Obama Issues Memoir Entitled "A Promised Land"
Former US president Barack Obama discussed in his memoir issued on (November 17) the US policy during which was known as the "Arab Spring" in 2011. Obama acknowledged the "contradiction" as he sought to balance "competing interests", and presented a bleak portrait of how much of the Middle East's leadership.
US Maintains Iran Nuclear Deal Sanctions Relief
The United States State Department did not impose fresh sanctions against Iran’s nuclear program on Wednesday, in a continuation of its 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.
Glad to See Obama Go, Gulf Arabs Expect Trump to Counter Iran
Gulf Arab states are quietly applauding the arrival in the White House of a hawkish leader opposed to their adversary Iran, even if they suspect Donald Trump's short temper and abrasive Tweets may at times heighten tensions in the combustible Middle East.
HRW Calls Obama to Halt Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Due to Potential War Crimes in Yemen
Human Rights Watch said in a letter addressed to Barack Obama on Tuesday (November 29, 2016) that “The United States should immediately halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia following numerous unlawful coalition attacks in Yemen.”
Senior Saudi Prince Says Trump Shouldn't Scrap Iran Deal
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump should not scrap a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers but should take the nation to task for its "destabilizing activities" in the Middle East, said a former senior Saudi official.
HRF Asks Obama to Ban Bahraini Officials Involved in Violations from Entering America
Human Rights Watch sent a letter to the American President Barack Obama demanding him to use his left 100 days in office to help ameliorate human rights situation in the world.
U.S. Lawmaker Urges Saudi Arms Sales Halt, Cites Possible Yemen 'War Crimes'
A U.S. lawmaker urged the Obama administration to suspend cooperation with a Saudi-led coalition conducting airstrikes in Yemen, saying in a letter released on Wednesday that civilian casualties from the strikes "appear to be the result of war crimes."
Saudi Foreign Ministry Condemns Passage of U.S. Sept. 11 Law
Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry condemned the passage of a U.S. law that would allow families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue the kingdom for damages, calling it a matter of "great concern" in a statement on Thursday.
Bahrain Says US Lacks Rationality in Response to 9/11 Bill Pass to Sue Saudi Arabia
Bahraini government warned US would be loser from Congress's vote to override Obama's veto over 9/11 bill, allowing victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia.
Bahrain Says Congress Vote on Saudi 9/11 Bill Will Harm US
AFP-Bahrain warned Thursday that US would be loser from Congress’s vote to override Obama’s veto of bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
US Congress Rejects Obama Veto, Saudi 9/11 Bill Becomes Law
US Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
US Senate Overrides Obama's Veto on Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia
US Senate voted 97-1 to override President Barack Obama’s veto of bill allowing Americans to potentially sue Saudi Arabia for 9/11.
Senate Sets Wednesday Vote on Obama VETO of Saudi September 11 Bill
The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of victims in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.
Obama Vetoes Sept. 11 Saudi Bill, Sets up Showdown with Congress
President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, the first of his presidency.
Washington Post: Clinton’s Bahrain Problem Has Nothing to do with Clinton Foundation
Hillary Clinton supported the Bahraini regime while it cracked down on protesters. But that folly had nothing to do with the Clinton Foundation.
Obama Would Veto Bill Allowing 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi Arabia
President Barack Obama would veto a bill passed by both houses of Congress that would allow survivors and families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for damages, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday.
Kuwaiti Paper: 8-Billion Dollar US Fighter Jet Deal with Kuwait, Bahrain & Qatar before Obama’s Departure
It’s likely that the Congress will reverse its disapproval of US fighter jet sales to Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain before Obama’s second term ends.
Obama, Saudi Prince Focus on Iraq and Syria in Washington Meeting
President Barack Obama and the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Friday discussed ways to support...
Obama to Meet Saudi Deputy Crown Prince on Friday
U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince on Friday ...
Powerful Saudi Prince to Meet Obama, Ban on U.S Visit
Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince flew to the United States on Monday for meetings with U.S. President...