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The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Omar and Tlaib

Israel has used the 2017 law to deny entry to foreign supporters of a movement to boycott the country. But it later said Representative Rashida Tlaib could enter on humanitarian gr...

The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Omar and Tlaib

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Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers from visiting last week over their vocal criticism of his government. Tlaib and Omar, the first two Musl...
2019-08-20 14:48

Israel prohibits Reps Omar, Tlaib from visiting country JERUSALEM (NBC NEWS) — Israel said Thursday it will bar two pro-Palestinian Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country, in a move that could strain relations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Democrats in Washington. Reps. Ilhan O...
2019-08-17 00:16

Tlaib gets emotional as Omar calls for Congress to act over Israel travel restrictions An emotional Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday held back tears during a news conference as she and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar condemned Israel’s recent decision to impose restrictions on visiting the country, with the Democrats calling for Congres...
2019-08-20 01:48

Israel Bars Omar and Tlaib From Entering Country Under Pressure From Trump Israel has decided to deny Democratic Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib entry to the country for an upcoming trip, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely confirmed to local radio on Thursday. Reuters first reported the news....
2019-08-16 12:48

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald T...
2019-08-16 17:48

Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be | Joshua Leifer The extent to which the Israeli government has designated opposition to its policies as not just illegitimate but also illegal is now plain to seeAnyone paying attention to the politics of Israel-Palestine could sense this was coming. It was was only...
2019-08-16 13:48

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban After a tweeted intervention by the president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and prohibited the Democrats’ visit....
2019-08-16 16:48

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
2019-08-16 16:48

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
2019-08-12 08:32

How Israel’s Travel Ban on Reps. Omar and Tlaib Is Uniting Democrats — Including Their Critics There was a surprising side effect to Israel’s decision to ban Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the country: unity in the Democratic caucus. Israel’s announcement, aided by President Donald Trump’s explicit endorseme...
2019-08-16 17:48

Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
2019-08-16 15:16

Lindsey Graham supports Israel barring Omar, Tlaib, says there needs to be 'consequences' for supporting BDS Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Thursday defended Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from visiting the country for a scheduled visit this weekend, saying there needs to be consequences for their support of th...
2019-08-16 17:16

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib encourage colleagues to visit Israel – video US representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib call on their colleagues to visit Israel in an emotional press conference on Monday, following the country’s decision last week to deny them entry after pressure from Donald Trump. Omar said it was impo...
2019-08-20 21:00

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
2019-08-17 14:00

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
2019-08-16 23:48

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
2019-08-16 13:16

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
2019-08-17 02:16

AOC laughs off Trump claim she's 'fuming' that Tlaib, Omar now get more attention Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brushed off a tweet from President Trump on Friday claiming she envied the media attention fellow “Squad” members Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have received over their recent controversy with Israel....
2019-08-18 02:48

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
2019-06-08 02:32

Tlaib, Omar share image by artist once celebrated in Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., continue to speak out against President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following the decision to bar them from visiting Israel last week, but recent social media posts from t...
2019-08-18 20:00

Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar share cartoon by artist accused of anti-Semitic imagery Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued their attack against President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by posting a cartoon drawn by an artist who has created anti-Semitic imagery and mocked victims of the Holocaust. The fres...
2019-08-19 14:48

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two Congress members, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, for supporting a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
2019-08-16 13:16

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.        ...
2019-08-16 20:48

Israel to allow U.S. Rep Tlaib to visit family in West Bank Israel will allow U.S. lawmaker Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds, the interior ministry said on Friday, after barring an official visit under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-08-16 12:48

Israel to allow entry to Rashida Tlaib for 'humanitarian' visit US Democrat, of Palestinian descent, granted visit to see her grandmother in the occupied West BankIsrael has announced it will allow the US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to visit family in the occupied West Bank on “humanitarian” grounds, a day after ...
2019-08-16 13:48

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank Israel’s interior ministry on Friday granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he w...
2019-08-16 15:16

Israel Allows Rep. Tlaib to Visit Family in West Bank Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the country to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, a day after denying entry to her and fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar for supporting a boycott of Israel....
2019-08-16 14:48

Leading House Dem calls out Omar and Tlaib amid Trump attack for furthering anti-Semitism with 'vile' cartoon House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., called out members of both parties on Thursday, claiming they helped further anti-Semitism in the nation's "political dialogue."...
2019-08-23 04:48

Israel Makes Rashida Tlaib Promise Not to Promote BDS So She Can See Her Grandmother A day after barring her and Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering the country, Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her 90-year-old grandmother in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The reversal came after Tlaib sent the Israeli government a l...
2019-08-16 20:16

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
2019-08-16 23:48

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would cancel her trip....
2019-08-16 18:48

U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive' conditions U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family after the Israeli government lifted a ban on her entry but imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her....
2019-08-16 16:48

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit....
2019-08-16 15:48

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would ...
2019-08-16 20:16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her restricted permission....
2019-08-17 14:00

Trump suggests Dems' Jewish voters lack knowledge or show 'great disloyalty,' amid Omar-Tlaib feud President Trump on Tuesday suggested Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats either lack the requisite knowledge or show “great disloyalty,” amid the escalation of the war of words with Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over Israel....
2019-08-21 02:00

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
2019-08-17 00:16

Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.        ...
2019-08-16 15:16

Bill Maher invites Rashida Tlaib to discuss Israel, BDS on his show "Real Time" host Bill Maher issued a challenge to Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Friday night, calling for her to appear on his show to discuss their feud over an anti-Israel boycott effort....
2019-08-24 12:00

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer to allow her to visit family in West Bank Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel’s offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, citing the “oppressive conditions” set for her trip as humiliating. “Silencing me & treating me like a criminal is not what she wants for me....
2019-08-16 20:48

Trump lashes out at Rashida Tlaib after her emotional remarks on Israel trip – live President tweets ‘I don’t buy’ Michigan representative’s tears after she was barred from entering Israel alongside Ilhan OmarSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.43pm BST Donald Trump has apparently misstated the value and profitabi...
2019-08-20 21:00

Trump rips Dems' emotional press conference on Israel: ‘I don’t buy Rep. Tlaib’s tears’ President Trump tore into Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Tuesday for her emotional press conference alongside Rep. Ilhan Omar in which they condemned Israel for blocking a planned trip, calling the Michigan congresswoman an anti-Semite and saying he doesn't "...
2019-08-20 21:00

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to travel to the territory on humanitarian grounds.“When I won, it gave the Palestinian people ...
2019-08-17 11:48

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank...
2019-08-17 06:16

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
2019-08-16 21:16

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her and another congresswoman following an unprecedented...
2019-08-16 23:48

Rashida Tlaib's grandmother responds to Trump mocking decision not to visit Israel: 'May God ruin him' Muftia Tlaib, the 99-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., had some strong words for President Trump after he claimed the elder Tlaib was a "winner" because her granddaughter decided not to visit her in Israel....
2019-08-18 02:48

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested Pr...
2019-08-20 10:00

'We have an obligation': Ilhan Omar calls on lawmakers to visit Israel Rashida Tlaib and Omar called decision to block their entry an attempt ‘to suppress our ability to do our jobs’ in press conferenceThe Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar called on her colleagues to visit Israel to prevent Donald Trump and the Israel...
2019-08-20 05:48

Tlaib hits back at Bill Maher for comments on BDS, compares Israel to apartheid South Africa Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., suggested Saturday that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO talk show after he devoted a segment of Friday's program to bashing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement....
2019-08-18 10:16

Israeli minister rips Tlaib for nixing trip, says ‘her hate for Israel’ overcomes ‘love for her grandmother’ Israel’s interior minister tore into U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday for abruptly canceling plans to visit family in the West Bank after the government granted permission for the trip in a bid to smooth over a diplomatic firestorm....
2019-08-16 17:16

Ilhan Omar blasts Israel, suggests US reconsider giving financial aid Rep. Ilhan Omar slammed Israel on Monday — and suggested that the United States reconsider it’s financial aid to the country. “We give Israel more than $3 [billion] in aid every year,” Omar said during a news conference in Minneapolis with Rep....
2019-08-20 08:48

