Trump Announces Appointment of Moncef Slaoui Head of White House’s Operation Warp Speed

President Donald Trump named on Friday Moroccan-born doctor Moncef Slaoui chief scientist of “Operation Warp Speed”, a White House initiative aiming to quickly develop and distribute coronavirus vaccines. Dr. Slaoui, a former GlaxoSmithKline executive, is “a world-renowned immunologist who helped Read more

Khashoggi Affair: CIA Chief to brief senate leaders after Trump Administration’s ban

Gina Haspel, the Director of CIA will brief this Tuesday leaders of the Senate about the death of Saudi journalist and The Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi in a closed session after the White House last week barred her agency Read more

Gulf Crisis: White House on verge of postponing Gulf leaders summit to September

US President Donald Trump’s planned summit with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is likely to be postponed until September, after the wholly month of Ramadan, Reuters has learned. Five US sources knowledgeable of the conference who requested to Read more

Gulf Crisis: White House former senior advisor pins diplomatic spat on Trump’s visit

One of US President Donald Trump’s former close advisors, Steve Bannon Monday underlined that the five month-old diplomatic crisis shaking the Gulf region was provoked by President Trump’s visit to the region in May, adding that the political shake-up in Read more

Turkey: US envoy summoned over security lapses, misconducts during Erdogan’s visit

Ankara Monday officially rebuked Washington as it summoned its ambassador for what the Turkish foreign ministry termed as “the inability of US authorities to take sufficient precautions at every stage of the official program” during the Turkish President’s visit to Read more

Trump to receive Abu Dhabi Crown Prince next week

The White House Tuesday announced US President Donald Trump will meet with Abu Dhabi crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Washington, a week before the US President departs for his first foreign trip since he took power. Read more