Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Bella Hadid stands up for Palestinians

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LONDON: International supermodel Bella Hadid was unafraid to voice her political opinions in defense of Palestinians with her 16 million Instagram followers. She denounced US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday. The 21-year-old’s father, Mohamed, posted a similar image of the Dome ...

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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops

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RAMALLAH, West Bank: Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers clashed in Jerusalem, Ramallah and other places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with some demonstrators burning American flags and posters of President Trump a day after he sided with Israel by announcing U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. But at nightfall, ...

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Trump Declares Jerusalem Israel’s Capital

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President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US Embassy there, a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace. “Today, we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. This is nothing more or ...

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Around 50 leaders, excluding Trump set for Paris climate summit

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PARIS: Around 50 world leaders are expected in Paris for a major climate summit this month but US President Donald Trump will skip it, the French presidency said. China and India’s leaders won’t attend the December 12 meeting either, though each will send a minister, in what is billed as ...

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Trump fires back at Theresa May with wrong Twitter handle

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WASHINGTON/LONDON: US President Trump on Wednesday fired back at British Prime Minister Theresa May’s criticism of him retweeting anti-Muslim videos, telling her on Twitter to instead focus on her own domestic issues. “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United ...

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South Korea, Japan Back US’ ‘Terror Sponsor’ Tag For North Korea

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SEOUL: South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it would ramp up pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearise the Korean peninsula. The designation, announced on Monday, allows the United States to impose more sanctions ...

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White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

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WASHINGTON: The White House asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted. A three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit ...

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New Zealand PM denies Trump mistook her for Trudeau’s wife

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WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday played down suggestions US President Donald Trump confused her with Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s wife at a summit in Asia last week. Trudeau was supposedly making the introductions as Ardern attended her first major forum since taking office last month when ...

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Thousands more US troops arrive in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON: Approximately 3,000 additional American troops have now deployed to Afghanistan under President Donald Trump’s revised strategy for the war-torn country, the Pentagon said Thursday. The Pentagon had previously put the number of US forces in Afghanistan at about 11,000 but Trump in August authorized an increase requested by the ...

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Trump Asia tour

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When a president who boasted he could shoot someone in central New York and still get elected meets another president who boasts he has actually killed people, and remains popular and in office, you know not to expect much on human rights. And so it proved in the much-anticipated meeting ...

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