US President Donald J. Trump delivered on his campaign promise and finally withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal; a giant question mark looms.When the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was agreed in July 2015, the priority for the P5+1 was to keep Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. The United States also hoped to eventually see reforms in Iran.
Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's long-time and fiercely loyal lawyer, is now at the centre of a federal criminal investigation and still may be a person of interest in the Russian election meddling probe. Will Cohen's loyalty to Trump stand? When an FBI team raided Cohen's office in New York on 9 April, they arrived at a workspace fit for the silver screen. It's 30-odd floors up at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, in a corner - but not very spacious - office at the Squire Patton Boggs law firm.
The BBC has obtained leaked emails that show a lobbying effort to get US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sacked for failing to support the United Arab Emirates against regional rival Qatar. Major Trump fundraiser and UAE-linked businessman Elliott Broidy met US President Donald Trump in October 2017 and urged him to sack Mr Tillerson, the emails reveal. In other emails, he calls the top US diplomat "a tower of Jello", "weak" and says he "needs to be slammed".
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