Tag: Donald Trump

Trump pulls back troops from northern Syria ahead of Turkish assault, Pentagon officials ‘blindsided’

The White House announced late Sunday that Turkey will soon move forward with a planned military operation in northeast Syria, as U.S. troops who have been deployed and operating with Kurdish-led forces in the area began pulling back from their positions. The decision sent shockwaves through the region and Washington, with U.S. officials telling Fox News that top Pentagon officials were “completely […]

TRUMP: PROTECTING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS ‘ONE OF MY HIGHEST PRIORITIES’

He also revealed another initiative: the US will form a coalition of businesses that support the protection of religious freedom. US President Donald Trump hosted a meeting regarding religious freedom around the world and vowed to protect people of faith across the globe at the UN on Monday. “As president, protecting religious freedom is one […]

Trump Tells UN That Iran Is ‘One Of The Greatest Security Threats’

U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his policy on Iran before the UN General Assembly and called on all nations to act against Tehran and not “subsidize Iran’s bloodlust.” “One of the greatest security threats facing peace-loving nations today is the repressive regime in Iran,” Trump told world leaders gathered at the UN headquarters in […]

Trump slams open-border activists for ‘evil’ agenda, decries Iran ‘bloodlust’ in fiery UN speech

President Trump, in a fiery address Tuesday before the U.N. General Assembly, tore into open-border activists for pushing what he described as an “evil” agenda under the “cloak” of social justice, while warning Iran to abandon its confrontational course and delivering arguably his most robust defense yet of his nationalist philosophy. “Today, I have a […]

TRUMP ORDERS MORE IRAN CURBS, SAUDI SHOWS ATTACK EVIDENCE

“I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase sanctions on the country of Iran!,” Trump tweeted. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack […]

Trump: US ‘Locked and Loaded’ After Iran Attacks Major Saudi Oil Facility

US President Donald Trump says America is “locked and loaded” after Saturday’s attack on Saudi Arabia’s main oil facility. He says he’s waiting to hear from the Saudis on how to proceed. The attack on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil processing facility not far from Riyadh represents a major escalation in the battle between Iran, Saudi […]

TRUMP: PARTS OF PEACE PLAN MAY COME OUT BEFORE ISRAEL’S ELECTION

Blue and White’s Yair Lapid, meanwhile, welcomed Trump’s statement, saying the intention to publicize the plan before the elections is “just and correct.” US President Donald Trump hinted on Monday that parts of his long-awaited Mideast peace plan may be released before the September 17 election, leading to some speculation that this may include elements […]

TRUMP LIKELY TO ROLL OUT HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PEACE PLAN AFTER ISRAEL VOTES

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel’s Sept. 17 elections to release his peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict prepared by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner. “I probably will wait, but we may put out pieces of it,” Trump said, explaining that “peace between the Israelis […]

U.S., RUSSIA NUKE TENSIONS MAY BE EVEN WORSE THAN IRAN THREAT

The threat posed by a potential nuclear Iran is no laughing matter. But neither is the escalating threat of a nuclear exchange between the US and Russia. They are collectively in the process of ending their mutual nuclear restrictions and developing new, more advanced nuclear weapons which could be used against each other. As things […]

War or peace talks with Iran? Trump says he will wait to see how things unfold

President Donald Trump said Monday he doesn’t know whether the United States is closer to negotiations or war with Iran. He said he’ll wait and see how the feud unfolds. “Iran doesn’t know where they are … they are a very mixed up country,” Trump said at the White House. “Their country is in turmoil. … Whatever it […]