The wire service conveniently omits that Trump's pick for attorney general pardoned six officials for their role in the Iran-Contra affair.
Warplanes over Lebanon shoot missiles at targets near the Syrian capital. Observers say Israeli airstrikes aimed to destroy arms depots.
Coverage of what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has differed enormously from country to country.
The move comes as President Trump and his Middle East point men, Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, prepare for the rollout of a much-vaunted but as yet unclear peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians.
The new alliance against Iran has had no successes at all. If anything, in the last year Iran's hand has been strengthened in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.
With the capture from Islamic State militants of an enclave in southern Damascus, the city and its suburbs are now in the hands of Syrian President Bashar Assad for the first time since 2011.
Interviews with multiple U.S. officials and advisers make it clear that America's closest allies had no chance of persuading the president to accept even a toughened-up version of the nuclear deal.
A grass-roots movement of activists, journalists and other political newcomers say their one-seat victory in Lebanon's 128-seat national assembly is cause for celebration.