Posts Tagged ‘Trump’

Italy’s Prime Minister says Libya’s rush into elections isn’t viable

  • 8 August 2018 - 20:43
Italy’s Prime Minister says Libya’s rush into elections isn’t viable

The Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, said on Wednesday that it is not vital for Libya to vote this year, signaling doubts about a French-led push to hold elections on December 15 this year to stabilise and unify the country.  Conte told journalists in Rome on Wednesday that the Italy...

Trump’s letter to rivals allegedly results in resumption of oil exports in Libya

  • 11 July 2018 - 15:41
Trump’s letter to rivals allegedly results in resumption of oil exports in Libya

The President of the United States Donald Trump has allegedly sent a letter on Tuesday to the Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Aqilah Saleh and the Head of the Tripoli-based Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, scolding them for badly tackling the oil crescent region...

Trump eyes a visit to Jerusalem for US embassy moving

  • 1 May 2018 - 23:29
Trump eyes a visit to Jerusalem for US embassy moving

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he may go to Jerusalem, where the United States is moving its embassy from Tel Aviv later this month after Trump broke with other world powers last year to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to Reuters. Trump made the comment to...

US President extends US sanctions on Libya

  • 11 February 2018 - 11:41
US President extends US sanctions on Libya

US President Donald Trump on Friday extended the state of emergency that imposed unilateral sanctions on Libya, a measure ordered by former President Barack Obama nearly seven years ago. "The sanctions were put in place to address what Obama considered a threat to U.S. national security posed by...

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Isarel’s capital, the world outraged

  • 6 December 2017 - 21:00
Trump recognises Jerusalem as Isarel’s capital, the world outraged

President Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Mr Trump described the move as "a long overdue step" to advance the Middle East peace process. The president said the US would support a two-state solution, if approved by both the Israelis and the...

Trump travel ban takes effect, Libya is included

  • 5 December 2017 - 11:36
Trump travel ban takes effect, Libya is included

The US Supreme Court approved on Monday, President of the United States, Donald Trump travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to the United States, despite continued efforts against the law. Libyan citizens will not be allowed to travel to the US. The court, which consists of nine...

US President tells the world “CNN is Fake News” but adopts its slavery claims on Libya

  • 29 November 2017 - 15:31
US President tells the world “CNN is Fake News” but adopts its slavery claims on Libya

Libyan social media users, activists and political activists have lashed out at the double standards' policy used by the US when dealing with the sources of news on the media. Since November 15 and onward and up until last Tuesday, the US has been condemning slave markets in Libya where migrants...

Trump’s former campaign manager surrenders to FBI on charges of conspiracy

  • 30 October 2017 - 20:01
Trump’s former campaign manager surrenders to FBI on charges of conspiracy

Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, surrendered to the FBI on Monday and another ex-aide pleaded guilty to lying to agents in the most serious steps yet of a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort, 68, a longtime...

After Merkel left the White House, Trump slams Germany as NATO-owing country on Twitter

  • 19 March 2017 - 11:24
After Merkel left the White House, Trump slams Germany as NATO-owing country on Twitter

Bloomberg - President Donald Trump, less than 24 hours after an awkward first meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel that highlighted their divides on policy and personality, said Germany must pay the U.S. more for providing defense. “Germany owes vast sums of money to NATO & the United...

US judge refuses to ban new travel ban by Trump

  • 11 March 2017 - 17:04
US judge refuses to ban new travel ban by Trump

BBC - A US judge has declined to issue an emergency order banning President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. The ruling came from Seattle district judge James Robart, the same judge who had issued the order that in effect halted implementation of the first ban. Judge Robart said lawyers...