. officials told Reuters the forthcoming declassified U.S. intelligence report – to which the CIA was the main contributor – assesses that … Read more

Jill Biden tells Kelly Clarkson about her divorce in first solo interview as First Lady

Jill Biden offered some motherly words of wisdom about divorce to Kelly Clarkson in her first solo interview as First Lady – and said the first thing she’s going to do post-pandemic is drink a martini and eat french fries. Dr. Jill, 69, made the comments during an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, which … Read more

Joe Biden to phone Saudi King Salman ahead of Jamal Khashoggi report

President Joe Biden’s administration will name Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the man who approved the 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi when it releases an intelligence report on the journalist’s murder.  Four U.S. officials told Reuters the forthcoming declassified U.S. intelligence report – to which the CIA was the main contributor – assesses that … Read more

Jill Biden tells Kelly Clarkson about her divorce in first solo interview as First Lady

Jill Biden offered some motherly words of wisdom about divorce to Kelly Clarkson and said the first thing she’s going to do post-pandemic is drink a martini and eat french fries in her first solo interview as First Lady. Dr. Jill, 69, made the comments during an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, which was … Read more

Joe Biden remembers the 500,000 COVID dead at the White House

President Joe Biden acknowledged the pain of the nation on Monday as the United States marked more than 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus at a candlelit ceremony at the White House, but he also offered words of hope and healing. ‘Today we mark a truly grim heart breaking milestone,’ he said in a speech to … Read more

Joe Biden remembers the 500,000 COVID dead at the White House

President Joe Biden acknowledged the pain of the nation on Monday as the United States marked more than 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus at a candlelit ceremony at the White House, but he also offered words of hope and healing. ‘Today we mark a truly grim heart breaking milestone,’ he said in a speech to … Read more

President Biden prepares to announce sanctions on Russia

The Biden administration is preparing to issue sanctions on Russia over the jailing of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. According to Politico, the US is expected to coordinate with European allies a sanctions rollout against Russia in the coming weeks.    Sources told the news outlet that US sanctions on Russia would be the Biden administration’s … Read more

Iran stops snap inspections of its nuclear sites as it pressures Joe Biden to lift sanctions

Iran has called a halt to ‘snap’ nuclear inspections as leaders pile pressure on the US to rejoin a nuclear treaty that was torn up by Donald Trump. Tehran had threatened to suspend most inspections starting Sunday if the United States failed to lift sanctions and return to the terms of the treaty. But after … Read more

Saudi Arabia signs joint deal with Lockheed Martin after Biden froze arms sales to Middle East

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with US firm Lockheed Martin to enhance the kingdom’s defense and manufacturing capabilities, the state-owned Saudi company said on Sunday. SAMI, which is owned by the Saudi state’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), will own 51 percent of the venture. ‘The … Read more