Trump Seeks to Revive “Arab NATO” to Confront Iran
The Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to create a new security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab states, Egypt and Jordan, in part to counter Iran’s expansion in the region, according to U.S. and Arab officials.
Bahraini Gov't Backs Trump Threats to Iran with Attack “Few have ever suffered”
Bahrain government backed statements of U.S President Donald Trump in which he threatened Iran with an attack “which few throughout history have ever suffered”.
Trump to Iran: “Never, Ever Threaten” US Again
President Donald Trump on Sunday warned Iran of consequences "the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered," if it threatens the United States.
Trump Says Saudis must Compensate for Drop in Iran Oil Supply
President Donald Trump lashed out at OPEC with a warning to stop manipulating oil markets and piled pressure on U.S. ally Saudi Arabia to raise supplies to compensate for lower exports from Iran.
GIDHR Addresses US President on Sheikh Ali Salman’s Trial Eve
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR) addressed U.S President Donald Trump, in a letter issued yesterday (Monday 18 June 2018), on the eve of Sheikh Ali Salman’s trial on 21st of June 2018.
Trump Arrives in Singapore ahead of Unprecedented U.S.-North Korea Summit
U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.
Trump Fundraiser Expands U.S. Lawsuit Accusing Qatar of Hacking his Emails
A fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday added several defendants to a lawsuit claiming the Persian Gulf state of Qatar hacked his email accounts and shared the contents with news organizations.
In First Move since FX Crackdown, Iran Lowers Rial vs. Dollar
In a sign that it will allow some flexibility in exchange rates under threatened U.S. sanctions, Iran has lowered the official value of the rial versus the dollar for the first time since it tried to stamp out a free currency market last month.
UAE Denies Trying to Influence Trump's Election
The United Arab Emirates did not try to influence the election of Donald Trump, a minister said on Tuesday, following reports that the president’s son met with an envoy representing the crown princes of the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
US Trying to Move Forward after Quitting Iran Nuclear Deal
After leaving the Iran nuclear deal, Washington wants to move forward by offering to build a "coalition" to counter the multiple "threats" posed by the Tehran regime -- but Europeans intent on saving the 2015 accord may thwart that effort.
Trump Lawyer Cohen Sought $1 Million from Qatar in Late 2016: Washington Post
U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen asked the Qatari government for at least $1 million in December 2016 in exchange for access or insight into the Trump administration, the Washington Post reported.
Trump Does not have Mental Capacity to Deal with issues: Iran Parliament Speaker
U.S. President Donald Trump is not fit for his job, the speaker of Iran's parliament said on Wednesday following his decision to back out of the international nuclear pact on Iran.
Trump says U.S. Pulling out of Iran Nuclear Deal
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States will withdraw from a 2015 international agreement designed to deny Tehran the ability to build nuclear weapons.
Trump to Announce his Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal
U.S. President Donald Trump said that he will announce on Tuesday whether he will be pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, which is earlier than the previous scheduled date of announcement on May 12.
Macron on Iran Nuclear Deal: There is No “Plan B”
French President Emmanuel Macron, who is heading to Washington to urge his US counterpart to stay in the Iran nuclear deal, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that there is no "Plan B" if the accord is scrapped.
Trump, France's Macron to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal Next Week
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were “not quite done yet,” a senior administration official said on Friday.
Iran Warns of “Unpleasant” Response if US Drops Nuclear Deal
Iran warned the United States on Thursday of “unpleasant” consequences if Washington pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, Iranian state TV reported.
In Call with Saudi King, Trump Demanded Quick End to Gulf Rift
In a telephone call this month with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, President Donald Trump demanded that the kingdom and its Arab partners quickly end a nearly year-old dispute with Qatar that has left U.S. allies in the region fractured, according to two U.S. officials briefed on the conversation.
Trump, Welcoming Qatar's Al Thani, Says U.S.-Qatar Ties Working Well
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his ties with Qatar were working “extremely well” as he welcomed Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to the White House for bilateral talks.
Trump to Host UAE Crown Prince, Calls for Gulf Unity
The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump would host the United Arab Emirates' Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahayan, but did not specify a date.