China to Fight Back US Tariff Move: DailyChina’s ruling Communist Party’s People’s Daily warned on Sunday Beijing “will never waver in its stand on countering any provocations by the US side," as a trade war between the two countries enters a new phase.
Warship US Sent to ‘Deter’ Iran ‘Steers Clear’ of Iran: NY TimesThe US large aircraft carrier strike force that the US sent to the West Asia in May on allegedly to “deter” Iran has been “steering clear” of the country since arrival, staying as far away as the Arabian Sea for fear of Iranian military strikes in case of a potential conflict, The New York Times said.
Yemeni Drones Hit Saudi Airport, Air BaseYemeni forces have launched drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport and the air base of Khamis Mushait, in retaliation against the West-backed kingdom’s brutal aggression on their impoverished country.
Squabbles Kick off G7 Summit in French ResortSquabbles erupted among G7 nations as their leaders gathered on Biarritz for an annual summit on Saturday, exposing more disagreement among the group, and more petty squabbling than in a soap opera.
Indian PM Receives Top UAE Honor despite Kashmir CrisisThe United Arab Emirate (UAE) has awarded its highest civilian honor to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sparking outrage among rights activists over New Delhi’s clampdown in the Muslim-majority Kashmir region, Al Jazeera reported.
North Korea Test-Fires 2 More MissilesNorth Korea has fired two “suspected short-range ballistic missiles off toward the ocean off its eastern coast on Saturday in the latest in a series of launches by Pyongyang amid the gridlocked nuclear talks with the US.
China, US Ratchet up Trade WarThe US-China trade war ratcheted up yet again on Friday when US President Donald Trump has hit back at China’s decision to levy a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of US goods.
An Egyptian court sentenced on Saturday 75 of people over security-related charges, including senior Muslim Brotherhood figures. The ruling by the Cairo Criminal Court will automatically be referred to Egypt’s top theological authority, the Grand Mufti, to decide whether they should be sentenced to death
The Egyptian army’s ongoing operation against ISIS-affiliated militants in restive Sinai Peninsula can amount to “collective punishment,” as up to 420,000 people in North Sinai Province are in urgent need of humanitarian aid, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned.