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Iran Teaches Lesson to Those Who Start War: Zarif to Trump

BAS News - 2020-04-02 18:01
ERBIL — Iran will not start a war, but it will teach a lesson to those who are planing one, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said in response to previous comments made by US President Donald Trump. The US president said on Wednesday that the ...

Beyond COVID-19, Part 4: The U.S. “Angers” China and North Macedonia Joins NATO

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-04-01 02:15
Welcome to week three of social distancing and quarantine. Due to the increased number of cases in the United States, President Donald Trump has renewed all restrictions on social gatherings until the end of April. As everyone remains in their homes to fl ...

Trump on coronavirus: Heated response to 'snarky, nasty question'

BBC - 2020-04-01 00:43
The US president launches an attack on a CNN journalist who questioned his coronavirus response. ...

President Trump extends social distancing guidelines, Arkansans taking extra precautions | KFDM

KFDM - 2020-03-31 13:59

Trump-Isis raid: Democrats demand to know why president told Russia about Baghdadi operation before Congress | The Independent

Independent - 2020-03-30 21:50

President Trump: 'Throw Massie out of Republican party!' | KFDM

KFDM - 2020-03-28 06:22

Coronavirus: Trump orders 'time wasting' General Motors to make ventilators

BBC - 2020-03-28 02:41
The US president orders the car maker to help manufacture medical devices and attacks its CEO. ...

US offers $15 million for information leading to arrest of Maduro

ANF - 2020-03-27 08:40
US Attorney General William Barr announced that his country will designate Venezuela as a state sponsoring terrorism. Instead of dealing with the coronavirus emergency president Trump is worried about Nicolas Maduro. ...

Trump Sends Newroz Greetings to Kurdistan President

Gulan Media - 2020-03-26 23:08

US President Extends Newroz Greetings to President Nechirvan Barzani

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-03-26 20:32
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, March 26, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received a congratulatory letter from President Donald Trump of the United States on the occasion of Newroz. Below is the text of President Trump’s letter: On behalf of t ...

President Trump pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey - Deseret News

Deseret - 2020-03-26 10:16

Coronavirus latest: WHO chief says President Trump ‘taking responsibility’ for virus response

Clickorlando - 2020-03-26 03:15

Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in a Fox News Virtual Town Hall | The White House

Whitehouse - 2020-03-25 19:33

‘Deep inside, Donald Trump is a very empty and sad person’: Psychologist John Gartner warns the president is on the verge of a ‘hypomanic episode’ – Alternet.org

Alternet - 2020-03-20 11:56

US-Canada border to close amid virus crisis

BBC - 2020-03-19 00:02
President Trump and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau agree that all but essential travel should cease. ...

President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act. What does that mean?

AEI - 2020-03-19 00:01
This week, the president invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) primarily to speed up domestic manufacturing of medical supplies and personal protective equipment needed to combat the virus. But it is quite possible many more of its broad authorities co ...

VOA60 World- US President Trump enacts Defense Production Act

Dengî Amerîka - 2020-03-18 21:52

Lindsey Graham Pauses Interview To Take A Phone Call From President Trump | Video | RealClearPolitics

Realclearpolitics - 2020-03-17 01:14

GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin: Adam Schiff Is "Cherry-Picking Leaks... Withholding Facts... Just Outright Lying" About President Trump | Video | RealClearPolitics

Realclearpolitics - 2020-03-16 13:08

Sham Justice, Redux: Why the Deal of the Century will fail, and Israel must act Unilaterally

E-Kurd - 2020-03-14 06:35
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net President Trump and his chief advisor, Jared Kushner, have worked very hard to come up with a plan to fairly and realistically address both parties to the Arab-Israeli conflict. For those who call this a Palesti ...

Assad: Trump Is "The Most Transparent President," He Admits U.S. Government Works For Oil And Weapons Lobbies | Video | RealClearPolitics

Realclearpolitics - 2020-03-14 02:33

Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus

ANF - 2020-03-13 21:39
The US President, who has often compared COVID-19 to the flu in an effort to calm people down, has declared a national emergency today. ...

Syria's Assad: Trump is 'the best' because he's 'most transparent president' | TheHill

Thehill - 2020-03-12 22:36

President Trump acquitted of impeachment charges | KMVU Fox 26 Medford

Fox26medford - 2020-03-12 06:38

Trump impeachment news live: Latest updates as president slams ‘phony’ Emoluments Clause and claims Adam Schiff is an ‘informant’ | The Independent

Independent - 2020-03-11 21:45

Coronavirus: Cruise ship Grand Princess docks in California

BBC - 2020-03-10 01:15
As passengers disembark, President Trump proposed tax cuts to help the economy weather the crisis. ...

