GCC-US 2nd Summit Leaders Issue Communiqué

GCC-US 2nd Summit Leaders Issue Communiqué

(Riyadh) – Kings, Emirs, leaders and heads of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the U.S. President Barack Obama, asserted at Al-Dareiyah Palace here tonight, as they concluded summit of their 2nd GCC leaders and the U.S. President, strategic cooperation between the two sides, aiming to realise stability, security and prosperity in the region. […]

Obama to visit London in bid to keep UK in the EU

Obama to visit London in bid to keep UK in the EU

(London) – Barack Obama will arrive in London in April to urge British voters to support continued membership of the European Union. Britons vote in June on whether or not to remain part of the world’s biggest trading association and Obama has previously said that he wants Britain to stay in the EU and help […]

President Obama addresses World Govt Summit

President Obama addresses World Govt Summit

(Dubai) – United States (US) President Barack Obama has praised the UAE for its innovation, security and stability, which foster investment and upgrade the community’s standard of living, healthcare, education and clean energy. Speaking via video link at the World Government Summit, the US President commended Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, […]

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan meets Obama

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan meets Obama

(Washington) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met with US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. Sheikh Mohamed conveyed to President Obama greetings […]

Obama meets new Saudi king

Obama meets new Saudi king

(Riyadh) – U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to pay respects to the late King Abdullah and bolster a relationship that now stretches well beyond oil interests to security cooperation across the volatile Gulf Arab region. Obama and his 29-member delegation arrived for a four-hour stop from India where he cut […]

US not to send troops back to Iraq:Obama

US not to send troops back to Iraq:Obama

(Washington DC) – US President Barack Obama has said Iraq’s government must make a sincere effort to address sectarian differences, or else US military help won’t succeed in curbing the insurgency there. He said: “We can’t do it for them.” Obama said the US won’t send troops back into Iraq. But he said he’s asked […]

Obama pledges firm response to N Korea

Obama pledges firm response to N Korea

(Seoul) – North Korea represents a threat not just to Asia but to the United States, Barack Obama, the US president, has said during a brief visit to South Korea. Obama, who met his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye in Seoul, warned that the two countries would respond firmly to any “provocations”. In March, North […]

Obama seeks to reassure partners on Asia trip

Obama seeks to reassure partners on Asia trip

(Tokyo) – US President Barack Obama landed in Tokyo to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of “rebalancing” US foreign policy towards a dynamic Asia. Obama landed aboard Air Force One to begin a state visit to Japan, which comes as regional tensions boil over maritime territorial disputes and fears that North […]

President Obama plans $1 trillion deficit cut

President Obama plans $1 trillion deficit cut

(Washington) – US President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget request would boost US tax revenue by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, cutting deficits by $1.05 trillion while funding new spending, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said. But the non-partisan agency’s analysis was less optimistic than the White House’s own projections showing […]

Obama visits Saudi Arabia

Obama visits Saudi Arabia

(Riyadh) – US President Barack Obama left Italy for Saudi Arabia which is last stop of his six-day tour of Europe and the Middle East. The US leader is expected to spend one day in talks with Saudi King Abdullah on a royal estate outside the capital Riyadh. The visit comes amid strategic differences over […]

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