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Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro

06 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power. | Video

U.S. economic plan decried by Palestinians but gets cautious nod in Gulf

26 Jun 2019

MANAMA Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but U.S. Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise if a political settlement is reached. | Video

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy

26 Jun 2019

MANAMA The Trump administration launched a $50 billion (£39.4 billion) economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict. | Video

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

23 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighbouring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 billion(3.92 billion pounds) transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza. | Video

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

EXCLUSIVE-White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighbouring Arab countries.

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

FACTBOX-U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

EXCLUSIVE-Trump's 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace built on big-money projects

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.

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