'May God ruin him': Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother reacts to Trump's tweet about her not wanting to see the congresswoman after she was barred form Israel Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Representative Rashida Tlaib from Detroit, Michigan declined Israel's offer of a humanitarian visit to see her elderly grandmother in the West Bank after she and Representative Ilhan Omar from Minneapolis were bar...
2019-08-18 21:32

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind her and three other first-term congresswomen attacked by President Trump....
2019-07-19 21:32

State Dept. updates ‘anti-Semitism’ definition following Omar’s anti-Israel resolution The U.S. State Department recently revised its definition of anti-Semitism, in what some view as at least partially a response to the comments and actions of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
2019-08-11 15:16

OnePlus 7T could land in September, but initially only in India The OnePlus 7T has been all but confirmed to exist, and we now have a good idea of when it might be announced, with a source pointing to September 26 – however, surprisingly that date is apparently just for India.According to Max J. (a fairly ...
2019-08-20 12:48

PM Modi Visits Party Office From Where He Operated Initially After leading the BJP to a stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday evening visited the Khanpur office of the party in Ahmedabad and recalled how he "learnt a lot......
2019-05-27 04:48

Tina Fey and Ted Danson's new NBC show was initially a 30 Rock spin-off A month ago, we reported on an upcoming NBC project from 30 Rock masterminds Tina Fey and Robert Carlock that will star Ted Danson as a rich guy who becomes mayor of Los Angeles “for all the wrong reasons” and then has to figure out how to do a good ...
2019-08-12 01:00

Fable Was Initially Pitched As A Game About Wizards Dueling For Each Other's Hearts In 2004, amidst a moral panic over the consequence-free violence of games like Grand Theft Auto, Fable broke ground for showing players the tangible consequences for their good or evil actions. But the fantasy role-playing game didn’t begin its life ...
2019-05-31 21:16

Tom Homan says he initially declined border czar role, wasn't 'structured right' Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan indicated on Saturday that Trump's announcement was "kind of premature" and that while he was open to working with President Trump's administration, he initially declined to t...
2019-06-16 03:00

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trum...
2019-06-22 10:16

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” ...
2019-08-13 14:16

John Cusack apologizes for re-tweeting anti-Semitic image after initially blaming 'bot' John Cusack is explaining himself after he shared an anti-Semitic image on his Twitter account Monday, saying he "mistakenly retweeted" it.        ...
2019-06-18 17:48

Listen to Rashida Tlaib Rep. Rashida Tlaib choked up during a congressional hearing on Tuesday while reading one of the torrent of death threats she said she has received for the crime of being one of the first Muslim women ever to serve in Congress....
2019-06-05 09:48

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswomen from visiting that country. Always the narcissistic bully, Trump also felt compelled to pile on mo...
2019-08-18 14:32

'May God ruin Trump', Tlaib's grandmother says Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
2019-08-18 01:16

Rashida Tlaib says she’s not going anywhere until she impeaches Trump ​Rep. Rashida Tlaib ​–​ one of the four members of the squad that President Trump said needs to “go back” to where ​they came from — returned to her hometown Monday and insisted she’s not budging. “I’m not going nowhere,” Tlaib said to ch...
2019-07-22 19:00

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, sa...
2019-05-26 22:32

Rashida Tlaib says Trump is ‘scared’ of her and the ‘Squad’ Rep. Rashida Tlaib, in an interview published Saturday, said that President Trump is “scared” of her and her fellow “Squad” members – in the wake of her canceled trip to Israel and the subsequent feud with the president....
2019-08-25 06:32

Rashida Tlaib: Trump is ‘scared’ of the squad Rep. Rashida Tlaib came out swinging Saturday, saying President Trump was afraid of her and other members of “the squad.” “It’s been very clear to me, especially this last week, that he’s scared of us,” Tlaib told the Guardian in he...
2019-08-24 21:16

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother to Trump: ‘May God ruin him’ The 90-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib ripped President Trump for his comments about her controversial granddaughter’s off-again visit to the Land of Milk and Honey. Muftia Tlaib, who spoke with Reuters in her garden in the village o...
2019-08-17 23:16

Rashida Tlaib on Trump v the Squad: 'He's scared of us' In her first in-depth interview since her Israel visit was cancelled, the congresswoman says Trump was attacking women of color for a reasonIn the days after Donald Trump derailed Rashida Tlaib’s plans to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories,...
2019-08-25 16:32

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother says she’s ‘proud’ of her pro-Palestinian stance Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother said she doesn’t understand why her granddaughter was barred from entering Israel — and that she is proud of her pro-Palestinian stance. “I am proud of her,” Muftiyah Tlaib, a resident of Beit Ur al-Fauqa at the West ...
2019-08-16 20:48

Tlaib to Pelosi: 'Focus' on McConnell instead of bashing progressives Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-MIch., had a message for Nancy Pelosi, after the House Speaker dismissed her and other progressives in a recent New York Times interview: go after Mitch McConnell instead....
2019-07-07 20:16

Rashida Tlaib: Trump is the ‘biggest bully’ I’ve ever dealt with Rep. Rashida Tlaib claims President Trump is “the biggest bully” she’s ever had to deal with in her life. The Michigan lawmaker made the assertion during a taped sit-down with Gayle King. Tlaib and her fellow “Squad” mem...
2019-07-17 06:32

The Latest: Tlaib says she won’t visit West Bank relatives Democratic congresswoman Rashida Tlaib says she won’t visit her relatives in the West Bank after Israel issued a permit on humanitarian grounds, cites “oppressive conditions meant to humiliate me”...
2019-08-16 16:48

Rep. Tlaib calls for 'lawless president' to be impeached, says plan is still to 'defund ICE' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, repeated her calls to impeach President Trump and to defund U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), promising to "defund hate."...
2019-07-12 05:00

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
2019-05-27 21:32

Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not visit her relatives in the occupied West Bank despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel’s “oppressive” conditions aimed to humiliate her...
2019-08-16 17:48

Rashida Tlaib calls Trump 'the biggest bully' she's ever dealt with – live Democratic congresswomen sat down for interview with Gayle King, where Ocasio-Cortez condemned Republicans for not standing up to TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.03pm BST Two-thirds of Americans say Trump’s comments on “t...
2019-07-17 17:32

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
2019-08-17 14:00

Video surfaces of shouting Rashida Tlaib being dragged out of Trump event Years before Rep. Rashida Tlaib was speaking out against President Trump in Congress, she was screaming at him as Secret Service members dragged her out of a meeting at the Detroit Economic Club....
2019-07-22 16:32

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
2019-07-19 04:48

Tlaib calls for $20-an-hour minimum wage: 'I can't allow people to be living off tips' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., called for a federal minimum wage of $20 per hour at an event in Detroit on Sunday night, prompting mockery from conservatives and threatening to force mainline Democrats in the 2020 presidential race to address the issue...
2019-07-23 04:48

Trump mocks Tlaib for ‘screaming’ at 2016 speech: ‘This is not a sane person’ President Trump on Tuesday, in his latest broadside against the so-called “Squad” of progressive lawmakers, called Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib a “crazed lunatic” after video resurfaced over the weekend showing her shouting as she was dragg...
2019-07-23 20:01

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Suddenly pulled into an international uproar, the 90-year-old grandmother of Representative Rashida Tlaib has barely kept up with the dizzying drama....
2019-08-16 20:48

Rashida Tlaib signals she won't go to West Bank, despite getting Israeli minister's permission Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., indicated Friday that she will not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permission hours earlier from Israel’s interior minister -- following a diplomatic firestorm over the government's earlier refusa...
2019-08-16 17:16

Flashback: ‘Squad’ member Rashida Tlaib once called for Trump’s deportation President Trump spent the last week battling accusations of racism for his tweets suggesting liberal House lawmakers "go back." But it turns out one of his targets -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib -- had a similar message for him during the 2016 campaign. ...
2019-07-23 21:48

