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US congresswomen slam Israel’s move to deny entry

United States congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have called Israel’s decision to bar them from entering the country before a planned visit to the occupied West Bank “a sign of weakness” and “an insult to democratic values”. Tlaib, a 43-year-old Democrat of Palestinian heritage, reacted to the decision by[…]

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US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The United States has announced sanctions on Myanmar‘s military Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and three other military leaders due to their role in the “ethnic cleansing” of the Rohingyaminority. The State Department said on Tuesday it took action after finding credible evidence they were involved in the violence two years ago that led about[…]

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Palestinian tights are not traded for money: Abbas

President Mahmoud Abbas affirmed that Palestinian national rights are not traded for money. During a press conference with his Chilean counterpart Sebastian Piñera at the presidential headquarters in Ramallah, Abbas stated: “The Palestinian national rights are not real estate that are traded for money.” Abbas slammed during the press conference[…]

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