Tag Archives: US embassy

White House, national security team, Pentagon, Iran, Baghdad, US Embassy

White House asked for options to strike Iran

01 January, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the US Embassy, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The source … Read More


Trump cuts $25 million in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said . Trump called for a review of US assistance to the Palestinians earlier this year to ensure that … Read More