Tag: Donald Trump

Congress Votes to Stop Trump From Military Escalation With Iran

The U.S House of Representatives voted on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to use military force against Iran. The House passed the “War Powers” resolution  largely along party lines, by a vote of 224-194. There were eight Democratic lawmakers who voted against the resolution, and three Republicans who supported it. The resolution is now […]

‘What’s in It for Trump?’: White House Debating Release of Mideast Peace Plan Before Third Israeli Election

Despite Israel being in the midst of another election campaign, the Trump administration is once again considering whether to publish its Middle East peace plan. While no decision has been made, there is real debate within the White House about releasing the plan in the next few weeks. Some in the administration believe this is […]

Nancy Pelosi to Introduce Resolution Implying Pre-emptive Surrender to Iran

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wrote a letter to her Democrat colleagues in the House on Sunday to reveal a new “War Powers Resolution” that amounts to a pre-emptive surrender to Iran in ongoing hostilities. Pelosi’s letter begins with the declaration that President Donald Trump’s airstrike last week targeting Iranian General Qasem Suleimani, […]

Trump Envoy to Visit Israel, Discuss Middle East Peace Plan After Months of Standstill

U.S. President Donald Trump’s special assistant Avi Berkowitz, who is leading the Middle East peace plan, will arrive in Israel next week, signaling the White House hasn’t fully given up on promoting the initiative. The peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians has been in deep freeze since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form […]

Trump: If Americans Are Targeted US Will Send ‘Beautiful’ New Military Equipment Iran’s Way

President Trump warned the Iranian regime overnight that in the event of an attack on an American base or an American national, some of the “beautiful” U.S. military equipment acquired over the past three years would be sent its way, “and without hesitation.” In a tweet a few minutes after midnight, Trump said, “The United […]

Quds Force Leader Qassem Soleimani’s Death Marks Huge Blow to Iranian Regime

The U.S. military, at the direction of President Donald Trump, killed Iran’s most significant military figure, Qassem Soleimani, in airstrikes in Baghdad early Friday morning in a huge blow to the Islamic Republic. The Pentagon confirmed in a statement that it killed Maj. Gen. Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite military forces, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds […]

Trump Ordered Military Attack on Iranian General Qassim Soleimani to Protect US Personnel

The Department of Defense confirmed that the U.S. military killed the Iranian regime’s top military general Qassim Soleimani (or Qassem Soleimani) at the direction of President Donald Trump. Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, was killed by a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad International Airport early Friday morning local time. The strikes came after reports […]

Hamas ‘promoting’ Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century,’ says Fata

In yet another sign of mounting tensions between the two rival parties, the Palestinian-ruling Fatah faction on Monday accused Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh of “promoting” US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-announced plan for peace in the Middle East, also known as the “Deal of the Century.” The latest allegation came after Hamas announced that its security […]

Trump Blames Iran after Embassy Attack

Donald Trump announced that the US embassy in Baghdad is safe after some 6,000 pro-Iran militia fighters stormed the compound on Tuesday, set walls ablaze and chanted ‘Death to America!’ in a violent retaliation for American air strikes. The president doubled down in his warning to Iran, saying their government will be held ‘fully responsible’ […]

Putin thanks Trump for foiling New Year attacks

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has thanked US counterpart Donald Trump for intelligence that helped foil “acts of terrorism” on Russian soil, according to a Kremlin statement. Mr Putin and Mr Trump spoke on the phone on Sunday, it said. The Kremlin said the information came via intelligence services, but it provided no further details. Russian […]