Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi arms sales

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President Donald Trump welcomes first responders before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House.  Monday, July 29, … Read More

Iranian foreign minister: John Bolton, Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE want to ‘Lure President Trump into confrontation’ with Iran

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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif alleged Sunday that National Security Adviser John Bolton, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates intend to push President Donald Trump into conflict with Iran. Zarif appeared for a pre-recorded interview on Fox News Sunday with host Chris … Read More

Pope calls for end to wars on historic trip to the Arabian Penninsula

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Pope Francis on Monday called for an end to wars in the Middle East during the first visit by the head of the Catholic church to the birthplace of Islam, the Arabian Peninsula. Francis, who has made outreach to Muslim … Read More

Pompeo says US has helped foster cooperation between Israel and Arab states

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‘We have set the conditions in the Middle East where these countries are now working together across multiple fronts,’ top US diplomat tells Fox News US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is interviewed by Fox News on January 3, 2019. … Read More

Houthi leader calls for a ceasefire in Yemen as pressure grows on Saudis

(CNN) Rebels in Yemen announced Sunday that they would stop missile and drone strikes on Saudi coalition targets at the request of the United Nations. The development comes as Riyadh faces growing pressure to put a halt to the violence in … Read More

An Organization behind massive ‘Super Eid’ Muslim celebration at Minnesota Vikings Stadium labeled a terrorist organization

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An organization linked to a designated terrorist group participated at the “Super Eid” event at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis Tuesday and Wednesday to celebrate the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. Members from the group called the Muslim American Society participated in … Read More

Hamas Seeks a Major Conflict With Israel, Defense Officials Warn

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Israel believes that Hamas sees another round of conflict as a possible fix for the crisis in Gaza, but the group is also afraid of the implications of a full-scale war. Palestinians trying to damage the border fence with Israel … Read More

U.S. close to releasing Mideast peace proposal that Palestinian leadership may immediately reject

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, is visiting Arab capitals and Israel to describe elements of the administration’s vision and seek help in drawing Palestinian leadership to the table. (Jose Luis Magana/AP) The Trump administration is close … Read More

Turks, Saudis, UAE said to pump quarter billion dollars into East Jerusalem

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Israeli officials fear funds to ‘rescue’ Muslim holy sites could touch off Palestinian violence in run up to US embassy move to Israeli capital. File: Waqf officials and others prepare to pray outside the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City, … Read More

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Stresses Need for Gulf Unity Against Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a meeting at the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 29, 2018. Thomas Coex/Pool via Reuters REUTERS TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The United States … Read More