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Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Iraqi parliament wants government to retaliate against U.S. travel ban

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi parliament voted on Monday to ask the government to ‘retaliate’ against U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States from Iraq and six other Muslim-majority countries, a parliamentary media official told. Trump’s order suspending travel, which he signed on Friday, has prompted angry reactions ...

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Baroness Warsi condemns Theresa May for ‘bowing down’ to Trump

LONDON: An ex-Cabinet minister has accused the Government of “bowing down” to Donald Trump, demanding that Theresa May consider cancelling his state visit. Baroness Warsi said ministers had to decide whether it is right for the UK to bestow the “highest honour” it can on a US President who holds such controversial views. She ...

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Queen is in ‘difficult position’ over Trump State Visit

LONDON: Theresa May has been accused of putting the Queen in a ‘very difficult position’ by inviting Donald Trump for a state visit. A former Foreign Office chief has hit out at the PM’s ‘ill judged’ move saying it has exposed the monarch to a furious row about the US ...

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Fake news inquiry: Facebook should verify stories

LONDON: Facebook should verify its content to prove to users articles are not fake news, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee chairman has told. It is one of the measures MPs will consider as part of an inquiry into the spread of fake news on the internet which is being ...

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US President sacks acting attorney general

NEW YORK: President Donald Trump begins his 11th day in office shrouded in crisis, roundly criticized for a chaotic unveiling of immigration measures and under new scrutiny after he fired the nation’s top law enforcement officer who refused to enforce them. On an extraordinary night of political drama Monday, the ...

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Trump deflects as backlash mounts over travel ban

WASHINGTON: A defiant President Donald Trump lashed out at protesters, lawmakers and even Delta Airlines on Monday as he struggled to defuse a mounting backlash over a controversial US ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. After a weekend of chaos at airports, mass protests in major American cities and ...

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Malala condemns Trump’s decision to ban Muslim refugees from US

BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai says she is heartbroken by Donald Trump’s decision to ban refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the US. Malala, who is the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, condemned the President’s decision to sign an executive banning immigrants with the purported intent of “keeping radical terrorists ...

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US border staff checked my phone for political views – BBC man

LONDON: A British journalist has said he was detained for two hours and subjected to invasive checks at the US border by officials imposing Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. British citizen Ali Hamedani, who was born in Iran, said he was forced to hand over his phone and its password ...

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U.S. tempers part of Trump travel ban amid big protests, criticism

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration tempered a key element of his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries in the face of mounting criticism even from some prominent Republicans and protests that drew tens of thousands in major American cities. Trump signed the directive on Friday, ...

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PM May does ‘not agree’ with Trump’s refugee ban

LONDON: Theresa May has been forced to make a hasty U-turn over Donald Trump’s ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries, issuing a midnight statement saying she does not agree with the policy. The British prime minister said she would appeal to the US if the ban affected British citizens. “We ...

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