Gulf Times - United-States
Hurricane Delta leaves at least two dead

Hurricane Delta leaves at least two dead

At least two people were killed in Louisiana, southern US, while more than 200,000 residents of three states were subjected to power outages due to hurricane Delta, which has been striking areas in the central Atlantic and northeastern United States for days.

Trump's could be discharged today

Trump's could be discharged today

US President Donald Trump could be discharged from the hospital where he is being treated for Covid-19 as soon as today, according to his doctors, although his condition remains unclear and outside experts warn that his case may be severe.

Thousands of US-bound migrants surge into Guatemala

Thousands of US-bound migrants surge into Guatemala

Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants bound for the United States surged across the border into Guatemala on Thursday, just weeks before a tense American presidential election where immigration is a key issue.

Healthcare, gender gap, key issues in US election

Healthcare, gender gap, key issues in US election

Healthcare has remained one of the key issues that divides Democratic and Republican voters in the US, according to Dr Jeffrey M Stonecash, an expert on political parties.

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said, a step Iraqis fear could turn their country into a battle zone.

Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said people should blame Washington for the "crimes and pressure" facing the country, as waves of US sanctions impact the struggling economy.

US tightens exports to China's chipmaker SMIC, citing risk of military use

US tightens exports to China's chipmaker SMIC, citing risk of military use

The United States has imposed restrictions on exports to China's biggest chip maker SMIC after concluding there is an "unacceptable risk" equipment supplied to it could be used for military purposes.

Defence Minister visits Qatar Armed Forces' Unit in US

Defence Minister visits Qatar Armed Forces' Unit in US

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah has visited a Qatar Armed Forces' unit receiving training in the US State of West Virginia.

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Iran said Sunday the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN sanctions on Tehran were back in force.

Trump: Coronavirus vaccine coming "in a Matter of Weeks"

Trump: Coronavirus vaccine coming "in a Matter of Weeks"

US President Donald Trump said that a vaccine for coronavirus could be approved "in a matter of weeks." "I'm not doing it for political reasons, I want the vaccine fast," Trump said in an interview with (Fox News).

Trump: Deadline for TikTok sale won’t be extended

Trump: Deadline for TikTok sale won’t be extended

US President Donald Trump has confirmed that the deadline set for ByteDance, a Chinese tech company, to sell its assets of TikTok, a video-sharing platform, in the United States will not be extended...

US calls for credible probe into 'overwhelming' Beirut blast

US calls for credible probe into 'overwhelming' Beirut blast

The United States called on Saturday for a transparent and credible investigation into the massive port blast in Beirut that killed 172 people and said Lebanon could never go back to the days "in which anything goes" at its ports and borders.