Tag archive for ‘Barack Obama’
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Barack Obama daughters join Dad on annual ‘shave ice’ outing

KAILUA, HAWAII: President Barack Obama has joked that as his daughters Sasha and Malia grow into their teenage years, they no longer think it is cool to hang out with Dad.  More...

US President Barack Obama speaks during an address to the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, December 6, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / POOL / SAUL LOEB / AFP / POOL / SAUL LOEB
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Barack Obama admits ‘challenge’ of stopping Islamic State

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama admitted that “lone wolf” jihadist attacks present a vexing new security challenge Friday, even as he assured Americans the Islamic State group can be defeated.  More...

Pope Francis (R) and US President Barack Obama laugh as they exchange gifts during a private audience on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican. The meeting at the Vatican comes as a welcome rest-stop for Obama during a six-day European tour dominated by the crisis over Crimea, and the US leader will doubtless be hoping some of the pope's overwhelming popularity will rub off on him.    AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Monday, December 14th, 2015

Half of Republicans somehow still think Barack Obama is a Muslim

A national poll in the US has found that a majority of Republicans (54 per cent) believe Barack Obama is a Muslim – and only 29 per cent believe he was born in the country.  More...

By Syed Ammar Alavi On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Barack Obama to discuss security, Islamic State after California attack

WASHINGTON:  President Barack Obama will tell Americans on Sunday what the government is doing to keep them safe following the mass killing by a couple in California last week that is being investigated as an act More...

By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Barack Obama calls on Turkey, Russia to focus on ‘common enemy’ IS

PARIS: US President Barack Obama called on Russia and Turkey to move beyond a furious row over the downing of a fighter jet and focus on the Islamic State group, after meeting his Turkish counterpart in Paris on More...

By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Barack Obama & David Cameron see bomb behind Egypt plane crash

LONDON: US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron raised the possibility Thursday that a bomb brought down a Russian plane that crashed over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, undermining efforts More...