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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

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.

AOC threatens Israel with aid cuts over annexation plans

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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 Israel in the ...

Trump claims Ilhan Omar wants to corrupt 'our country'

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

Rashida Tlaib brushes with police during airline workers’ protest

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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 ...

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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 ...

Rashida Tlaib 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.

As election cycle begins, Trump supersizes his favourite tactic

Mobashra Tazamal

As election cycle begins, Trump supersizes his favourite tactic

Comment: President Trump has made Islamophobia one of the defining features of his presidency, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Palestinian Authority hails US House resolution for two-state solution

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Palestinian Authority hails US House resolution for two-state solution

Saeb Erekat re-emphasised the US role for supporting a two-state solution as Netanyahu edges closer to annexing parts of the West Bank with ...

Muslim US <em>congresswomen</em> targeted by Israeli fake news campaign

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Muslim US congresswomen targeted by Israeli fake news campaign

An Israel-based operation has targeted the Muslim US congresswomen by publishing over 1,000 fake news posts per week to over 1 million ...

Malia Bouattia

What Labour's women can learn from Tlaib and Omar

Comment: Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's responses to smear campaigns are good examples for Labour's Salma Yaqoob and Zarah Sultana, who are facing similar attacks, writes Malia Bouattia.

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US Representative visits to occupied West Bank village

US Democratic Representative Andy Levin visited a village in the south of the occupied West Bank, where he witnessed Israel cutting the water ...

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Omar criticised for refusing to back Armenian genocide vote

Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar justified her controversial decision not to vote for a resolution recognising the Armenian genocide, saying her ...

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Influential Congresswoman Ilhan Omar endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Congresswomen Ilhan Omar, alongside fellow Squad members Rashida Tliab and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has endorsed Senator Bernie ...

Ilhan Omar files for divorce amid 'affair allegations'

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Ilhan Omar files for divorce amid 'affair allegations'

Omar filed to split from husband Ahmed Hirsi on her 37th birthday on Friday, according to the US House of Representatives’ archives.

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Netanyahu rival says Tlaib, Omar should be granted entry

Benny Gantz has said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a mistake in barring Muslim congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar ...

Israel's Tlaib-Omar ban enacts signature practice of non-democratic states

Sahar F. Aziz

Israel's Tlaib-Omar ban enacts signature practice of non-democratic states

Comment: Barring entry of US Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar exposes Israel's fallacious claims of moral superiority over ...

Supporting LGBTQ+ Palestinians shouldn't mean pinkwashing the occupation

Nick McAlpin

Supporting LGBTQ+ Palestinians shouldn't mean pinkwashing the occupation

Comment: To be a good ally means listening, and Palestine's LGBTQ+ community is telling you they don't want your solidarity if it involves ...

Ilhan Omar tweets support for Palestinian LGBT group

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Ilhan Omar tweets support for Palestinian LGBT group

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar tweeted in support of the banned Palestinian LGBTQ organisation but added it should not be equated with the ...

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