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Palestinian leader seeks Russia’s backing over Jerusalem

Related Articles MOSCOW: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas visits Russia on Monday in a bid to secure Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support following Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.The Palestinian leader was set to visit Moscow two weeks after a ...

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Wafd Party votes against backing chairman against Sisi in Egypt’s presidential elections

Related Articles LONDON: The Wafd Party’s higher commission voted on Saturday not to nominate party chairman El-Sayed El-Badawi as a candidate in Egypt’s presidential elections in March.In a secret ballot 42 of the party’s 45-member commission voted against El-Badawi’s nomination, ...

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Mahmoud Abbas wins EU backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem

Related Articles BRUSSELS: The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini assured President Mahmoud Abbas at a meeting in Brussels on Monday that the EU supported his ambition to have East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state.Abbas in return ...

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Abbas wins EU backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union assured President Mahmoud Abbas it supported his ambition to have East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state, in the bloc’s latest rejection of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s ...

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Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem, backing Trump

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over ...

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Honduran opposition angry at US backing for election decision

International observers with the Organization of American States say the vote was so discredited that it was impossible to declare a valid result, and called for a re-run. But the US State Department noted that an election court had ratified ...

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Bannon Finds New Fight Backing Roy Moore, but Risks Are High

Advertisement FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Four months ago, Stephen K. Bannon was plotting a takeover of Washington and the Republican Party from his office in the West Wing as chief strategist to President Trump. On Tuesday, Mr. Bannon the private citizen ...

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U.S. Warning to Pakistan: Stop Backing Terrorism

ISLAMABAD — Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson stopped in Islamabad on his way to New Delhi on Tuesday to deliver what he hoped would be a sobering message to Pakistan: Stop funding or providing shelter to terrorist groups. Now. ...

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EU foreign policy chief expects strong EU backing for Iran deal

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday she expected strong backing from EU foreign ministers for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that the U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized. ...

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Trump deletes tweets after backing Alabama primary loser

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has deleted several tweets endorsing a candidate he backed in an Alabama election after he crashed to defeat on Tuesday. “Luther Strange has been shooting up in the Alabama ...

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