The America Ilhan Omar Knows Last week, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, perhaps in a telling of things to come, said on his show that Omar “has an awful lot to be grateful for” but “hates this country more than ever.” He doubled down on his comments the following night, arguing th...
2019-07-16 21:48

Rep. Rashida Tlaib delivers emotional line of questioning during hearing on white supremacy Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., held back tears during a congressional hearing on domestic terrorism Tuesday as she read from a death threat she received following the deadly New Zealand mosque attacks....
2019-06-05 15:32

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn over President Trump's p...
2019-05-23 05:16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduces closest plan in Congress to universal basic income The bill would give direct cash help to those at the bottom of the income distribution — annually offering $3,000 to individuals and $6,000 to families — in an attempt to reduce poverty in the U.S....
2019-06-07 00:01

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise called for the Detroit Police Department not to use the cutting-edge technology....
2019-08-21 06:00

Rashida Tlaib holds back tears while reading aloud death threat she received Rep. Rashida Tlaib expressed emotion during a committee hearing addressing white supremacy on Tuesday when she read aloud a death threat she received after the New Zealand mosque attacks. The Michigan Democrat, who is one of the first Muslim women el...
2019-06-05 14:32

Tlaib doubles down on AOC's concentration camp comments, claims border agents believe it's a 'broken system' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she agreed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., about the conditions of detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border and claimed AOC was right to compare them to Nazi concentration camps. ...
2019-07-08 13:48

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley detail conditions in border detention facilities – video In an emotional testimony to the House oversight committee on Friday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib described conditions at an immigrant detention center, decrying alleged mistreatment happenin...
2019-07-12 21:32

Trump bashed 'the Squad' and called Rashida Tlaib a 'lunatic' in a speech to over a thousand teenagers Jonathan Ernst/Reuters During a speech at a Turning Point USA conference for conservative high school students in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to attack the four female members of Congress known as "the Squad." Trump ...
2019-07-24 14:16

Move over Omar, it's Brandon Figueroa's time His own father didn't think he was cut out to be a boxer, but Brandon Figueroa is breaking out of his older brother's shadow and is on the verge of big things in boxing....
2019-08-22 23:16

Maybe Steny Hoyer Should Keep Ilhan Omar's Name Out of His Mouth House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is one of Israel’s most fervid allies in the Democratic Party, if not all of D.C. Despite being the second-most-powerful Democrat in the House, for example, Hoyer gleefully threw progressive freshman members—includin...
2019-08-16 12:48

Trump Tries to Blatantly Lie His Way Out of Responsibility for Omar Chant After days spent hurling racist attacks at Rep. Ilhan Omar spilled into his supporters chanting “send her back” at a rally last night, President Trump on Thursday distanced himself the vitriol he helped stir up by ridiculously trying to pretend he di...
2019-07-19 02:32

Ilhan Omar responds to Trump: ‘I am where I belong’ Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to President Trump and his supporters on Wednesday evening, writing on Twitter that they are going to “have to deal” with her serving in the House of Representatives. At a campaign rally in Greenville, North Caro...
2019-07-18 07:16

Ilhan Omar Returns to Minneapolis for Hero’s Welcome After a week of attacks from President Trump and his supporters, Representative Ilhan Omar returned to her district Thursday night for a hero’s welcome....
2019-07-19 20:48

RNC chair says there’s ‘no place’ for Trump’s rhetoric against Omar ​WASHINGTON – President Trump’s attacks against ​Democratic ​Rep. Ilhan Omar at a raucous rally Wednesday that prompted “send her back” chants from his supporters were not acceptable, according to a top Republican official. “There’s no place for that...
2019-07-18 17:16

‘Like air, I’ll rise': Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate Inspired by Omar, the Guardian and Pen America asked writers to share inspiring lines from poems about overcoming hate – and readers to submit theirsLast week, after a chant of “send her back” broke out at a Trump rally in North Carolina, Congresswom...
2019-07-22 18:16

"Can't Cut Off Head To Rid Headache": Omar Abdullah's Party MP On Kashmir National Conference leader and Anantnag MP, Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, has urged the Central government to put decisions related to Jammu and Kashmir, like dividing the state into two Union......
2019-08-08 22:16

Ilhan Omar fined for campaign finance violations Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar has been ordered to reimburse her campaign account about $3,500 and to pay a fine of $500 after an investigation found she illegally used campaign funds in 2016 and 2017, a report said Thursday. The illegal donations date bac...
2019-06-07 10:32

Sudan: Omar al-Bashir corruption trial gets underway Sudan's deposed president arrived amid heavy security at the courthouse in Khartoum where he is facing charges of financial malpractice. Amnesty International say that he still has to face heavier charges in The Hague....
2019-08-19 14:16

The Latest: Omar disputes Netanyahu’s claims about itinerary U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota disputes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that she didn’t ask to meet with Israeli government or opposition officials before he barred her from visiting Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank next week...
2019-08-17 05:16

American defender Omar Gonzalez transfers to Toronto TORONTO (AP) — American defender Omar Gonzalez is transferring to Toronto from Mexico’s Atlas. The 30-year-old center back will join Toronto on July 9 when the summer transfer window opens, subject to a successful physical. He is with the U.S. ...
2019-06-05 23:16

Ilhan Omar accuses Trump of being racist for decades Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of long-harbored and deep-seated “inherent racism,” as the president has launched into another week of fiery attacks on the Minnesota Democrat and three other freshman progressive congresswomen. “Right ...
2019-07-23 18:32

Examining Trump’s Claims About Representative Ilhan Omar The president suggested that the Minnesota congresswoman might have married her brother, said she had blamed the United States for terrorist attacks and the crisis in Venezuela, and accused her of calling his supporters “ignorant” and disrespecting A...
2019-07-19 06:16

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
2019-07-07 02:48

Omar Abdullah's Twitter Reminder As Ministers Get Portfolios As the names of the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet were announced, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah urged them to update their Twitter handles....
2019-05-31 13:16

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswoman Omar Somali-born U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar is "lucky to be where she is," President Donald Trump said on Friday, pressing on with attacks on four minority women Democratic U.S. representatives he has said should "go back" to where they came from....
2019-07-20 00:00

Trump doubles down on AOC, Omar attack while ripping Dems President Trump on Sunday evening doubled down on his attacks against progressive House members, blasting the Democratic party for condoning what he branded as “disgraceful behavior.” Trump tweeted that it was “so sad” to see ...
2019-07-15 07:48

Trump says Squad member Ilhan Omar 'lucky to be where she is' President Trump continued to criticize far-left Democrat Ilhan Omar on Friday afternoon, telling reporters in the Oval Office that the Minnesota congresswoman was “lucky to be where she is.”...
2019-07-21 09:16

Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah Not "Terrorists", Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party, the Trinamool Congress, will strongly oppose the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that proposes to bifurcate the state into......
2019-08-06 15:16

Trump has made Ilhan Omar the face of his re-election strategy In Omar, the president has at long last found a face to his stigmatization of Muslims – and so, too, have his alliesThe chants of “send her back” reverberated across the rally of thousands on Wednesday as Donald Trump stood at the podium and attacked...
2019-07-19 15:16

"Relieved": Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah Welcome Kathua Verdict Soon after a special court in Pathankot today held six of the seven accused guilty in the rape and murder of eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua last year, political leaders including......
2019-06-10 16:16

Don't Use Eid Meets To Lobby For Party Tickets: Omar Abdullah To Leaders National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday asked his party leaders to desist from lobbying for party ticket for the forthcoming Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir by using the open access......
2019-06-06 17:32

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad’ during raucous rally President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman congresswomen at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina — del...
2019-07-18 07:16

"Centre Owes Us An Explanation": Omar Abdullah On Kashmir Turmoil National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today said that the centre owes the people of the country an explanation for "creating panic" in Jammu and Kashmir by cancelling pilgrimages across the state......
2019-08-04 21:32

