Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has moved to try and get a new settlement in the Golan Heights named after US President Donald Trump to thank him for recognising the Jewish state's sovereignty over the disputed territory.
The United States is expected to announce the end of waivers to countries who currently buy oil from Iran. China has responded to the US threat saying bilateral cooperation with Iran is 'in accordance with the law'.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is now in custody in the UK, is facing a possible renewal of an allegation of rape in Sweden. Prosecutors said they were looking again at the case after a request by the lawyer of the alleged victim.