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Trump Mideast plan faces dim prospects

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump has boasted that his Middle East plan will find support but most experts believe its unabashed backing of Israel and tough conditions for the creation of a Palestinian state mean it is doomed to fail. “It is a non-starter,” said Steven Cook, …

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US top court sides with Trump on immigrant welfare benefits

Washington, United States | AFP | The US Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to proceed with a rule that aims to deny permanent residency and citizenship to immigrants who claim welfare benefits. The top chamber’s five conservative justices outvoted their four progressive colleagues to support a request by …

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America’s war with Iran

Many think it is now more likely as Republicans rally behind Trump’s killing of top Iranian general | THE INDEPENDENT | Republicans of all stripes are standing solidly in support of President Donald Trump’s decision to kill a top Iranian general—even though some believe it makes war more likely. Conversations …

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Trump trial looms as Pelosi to send charges to Senate on Wednesday

Washington, United States | AFP | The US House of Representatives will transmit articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday, setting the stage for the US leader’s trial for abuse of power, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced. “Tomorrow, we will transmit those articles & name …

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Trump backs off threat to bomb Iran’s cultural sites

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his earlier insistence that he has the right to order the bombing of Iran’s cultural treasures during a war. Facing strong criticism that such attacks would be a war crime, Trump said he was “OK” with …

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Trump gambles big as commander in chief

Washington, United States | AFP | As a real estate magnate and politician, Donald Trump has always loved breaking rules and putting on a show. Now in Iran he’s following the same pattern — only this time as commander in chief of the world’s biggest military. Whether negotiating skyscraper deals or …

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Killing Soleimani: Trump acted where other US leaders saw big risks

  Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump did Friday what previous presidents did not dare to do — eliminate a top Iranian general who aggressively expanded Tehran’s power while obstructing US efforts across the Middle East. Trump’s predecessors thought killing Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary …

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