Should America care if China keeps moving away from market capitalism?

AEI - 2020-03-06 00:04
President Trump has railed against perceived socialism at home, but what about top-down, central planning elsewhere? Not so much. The recent China trade deal does nothing to nudge China away from its state capitalist model and toward market capitalism, al ...

President Trump blames Obama for coronavirus testing problems

Yahoo - 2020-03-05 14:04

Donald Trump barrels into NATO summit, insults French president

Tampabay - 2020-03-05 12:14

The coronavirus, the economy, and the 2020 election

AEI - 2020-03-03 00:08
The global coronavirus outbreak is drastically altering economic forecasts — and President Trump's chances of being re-elected. The post The coronavirus, the economy, and the 2020 election appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Donald Trump speaks to Turkey President Erdogan over Syria - The Statesman

Thestatesman - 2020-02-29 15:42

Remarks by President Trump in Press Conference | The White House

Whitehouse - 2020-02-26 19:58

President Donald Trump ends India visit with military deal as trade tussle continues - The National

Thenational - 2020-02-26 19:58

Iraqi president meets with Trump in Davos despite threats from militia groups | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-02-25 09:18

President Trump, welcome to India, the essential U.S. ally - The Sunday Guardian Live

Sundayguardianlive - 2020-02-22 21:16

There is no shortcut to Iraqi Kurdish independence

E-Kurd - 2020-02-20 10:06
Michael Rubin | Kurdistan Times Many Iraqi Kurds reacted positively to Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Nechirvan Barzani’s meeting with U.S. President Trump in Davos, and especially with the Iraqi Kurdish flag draped alongside the American flag in the ...

Transparent Trump: The president doesn’t care about national security

AEI - 2020-02-20 00:03
The President proclaimed in a series of tweets that “THE UNITED STATES IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS” in defiance of a law Congress passed in mid-2018. But the root problem isn’t the Department of Commerce flouting Congressional authority. The root problem is the ...

President Trump Signs U.S.-Japan Trade Deals | C-SPAN.org

C Span - 2020-02-19 06:40

President Trump's Turkey Erdogan Letter -- More Evidence the Guardrails Are Gone | National Review

Nationalreview - 2020-02-16 23:11

Republican critic of US President Donald Trump's Syria troop withdrawal says plan could actually work - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2020-02-16 12:01

US Senate votes to curb Trump's war powers on Iran

BBC - 2020-02-14 00:28
The war powers resolution bans President Trump from attacking Iran without congressional approval. ...

NATO to expand Iraq training mission in response to Trump

E-Kurd - 2020-02-13 16:22
BRUSSELS,— NATO defense ministers agreed on Wednesday to expand the Western alliance’s training mission in Iraq, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said, responding to a demand by U.S. President Donald Trump for NATO to do more in the Middle East. NA ...

Commander in Chief might want to check with his military before taking a victory lap

AEI - 2020-02-12 00:37
President Trump’s fourth defense budget request reverses the three-year "Trump Bump," leaving the military without the investments it needs to rebuild its operational fleets and inventories. This has resulted in painful trade-offs. The post Commander in C ...

Sharp rise in brain injuries from Iran raid on US base

BBC - 2020-02-11 01:12
President Trump initially said no US troops were injured in the Iranian attack on US bases in Iraq. ...

Did you miss Trump’s biggest China win?

AEI - 2020-02-11 00:33
Candidate Trump attacked the bilateral deficit with China from the start of his campaign, and in 2019, America’s goods trade deficit with China finally dropped $74 billion. This result will help President Trump’s campaign and may affect future American tr ...

Why a U.S. military base in Iraqi Kurdistan is a bad idea

E-Kurd - 2020-02-09 14:17
Michael Rubin | National Interest President Donald Trump met in Davos, Switzerland, with both Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani and Iraqi President Barham Salih. Looming large in their talks was Iraq’s political future, Iran, and U.S. alliances in ...

Where does President Trump stand on his 2016 campaign promises? - News - Pekin Daily Times - Pekin, IL

Pekintimes - 2020-02-09 09:47

President Trump: ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in raid

WTVR - 2020-02-07 18:26

Iraq's President Barham Salih ignores militia warning and meets Trump at Davos - The National

Thenational - 2020-02-06 21:25

US President Donald Trump visits California wildfire devastation | News | DW | 18.11.2018

DW - 2020-02-06 15:23

Israel, Pelosi, & Moral Equivalency a la the Main Stream Media

E-Kurd - 2020-02-06 08:21
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net No sooner had Nancy Pelosi disrespected both the office of the President and the American people, the spin doctor mainstream media allies of the Democrat Party began equating President Trump’s not accepting Spea ...

