Marc Kasowitz, Trump Lawyer, Also Represents a Russian Bank

Lawyers for a Russian businessman suing the bank have concerns with its hiring of Mr. Kasowitz, who also represents President Trump in Russia matters. Source: World

Rex Tillerson Calls for ‘Calm’ in Middle East Standoff With Qatar

The secretary of state is trying to negotiate a resolution to a worsening dispute among Arab countries in the Persian Gulf that has so far defied his attempts at mediation. Source: World

5 Arab States Break Ties With Qatar, Complicating U.S. Coalition-Building

The feud among regional allies of Washington threatens to stress the American-led campaign against ISIS and complicate efforts to confront Iran. Source: World

Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain for Now, White House Signals

A statement on Iran came two days before Iranian elections, and just before President Trump’s first overseas trip as president. Source: World

Mixed Signals From Trump Worry Pro-Israel Hard-Liners

Some of the president’s supporters worry that the White House is listening too closely to Arab and Palestinian arguments and diluting support for Israel’s government. Source: World

Trump Says Putin Is Partly to Blame for Syrian Crisis

President Trump’s comments, in a wide-ranging interview with Fox Business, came as Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson was in Moscow for meetings. Source: World

As Tillerson Begins Russia Talks, Putin Leaves Him Guessing

The secretary of state has met Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov in Moscow, but whether he would see Russia’s president was the subject of diplomatic theater. Source: World

Trump Cuts Off Funding for U.N. Agency That Supports Contraception

The administration told Congress on Monday that it had terminated United States funding of the United Nations Population Fund, which provides abortion counseling among other services. Source: World

As Kelly and Tillerson Visit Mexico, Their Reassurances Differ From Trump’s Stance

Top U.S. officials held a news conference in Mexico City as policy announcements from the White House continue to enrage the Mexican public. Source: World

Kremlin Denies Knowledge of Ukraine Plan Pushed by Trump Associates

Russia responded to a New York Times article about a peace plan put forward by a Ukrainian lawmaker, Andrii V. Artemenko, and two people close to the president. Source: World