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Qatar ‘committed to fighting Islamic State’

Qatar is committed to defeating the Islamic State, its emir assured US President Barack Obama on Tuesday in his first official visit to the White House. Obama said Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani committed to fighting Islamic extr

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IS hostage’s family, US govt confirm death

US aid worker Kayla Mueller, held hostage by Islamic State militants for 18 months, is dead, her family said on Tuesday, but the circumstances were unclear and President Barack Obama vowed to hunt down the culprits. Mueller's

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Obama, Saudi king discuss Iran, energy in symbolic visit

US President Barack Obama met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah and bolster a relationship that now stretches well beyond oil interests to security cooperation across the volatile Gulf Arab

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Obama seeks close ties with new Saudi king

US President Barack Obama sought to cement ties with Saudi Arabia as he came to pay his respects on Tuesday after the death of King Abdullah, a trip that underscores the importance of a US-Saudi alliance that extends beyond oil interests to regi

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Obama seeks close ties with new Saudi king

US President Barack Obama sought to cement ties with Saudi Arabia as he came to pay his respects on Tuesday after the death of King Abdullah, a trip that underscores the importance of a US-Saudi alliance that extends beyond oil interests to regi

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Obama, Modi announce nuclear 'breakthrough'

In a glow of bonhomie, US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a breakthrough on nuclear trade on Sunday, a step that both sides hope will help establish an enduring strategic partnership. Obama

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Obama, world leaders head to Saudi to offer condolences

US President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet its new King Salman after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday, testimony to Riyadh's important role in energy markets and the fight against Islamist militancy.

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Obama to cut short India visit, fly to Saudi

US President Barack Obama will cut short his visit to India on Tuesday to fly to Saudi Arabia, following the death of King Abdullah, sources in the Indian capital familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The White House could no

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US, not China, must write trade rules: Obama

President Barack Obama said the US and not China must write trade rules for Asia and called on Congress to give the White House a freer hand to close trade deals. Obama, who is pushing to overcome resistance to so-called fast-trac

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Obama to hold global security summit on Feb 18

US President Barack Obama will invite allies to a February 18 security summit in Washington to try and prevent violent extremism, US Attorney General Eric Holder said on Sunday after meeting his European counterparts in Paris. The

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