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Ilhan Omar Speaks Out On Israel In New Op-Ed
“A balanced, inclusive approach to the conflict recognizes the shared desire for security and freedom of both peoples,” the Minnesota Democrat wrote.
Israel Launches Airstrikes On Hamas Targets In Gaza Following Tel Aviv Attack
By Nidal al-Mughrabi, Reuters
The Israeli military said it had struck “approximately 100 military targets” belonging to Hamas, the Islamist militant group which controls Gaza.
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Netanyahu: Israel Is The National State 'Only Of The Jewish People'
The prime minister addressed “slightly confused people” after an Israeli celebrity defended the rights of Israel’s Arab population.
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Furor Surrounding Ilhan Omar Remarks Intensifies National Debate Over Israel
By David Crary, AP
Activists have been criticizing Israeli policies towards Palestinians long before the Minnesota congresswoman.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Wanted To Discuss Palestine. Here's What's Happened There Since.
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Israeli soldiers have killed two Palestinians just this week.
Kirsten Gillibrand Delivers Lukewarm Statement On Ilhan Omar
The Democratic senator equated Omar's words with extreme Islamophobia "that incites violence" a day after three leading presidential candidates defended Omar.
Ilhan Omar’s Latest Controversy
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is facing backlash to new comments she made about Israel.
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Democrats Struggle To Find A Way Out Of The Ilhan Omar Mess
"What Ilhan Omar said doesn’t even come close to the things Steve King says," a GOP member says.
No. Ilhan Omar Is Not The Steve King Of The Left.
The reaction to Omar’s comments has been unequivocal, but many are concerned that it's unwarranted, saying that she is an easy target as a black Muslim woman.
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Here's The Pro-Israel Lobby's New Plan To Preserve Its Political Influence
AIPAC allies are launching a group aimed at collecting small-dollar donations for pro-Israel politicians.
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U.S. Closes Jerusalem Consulate, Demoting Palestinian Mission
The downgrade is just the latest in a string of divisive decisions by the Trump administration that have backed Israel and alienated the Palestinians.
Netanyahu Still Poised For Israel Election Win Despite Indictment
By Josef Federman, AP
But his victory is far from certain and, even if he wins, he could still face a shaky government.
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Gay Rabbinical Student Wins Court Case Against Pizzeria That Refused To Serve Him
Sammy Kanter, an American studying in Israel, said a Jerusalem pizzeria kicked him out because of his sexual orientation.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu To Be Indicted
The prime minister has been the focus of multiple corruption investigations spanning years.
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Kamala Harris Releases Off-The-Record AIPAC Comments
The Harris campaign gave HuffPost a transcript of remarks from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference shortly after the senator was asked about them Sunday.
Israeli Spacecraft Rockets To The Moon For The Country's First Attempted Lunar Landing
By Marcia Dunn, AP
The spacecraft — called Beresheet, Hebrew for Genesis or “In The Beginning” — will take nearly two months to reach the moon.
Netanyahu Props Up Right-Wing Extremist Party Ahead Of Israeli Election
Two of the prime minister's chief opponents have joined forces to counter the move.
President Macron: France To Define Anti-Zionism As A Form Of Anti-Semitism
"Behind the negation of Israel's existence, what is hiding is the hatred of Jews," the French leader said.
Donald Trump Says Rep. Ilhan Omar Should Consider Resigning Over Israel Tweets
The president called the Minnesota lawmaker's apology "lame."
Donald Trump Criticizes Rep. Ilhan Omar For Tweets: 'She Should Be Ashamed'
The Democratic congresswoman apologized for tweets critical of pro-Israel lobbying efforts after lawmakers decried them as anti-Semitic.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar 'Unequivocally' Apologizes For Tweets Dem Leaders Called Anti-Semitic
"My intention is never to offend my constituents or Jewish Americans as a whole," the Minnesota freshman said.
Israel Strikes Iranian Military Targets In Syria
By Aron Heller, AP
The Israeli military is giving more information on its activities in Syria than it used to.
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Crucified Ronald McDonald Sculpture Sparks Protests In Israel
Israel's Arab Christians -- and "McJesus" creator Jani Leinonen -- want the sculpture removed from the Haifa Museum of Art.
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Amos Oz, Israeli Author, Dead At 79
He was an outspoken advocate of seeking peace with the Palestinians.
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Roseanne Barr Announces Pre-Election Visit To Israeli Parliament
The actress called it a way to “further my own knowledge of Jewish and Israeli history,” vowing to speak out “against the insidious and anti-Semitic BDS movement.”
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Nikki Haley Says U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Will Take ‘Advantage’ Of Technology
By Michelle Nichols, Reuters
The outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the UN gave no details of exactly what was in the long-awaited plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
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