Omar Responds to Trump's Racist Rally Chants: 'He Is a Fascist' Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called it like it is on Monday amid President Donald Trump’s ongoing racist attacks against her and other members of the so-called Squad of progressive Democratic freshman congresswomen....
2019-07-19 02:32

Ilhan Omar calls out Trump for 'complete hypocrisy' – video Being critical of US policy isn’t the same as hating the US, argues Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar in an impassioned rebuke to Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting she should ‘go back to where she came from’. Omar told a media conference in Washingto...
2019-07-16 06:32

Tucker Carlson Doubles Down on His Racist Attacks Against Ilhan Omar Last night, Tucker Carlson gave an extraordinarily racist monologue on his Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight” in which he called Rep. Ilhan Omar a “fire alarm” who should warn us that immigrants are ruining America....
2019-07-11 06:00

Looks Like a Full-Blown Conspiracy Theorist Is Challenging Ilhan Omar On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump set his sights on Minnesota and it’s Fifth District Congresswoman, Rep. Ilhan Omar, declaring her an “America hating anti-Semite” and vowing to “win the state” in the 2020 election. But if Republicans really...
2019-07-24 04:16

'We Are Where We Belong': Rep. Ilhan Omar Refuses to Allow Trump and His Supporters to Silence Her One day after the Trump rally in Greenville, N.C., where he allowed his supporters to shout “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota congresswoman shares why defending Trump and his hateful rhetoric is wrong, as well as why diss...
2019-07-19 00:00

Trump repeats claim that Ilhan Omar married her brother President Trump on Wednesday repeated the claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar committed immigration fraud by illegally marrying her brother. Trump made the statement while responding to a question from a reporter from the One America News Network before leavi...
2019-07-18 02:16

Ilhan Omar backs AOC on 'concentration camps' at the border comment Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, is backing her freshman colleague, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, over the claim that there were "concentration camps" along the southern border, saying what the U.S. government is doing fits the "general definition."...
2019-06-21 22:16

How Trump distorts facts to make Ilhan Omar seem like an enemy to the US The president railed against the congresswoman at his North Carolina rally, targeting her refugee status, religion and ethnicityDonald Trump spent nearly five minutes railing against Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar at his “Keep America Great” rall...
2019-07-18 21:16

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump's criticism of her as well as the chanting of 'send her back', which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said 'we have said this president is ...
2019-07-19 01:16

'She went back with me': Ilhan Omar posts photos with Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman mocks ‘send her back’ comments with Instagram post of trip to Ghana with House speakerThe congresswoman Ilhan Omar took a swipe at Donald Trump on Thursday, posting a photo on Instagram of herself and Nancy Pelosi in Ghana with the capt...
2019-08-02 09:48

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar. Omar has just finished giving remarks to the student body on a Tuesday morning in late May, an...
2019-07-18 21:00

Lawmaker Lee Zeldin pushes back on Omar's 'bigotry' charge: 'We have to be better than this' Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., suggested his new congressional black-Jewish caucus could rise above the type of "personal attack" lodged by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday when she accused him of "bigotry."...
2019-06-06 23:32

Ilhan Omar Is a Class Act in the Face of Trump's Racist Hatred As the braying masses chanting “send her back” in response to to Donald Trump’s criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar have willfully forgotten, there’s a real person on the receiving end of those attacks. And the Minnesota congresswoman is responding to this ...
2019-07-18 18:16

Ted Cruz slams Ilhan Omar over now-deleted tweet on immigration Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex, called out Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, over a deleted tweet that suggested having a merit-based immigration system would disadvantage Latino migrants....
2019-05-29 08:48

Trump says he 'disagrees' with racist chant against Ilhan Omar – video Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the racist chanting that broke out at his rally in North Carolina on Wednesday. After the president mentioned Democrat Ilhan Omar, the crowd began chanting: 'Send her back'. Speaking in the Oval Off...
2019-07-19 01:16

US briefing: Planned Parenthood, migrant 'torture' and Ilhan Omar Tuesday’s top story: Planned Parenthood refuses federal funds over Trump rule. Plus, how American cities are preparing for the world’s sweltering futureGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-08-20 12:48

Omar Abdullah A "Political Juvenile" Says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has hit back after National Conference chief Omar Abdullah responded to his comments about targeting "politicians who have looted" the state...
2019-07-22 09:16

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks...
2019-06-08 02:48

Omar vows to continue being Trump's 'nightmare' as hundreds greet her in Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar promised to continue being President Trump’s "nightmare" as she received a warm welcome in her Minnesota district on Thursday, following a turbulent week in which she repeatedly clashed with the White House....
2019-07-19 15:32

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profile freshman class....
2019-06-29 03:48

Rand Paul: Ilhan Omar deserves 'rebuke over trying to say we have a rotten country’ Sen. Rand Paul has joined in the criticism of Somalia-born House Rep. Ilhan Omar, and said that she deserves to be rebuked for criticizing the United States, which took her in as a refugee in 1992....
2019-07-16 18:32

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist president, a bunch of people who have spent months attacking Ilhan Omar’s every move began to realize tha...
2019-07-19 02:32

Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah Under House Arrest In J&K Turmoil: 10 Facts Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah and Sajjad Lone - the three most prominent politicians from Jammu and Kashmir - were placed under house arrest late Sunday. The move comes at a time when the state has......
2019-08-04 21:32

Tucker Carlson Hits a New Low With White Supremacist Rant Against Ilhan Omar Tucker Carlson did a monologue on his Tuesday night Fox News show about Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, that was incredibly, unbelievably racist even by his high standards....
2019-07-10 20:48

Fact check: Trump’s false claims about Rep. Ilhan Omar Donald Trump falsely accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how wonderful” al Qaeda is.        ...
2019-07-18 17:00

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir seen in public for first time since ouster The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the capital, Khartoum, since the military removed him from power in April amid mass protests against his 30-year rule.        ...
2019-06-17 11:16

AOC, Ilhan Omar accuse Trump of 'spewing fascist ideology' after rally Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar alleged Thursday that President Trump is steering the country toward fascism, as they ramped up their criticism of the president in the wake of a fiery rally where he repeatedly blasted the fre...
2019-07-18 20:32

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti Put Under House Arrest: LIVE Updates The three most prominent leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Sajjad Lone, will be put under house arrest, according to government sources....
2019-08-04 21:32

Omar Vizquel shows off quick hands during MLB All-Star Futures Game If 11-time Gold Glove Award winner Omar Vizquel isn’t in the Baseball Hall of Fame, he showed Sunday that his hands at the very least should get a crack at it....
2019-07-09 05:00

Ilhan Omar Wants Schools to Stop Humiliating Kids Who Can't Afford to Pay for Lunch A few weeks ago, The Hill circulated a piece about a nine-year-old boy who used his allowance to pay off everyone in his class’s lunch debts. The story was pitched as “heartwarming,” but it was not, because debt shouldn’t even exist for third graders...
2019-06-20 04:32

Iraq war vet Chris Kelley challenges Ilhan Omar for seat in Congress A veteran Minneapolis cop and decorated US Army vet will run as an independent to challenge Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar — and said Friday that her comments about 9/11 prompted his decision. “It was very dismissive and disrespectful,” Chris Kelley told...
2019-08-02 23:00

‘Welcome home!’ Ilhan Omar returns to Minnesota amid Trump smears Congresswoman greeted by chanting supporters at airport as president defended rallygoers, saying they are ‘incredible patriots’Follow the latest in US politics – liveRepresentative Ilhan Omar was greeted by a throng of supporters as she arrived home ...
2019-07-20 03:16

Nancy Pelosi and Ilhan Omar team up to slam Trump, in Africa Rep. Ilhan Omar and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi set aside the squabble between The Squad and House leadership — to take a shot at President Trump. “They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker @SpeakerPelosi didn’t just make arrangements to send me back, she...
2019-08-02 01:32

‘She Went Back With Me.’ Ilhan Omar Trolls Trump by Posing With Pelosi in Ghana Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded Thursday to “send her back” chants that erupted at one of President Donald Trump’s rallies by posting a photo of herself and Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a visit to Africa. “They said ‘send ...
2019-08-02 19:16

