Tag: U.S. President Donald Trump

White House hunts leaker after Trump congratulates Putin

Report: Trump, Putin to Discuss Iran Presence in Syria

A deal on the pullback of pro-Iranian militias from Syria’s border with Israel is being pushed by Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of his upcoming summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - NOVEMBER 21: (ISRAEL OUT) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and Defence Minister Ehud Barak (not pictured), on November 21, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. An official ceasfire started at 9pm local time between Israel and the Palestinian …

Report: Israel Told U.S. It Will Strike on Iranian Soil If Iran Attacks from Syria

Defense and political sources told Russia and the United States, following Iran’s threats to react against attacks on their assets in Syria overnight, that if Iran attacks Israel from Syria, either itself or through its proxy Hezbollah, Jerusalem will not hold back and will respond forcefully, targeting Iranian soil.

KCNA released its report on Pyongyang's annual white paper on US human rights violations as Donald Trump began his State of the Union speech, in which he condemned the North

‘Radical Islamic Terrorism,’ ‘Jihad’ Absent from State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. President Donald Trump failed to broach any subject using the terms “radical Islamic terrorism,” “jihadist,” or any of their variations during his first State of the Union address (SOTU), refusing to use phrases some of his advisers have tried to discourage the commander-in-chief from using in the past.

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2015, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers remarks at a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea's biggest political convention in decades opens in Pyongyang on May 6, 2016. The announcement comes amid outside speculation that North Korea will soon …

CSIS Think Tank: U.S. Still Mulling ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike Against North Korea

Senior officials from President Donald Trump’s administration are still considering a “limited,” pre-emptive “bloody nose” military strike against North Korea to demonstrate to Kim Jong-un “American’s resolve and willpower,” according to an expert at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) think tank.

U.S. troops boarding helicopter

Trump May Increase U.S. Forces in Afghanistan to Nearly 15,000

U.S. Army officials are weighing the implementation of an effort that may expand the American military footprint in Afghanistan by at least 1,000 to beyond the nearly 14,000 already there, as they are focused on pressuring the terrorist group to negotiate peace with Kabul, a major tenet of the Trump administration war strategy.

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Report: Pakistan to Take ‘Tough Stance’ Against Trump If Aid Revoked

Pakistani opposition and ruling party politicians have suggested Islamabad is willing to reconsider its relationship with Washington after U.S. President Donald Trump accused the Muslim-majority country of sheltering jihadist groups that operate in Afghanistan.


PA Newspaper Editorial: This Is the Time for Confrontation

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian newspaper Al Hayat Al Jadida, considered the official publication of the Palestinian National Authority, is calling on Palestinians to prepare for a “confrontation” with Israel over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Masked Palestinian gunmen from the militant group Hamas prepare to fire a homemade rocket at Israeli forces in the area where an Israeli Army bulldozer demolished a structure near the border with Egypt, November 29, 2003 in the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip.

Report: Hamas Arresting Salafi Terrorists Behind Rocket Fire

TEL AVIV — Hamas security forces have arrested Salafist operatives accused of firing rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip since the recent escalation following U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to a report in the Israeli daily Haaretz.