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Trump Taps New World Bank Chief

Trump Taps New World Bank Chief

Waar Media - 2019-02-07 11:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated outspoken World Bank critic David Malpass to helm the international financial institution. Malpass, 62, is an established conservative and Trump loyalist with a long track-record of criticizin ...
Trump Taps New World Bank Chief - Waar Media

Trump Says He Wants ‘Reciprocal Tax’ On India

Waar Media - 2019-03-03 14:59
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday called India a “high tariff nation” and said he wanted to impose a reciprocal tax on imports from New Delhi. “India is a very high tariff nation. They charge us a lot. When we send a motorcycle to India, ...

Trump, North Korea’s Kim Kick Off Second Day of Summit

Waar Media - 2019-02-28 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he is in “no rush” to make a deal with North Korea as he entered his first day of formal talks with Kim Jong-un. “Speed is not that important to me,” Trump said in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, where he is ...

Trump’s Envoy Visits Gulf to Promote ‘Deal Of Century’

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 15:05
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is visiting the Gulf region to promote a U.S. plan for peace between the Palestinians and Israel. Kushner, peace envoy Jason Greenblatt and special representative for Iran Brian Hook ...

Trump Warns of Auto Tariffs if no EU Trade Deal

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump issued a stern ultimatum to the European Union on Wednesday, warning that if a comprehensive trade pact is not brokered, Washington will tax European car imports. “We’re trying to make a deal. They’re very tough to ...

Trump: We Look at all Options on Venezuela

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 10:51
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would look at all the different options in dealing with the current situation in Venezuela, but did not discuss a military intervention. “I think there are a number of solutions, a number of differ ...

Trump ‘not happy’ With Prospective Border Deal

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 09:43
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump voiced unease Tuesday with a tentative agreement to avoid another partial government shutdown. The top congressional appropriators announced late Monday they agreed “in principle” to a slew of border security items ...

Trump, Bolton Slam Iran as it Celebrates Anniversary

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Adviser John Bolton lashed out Monday at Iran as it celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. “40 years of corruption. 40 years of repression. 40 years of terror. The regime in ...

South Korea Signs Deal to Pay More for U.S.Troops After Trump Demand

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea’s contribution toward the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the South to pay more ...

Trump Ignores Senate Deadline on Khashoggi Killing

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump will not respond to a legally-required Senate request to determine whether sanctions are warranted against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior ...

Trump's scary world ignores real risks to humanity, democracy

Njtoday - 2019-02-07 22:32

Anyone doing business with Iran cannot deal with United States: Donald Trump- The New Indian Express

Newindianexpress - 2019-02-06 07:48

Trump to tap critic of agency to lead World Bank -- source | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-05 20:58

Trump Taps New Head for Interior Department

Waar Media - 2019-02-05 11:02
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday nominated acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, a former fossil fuel lobbyist, to lead the department in charge of administering and conserving federal lands. If confirmed by the Senate, Bernhardt wil ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives World Bank delegation

Gulan Media - 2019-02-03 06:19

Donald Trump signs new defense policy bill that rebuilds military, boosts troop pay - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-02-02 21:29

Prime Minister Barzani receives World Bank delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-02 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a delegation from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), headed by Merza Hasan, Executive Director and Dean of the Board of Executive Dire ...

Kurdistan official talks foreign investment, economy with World Bank delegation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-31 22:06

Iraqi Kurdistan to open new international bank, named ‘Nishtiman’

E-Kurd - 2019-01-31 18:21
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A new international bank is coming to Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) finance minister said on Wednesday, after a meeting with a delegation from the World Bank. “With the support of the ...

Masrour Barzani, World Bank Group Discuss KRG’s Reform Agenda

BAS News - 2019-01-31 15:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council Chancellor Masrour Barzani received on Thursday a delegation led by World Bank Group Executive Director Dr. Merza Hasan in his office. “In the meeting, Chancellor Barzani commended the constructive engagement wit ...