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Why do we blame the US?

Regardless of our opinion about Donald Trump, he’ll remain the American President for the next four years and tenure might even be extended to eight years. For this reason, we need to coexist with reality, knowing the unprecedented opposition Trump faces at home and abroad. For the first time, we …

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IRAQIS CALL FOR REVIEW, RECIPROCITY – US embassy posts ban advisory

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31, (Agencies): Under the Executive Order signed on Jan 27, 2017, referencing Section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, visa issuance to nationals of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen has been suspended effective immediately until further notifi cation. If you are a national, …

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Trump fires acting AG over ban defiance – Move reflects mounting conflict

WASHINGTON, Jan 31, (Agencies): In an extraordinary public showdown, President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general of the United States after she publicly questioned the constitutionality of his refugee and immigration ban and refused to defend it in court. The clash Monday night between Trump and Sally Yates, a …

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TRUMP, SAUDI KING BACK ENFORCING IRAN N-DEAL – Sides agree on terror fight

BEIRUT, Jan 30, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman spoke for over an hour by telephone on Sunday, agreeing to step up counter-terrorism and military cooperation and enhance economic relations, a senior Saudi source said. The source had no word on whether the two leaders discussed Trump’s …

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TRAVEL CURBS CAUSE CHAOS, PANIC, ANGER WORLDWIDE – Trump bars refugees, visitors from 7; Ban includes green card holders

WASHINGTON/CAIRO, Jan 28, (RTRS): Five Iraqi passengers and one Yemeni were barred from boarding an EgyptAir flight from Cairo to New York on Saturday after President Donald Trump halted the entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, sources at Cairo airport said. The passengers, arriving in transit to Cairo airport, …

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All visa applications from 7 face delay – Syria safe zones, ban on refugees eyed

WASHINGTON, Jan 26, (Agencies): President Donald Trump was reportedly poised on Thursday to suspend the US refugee program for four months and halt visas for travellers from seven Muslim countries. A draft executive order published in the Washington Post and New York Times said refugees from war-torn Syria will be …

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Refugee ban, visa suspension eyed – Trump talk of taking Iraqi oil sparks concern

WASHINGTON, Jan 25, (Agencies): President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed directives to build a wall along the US border with Mexico and crack down on US cities that shield illegal immigrants, proceeding quickly on sweeping and divisive plans to curb immigration and boost national security. The Republican president is also …

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AMIR CONGRATULATES TRUMP ON INAUGURATION – Defeating extremists top policy goal

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated Friday US President Donald Trump on his inauguration, wishing him best of luck in office. His Highness the Amir said he was looking forward to boosting friendship and partnership between the two countries, towards new …

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ME expects big changes with Trump – Trump to assume power

CAIRO, Jan 19, (Agencies): Donald Trump’s allbut- dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could hit like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered governments, with some players eyeing the prospect of once unimaginable new alliances. Syria is the foremost test of …

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‘Putin ordered bid to help Trump’ – Effort discredited Clinton

WASHINGTON, Jan 7, (RTRS): Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump’s electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, US intelligence agencies said in an assessment. Russia’s objectives were to undermine public faith in the US democratic process, denigrate former Secretary …

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