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January 15, 2019 6:34 PM Jewish groups condemn Rashida Tlaib over ties to radical pro-Hezbollah, anti-Israel activist

Freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib has been condemned after hosting a private celebratory dinner on Saturday featuring anti-Israel activists who praised terror group Hezbollah and Palestinian terrorists, said Israel has no right to exist and called for Israeli “Zionist terrorist” Jews to return to Europe. Over the weekend, Tlaib came under fire for her ties to radical 2384

January 5, 2019 4:22 PM Hamas arrests Gaza men suspected of attacking Abbas's TV station

GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza authorities arrested five Palestinians on Saturday on suspicion of ransacking the offices of President Mahmoud Abbas’s official Palestine Television station, Hamas’s interior ministry said. On Friday, assailants destroyed cameras, editing and broadcasting equipment in the Gaza office of the station, part of the Palestinian Broadcast 98

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 88

December 6, 2018 10:43 PM US fails to win UN condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

Palestinian women hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) UNITED NATIONS – A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General 86

November 5, 2018 8:52 PM Egypt shelves Brazil visit as Bolsonaro's Israel decision sours ties

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazil’s top diplomat, Brazil’s foreign ministry said on Monday, in a move that two diplomatic sources said was due to the President-elect’s vow to relocate the South American country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Aloysio Nunes Ferreira was set to fly to Cairo for a Nov. 8-11 visit, during which 69

November 3, 2018 1:13 PM Gillum intern arrested in Florida for throwing chocolate milk at College Republicans

Shelby Shoup was arrested and charged with battery after going on a profanity-laced tirade, throwing chocolate milk on Florida State University College Republicans, and kicking over the sign of Republican Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis. She is listed an intern for Democratic Florida gubernatorial candidate and Tallahassee mayor, Andrew 118

October 18, 2018 6:27 PM US to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy

The US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem, which deals with Palestinian affairs, with its new embassy, the secretary of state says. Mike Pompeo said the decision was made for efficiency reasons and did not signal a change of policy on Jerusalem, the West Bank or the Gaza Strip. Senior official Saeb Erekat said the Trump administration was working 83

October 9, 2018 5:42 PM Jordan can surprise Australia in Asian Cup opener

Jordan coach Vital Borkelmans believes his team have what it takes to defeat Australia in the opening game of the 2019 Asian Cup. The former assistant to Marc Wilmots with the Belgium national team from 2012 to 2016, became head coach in September and his first competitive international will be against the Socceroos on Jan. 6 in Al Ain. "The first game is tough 94

September 10, 2018 11:49 PM U.S. Pressure On PLO Raises Mideast Tension

Trump administration cites rejection of peace overtures; Palestinians call move ‘reckless’ WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s decision Monday to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington angered Palestinians and imposed new strains on the framework agreement that has guided U.S. policy in the Mideast for a quarter-century 56

September 10, 2018 4:10 AM Trump Administration to Close Palestine Liberation Organization Office in Washington

National security adviser John Bolton also plans to threaten sanctions against International Criminal Court, in a Monday speech WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is expected to announce Monday that it will close the Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington, administration officials said Sunday night, widening a U.S. campaign of pressure 57