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Trump ‘conveys US message of love’ to Muslim states

RIYADH – US President Donald Trump told dozens of Muslim leaders Sunday he brought “a message of friendship and hope and love”, in a keenly awaited speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia. He urged Muslim countries to ensure that “terrorists find no sanctuary on their …

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Arab-US summit: King Salman vows to eliminate IS

RIYADH -UNS/AFP – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday accused regional rival Iran of exporting extremist movements to the world and vowed to eliminate the Islamic State group. “The Iranian regime has been the spearhead of global terrorism since the (Ayatollah Ruhollah) Khomeini revolution” in …

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Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths: Trump

RIYADH -UNS : US President Donald Trump will launch an appeal to confront extremism on Sunday, telling dozens of Muslim leaders in a speech that the fight against terror “is not a battle between different faiths.” The president, who is in Saudi Arabia on his …

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KSA, US sign deals ‘in excess of $380 bln’: Saudi FM

Agreements worth more than $380 billion have been signed between Riyadh and Washington on the first day of US President Donald Trump’s visit, the Saudi foreign minister said on Saturday. “The two countries signed a series of agreements,” Adel al-Jubeir told reporters at a joint …

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Traveling abroad, Trump struggles to escape crisis

President Donald Trump was taking off on Air Force One when the latest bad news pinged into the inboxes of his besieged staff – a report that he had told Russian officials that fired FBI Director James Comey was “a nut job”. Officials on board …

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President Trump arrives in Riyadh on first leg of foreign tour

RIYADH – US President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh on Saturday for the start his first foreign tour since taking office. A red carpet was rolled out and staircase rolled up to Air Force One minutes after it landed shortly before 9:50 …

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Trump leaves on foreign trips to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Europe

WASHINGTON – From Riyadh to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Rome, Brussels and Sicily, Donald Trump left a swirl of domestic woes behind Friday as he embarked on a first foreign trip that will be closely watched in capitals the world over. Trump s extraordinarily dense first trip …

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Saudi-US relations and regional challenges

RIYADH  – US President Donald Trump on Saturday makes Saudi Arabia the first overseas stop of his presidency, holding summits with the kingdom’s leaders, their Gulf neighbours and top officials from across the Muslim world. Here are facts about the longstanding relationship between Saudi Arabia …

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PM Nawaz,President Trump will meet in Riyadh

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD  : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for Saudi Arabia to attend an Arab-Islamic-US Summit on Saturday. The Arab-Islamic-US Summit to be hosted in Riyadh will start from Sunday,May 20 where US President will also attend the summit. PM Nawaz has been …

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President Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH-UNS -US President Donald Trump will give a major speech on the Islamic faith during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, home to the religion’s holiest shrines, the White House said Tuesday. “He will meet and have lunch with leaders of more than 50 Muslim …

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