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US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims

US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims

BBC - 2019-07-16 00:33
The White House is seeking to limit Central American migrants' ability to claim asylum in the US. ...
US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims - BBC

Trump seeks to avoid slapping Turkey with sanctions over missile deal

Rûdaw - 2019-07-27 10:48
"The president is not in a place right now where he wants to impose sanctions on Turkey ...

Will the US sanction Turkey?

ANF - 2019-07-26 14:44
Turkey's S-400 deal with Russia continues to be discussed in the US. Congress has issued stern warnings, while the Trump administration takes cautious steps. ...

Can the US build a multinational naval force to secure Gulf shipping?

Rûdaw - 2019-07-23 13:00
Trump has yet to prove he can compel US allies to contribute more in the Gulf ...

Mazloum Abdi meets with the Commander of the Central Region of the US Army in the Middle East

SDF Press - 2019-07-22 13:39
News Center – The General commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi met with the Commander of Central Region of the Central Command of the US Army in the Middle East Kenneth McKenzie and discussed several points which were as the following: S ...

President Trump seeks to distance himself from supporters' 'send her back' chant [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-20 15:50

Former Peruvian President Toledo detained in the US

ANF - 2019-07-20 08:03
Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo detained in the US and could possibly extradited to Peru to respond of a case of corruption. ...

Crucial Reforms Languish as Colombia Seeks to Consolidate Peace

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-19 13:26
Colombia’s fragile peace is threatened by rural violence and the humanitarian burden of hosting Venezuelan refugees. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European Union and its member states to sustain strong s ...

Benjamin Franklin and the Crisis of the British Empire

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-18 18:17
In this talk, Pulitzer Prizewinning historian Walter A. McDougall will explore the nature of the crisis that led to the split between Britain and the colonies between 1763 and 1776, with emphasis on Benjamin Franklin’s role as the colonies’ principal agen ...

Trump meets Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, told her ‘You had the Nobel Prize?’

E-Kurd - 2019-07-18 16:09
WASHINGTON,— US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq. Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, ...

Opioid crisis: US drug overdose deaths drop by 5.1%

BBC - 2019-07-18 00:02
"America’s united efforts to curb opioid use disorder and addiction are working," a statement reads. ...

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. 'White Again' by Adding the Census Citizenship Question [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-14 14:45

President Trump responds to Joe Biden calling him the 'bully I knew my whole life' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-12 23:31

Iraqi PM Intensifies Efforts to Curb Hashd al-Shaabi Militais' Power

Gulan Media - 2019-07-10 12:25

Turkey to revive post-2001 crisis debt plan to help troubled firms - reports | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-09 16:27

US Scholars: ‘An American attack on Iran would be an unmitigated disaster for the US, Iran, and the world’

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-02 21:27
We, the undersigned scholars of the Middle East and North Africa and broader Muslim world, call on President Trump immediately to pull back from the brink of a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is clear to us that the human, diplomatic, legal, po ...

Iran Threatens to Destroy Israel in 30 Minutes If Attacked by US

BAS News - 2019-07-02 01:19
ERBIL - Iran has threatened to destroy Israel in half an hour only if it is attacked by the US, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Monday. According to the semi-official Mehr news agency, as cited by Reuters, the comments were made by Mojtaba Zolno ...

Masrour Barzani, US Trade Mission Discuss Non-Oil Investment

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday a trade mission led by US Chamber of Commerce to discuss challenges and opportunities to foreign investments in the Kurdistan Region. ...

Iranian FM Says Trump is Right about US Forces in the Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-25 01:29
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has said that US President Donald Trump is "100% right" in saying that the US forces are not needed in the Persian Gulf. ".@realDonaldTrump is 100% right that the US military has no business in the Persian Gul ...

Gulf crisis: Close up to stricken oil tanker with the US Navy

BBC - 2019-06-20 02:12
The BBC's Mark Lowen sees the damage caused to one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman. ...

Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...