Republicans slam president while defending their expected acquittal of Trump at his Senate trial [Video]

Yahoo - 2020-02-06 08:05

State of the Union 2020: Full transcript of President Donald Trump's prepared remarks [Video]

Yahoo - 2020-02-06 06:46

Exclusive: Iraq president reveals Trump fears; warns of war, ethnic cleansing - Axios

Axios - 2020-02-05 21:13

U.S. President Donald Trump takes bold stance at NATO as impeachment boils at home - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2020-02-05 18:49

President Donald Trump jokes about impeachment probe at annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2020-02-04 09:24

US President Donald Trump warns of 'carnage' in rebel stronghold in Syria's Idlib - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2020-02-04 09:23

Alexander got it right: It takes more to remove a president

AEI - 2020-02-02 07:18
When Nixon’s actions came to light, the House conducted an impeachment the right way. Faced with certain impeachment and removal from office, President Nixon resigned. What President Trump attempted to do, though inappropriate, is not that. The post Alexa ...

Kenyan president to meet with Trump on security, trade | WBMA

Abc3340 - 2020-01-30 21:32

Trump news: 18 times the president displayed almost no knowledge of other countries | indy100

Indy100 - 2020-01-30 03:13

Iraqi President meets with U.S. President

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2020-01-29 22:32
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On January 22, 2019, during the meetings held at the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, Iraqi President Barham Salih met with U.S. President Donald Trump. Following their meeting, the Iraqi Federal Preside ...

Ya Mustapha, Mrs. Maisel & Me…

E-Kurd - 2020-01-28 19:55
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net As I write this, President Trump is preparing to release his “deal of the century” for the Middle East. The latter-day Arafatians-in-suits, led by Fatah and the Palestinian Authority/PLO’s Mahmud Abbas, have alr ...

George Conway lists all of Trump’s most hilarious geographic blunders after the president whines about being mocked – Raw Story

Rawstory - 2020-01-28 17:11

President of Kurdistan Region and U.S. President conduct a meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2020-01-28 06:11
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Wednesday January 22, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump described the people of Kurdistan as a great people and said, ‘We are indebted to you.’ The U.S. President also reiterated the gratitude and appreciation of his country for th ...

President of Kurdistan Region: “Trump acknowledged the role of the Peshmerga.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2020-01-27 19:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On January 24, 2020, following the end of the World Economic Forum in Davos and his upon his return to Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, President of Kurdistan Region, held a press conference where he discussed his m ...

Islamic State urges attacks against Jews in effort to thwart Trump plan: recording

E-Kurd - 2020-01-27 18:33
CAIRO,— The Islamic State militant group urged its fighters and other Muslims to attack Jews in a purported audio recording released on Monday in an attempt to thwart U.S. President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The message was said to fe ...

Trump warned Turkish president not to be a 'fool' ahead of Syria offensive | TheHill

Thehill - 2020-01-26 09:38

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani to meet Trump, world leaders in Davos

Kurdistan24 - 2020-01-26 02:59

KRG Envoy: Good rapport between President Trump and President Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2020-01-26 02:59

As trial nears, President Trump's lawyers call impeachment case 'flimsy'

Yahoo - 2020-01-25 18:21

President Trump says December 5 will be National Day of Mourning for George H.W. Bush | WZTV

Fox17 - 2020-01-25 07:03

President Nechirvan Barzani and U.S. President Donald Trump discuss developments in Iraq and the region

KRG-Spain - 2020-01-25 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Wednesday January 22, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump described the people of Kurdistan as a great people and said, ‘We are indebted to you.’ The U.S. President also reiterated the gratitude and appreciation of his country for th ...

Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq threaten Iraqi President for meeting Trump - The Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2020-01-23 20:56

White House unveils list of leaders to meet with President Trump at forum in Davos - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-01-23 20:45

Syrie : le commandant des forces démocratiques déclare que les Kurdes sont prêts à dialoguer si Ankara est sincère @amberinzaman

L'Important - 2020-01-23 18:53
In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor in northeast Syria, General Mazlum Kobane spoke on a range of issues including prospects for reviving dialogue with Turkey, President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and the impa ...

President Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Combat Zone in Iraq | Time

TIME - 2020-01-23 16:08

Trump appears to confuse the Kurds of Syria and Iraq in a meeting with the president of Iraqi Kurdistan

Washington Post - 2020-01-23 12:48
At Davos, Trump praised Iraq's Kurds for actions taken by Syrian Kurds. ...

