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May 23, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) claimed during a House panel hearing Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s strategy to resolve the Syrian conflict is taking “cues” from Russia, Turkey, and Israel, without acknowledging that the three countries stand on opposing sides of the issue. During a House Foreign...
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March 27, 2019 - 11:41 am
By ARON HELLER, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — An unofficial cease-fire appeared to be holding Wednesday between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers despite limited exchanges of fire. Schools reopened in southern Israel and residents resumed their daily routines after a few overnight rocket attacks...
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President Donald Trump holds up a signed proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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March 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
By MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, reversing more than a half-century of U.S. policy. Standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the...
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March 21, 2019 - 1:43 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leader has thanked President Donald Trump for "boldly" recognizing Israel's control over the Golan Heights. Israel captured the Golan, a strategic plateau overlooking northern Israel, from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war and annexed the area in 1981. The international...
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March 06, 2019 - 12:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are struggling with how to declare they are against bigotry, bias and racism after progressives challenged an effort to rebuke freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar for her remarks on Israel. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi acknowledged during a closed meeting on Wednesday that her...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:39 pm
By LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday insisted that freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar immediately apologize for tweets saying that members of Congress are being paid by a powerful interest group to support Israel. "Congresswoman Omar's use of anti-...
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January 21, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By JOSEF FEDERMAN , Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country. For years...
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December 15, 2018 - 11:24 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday. Morrison said in a speech that Australia would recognize...
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November 12, 2018 - 11:29 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say Israeli airstrikes in the northern Gaza Strip have killed two people and wounded another three. It was not immediately clear if the casualties were militants or civilians. Health officials said they were all men in their 20s. Israel launched the...
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October 18, 2018 - 12:51 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Lawyers for a U.S. student who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her to study in the country. The lawyers say that under Thursday's ruling, Lara Alqasem will be released from...
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