Four Bangladeshi origin candidates have been elected in the US midterm elections from different states.
Republicans were favoured to wrest control of the US House of Representatives away from President Joe Biden's Democrats based on early returns in Tuesday's midterm elections, though the prospects of a "red wave" appeared to have dimmed.
A 55-year-old New York man has been arrested and charged with threatening to assault and murder Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar, a Muslim US Congress member from Minnesota, federal prosecutors say.
A bipartisan group of six influential US Congressmen has voiced concern over the status of democracy in Bangladesh and called upon the Trump administration to address “threats to democracy” in the country.
A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants share the historic distinction of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress.
Donald Trump completes a whirlwind final push to stop Democrats from breaking his Republicans' stranglehold on the US Congress in bitter midterm elections.
The Saudi Arabian government threatens to sell off hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of American assets should the US Congress pass a bill that holds the kingdom responsible for any role in the September 11, 2001 attacks, the New York Times reports on Friday.
The US Congress, made up of the Senate and the House, is where the real power lies. It controls the government's purse-strings and makes the laws.
Iran's parliament approves a historic nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, effectively ending debate among lawmakers over the agreement and paving the way for its formal implementation.