AOC says Trump 'relished' rally chant about Omar, doesn't want to be president anymore Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., disputed President Trump's account of his Wednesday rally in North Carolina, claiming that he "relished" the audience's chants about sending Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., back to her native country....
2019-07-21 09:16

Fox News' Latest Attempt To Smear Ilhan Omar is Pathetically Lame Fox News, and particularly its top tier racist Laura Ingraham, is hardly the place to find good faith reporting, but even by the network’s already-abysmal standards, Ingraham’s latest attempt to smear Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar is just laughably weak...
2019-05-24 17:32

Ilhan Omar's constituents 'proud to stand by her' over Trump's racist words The Democratic congressman received an angry, racist volley from Donald Trump – which hardened her supporters’ resolve to defend herWhen Donald Trump began targeting Ilhan Omar and other progressive congresswomen of color with racist attacks, demandi...
2019-07-21 10:48

'No means no!': Ilhan Omar has bizarre response to 2020 Dem's request to debate AOC Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., rebuked a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate on Wednesday after he defended his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y....
2019-06-06 00:48

Nightlife king Omar Hernandez shares his ideal summer soirée You’re currently planning one of your famous pop-ups in the Hamptons for this summer — what’s your ideal East End soirée? I’m nostalgic for the Hamptons of Truman Capote, Jackie Onassis and Liz Taylor. My ideal party is an improvised outing with a sm...
2019-06-05 18:00

Omar's socialist supporters denounce Seattle-area protesters as 'fascist' Rep. Ilhan Omar’s weekend appearance at a Seattle-area fundraiser for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) drew protesters as well as socialist counter-protesters who praised the embattled congresswoman....
2019-05-29 13:32

Omar Abdullah's Party Challenges Government's J&K Move In Supreme Court The National Conference has petitioned the Supreme Court against the centre's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status and divide the state into two union territories. In its petition, Omar......
2019-08-10 10:16

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ilhan Omar of praising al Qaeda In a series of racist tweets on Sunday, President Donald Trump told a group of four Democratic congresswomen, all of whom are people of color, to "go back" to their supposed home countries, though three of them were born in the US. On Monday, he aggr...
2019-07-16 18:16

Tucker Carlson: Ilhan Omar plays race card whenever extremism questioned Fox News' Tucker Carlson spoke out against what he called Rep. Ilhan Omar's, D-Minn., radical political views, after the freshman lawmaker branded his past criticism of her as racist....
2019-07-11 07:32

Rep. Omar denounces Trump’s ‘fascist rhetoric’ after ‘Send her back!’ rally chant The Minnesota Democrat argued that the president’s call for her to “go back” to her country is aimed not just at her but at all those who come from a similar background....
2019-07-18 23:16

Trump calls Squad ‘Nightmare for America,’ says Omar will help him win home state in 2020 President Trump on Tuesday insisted he will add Minnesota to his win column in the 2020 presidential election because voters will side with him against the state’s far-left Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the four members of the so-called “Squad” ...
2019-07-23 20:01

Trump falsely claims he tried to stop ‘Send her back!’ chants about Rep. Ilhan Omar Trump was the first to say Omar should go back to her country. At the rally, he waited 13 seconds for the chants to die down. Then he kept talking about Omar....
2019-07-18 23:16

Ilhan Omar slammed for blaming NRA for Virginia shooting that left 12 people dead National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesch ripped Rep. Ilhan Omar after she blamed the gun rights group for the deaths inside a Virginia Beach municipal building on Friday....
2019-06-01 19:16

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endangered her and her family. Senior Democrats are now c...
2019-07-18 21:48

Cheney says 'send her back' chants were 'inappropriate,' but weren't about Omar's race or gender House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., decried on Sunday the “send her back” chants directed at freshmen Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., at a rally for President Trump last week as “inappropriate,” but denied that the chants were in res...
2019-07-21 19:32

Dems circle wagons around the 'squad,' as Omar responds to 'send her back' chant Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized...
2019-07-18 05:48

Ilhan Omar promotes ex-Hillary aide's unhinged anti-Trump attacks Former Hillary Clinton aide Peter Daou's fiery attacks on the president got a boost from Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who retweeted a series of his claims about the state of the nation in 2019....
2019-07-03 00:00

Ilhan Omar calls Tucker Carlson a ‘racist fool’ after his scathing attack on air Fox News host blasted congresswoman in a three-minute monologue full of anti-immigrant rhetoric and personal attacksThe Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar has called the Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson a “racist fool” after he made a scathing racia...
2019-07-10 18:32

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar ...
2019-07-19 07:48

Ilhan Omar’s life ‘in imminent danger’ after ‘Send her back’ chant: Dems House Democrats on Thursday called for increased security in response to the “Send her back” chants that got hurled at Rep. Ilhan Omar during President Trump’s rally in North Carolina. “It’s crystal clear to me that [Omar̵...
2019-07-19 12:00

State lawmaker, conservative group call for ethics probe of Ilhan Omar A Minnesota congressman has asked the House Ethics Committee to investigate fellow state Rep. Ilhan Omar for a slew of alleged offenses, including immigration fraud — which she committed by illegally marrying her brother, the legislator says. R...
2019-07-24 06:48

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that same time period has begotten another important po...
2019-05-22 04:32

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influence of the four freshmen lawmakers who voted against the $4.6 billion border bill signed into law la...
2019-07-08 13:48

Trump says he wasn't happy with 'send her back' rally chant targeting Ilhan Omar Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his supporters to continue before he launched into further criticism of the Minnesota Democrat....
2019-07-18 21:16

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar, praises crowd at North Carolina rally President Trump on Friday appeared to walk back regrets he’d expressed a day earlier over the “Send her back!” chants at his North Carolina MAGA rally aimed at Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar. “No,” Trump replied in the Oval Office when asked by reporter...
2019-07-19 22:32

#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” reveling in a raucous crowd’s chants of “Send her back! Send her back!” in reference to his latest target, Re...
2019-07-18 08:48

Trump Rally Crowd Chants "Send Her Back" as the President Attacks Ilhan Omar At a rally in North Carolina, Trump doubled down on his racist comments about minority women in Congress: "If they don’t love [America], tell them to leave it."...
2019-07-18 21:16

President Dog Whistle Repeats Insidious and Unfounded Claim That Rep. Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother Stay with me, for a second: A mediocre white man, who inherits the majority of his wealth, claims that he’s a fantastic businessman. The same white man claims he had bone spurs to avoid serving in a war and later desecrates the legacy of deceased Ari...
2019-07-19 00:00

| Omar ethics questioned | Pakistan, US reset: WATCH the top world news videos for today GOP Minnesota lawmaker wants ethics probe of Omar | PM Khan: Time to reset relationship with the US; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-24 08:48

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar and criticizes 'crazed' media – live updates President says media overplayed the crowd’s chanting ‘send her back’ at his rally despite his daughter urging him to repudiate the racist chant Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.19pm BST Some Trump administration officials, alli...
2019-07-19 17:48

Trump Stops Pretending He Opposed Racist Chant and Starts Smearing Ilhan Omar Again Because this is a story that won’t die, President Trump opened up a predictable new front in his war against Ilhan Omar and the progressive Squad on Friday by attacking the “crazed” media for covering his supporters’ racist rally chants at all....
2019-07-19 15:16

Ilhan Omar Slams Trump as ‘Fascist’ While He Cries ‘Wasn’t Me’ on the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar struck back Thursday against Donald Trump and his “Send her back”-braying fans, saying the raucous catcalls were not so much about her, but about what Trump stands for: fascism....
2019-07-19 04:16

Omar calls for US to ‘return to table’ after report on Iran’s uranium threat, blames Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, one of Congress' most vocal critics of President Trump, placed the blame squarely on the White House after Iran announced it could enrich uranium up to 20 percent -- just a step below weapons-grade level....
2019-06-18 07:00

Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe. The post Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutorR...
2019-06-16 21:32

Ilhan Omar blasts ‘false equivalences’ after top House Dem calls her out over sharing controversial cartoon Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar is not happy that a top House Democrat seemed to accuse her -- along with President Trump -- of spreading anti-Semitic messages....
2019-08-24 04:00

Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' after president attacks Ilhan Omar Chant follows Trump’s racist tweets targeting Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen of colorGoaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday night chanted “send her back! send her back!” in reference to Ilhan Omar, a U...
2019-07-18 06:32

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
2019-07-19 17:01

Omar uses anti-rape slogan to defend Ocasio-Cortez from 2020 Democratic candidate Rep. Ilhan Omar invoked an anti-rape slogan as she shot down 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney after he renewed his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over universal health care. “No means no!” Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, t...
2019-06-06 19:00

Tlaib suggests 'Israeli occupation' led to bombing death of Israeli girl, 17 Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.,suggested Friday night that "Israeli occupation" was a factor in the murder of an Israeli teenager from what Israeli authorities have described as a terrorist attack that took place earlier in the day. ...
2019-08-24 19:16

Ilhan Omar violated campaign finance rules, investigation finds, as more questions about tax filings arise Omar used campaign funds to pay for personal out-of-state travel and help on her tax returns and must reimburse her former campaign committee nearly $3,500....
2019-06-07 05:48

Rep. Ilhan Omar slams 'bigoted' Trump administration for barring pride flag from foreign embassies Rep. Ilhan Omar, D., Minn., has slammed the Trump administration amid reports that U.S. embassies have had requests to fly the rainbow Pride flag denied....
2019-06-11 22:00

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blasting the coverage and accusing the media of forging a “sick partnership” with the freshman congresswoma...
2019-07-19 15:32

Today in Congressional Clapbacks: Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar Respond to ‘Distraction Becky’ and Lip-Deficient ‘Racist Fool’ Ah, the long, glorious of days of summer: when the drink menus are filled with rosé, the racists are furious and sunburned, and our favorite freshman congresswomen have officially run out of patience for white nonsense. On this past Tuesday afternoon...
2019-07-11 04:16

Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Hero’s Welcome at Minnesota Airport; Jealous Trump Says It Was Staged, Claims Media Has ‘Sick Partnership’ With the Squad After all of the threats and fighting with the president of the United States, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) arrived home and was greeted with a hero’s welcome at Minnesota airport on Thursday....
2019-07-19 20:00

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
2019-05-30 19:48

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 bln U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
2019-08-08 11:00

Israel's Aidoc gets third FDA nod for AI tools for radiologists Israel’s Aidoc, which provides artificial intelligence tools for radiologists, said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its product for triage of cervical spine fractures....
2019-06-11 19:00

AOC says Palestinians 'have no choice but to riot' against Israel Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agreed that Israel is “criminal” in its treatment of Palestinians, whom she said have no other choice but to “riot” against the Jewish state....
2019-07-31 18:16

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce agreed to buy U.S.-Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares, in a bid to accelerate growth of its cloud-based products to manage customer service operations....
2019-08-09 13:16

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
2019-05-23 23:16

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
2019-05-21 16:00

Israel fintechs: From start-up to scale-up Israel has become one of the world’s most important fintech hubs, attracting millions in investment from some of the biggest global brands and venture capital funds. Can its start-up culture now evolve to grow large fintech businesses at home?...
2019-08-12 13:32

Israel to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference Israelis will attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 19:16

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry Israel said Thursday it will 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....
2019-08-16 22:48

Bill Maher mocks Rashida Tlaib's 'boycott': 'Some people have one move only' Maher is firing back after the Democratic politician from Michigan suggested a potential boycott of his show.        ...
2019-08-22 22:48

'King of Israel' Donald Trump: I am the chosen one Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
2019-08-22 00:32

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
2019-06-08 21:16

Shin Bet: Iran tried to recruit spy operatives in Israel Israeli intelligence said Wednesday agents have foiled Iranian attempts to recruit operatives to collect information on military bases, security installations, police stations, hospitals and other potential targets....
2019-07-25 01:48

Israel says drone penetrates its airspace from Lebanon JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has observed a drone entering Israeli airspace from Lebanon. In a brief announcement, the military said on Wednesday that the aircraft returned to Lebanon. It gave no further details. On several occasions...
2019-06-12 13:16

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
2019-05-21 16:00

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlemen...
2019-05-24 19:48

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus....
2019-08-25 11:32

Israel’s failed Beresheet lander might fly again, at least in spirit The strange, sad saga of Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is a bizarre one. The spacecraft, which embarked on the first privately-funded Moon landing mission, failed to stick its landing and was completely destroyed. Now, after a couple of drama...
2019-07-09 23:32

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a ne...
2019-05-28 05:48

Israel says Russia behind GPS failures at Ben Gurion Airport Israeli officials on Thursday accused Russia of being behind mysterious GPS disruptions affecting flights around Ben Gurion Airport, according to reports. The GPS signal used by pilots to navigate the airspace around the airport near Tel Aviv has bee...
2019-06-27 22:32

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time of crisis for the Jewish people, I’m going to...
2019-06-03 03:32

Israel’s ‘do-over’ election brings new threats to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” in a snap vote in September. The 69-year-old Netan...
2019-06-03 19:48

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
2019-06-23 23:32

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found....
2019-06-04 01:32

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
2019-06-04 01:32

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in ...
2019-06-04 12:49

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
2019-08-16 16:48

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would ...
2019-06-17 19:16

Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tech talent, with Ford Motor Co. planting its flag there last week....
2019-06-17 08:00

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The 1,200-year-old building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
2019-07-19 07:16

Florida Gov. DeSantis meets with Netanyahu in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis met with embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the governor’s final day of a trade mission to Israel. DeSantis had high praise for Netanyahu on the day after the Israeli leader fai...
2019-05-31 01:16

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead. Israel’s newly elected Knesset dissolv...
2019-05-30 10:48

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election. The measure passed on Tuesday with a 66-44 majority, and a tentat...
2019-05-28 11:48

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Bar...
2019-07-05 18:16

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
2019-07-05 17:32

Hamas threatens Israel over aid payments to poor The militant group Hamas threatened Tuesday to escalate violence if the Israeli government doesn't allow an installment of cash from the Qatari government to reach the poor in Gaza....
2019-08-21 13:32

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
2019-07-03 19:16

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
2019-05-30 08:48

Israel expects to attend U.S.-led .Palestinian conference Israel expects to attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:16

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netanyahu proudly displayed the official State Departmen...
2019-06-01 05:32

Israel's Partner Communications Q1 profit falls 78% Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a 78% drop in quarterly profit as it continues to invest heavily in the deployment of a fibre-optics network and its TV service....
2019-05-30 09:01

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
2019-07-18 14:00

UK politicians send message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and congresswomen over Trump's 'unashamed racism' Dozens of UK politicians including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor Sadiq Khan have backed a message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and three other congresswomen targeted by Donald Trump....
2019-07-18 14:00

Germany condemns Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes The Israeli demolitions in East Jerusalem were "particularly egregious," Germany said in a statement with France and the UK. But Israel has defended its actions, saying they were necessary "for reasons of security."...
2019-07-24 04:48

Israel Begins Demolition Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Israel began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, an AFP journalist said, in a move which has drawn international concern....
2019-07-22 18:16

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
2019-07-19 22:32

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Israeli left....
2019-08-03 15:32

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the Hezbollah movement....
2019-07-24 04:32

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution...
2019-07-24 02:16

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
2019-07-24 05:16

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
2019-07-24 04:00

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation....
2019-08-01 01:48

Israel's Wix.com Q2 profit up, raises 2019 revenue outlook Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, reported higher profit in the second quarter and raised its revenue forecast for 2019....
2019-07-24 09:00

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere....
2019-08-25 15:32

"May God Ruin Trump": Grandmother Of US Congresswoman Barred By Israel Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
2019-08-18 19:00

