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Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro

06 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power. | Video

U.S. economic plan decried by Palestinians but gets cautious nod in Gulf

26 Jun 2019

MANAMA Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but U.S. Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise if a political settlement is reached. | Video

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy

26 Jun 2019

MANAMA The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict. | Video

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

23 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza. | Video

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

EXCLUSIVE-White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighbouring Arab countries.

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

EXCLUSIVE-Trump's 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace built on big-money projects

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.

Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list

19 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter.

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