Tag Archives: Iraq–United States relations

07Mar/17

How federal judges can override Trump’s new travel ban

President Donald Trump signed an executive order for a new travel ban on Monday, imposing fresh restrictions on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations entering the United States.
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10Feb/17

Trump, reacting to U.S. appeals court ruling, tweets: “SEE YOU IN COURT”

President Donald Trump tweets “SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!” shortly after a U.S. federal appeals court unanimously upholds a temporary suspension of his immigration travel ban order.

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10Feb/17

U.S. Appeals Court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban-ruling

A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday (February 9) unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Donald Trump’s order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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06Feb/17

Big tech files opposition to Trump’s ban

Top technology giants, including Apple, Google, and Microsoft are banding together and have filed a legal brief opposing U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. Linda So reports. Continue reading

31Jan/17

White House defends detaining five year old boy

White House spokesman Sean Spicer defends the actions that led to a 5-year-old boy being detained following President Trump’s immigration ban saying, “to assume that just because of someone’s age and gender that they don’t pose a threat would be misguided and wrong.” Continue reading

30Jan/17

Trump immigration order sends ‘poisonous’ message – Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders says U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration sends a “poisonous message” and imperils “the most vulnerable people on earth”.
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29Jan/17

US judge temporarily halts Trump’s immigration crackdown

Capping a day of confusion and chaos and protests in several airports across the United States in response to Trump’s order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries, a judge temporarily halts deportations. Helena Williams reports. Continue reading

28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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25Oct/15

Baghdad residents react to Tony Blair’s recent apology for the Iraq war

Iraqis respond to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s recent apology for his country’s involvement in the Iraq war. Blair acknowledged the 2003 toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime played a part in the Islamic State’s rise.

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25Oct/15

Britain’s Blair says 2003 Iraq invasion played role in Islamic State rise

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair acknowledges the 2003 invasion of Iraq played a part in the rise of the Islamic State militant group, and apologises for some mistakes in planning the war.

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