Netanyahu shows off Trump’s map of Israel with Golan Heights JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel. Speaking ...
2019-05-30 20:16

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel....
2019-05-30 23:00

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil...
2019-05-31 09:32

More Palestinians Begin to Accept Idea of One State With Israel Trump administration officials hope they can tap into Palestinian’s frustration with the two-state paradigm and offer a fresh blueprint that they say will improve their lives, if not fulfill all their long-sought national aspirations....
2019-06-08 16:16

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin. Police in the German capital of Berlin kept the competing protests on Saturday a...
2019-06-01 19:48

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
2019-06-02 12:00

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
2019-06-03 05:32

Tunnel crossing between Lebanon and Israel went 22 storeys deep The Israeli army on Monday showed the inside of a sophisticated tunnel passing deep underground from Lebanon into northern Israel, saying it was intended for use by Lebanese Hezbollah militants....
2019-06-03 20:16

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently ele...
2019-06-04 20:48

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
2019-08-17 05:48

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
2019-06-08 10:48

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a ...
2019-06-08 22:16

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US taxpayer funds support the move. ​”If Prime Min...
2019-06-11 22:48

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
2019-05-30 04:32

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
2019-05-30 03:48

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
2019-05-21 18:32

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
2019-05-22 00:16

| Family of Palestinian boy wounded in head wants answers from Israel The 9-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers from Israel over how it happened....
2019-08-24 12:00

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its c...
2019-05-22 22:00

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country&#...
2019-05-23 18:16

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
2019-05-26 13:16

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
2019-05-27 16:16

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday wit...
2019-05-27 18:00

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election cam...
2019-05-27 18:00

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition government....
2019-05-27 19:00

Israel’s SodaStream hosts thousands for Ramadan feast RAHAT, Israel (AP) — SodaStream is hosting nearly 3,000 Israelis and Palestinians for a Ramadan fast-ending meal at its factory in the southern Israel town of Rahat. Bedouins and Jewish Israelis and some Palestinians attended the feast on Monday alon...
2019-05-27 21:48

Israel appoints ambassador to Paraguay after embassy dispute Paraguay’s state news agency says Yoed Magen has been accredited as the new Israeli ambassador to the South American country amid tensions between the two nations...
2019-08-22 00:32

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
2019-05-28 02:16

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from convening a Cabinet meeting during a trip to Jerusalem. The judge said he couldn’t stop the Wed...
2019-05-29 15:48

Israel closes Gaza’s waters to Palestinian fishermen Jerusalem (AP) — The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip’s offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days. COGAT, the Israeli ...
2019-06-12 23:16

Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invited JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week’s Mideast peace conference, even though government officials are not invited. Speaking at a government ceremony Tuesday, Netanyahu praised the U.S. conference in ...
2019-06-18 20:00

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
2019-08-16 14:16

Israel eases some restrictions on Gaza in unofficial truce JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has restored fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip’s sole power plant and expanded the permitted fishing zone off the enclave’s coast, easing some recent restrictions on the blockaded territory. An Israeli offici...
2019-06-28 14:48

More fires, protests erupt after new Israel-Hamas agreement Israeli firefighters fought several new fires Friday, sparked by what the government believes are Hamas balloons carrying disguised explosive devices over the border....
2019-06-29 01:32

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniques, such treatment has been rejected by the mental health sector....
2019-07-15 07:32

Israel's Teva Pharm Q2 profit falls less than expected Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries reported a smaller-than-expected drop in second-quarter profit on Wednesday and reaffirmed its full year outlook....
2019-08-07 13:16

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks....
2019-07-01 10:48

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus in what officials say could be a spillover of an Israeli strike on Syria and a counter response.The im...
2019-07-01 12:32

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millionaire, who was charged in New York with sex trafficking of minors on Monday, is now the focus of a wa...
2019-07-12 03:32

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed several civilians.“Israeli authorities are increasin...
2019-07-02 15:16

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
2019-08-13 00:48

Israel rocked by protests after cop kills Ethiopian teenager Protests erupted after Solomon Teka, 18, who was unarmed, was shot by the cop Sunday in a suburb of the northern Israeli city of Haifa – and escalated after his funeral on Tuesday....
2019-07-05 01:32

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler Hamas of allowing for what it called a potential mass-casualty attack....
2019-08-11 02:32

Last batch of missing Kafka papers unveiled in Israel After a Kafkaesque legal battle, disputed documents from Kafka's closet confidant, Max Brod, are now part of the Israel National Library's collection. Defying Kafka's dying wish, Brod turned him into a famous writer....
2019-08-08 10:32

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....
2019-08-16 14:48

You'd Better Go on Steny Hoyer's AIPAC-Sponsored Trip to Israel or ELSE A few months ago, we were forced to endure a long, miserable, national conversation where a bunch of people pretended that the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC had no influence on American politics. A new Intercept story sheds some light on just how untr...
2019-06-20 23:48

Israel-Hamas undersea gas spat in full swing Discoveries of undersea gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, an area straddling Egyptian, Israeli, Lebanese and Cypriot waters, have reignited old debates about who will reap the rewards. The Palestinians have a claim too....
2019-07-12 12:48

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
2019-07-01 17:00

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
2019-06-16 18:00

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
2019-06-14 21:32

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
2019-08-16 20:48

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
2019-06-17 03:16

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
2019-06-17 18:16

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days....
2019-06-13 05:48

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
2019-05-28 07:00

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
2019-07-16 04:16

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showing, the move looks to boost turnout and improve Ar...
2019-06-20 13:32

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
2019-06-16 20:00

Ilhan Omar receives hero's welcome home after Donald Trump rally crowd chant 'send her back' Ilhan Omar has received a hero's welcome home a day after Donald Trump supporters chanted "send her back" as the president took aim at the Congresswoman....
2019-07-19 19:00

Amazon Seeks New Local Vendors in Israel as It Eyes Expansion Amazon is looking for additional vendors in Israel to bolster its service in the country, a move that comes as the e-commerce company prepares to launch a local-language website to tap the fast-growing Middle East market....
2019-08-22 10:32

Jews Love Me Like "King Of Israel", Donald Trump Tweets President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted a fawning quote from a conservative, non-Jewish radio host who described Trump as the "King of Israel," and said, without evidence, that Israeli Jews "love......
2019-08-22 14:32

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war The president’s words about Jews magnify his transactional approach to politics and his miscalculation that his support for Israel should automatically translate into electoral support from Jewish Americans....
2019-08-22 17:48

One of the Oldest Islamic Holy Sites in the World Discovered in Israel The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert and it’s being celebrated as one of the earliest known mosques in the world. ...
2019-07-24 08:00

Franz Kafka archive reclaimed by Israel national library Missing author’s papers return to Tel Aviv collection initiated by Max Brod in 1939Israel’s national library has unveiled a missing batch of Franz Kafka’s papers, ending more than a decade of legal wrangling between Israel and Germany over the author...
2019-08-07 18:32

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is warning of a “strong response” against the culprit....
2019-08-23 19:00

Israel's 'Tanks Of The Future' Prototype Features Artificial Intelligence Israel unveiled options Sunday for its "combat vehicle of the future" -- a tank with large touchscreens, 360-degree vision and, in one prototype, a video game-style controller....
2019-08-05 12:16

Tourism to Israel has risen so far in 2019, state figures show Nearly 2.6 million tourists have visited Israel so far in 2019 -- a rise of nearly 10 percent since last year, the Central Bureau of Statistics said Monday....
2019-08-06 06:16

Dem leaders pull Israel resolution amid internal clash House Democrats are fighting among themselves over a single word in a resolution to reaffirm support for a two-state solution in the Middle East, a dispute that threatens to further inflame tensions within the caucus over Israel.The clash between sen...
2019-07-25 05:00

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
2019-08-16 20:48

Giant chicken at Knesset slams 'cowardice' of Israel toward Hamas Frustrated by Israel's response to Hamas, advocates set up a large, inflatable chicken outside the parliament building Wednesday -- with a message that read, "putting an end to fear, demanding an Israeli victory."...
2019-08-17 14:00

