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Donald Trump’s Full Speech on Islam at Saudi Arabia

  On his maiden foreign tour since taking office in January, Trump is already showing signs of fatigue from a packed schedule. He is on a nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe that ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican, Brussels and Sicily. During a speech in Riyadh on Sunday in which

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Turkey Wants U.S. Envoy on Daesh Removed Over Kurdish Policy

By Daren Butler and Humeyra Pamuk ISTANBUL, May 18 – Turkey said on Thursday the U.S. special envoy in the battle against Islamic State should be removed because he supported Kurdish militants, and warned that Ankara would act unilaterally if it faced attack from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia. The comments, which followed a White

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Trump Defends Firing of FBI Director, Pledges “Far Better” Replacement

WASHINGTON, May 10 – President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday, fighting a storm of criticism that the ouster was aimed at blunting an agency probe into his presidential campaign’s possible collusion with Russia to sway the 2016 election. The Republican president’s abrupt move on Tuesday stunned Washington and

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What Does 2017 Hold for Middle East Investors?

By Ali Janoudi and Simon Smiles In 2017, Middle Eastern investors will confront a world marked by policy shifts and a rising likelihood of reflation. In certain respects, the Middle East itself has also contributed to this trend. Coupled with potential fiscal stimulus in the U.S., OPEC’s decision to cut oil output for the first

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U.S. lawmakers to grill United Airlines on passenger removal

By David Shepardson and Alana Wise WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, May 2 – United Airlines Inc executives will visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday to face lawmakers’ questions about the forcible removal of a passenger on an overbooked flight last month, an incident that provoked international outrage. United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz’s appearance before the U.S. House Transportation

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Discrimination Against Latinos in United States has Risen, Study Says

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Dec 7  Most Latinos in the United States say they have suffered discrimination, more than twice as many who said so a decade earlier, according to research released on Tuesday. A study published in online journal Social Science & Medicine – Population Health found 68 percent of Latino men and

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Trump has Broad Power to Implement Immigration Policies

By Mica Rosenberg and Julia Edwards Ainsley NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Dec 5  – President-elect Donald Trump will be able to make many of his promised changes in immigration policy unilaterally by exercising the same kind of executive powers he criticized President Barack Obama for using. But while most of the measures laid out in a ten-point

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