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Obama calls to Abbas to discuss Middle East peace

Obama calls to Abbas to discuss Middle East peace

US President Barack Obama spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the first time in six months on Monday to discuss the long-stalled Middle East peace process, the White House said.

March 20, 2012 11:07
 
Obama proposes $800M boost for “Arab Spring” countries

Obama proposes $800M boost for “Arab Spring” countries

The White House announced plans on Monday to help countries swept by "Arab Spring" revolutions with more than $800 million in economic aid, while maintaining US military assistance to Egypt despite a crisis triggered by an Egyptian crackdown on US democracy activists.

February 14, 2012 2:26
 
Don’t let us down, Mr. President

Don’t let us down, Mr. President

Linda Heard, an Arab News journalist, comments on the eagerly awaited inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th US President, and the first African-American to rule the United States.

January 20, 2009 3:08