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Trump’s ‘Ahura Mazda’ – Bashar a chess piece

There is a concept of Zoroastrianism known as ‘Ahura Mazda’, which simply means ‘Good Spirit’ and another concept ‘Angra Mainyu’, which also means ‘Evil Spirit’. Other aspects of the ancient monotheistic belief are left for those who are interested in religious studies or rather theology to determine. I remembered the …

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Reflation trade takes its 1st hit as Trump ‘falters’ – Is the honeymoon over?

US equities suffered their worst weekly performance since the US election back in November. The S&P 500 declined 1.44% while the Dow Jones industrial average lost 318 points and the heavy tech Nasdaq index fell 1.22%. The fall in equities was largely attributed to failure of Trump’s first test when …

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‘Spying’ claim renews fight – US foreign surveillance unmasked Trump associates: lawmaker

WASHINGTON, March 23, (Agencies): The chairman of the House intelligence committee says private communications of Donald Trump and his presidential transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets and improperly distributed throughout spy agencies. Republican Rep Devin Nunes’ extraordinary public airing Wednesday of often-secret …

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Trump meets Saudi prince – Discussion likely to touch investment opportunities

WASHINGTON, March 14, (Agencies): President Donald Trump met with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House on Tuesday for a discussion that was likely to touch on investment opportunities in the kingdom and efforts to stop the war in Syria. Trump, who took office in …

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Travel ban challenge moves forward – Seattle court in bid to probe Trump’s motive

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14, (Agencies): The most consequential legal challenge to US President Donald Trump’s travel ban will proceed on two tracks in the next few days, including a US appeals court vote that could reveal some judges who disagree with their colleagues on the bench and support the arguments …

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US plans new immigration measures

WASHINGTON, Feb 13, (AFP): US President Donald Trump was expected to unveil new measures on immigration as early as Monday in the name of keeping Americans safe, with a top aide insisting he did not overstep his authority with his controversial travel ban. With the ban now frozen by a …

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Trump reiterates commitment to Kuwait security

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a phone call from US President Donald Trump Thursday evening. His Highness the Amir congratulated President Trump on his election victory and assumption of the top US post, wishing him full success in his mission, …

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US intelligence alliances may be tested by unpredictable Trump

WASHINGTON, Feb 6, (AP): Donald Trump’s unpredictable foreign policy could hamper longstanding US intelligence-sharing partnerships as countries react to a president who seeks closer ties to Russia and is unafraid to offend American allies by cracking down on immigration or getting angry with friendly leaders. Veteran spies say intelligence relationships …

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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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