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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.
The GOP Is Playing Defense For Trump And Saudi Arabia. Bernie Sanders Isn't Giving In.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
On Wednesday the Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill ending U.S. support for the Saudis in Yemen that could get through the House within weeks and force an embarrassing Trump veto.
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Plane Bound For Malaysia Turns Around After Mom Leaves Baby At Airport
The Saudia Airlines jet had to return to Jeddeh to reunite the woman with her young daughter.
Record Number Of Children Died In Syria In 2018: UN
This week marks the eighth anniversary of the Syrian war’s start.
Gabbard Hedges On Assad: 'Evidence Has To Be Gathered' On Whether He Is A War Criminal
The democratic presidential hopeful said the Syrian ruler should be held accountable "if the evidence is there" on chemical weapons.
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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.
Ex-Mercenary CEO Erik Prince Admits To Trump Tower Meet With Don Jr., Saudi Emissary
The former Blackwater chief said the campaign huddle focused on "Iran policy," and suggested a congressional hearing transcript when he failed to mention it was inaccurate.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Wanted To Discuss Palestine. Here's What's Happened There Since.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Israeli soldiers have killed two Palestinians just this week.
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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.
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.
U.S. Citizen Detained And Tortured In Saudi Arabia: Report
Walid Fitaihi, a dual citizen, was detained in a 2017 crackdown, according to The New York Times.
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.
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Hasan Minhaj: 'I'm Not Built For This Beef' With Saudi Arabia
"I'm going to do the best I can to not poke anymore."
Lindsey Graham Is Now Praising Trump's Syria Strategy
The senator reportedly called the president's pullout plan the "dumbest f**king idea" he'd ever heard. Now he's giving Trump props for a small backpedal.
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.
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U.S. To Leave 200 American Troops In Syria After Pullout
By Steve Holland and Idrees Ali, Reuters
President Trump in December ordered a withdrawal of the 2,000 American troops in Syria, saying they had defeated Islamic State militants there
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.
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