Israel fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed....
2019-08-18 23:00

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that was designed by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner....
2019-08-19 00:32

Congresswoman rejects Israel's 'humiliating' offer to visit her relatives US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has decided against visiting her relatives in the West Bank, despite Israel's interior minister granting her entry on humanitarian grounds. ...
2019-08-17 05:48

Israel's Spacecom looks to rebound from rough patch with Africa satellite Israel’s Space Communication Ltd plans a satellite launch next weekend which it hopes will mark a rebound from a couple of major setbacks in recent years....
2019-07-31 21:48

Trump Touts Conspiracy Loon Crowning Him 'King of Israel' Fresh off his latest bout of venomous anti-Semitism, President Donald Trump kicked off his Wednesday morning by quoting a deranged conspiracy monger who adoringly referred to the president as both the “king of Israel” and the “second coming of God.”...
2019-08-21 22:32

Bernie Sanders threatens to ‘leverage’ US aid to combat Israel ‘racism’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., threatened Tuesday to use billions of dollars in aid to Israel as “leverage” to combat what he called “racism” from the Jewish state’s government, while going so far as to compare America's Israel alliance to its relations...
2019-08-14 17:32

Israel, South Korea forge free trade deal Israel and South Korea concluded three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement on Wednesday, hoping to build on a more than 15% jump in bilateral trade last year to $2.5 billion....
2019-08-21 23:00

Israel, Hamas adding security after Gaza border incursions The Israeli government is staging additional security in Gaza to foil militants' entry to areas near the border, which officials say has happened multiple times in less than two weeks....
2019-08-13 20:48

US Congresswoman Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit West Bank US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against US......
2019-08-17 13:16

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
2019-06-17 16:00

Enlight lines up financing for wind energy projects in Israel Israel's Enlight Renewable Energy said on Tuesday it signed a letter of intent with a consortium led by Bank Hapoalim to finance two wind farm projects for a total investment of 1.3 billion shekels ($363 million)....
2019-07-02 11:48

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories, including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital....
2019-06-01 14:16

McDonald's To Introduce Vegan Burger In Its Menu In Israel: Report With an aim to expand its customer base, McDonald's is set to go green in Israel. It will introduce a vegan burger in its menu in the Israeli cityof Tel Aviv in the next six weeks, as reported by The......
2019-07-03 05:32

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic......
2019-07-03 05:32

Israel Brewery Apologises For Using Mahatma Gandhi's Image On Bottles An Israeli company that stoked controversy by putting the image of Mahatma Gandhi on its liquor bottles to commemorate Israel's 71st independence Day on Wednesday apologised to the people and the......
2019-07-03 14:16

Israel to hold second election after Netanyahu fails to form new coalition Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.    ...
2019-05-30 17:16

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land....
2019-07-04 14:32

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
2019-05-30 17:00

Israel in Uncharted Territory as Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
2019-05-30 16:16

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
2019-07-09 04:16

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new elections....
2019-05-30 10:16

Trump laments Netanyahu failure to form Israel government: 'It's too bad' President Trump Thursday said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government was "too bad," because the Middle East has "enough turmoil."...
2019-05-31 00:48

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline....
2019-05-30 09:01

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
2019-05-30 08:48

How anger over taxes and conscription is widening split among Israel’s Jews After a row over military service ended Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government, Israelis speak of the resentments behind the crisisIt’s Thursday night at the Mahane Yehuda market in west Jerusalem, where the music is thumping and the drinks are flo...
2019-06-01 20:00

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday....
2019-07-01 18:16

Israel's Knesset taps Netanyahu's pick for state comptroller Israel's parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the embattled leader....
2019-06-03 16:16

Exhibition 'This Place' shows Israel and the West Bank from a new perspective The images we know of Israel and the West Bank very often portray conflict. An exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin features works of photographers who explored the area with an artistic approach....
2019-06-17 18:16

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet ...
2019-06-17 19:16

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
2019-06-17 00:00

Hamas Leader Says Israel Isn’t Upholding Cease-Fire Terms Ismail Haniya said Israel was delaying the easing of restrictions on border-crossers and arbitrarily modifying fishing zones as a “form of blackmail.”...
2019-06-20 21:32

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
2019-06-20 23:32

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in...
2019-06-13 10:32

'Balloon bomb' launched from Gaza explodes in Israel, report says A “balloon bomb” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly exploded over a community in southern Israel on Wednesday, as tensions along the border escalated....
2019-06-13 05:48

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
2019-06-06 12:48

Israel Folau says he will seek apology from Rugby Australia over sacking Folau also claims in interview with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin that Rugby Australia offered him money to take down Instagram postIsrael Folau has said he will seek an apology from Rugby Australia and an admission that the code erred in terminating h...
2019-06-27 19:48

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On T...
2019-06-06 09:48

Nechama Rivlin, Israel's first lady, dies on eve of 74th birthday Nechama Rivlin, Israel's first lady and wife of President Reuven Rivlin, died a day before her birthday Tuesday, at the age of 73, the Presidents Residence said in a statement....
2019-06-05 13:16

Israel's UN envoy calls on world to 'declare war' on anti-Semitism The United Nations Wednesday hosted a special session on the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred at which Israel's U.N. ambassador urged world powers to "declare war" against anti-Semitism....
2019-06-27 22:00

U.S. seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting: source The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in Syria, when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month, a U.S. official said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 02:32

U.S. envoys lend a hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys wielded hammers on Sunday to break open a new tunnel at a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem, signaling Washington's support for Israel's hold over parts of the city that Palestinians seek for a future state....
2019-06-30 23:32

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections ...
2019-05-30 04:01

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
2019-05-30 01:48

Israel faces new election after Netanyahu misses coalition deadline In a stunning development, Israel’s parliament voted to break itself up early Thursday, sending the country to a second election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline. Th...
2019-05-30 01:32

Rejuvenated Hamas Tests Israel in High-Stakes Brinkmanship Palestinian militant groups have restocked an arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before the last war with Israel, part of a pressure campaign to ease Israel’s punishing blockade on the Gaza Strip....
2019-06-03 11:48

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D centre CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development centre in Israel....
2019-05-22 15:32

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan grou...
2019-07-24 03:48

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
2019-05-23 22:32

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
2019-05-27 22:00

Israel Begins Demolishing Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem (JERUSALEM) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years. The demolitions capped a years-long legal battle over the buildin...
2019-07-22 14:32

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
2019-05-22 18:48

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremony on June 20 woul...
2019-06-13 04:32

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces began demolishing Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism....
2019-07-22 11:16

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
2019-05-24 16:16

Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem The controversial move came after Israel finally won a legal battle against residents of Sur Baher. Israel says the buildings are a safety issue, but Palestinians argue that the government wants the land for settlements....
2019-07-22 09:01

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
2019-05-22 14:16

Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lahav Shani wasn’t even born when Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed symphony. Steppin...
2019-05-22 10:48

Florida governor, Cabinet sued over plans to meet in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An open-government watchdog group and several news outlets are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Cabinet in an effort to stop their planned meeting in Jerusalem. The First Amendment Foundation, Gannett Co., G...
2019-05-28 23:16

Israel investigates hydrocarbon leak at Oil Refineries unit Gadiv Israel's Oil Refineries (ORL) said on Monday it had been informed of an investigation by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at its Gadiv Petrochemical Industries unit....
2019-05-21 14:48

Israel social impact bond to help Bedouins in maths studies Social Finance Israel (SFI) has launched a social impact bond to improve maths performance for high school students in the country's Bedouin community....
2019-07-15 09:48

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensions within the caucus had temporarily faded into the background.A small group of Democrats, including...
2019-07-17 07:01

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan....
2019-07-22 20:32

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline. The...
2019-05-30 00:16

Moon Landing by Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Ends in Crash The spacecraft’s orbit of the moon was a first for a private effort, but the landing failure highlighted the risks of fast and cheap approaches to space exploration....
2019-05-22 00:48