Gulf Times - Biden
'We must end this uncivil war,' says Biden, taking over a US in crisis

'We must end this uncivil war,' says Biden, taking over a US in crisis

Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, offering a message of unity and restoration to a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy ...

Amir congratulates US President Biden

Amir congratulates US President Biden

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to Joe Biden on taking the oath as President of the United States of America ...

Biden begins inauguration, vowing 'new day' after Trump tumult

Biden begins inauguration, vowing 'new day' after Trump tumult

Joe Biden arrived Wednesday to be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, vowing a "new day" for the United States after four years of tumult under Donald Trump who in an extraordinary final act ...

Biden administration plans to strengthen health measures around international travel

Biden administration plans to strengthen health measures around international travel

It’s a new dawn in the US, as Joe Biden entered The White House as the 46th president. The US imposed travel restrictions on Europe last March and the Brazilian entry ban was put in place in May ...

National Mall closed for Biden inauguration amid security fears

National Mall closed for Biden inauguration amid security fears

The National Mall in downtown Washington will be closed because of security concerns until after Wednesday's inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden, the National Park Service said Friday.

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

President-elect Joe Biden outlined a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal on Thursday, saying bold investment was needed to jump-start the economy and accelerate the distribution of vaccines ...

Washington Monument closed due to threats to disrupt Biden inauguration

Washington Monument closed due to threats to disrupt Biden inauguration

The US National Park Service said on Monday it has closed the Washington Monument through Jan. 24 due to continuing threats, from groups involved in last week's US Capitol riot, to disrupt President-elect Joe Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration.

End to Gulf crisis, Biden win confirmation bolster sentiments

End to Gulf crisis, Biden win confirmation bolster sentiments

The end to the Gulf crisis and the US Congress’ confirmation of Joe Biden’s presidential win had its positive influence in the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which inched near 10,700 levels this week ...

Despite Trump pressure, Pence will not block Biden's election certification: advisers

Despite Trump pressure, Pence will not block Biden's election certification: advisers

Despite pressure from US President Donald Trump to help overturn his election loss, Vice President Mike Pence will stick to his ceremonial duties and not block Wednesday's certification by Congress of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, advisers said.

Razor-thin margins in Georgia Senate races that will decide fate of Biden's agenda

Razor-thin margins in Georgia Senate races that will decide fate of Biden's agenda

Democrats and Republicans were locked in tight US Senate races in Georgia on Tuesday as final votes were counted in a showdown that will decide whether President-elect Joe Biden enjoys control of Congress ...

In dueling New Year messages, Trump reflects while Biden looks ahead

In dueling New Year messages, Trump reflects while Biden looks ahead

President Donald Trump in a New Year's Eve message reflected on his accomplishments in office, calling them ‘historic victories,’ while his successor, President-elect Joe Biden, struck an upbeat tone in looking ahead to 2021.

Biden to get Covid-19 vaccine next week, Pence to receive it Friday

Biden to get Covid-19 vaccine next week, Pence to receive it Friday

President-elect Joe Biden will get the coronavirus vaccine as soon as next week, transition officials said on Wednesday, as US authorities try to build public confidence in a measure that promises to stanch the deadly pandemic.