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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/10/2024 3:26:19 PM
A new directive by President Joe Biden appeared to ease a split among Democrats over his military support for Israel's war in Gaza, with lawmakers on Friday praising the order authorizing a swift cutoff of military aid to countries that violate international protections of civilians.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/8/2023 8:40:18 PM
Twenty-four Democrats and two independents signed a letter Wednesday asking US President Joe Biden to ensure that Israel has a "viable plan for defeating Hamas" and will use US military assistance in keeping with international law, according to The New York Times.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/3/2023 4:03:00 PM
US administration officials voiced new concerns and warnings that President Joe Biden's quick support for Israel in its war on Gaza could backfire, amid the continuous Israeli airstrikes on Palestinian civilians and the worsening humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

World - International
10/4/2023 10:41:53 AM
The House of Representatives is entering uncharted territory after a far-right effort to remove fellow Republican Kevin McCarthy from the speakership succeeded thanks to support from Democrats.

World - International
10/4/2023 10:05:52 AM
Kevin McCarthy was axed Tuesday as speaker of the US House of Representatives in a brutal, historic rebellion by far-right Republicans accusing him of a string of broken promises and furious at his cooperation with Democrats.

World - International
10/3/2023 11:15:21 PM
Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s ability to remain in leadership was thrown into serious risk Tuesday after the House voted to move ahead with an effort by hard-right Republican critics to oust him.

World - International
10/1/2023 10:36:09 PM
President Joe Biden said Sunday that American aid to Ukraine will keep flowing for now as he sought to reassure allies of continued US financial support for the war effort. But time is running out, the president said in a warning to Congress.

World - International
9/30/2023 10:38:08 PM
Last gasp moves to prevent a US government shutdown took a dramatic step forward Saturday, as Democrats overwhelmingly backed an eleventh-hour Republican measure to keep federal funding going for 45 days, albeit with a freeze on Washington's massive aid to Ukraine.

World - International
9/30/2023 8:16:58 PM
With the US government just hours from shutting down on Saturday, Republican Speaker Kevin McCarthy pitched a last-gasp stopgap measure to avoid a closure that would throw into doubt everything from access to national parks to Washington's massive support for Ukraine.

World - International
9/29/2023 6:35:33 PM
US national parks, from the iconic Yosemite and Yellowstone in the west to Florida's Everglades swamp, will close to the public from Sunday in the increasingly likely event of a federal government shutdown.

World - International
9/16/2023 7:35:28 PM
Joe Biden, America's oldest president, received support from an unexpected ally over his age: Donald Trump said the Democrat was "not too old" to seek a second term, while quickly adding: "I think he's incompetent."

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/29/2023 8:19:42 PM
The divided and partisan nature of US television is an image of the intense polarisation of politics in the country, writes Azza Radwan Sedky

Business - Economy
6/1/2023 10:12:36 AM
Veering away from a default crisis, the House approved a debt ceiling and budget cuts package late Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy assembled a bipartisan coalition of centrist Democrats and Republicans against fierce conservative blowback and progressive dissent.

Business - Economy
5/27/2023 8:07:20 PM
Democrats and Republicans seemed within grasping distance Saturday of a deal to end the US debt ceiling standoff, with both sides playing hardball in the final race for an agreement to avert a potentially catastrophic default.

World - International
5/27/2023 11:50:33 AM
President Joe Biden said a deal to resolve the government's debt ceiling crisis seemed “very close” late Friday, even as the deadline for a potentially catastrophic default was pushed back to June 5 and seemed likely to drag negotiations between the White House and Republicans into another frustrating week.

World - Region
5/21/2023 10:49:37 PM
President Joe Biden on Sunday dismissed Republican demands in negotiations to resolve the US debt ceiling crisis but said a solution can still be found before a disastrous default.

World - International
5/7/2023 10:20:41 AM
Washington's power brokers love playing chicken. But the rest of the world will watch in dread Tuesday when President Joe Biden and Republican leaders meet to negotiate the US debt ceiling -- praying that one side finally blinks.

World - International
5/5/2023 7:06:05 PM
Americans seem undecided over the state of Israeli democracy, according to the results of a recent poll released on Friday.

World - International
4/2/2023 10:47:08 PM
Finland's centre-right leader Petteri Orpo claimed victory in Sunday's general election, with the far-right Finns Party in second place ahead of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Social Democrats in third.

World - International
4/2/2023 11:59:25 AM
Finns began voting on Sunday in legislative elections that could see the country take a dramatic turn to the right, as centre-right and anti-immigration parties vie to unseat Social Democratic Prime Minister Sanna Marin.

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