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US keen on boosting ties with GCC states

US President Barack Obama has pledged new co-operation in many areas including counterterrorism, maritime security, cyber security and ballistic missile defence to GCC leaders. A written annex accompanying a joint statement from t

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Obama vows to 'stand by' Gulf allies amid Iran concerns

President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to back Gulf allies against any ‘external attack,’ seeking to reassure them of Washington's iron-clad commitment to their security amid Arab anxiety over US-led efforts to reach a nuclear

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US politicians warn Iran nuke deal will destabilise ME

US President Barack Obama is coming under increasing criticism from American politicians over a proposed deal to lift sanctions on Iran, amid concerns that it could threaten other countries in the Gulf, including Bahrain. Republic

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Obama to meet Saudi royals ahead of summit

President Barack Obama will meet with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office on Wednesday, ahead of a summit with other Gulf Arab leaders, the White House said on Tuesday

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Saudi to focus on 'aggressive' Iran at summit

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said a summit between Gulf Arab leaders and US President Barack Obama later this week will focus on Iran's "aggressive" moves in the Middle East, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday

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King's absence from US summit 'shows Saudi displeasure'

The Saudi king's absence from a regional summit to be hosted by President Barack Obama shows how Gulf states, displeased by what they see as US indifference to Iranian meddling in the Arab world, may hesitate to bless any nuclear deal with T

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Saudi king sending crown prince to Obama summit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has designated his crown prince to attend a Gulf Arab summit with US President Barack Obama, the state news agency, SPA, reported on Sunday, just two days after the White House said the monarch would attend the gat

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Obama, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss need for arms

US President Barack Obama met for more than an hour with Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Monday and discussed the conflicts in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Libya, and the United Arab Emirates' need for military equipment, the White House said.

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Obama to meet with GCC leaders on May 13-14

President Barack Obama will meet with leaders from Gulf Cooperation Council countries at the White House on May 13 and at the presidential retreat at Camp David, Maryland the following day, the White House said on Friday. The summ

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US Iran bill makes deal harder, but not impossible

A compromise allowing the US Congress to vote on a nuclear deal with Tehran may prompt Iranian negotiators to drive a harder bargain, but does not drastically weaken President Barack Obama's ability to deliver on a final agreement.

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