The Fed, the Journal, all of you are (partly) wrong about China tariffs

AEI - 2020-01-23 00:35
The Wall Street Journal cites Federal Reserve studies to say Americans pay for the tariffs. Their target is President Trump’s mistaken claims. But the Fed and other researchers on this topic can themselves be misleading and the press has magnified the pro ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Nechirvan Barzani meets Donald Trump at Davos summit

E-Kurd - 2020-01-22 18:36
DAVOS, Switzerland,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region president Nechirvan Barzani met with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum summit in Davos Switzerland on Wednesday for discussions about bilateral relations and ongoing tensions ...

Iraqi president meets with Trump in Davos despite threats from Shiite militia

E-Kurd - 2020-01-22 18:36
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi President Barham Salih met U.S. President Donald Trump in Davos on Wednesday despite domestic threats from Iran-backed Shiite militias, and discussed reducing foreign troops in the country, a statement from the Iraqi presidency said. “Duri ...

President Nechirvan Barzani and U.S. President Donald Trump discuss developments in Iraq and the region

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-01-22 17:21
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Wednesday January 22, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump described the people of Kurdistan as a great people and said, ‘We are indebted to you.’ The U.S. President also reiterated the gratitude and appreciation of his country for th ...

Despite domestic militia threats, Iraqi President meets with Trump | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-01-22 16:32

Iraqi Hezbollah threatens Barham Salih

ANF - 2020-01-22 16:07
The Iran-backed Iraqi Hezbollah is threatening Iraqi President Barham Salih not to meet with US President Trump, saying that otherwise he would be chased out of Baghdad. ...

Iraq’s Barham Salih threatened by Iran-backed militias before meeting with Trump

E-Kurd - 2020-01-22 15:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s President Barham Salih is set to meet with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, amid threats made by Iran-backed back Iraqi militias to dissuade the Iraqi President not to do so. On Tuesday, two militias designated as terrorist groups ...

In the U.S., they wanted to kill Suleimani last summer

E-Kurd - 2020-01-22 15:22
Sardar Mesto | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The American television channel NBC News reported that the US government had planned the assassination of Iranian commander General Qassem Suleimani seven months ago. President Donald Trump then authorized the assassi ...

Remarks by President Trump and President Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government Before Bilateral Meeting | Davos, Switzerland | The White House

Whitehouse - 2020-01-22 15:17

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani meets Trump at Davos summit | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-01-22 12:59

Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' with Thunberg in audience

BBC - 2020-01-22 03:45
The US president attacks activists at the World Economic Forum, with Greta Thunberg in the audience. ...

As trial nears, President Trump's lawyers call impeachment case 'flimsy' [Video]

Yahoo - 2020-01-21 08:19

Your Guide To Every Day Of Trump’s First 3 Years As President | Rantt Media

Rantt - 2020-01-21 03:07

Bette Midler stimulates social media with "President" Nancy Pelosi Tweet Amid impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump - Mag Viral News

Magviral - 2020-01-20 03:17

President Nechirvan Barzani to meet with President Donald Trump at Davos

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-01-19 21:04
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, January 19, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani is officially invited to attend the World Economic Forum’s 50th Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, on January 21 to 24. The summit’s theme will be “Stakehol ...

Bette Midler Stirs Social Media With 'President' Nancy Pelosi Tweet Amid Donald Trump's Senate Impeachment Trial

Popculture - 2020-01-19 06:36

What Jim Jordan Claims Trump Really Wanted from Ukraine’s President | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2020-01-18 22:02

No President Left Behind: Trump’s Lack of Basic Literacy and the Consequences - WhoWhatWhy

Whowhatwhy - 2020-01-18 07:00

President Trump’s Eagerness to De-Escalate Will Embolden Iran — Valdai Club

Valdaiclub - 2020-01-17 21:03

President Trump’s Vengeful Crackdown on the Palestinians – Israel/Palestine - WRMEA

Wrmea - 2020-01-17 01:06

Senior DOD official describes rationale for attack on quds force commander

CENTCOM - 2020-01-16 23:05
President Donald J. Trump last night directed, and the Defense Department subsequently launched, an airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Quds Force, a senior DOD official said during a news teleconference. ...

Pelosi signs impeachment against Trump, trial starts next week

ANF - 2020-01-16 09:21
The House voted on Wednesday to send the impeachment articles against President Donald Trump to the Senate, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the seven House Democrats who will serve as the "managers" in the trial, which will possibly start on Tuesday. ...

Trump is just another American president dealing with an old geopolitical nightmare in the Gulf

Newstatesman - 2020-01-15 20:19

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