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Pentagon defense deal with UAE signed before Trump's Middle East visit

The UAE government has signed a new deal with the Pentagon to allow US troops in the country before Trump's visit to Riyadh.
In another unprecedented turn of events, the Pentagon had successfully signed a defense deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to allow US troops in the Middle Eastern country. This agreement is...
17 May 2017 -
F. Trance

Trump hopes for Middle East Peace in his trip to Israel

U.S. President Donald Trump says he believe there is hope for peace, security and stability in the Middle East
U.S. President Donald Trump said there is hope for peace and stability in the Middle East on Monday when he was in Israel, as he made his second leg of his first trip since assuming office. Trump's...
22 May 2017 -
W. Oba

Trump asks Muslim leaders in the Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists

He described foot soldiers of evil that need to be dealt with by Muslim countries
On Sunday, President Trump urged #Muslim leaders from around the world to reject #religious extremism, and to challenge the pernicious idea that religions need to be in conflict with each other. He...
22 May 2017 -
E. Vulet
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