Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

United States to slash troop levels in Iraq, Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump vowed that he will sharply reduce the number of US forces deployed in Afghanistan from 4,500 to 2,500 by mid-January, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday, but did not commit to a full withdrawal from the country’s longest war after facing fierce criticism from at home and abroad. ...

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Trump COVID positive test rocks White House, campaign

WASHINGTON: The White House tried to reassure Americans on Friday that President Donald Trump was still working from isolation, after his bombshell announcement that he had caught the coronavirus threw the administration and presidential election campaign into uncertainty. Trump, who has played down the threat of the coronavirus pandemic from ...

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New sex assault allegation made against Trump

NEW YORK: A former model has accused US President Donald Trump of groping and forcibly kissing her in 1997 – the latest allegation made against the Republican incumbent just weeks before he seeks reelection. Amy Dorris told Britain’s The Guardian that Trump sexually assaulted her in his VIP suite at the US ...

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Trump announces Bahrain, Israel ‘peace deal’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump announced Friday a “peace deal” between Israel and Bahrain, which becomes the second Arab country to settle with its former foe in the last few weeks. “Another HISTORIC breakthrough today! Our two GREAT friends Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain agree to a Peace Deal ...

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Trump feel Beirut blast was likely an ‘attack’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said US military generals have told him that they “seem to feel” the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a “terrible attack” likely caused by a bomb. Trump was asked why he called it an attack and not an ...

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Trump interested in buying PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel

NEW YORK: The Standing Committee on Privatisation of National Assembly was informed that US President Donald Trump has showed interest in buying the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, which is owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The PIA official said that the US president had expressed interest in the past ...

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United States formally starts withdrawal from WHO

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization, making good on threats over the UN body s response to the coronavirus, officials said Tuesday. The United States is the largest financial contributor to the WHO – which leads the fight on ...

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