Barrack Obama

Obama, Putin discuss Syria; clash over Assad

Russia and the United States agreed on Monday to look for a diplomatic end to the Syrian civil war but clashed over the central question of whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should retain power. During a 90-minute meeting, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed that their[…]

Read »

US intensifying anti-ISIL campaign in Syria

US President Barack Obama has said that the US-led coalition battling fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was “intensifying” its campaign against the armed group’s base in Syria. Speaking at the Pentagon on Monday, Obama said that recent territory losses by the ISIL group show[…]

Read »

Obama rebukes Netanyahu over Palestine comments

In a fresh rebuke to Benjamin Netanyahu, United States President Barack Obama said the Israeli leader’s pre-election disavowal of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict makes it “hard to find a path” toward serious negotiations to resolve the issue. In an interview with the Huffington Post, Obama also scolded[…]

Read »

Netanyahu win dashes prospect for a thaw with Obama

The Obama administration signaled on Wednesday it could take a tougher stance toward Benjamin Netanyahu following his decisive Israeli election victory and campaign tack to the right, saying there will be consequences for his sudden reversal on the idea of an independent Palestinian state. While senior American officials said the[…]

Read »

Obama vows to work with Republicans

US President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to work with Republican lawmakers after their midterm election win but warned he would act without them to protect his core agenda, starting with immigration reform. The US leader stopped short of accepting direct responsibility for his Democratic party’s colossal defeat at the hands[…]

Read »
WhatsApp WhatsApp us
Wait a sec, saving restore vars.