Barack Obama

Obama apologizes for Kunduz attack

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologized to Medecins Sans Frontieres for the deadly bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, while the medical charity pressed its demand for an international commission to investigate what it calls a war crime. MSF said that an independent humanitarian commission created under the[…]

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Obama urges end to Ethiopian press crackdown

Barack Obama urged Ethiopia’s leaders to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he began a visit that has been criticised by human rights groups who say it legitimises an oppressive government. “When all voices are being heard, when people know they are being included in the political[…]

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What you did wrong at the White House Iftar

OPINION by Sami Kishawi – Were you so hungry that you spent time, money, and energy to make the trip to Washington, D.C., and navigate your way through streets and sidewalks caked with the bloody footsteps of soulless lobbyists and politicians just to break bread with a man whose signature[…]

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Washington pledges robust defense for GCC

US President Barack Obama on Thursday updated leaders from Gulf states on international efforts to forge a nuclear deal with Iran, said Ben Rhodes, US deputy national security adviser. Rhodes said the US would welcome support from Gulf countries for the deal, which many Arab leaders are concerned would empower[…]

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Obama’s grandma arrives for Umrah

Sara Omar, grandma of US President Barack Obama, has emphasized the significance of the Prophet Muhammad exhibition in Makkah and said it reflects the moderate teachings of Islam that calls for tolerance and rejects violence. Sara has come to Makkah with her son Saeed Obama, uncle of President Obama and[…]

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