Posts Tagged: Obama

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Obama warns Putin again over destabilizing Ukraine

President Obama put Russian President Vladimir Putin on notice Wednesday evening, warning that further actions to destabilize the interim Ukrainian go...
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U.S. rejects visa for Iranian UN ambassador over 1979 embassy takeover

In a rare unanimous vote on Thursday, the House backed a bill that would bar entry to the U.S. to an individual found to be engaged in espionage, terr...
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White House slams Israelis and Palestinians over ‘tit for tat’ unhelpful actions

The White House said Wednesday it was disappointed by “unhelpful” actions by both Israelis and Palestinians that threaten to tear apart a ...
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Obama: No decision made to free Israeli spy

President Barack Obama has so far made no decision to free U.S.-born Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to boost hopes of extending peace talks between Isra...
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Obama stands by his decision not to start war with Syria

President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decision not to use military force in Syria, saying that the United States has it...
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Obama to influence human rights violations in Saudi Arabia?

Dozens of U.S. lawmakers have urged President Barack Obama to publicly address Saudi Arabia’s “systematic human rights violations” w...
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Obama meets Pope Francis for the first time, discuss abortion and contraception

U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met Thursday for the first time, offering a chance for a reset of sorts between the administration and Ca...
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Obama wants EU free of Russian gas

U.S. President Barack Obama told the European Union on Wednesday it cannot rely on the United States alone to reduce its dependency on Russian energy,...
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Obama congratulates Lebanese PM, pledges support from U.S.

Prime Minister Tammam Salam on Friday received a phone call from U.S. president Barack Obama who congratulated him over the new cabinet’s format...
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Ya'alon says Israel can't rely on 'weak' US to deal with Iran

Israel’s defense minister has accused the United States of projecting weakness internationally and said Israel could not rely on its main ally t...