Daily Star of Lebanon — DUBAI: Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa has skipped a Gulf Arab summit with U.S. President Barack Obama, and will instead join Britain’s Queen Elizabeth at a horse show and also discuss bilateral relations with her. 140 more words
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President Obama will be meeting this week at the White House and Camp David with leaders of the six member nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. 345 more words
From Common Dreams, by Ray McGovern, May 2015
Russia will celebrate the Allied victory over Nazism on Saturday without U.S. President Obama and other Western leaders present, as they demean the extraordinary sacrifice of the Russian people in winning World War II – a gesture intended to humiliate President Putin. 250 more words
It’s a big, big day for the history books.
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Today Robert E Lee surrendered his sword & the Northern Army of Virginia marking the end of the…