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Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

Sep 4, 2018

Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned Syria against launching an attack on the country's last rebel stronghold with the help of Russia and Iran, saying the offensive could trigger a "human tragedy." The warning came as Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javed Zarif, met with ...

Trump aid cuts embolden Israel but hurt peace prospects: analysts

Sep 2, 2018

Trump aid cuts embolden Israel but hurt peace prospects: analysts

Cuts in aid for Palestinians that the U.S. has announced will advance Israel's interests but risk compromising a U.S.-led peace push and raise tensions in the Middle East, analysts and diplomats said Saturday. The Trump administration said Friday it would no longer provide any funding ...

Palestinian anger as U.S. ends funding for U.N. agency

Sep 2, 2018

Palestinian anger as U.S. ends funding for U.N. agency

Palestinians reacted angrily Saturday to a U.S. decision to end all funding for the U.N. agency that assists millions of refugees, seeing it as a new policy shift aimed at undermining their cause. Washington, which until last year was by far the biggest contributor to ...