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Erdogan: Trump Is Right on Syria

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SHAFAQNA- “Donald Trump’s plan to pull military forces out of Syria should be put into action carefully and with the right partners", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said. In an opinion piece published in The New York Times on…

Congresswoman Barbara Lee: President Trump needs to end shameful shutdown

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SHAFAQNA- Barbara Jean Lee , the U.S. Representative for California's 13th congressional district, slams Trump for US government shutdown, saying President Trump needs to stop playing games with people’s livelihoods and end this shameful shutdown. “…

Kurds U-Turn to Syrian government sign of US ruined plan

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: The head of the Russian-Arab States Friendship Association and senior Russian diplomat believes that the Syrian Kurds' U-turn to the Syrian government and the control of the Syrian army over Manbij is sign of the US ruined plan…

Withdrawal decision may be a broader redeployment of U.S. forces out of Middle East

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SHAFAQNA | By Leila Yazdani : Donald Trump is bringing back home America’s troops from Syria just two years after he was elected president. Trump’s decision on Afghanistan was made at the same time, too. Although the withdrawal decision…

Iraqi lawmakers demand US withdraw troops after surprise Trump visit

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SHAFAQNA | Nasibeh Yazdani : Iraqi lawmakers demand US withdraw troops after surprise Trump visit since this trip has violated several diplomatic norms and Iraqi sovereignty. The unannounced Trump's trip to Iraq came after several days…

Trump visit US troops in Iraq for first trip to a combat zone

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SHAFAQNA- US President Donald Trump have made an unannounced Christmas visit to American military forces on Wednesday in Iraq, making his first trip to combat zone since being elected two years ago. He traveled there "late on Christmas night"…

Ilhan Omar: Trump shuts down the government over a wall

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SHAFAQNA- Ilhan Omar one of the first Muslim women in U.S congress said in twitter that Trump shuts down the government over a wall that Americans don’t want. A waste of billions of dollars. The  U.S government partially shut down at…

US Senate defies Trump, rebuking Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killing

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SHAFAQNA- US Senate on Thursday delivered back-to-back rebukes of President Donald Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia, first voting to end U.S. participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen and then unanimously approving a measure blaming the kingdom's…

Facing Sharp blame on Saudi Ties, U.S. claims Iranian Threat Growing

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SHAFAQNA- Facing increasing pressure to end all U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen, The Trump administration on Thursday attempted a deflection, accusing Iran of stepping up violations of a U.N. ban on arms exports and threatens…

Trump faces criticism for not visiting troops overseas

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SHAFAQNA- Donald Trump portrays himself as a gung-ho supporter of the US military, but over a year and a half into his tenure the president has yet to visit American troops in a war zone. Since Trump took office, about 60 American service…

Rashida Tlaib: "I can show Trump how to follow the law"

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SHAFAQNA- One of the First Muslim women in U.S congress, Rashida Tlaib, criticized Trump for violating The “rule of law”,  tweeting “I can show Trump how to follow the law” . Trump’s assault on the rule of law : The “rule of…

First Muslim woman in U.S Congress Slams Gassing Of Asylum Seekers

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SHAFAQNA- The first Muslim woman in Congress, Ilhan Omar criticized the Trump administration's asylum policies, tweeting “This is life and death for asylum seekers! This can’t persist. Seeking. Asylum. Is. Legal.” US agents have fired…

US withdrawal from JCPOA is a blow to Europe security

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SHAFAQNA- Former French spokesperson Mark Finno said the fact that the Trump government unilaterally declared its withdrawal from JCPOA and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) was actually considered as a blow to European security. Finno,…

Zarif: US hawks’ dream of 'uprooting the Iranian nation’ will never be realized

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed the US President for his hostility remark toward Iran nation. “A nation IS its people, @realdonaldtrump. Repeatedly calling Iran a "terrorist nation” reveals hostility toward…

CIA finally concluded Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi's killing

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SHAFAQNA- The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, US media reported on Friday. In reaching its conclusions, the CIA examined multiple sources…

Rouhani: Iran will break unjust US sanctions

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani referred US as a "bullying power", saying Iran will "proudly bypass "illegal" and "unjust" sanctions because it's against international regulations. The most biting round of sanctions since US President…

Video: Iran's Message on Trump Sanctions

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SHAFAQNA- “Washington would once again regret its unwise measures”, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an online video message on Trump Sanctions Tuesday. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  tweeted : President…

Hate directed towards Islam has motivated many US Muslims to enter politics

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SHAFAQNA- Since the 2016 presidential election, Trump's views expressed on the campaign trail and from the Oval Office have stoked the fire of Islamophobic rhetoric in the political mainstream, proliferating hate speech and anti-Muslim sentiment.…

There is no end to Yemen war, Negotiations must begin-Interview

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SHAFAQNA- Public opinion in the world is becoming more sensitive to the issue of war torn country, and the media connect the crimes in Yemen with the murder of Khashoggi. This can be attributed to a political media victory for Sanaa, Yemenis…

Maximum pressure on Iran would harm long-term U.S interests

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SHAFAQNA- Despite Saudi Arabia’s admission that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi earlier this month was premeditated, the Trump administration appears determined to maintain the U.S partnership with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates,…

Nigerian army posts Trump video to justify Killings of Shiites

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SHAFAQNA- Nigeria's army posted a video of US President Donald Trump speech about firing on immigrants to justify opening fire on Shiites and killing them in Arbaeen. The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) said 49 Shia killed after the army…

Increase of anti-Islam campaigning in the US on the verge of the midterm Election

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SHAFAQNA- Anti-Islam rhetoric has surged in U.S. midterm election campaigns, a new study found. Ahead of the midterm Election Day, Muslim Advocates, a legal advocacy group in Oakland, California, released their Running on Hate 2018 report…

"A total fiasco from day one": the late interpretation of Trump from Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

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SHAFAQNA- After passing three weeks, supporting Saudi Arabia to cover Khashoggi’s murder from the Trump administration, on Tuesday US president said it has identified Saudis responsible for killing and plans punishments. According to Sky…

Adubisi: Saudi Arabia is incapable of controlling the situation

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SHAFAQNA- European Saudi Organization for Human Rights Director stressed that Saudi Arabia is incapable of controlling the situation and is unable to manage the situation with facts and evidence that are not at all compatible with Saudi stories…

Iran may reap gains over Khashoggi case as US-Saudi ties are tested

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia's alleged involvement in journalist Jamal Khashoggi‘s murder could sour U.S-Saudi bilateral relations and increase oil prices and that could lead to economic and political gains for Iran. US President Donald Trump…
en.shafaqna THE RULING SAUDI FAMILY IS SEEKING TO REPLACE CROWN PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN

The ruling Saudi family is seeking to replace crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

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SHAFAQNA- The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, unleashes an international crisis for Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Finally , After 18 days in which Saudi Arabia adamantly denied that any harm had come to Jamal Khashoggi at its…

U.S. Congress propose bill to stop Saudi weapons sale after Khashoggi disappearance

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SHAFAQNA- Following reportes over Jamal Khashoggi's murder, whose potential killing have been linked to the Saudis, U.S congress proposed a draft bill to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Massachusetts Democratic congressman Jim McGovern,…

Saudi Arabia is facing political and economic isolation over Khashoggi’s fate

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SHAFAQNA- The fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, assuming that his disappearance was the work of Saudi security and military officials, threatens to upend the fundaments of fault lines in the Middle East. There has been cold…