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Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner

Jul 03 2019

WASHINGTON/RAMALLAH White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willing to engage with him, but Abbas was cool to the gesture.

Trump on Democratic debate: 'BORING'

Jun 27 2019

WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE, Alaska President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night and declared himself above the fray even as his campaign team kept a close eye on the battle to find a challenger to take on Trump in 2020.

Trump on Democratic debate - 'BORING'

Jun 27 2019

WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE, Alaska President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night and declared himself above the fray even as his campaign team kept a close eye on the battle to find a challenger to take on Trump in 2020.

Trump threatens 'obliteration,' Iran calls White House 'mentally retarded'

Jun 26 2019

WASHINGTON/DUBAI U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked "anything American," in a new war of words with Iran which condemned fresh U.S. sanctions on Tehran as "mentally retarded." | Video

Longtime Trump aide Stephanie Grisham will succeed Sanders as press secretary

Jun 25 2019

WASHINGTON Stephanie Grisham, communications director for first lady Melania Trump and a longtime aide to President Donald Trump, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary, Mrs. Trump announced on Tuesday. | Video

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

Jun 25 2019

WASHINGTON/RIYADH U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone. | Video

Trump says fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran will target supreme leader

Jun 25 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order that would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-time foes.

Trump says fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran will target supreme leader

Jun 24 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order that would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-time foes.

UPDATE 1-Trump says fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran will target supreme leader

Jun 24 2019

WASHINGTON, June 24 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order that would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-time foes.

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

Jun 23 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza. | Video

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