Published: Thu, May 25, 2017
National | By Rosalie Gross

Worry about another 9/11 rather than Iran, Zarif tells US


David Harris, executive director of the American Jewish Committee, said that "President Trump's refreshing honesty is welcome and needed in describing the Islamist extremist threat that developed in the Middle East years ago, and spread across the region and around the world".

A little more than a month after praising Trump for making the call to launch tomahawk missiles into Syria, Zakaria applauded Trump's address on Islam Sunday in Saudi Arabia. Our missiles are for peace and for defence. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking to reporters onboard Air Force One, said the U.S. could provide clarifications to Israel about the disclosure but said, "I don't know that there's anything to apologize for".

President Donald Trump gives his speech to the Muslim world in Saudi Arabia.

The new counter-terrorism center, known as Etidal, tweeted from its official account that it is created to bring "prime technology together with Saudi expertise and global partnership to eradicate extremism". "We will not wait for them and their permission". "When they attacked Afghanistan (and) Iraq, when they made sanctions against Iran". This makes it also notable that Trump singled out Hamas and Hezbollah as terrorist organisations; both are anti-Zionist movements which have longed been opposed by the U.S. and Israel.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, 68, was re-elected for a second term with 57% of the vote in presidential elections last Friday, promising better relations with the rest of the world and more jobs for Iran's youth.

With this in mind, some have called for the money to be strictly vetted and transparent including Norm Eisen, former ethics official for the Obama Administration who told NP: "In my view foreign government donations to a fund run by a reputable worldwide organization like the World Bank for a good cause are generally acceptable". "We expect Iran to behave responsibly. not to support terror", said his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel.

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"The gathering in Saudi Arabia was just a show with no practical or political value of any kind", Rohani said.

The whole-hearted Trump tilt towards Saudi Arabia vis-a-vis Iran also complicates things for New Delhi, which tries to maintain equal distance between the two Islamic powers, in part because New Delhi has extensive trade ties with both, and India's syncretic Muslim population has large numbers of both Sunnis and Shias.

"I think that would be a bad abdication of our global leadership when it comes to advocating for people who are the subject of persecution, or imprisoned, or journalists that are thrown in jail, or people not allowed to practice their faith", Rep. Adam Schiff said on CNN. "Iran has stood by their side and continues to do so", he said.

"The American people have not forgotten the blood spilt on September 11".

"The people said no to destruction. and said yes to unity, moderation, engagement and wisdom".

"The people know. that without competition on the basis of quality, not on the basis of political or security power, that our economy can not progress", he said.

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