Ilhan Omar called out the US and Israel for separately committing 'unthinkable atrocities' in Afghanistan and Palestine. The statement rubbed both Democrats and Republicans up the wrong way.
Omar accuses Democrats of “Islamophobic tropes" after party rebukes Congresswoman for saying "atrocities have committed by US, Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan and Taliban" in a conversation on need for international courts for crimes against humanity.
Eleven Republicans joined Democrats in a 230-199 vote to approve the Democratic-backed resolution, which stripped Marjorie Taylor Greene of her seats on the House Budget Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
The only thing holding this back is partisan mainstream media who refuse to report on the EU’s failure to be a partner of any sort to Iran.
The so-called peace plan unilaterally annuls previous UN resolutions on the Palestinian issue and gives Israel pretty much everything the Israelis have been demanding.
We may have just marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but acknowledge the vulnerability of Muslim women who are attacked simply for wearing a visible symbol of their religion.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar criticised Indian journalist Aarti Tikoo Singh for defending India’s actions in Kashmir and found herself in the midst of a Twitter hate campaign.
The US President has divided Jewish citizens of the US into two camps: loyal and disloyal. Trump's statement employs a dangerous anti-Semitic trope that puts the minority in danger.
Tlaib and Omar, who had planned to visit Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank on a tour organised by a Palestinian group, are outspoken critics of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.
Obeying the demands of US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday banned a join trip by US representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting Israel and touring the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with President Donald Trump's urgings.
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