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Cori Bush earned a reputation as a fierce activist on the streets against police brutality in Missouri, and she made headlines for supporting the Palestinian cause.

US Representative Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian American woman in Congress, is on her way to retaining her seat following a victory in the Democratic primary election.

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

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Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear commitment to establishing Palestinian sovereignty.

Documentary featuring <em>Rashida</em> <em>Tlaib</em> won't air on Detroit TV

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Documentary featuring Rashida Tlaib won't air on Detroit TV

A documentary featuring Palestinian American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib won't air on an official Detroit TV station, part of ...

Bernie Sanders signs AOC letter against West Bank annexation

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Bernie Sanders signs AOC letter against West Bank annexation

Progressive Democrat and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has signed a letter threatening cuts to military aid if Israel annexes parts ...

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and national rights, writes Josh Ruebner.

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AOC threatens Israel with aid cuts over annexation plans

US Democratic Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib have called on Washington to ditch military aid to ...

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Trump claims Ilhan Omar wants to corrupt 'our country'

US President Donald Trump has made yet more racist attacks against Somali-American Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

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US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar loses father to coronavirus

Her father came to the US from a refugee camp in Kenya in 1995.

'Largest' Muslim PAC backs Biden for US presidency

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'Largest' Muslim PAC backs Biden for US presidency

A top Muslim political action committee has endorsed Joe Biden, days after Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to back the former vice president.

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Sanders, Omar, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, along with congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led dozens of lawmakers in urging ...

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

Florence Dixon

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and ...

G20 financial leaders tackle coronavirus epidemic at Saudi meeting

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G20 financial leaders tackle coronavirus epidemic at Saudi meeting

Financial leaders from the world's top 20 economies are attending a meeting in the Saudi capital on Saturday to discuss the global economy and ...

Influential Muslim group backs Bernie Sanders for presidential nomination

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Influential Muslim group backs Bernie Sanders for presidential nomination

‘We are proud to stand by his side’: One of the US’ most influential political groups has thrown its weight behind Democratic nominee for ...

Israel lobby AIPAC is 'helping fund' anti-Sanders ad campaigns

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Israel lobby AIPAC is 'helping fund' anti-Sanders ad campaigns

Pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is reportedly encouraging its members to give to a Super PAC launching an anti-Sanders advertisement campaign in Nevada.

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Rashida Tlaib brushes with police during airline workers’ protest

The Palestinian-American congresswoman took part in a sit-in at Detroit airport, accompanying participants to the police station as they were arrested for protesting ‘unimaginable’ working conditions for airline catering staff.

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US congresswoman slams 'hate group' AIPAC following attack ads

After AIPAC ran Facebook ads labelling three US congresswomen "radicals in the Democratic Party", one slammed the organisation for "hate speech".

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US appoints its first ever Turkish-American police chief

A Turkish-American man who moved to America when he was an infant has become the first Muslim in the country to be appointed as a police chief.

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes ...

<em>Rashida</em> <em>Tlaib</em> wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

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Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

Tlaib has used her unique political platform to speak out against Donald Trump.

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Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

Prominent Democratic voices have slammed the 'peace plan' as a 'sham', 'theft' and a 'political stunt'.

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

Trump signs order classing Judaism as a nationality

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Trump signs order classing Judaism as a nationality

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday extending protections against discrimination to those facing anti-Semitism on ...

Iconic <em>Tlaib</em> speech condemns 'separate and unequal' Israeli apartheid

Josh Ruebner

Iconic Tlaib speech condemns 'separate and unequal' Israeli apartheid

Comment: Tlaib's fiery speech on Palestinian rights, delivered in the House of Representatives challenges Democrats to pressure Israel to end ...

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