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Critics blast ‘P is for Palestine’ children’s book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event

A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book “P is for Palestine,” after some members of the town’s Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism. Continue reading

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From abortion to immigration, endless battles that lead nowhere

Washington is now the home of gridlock on steroids. Continue reading

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Hamas thanks UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for ‘showing solidarity with Palestine’

Palestinian terror group Hamas thanked British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday “for showing solidarity with Palestine.” Continue reading

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Sen. Ernst on US pulling embassy personnel from Iraq: We’d only evacuate in case of ‘imminent threat’

U.S. officials would only order diplomats to leave the American embassy in Iraq “if there had been an imminent threat,” Senate Armed Services Committee Member Joni Ernst said.  Continue reading

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Trump rips New York Times and Washington Post over reports of White House discord on Iran

President Trump on Wednesday trashed The Washington Post and The New York Times for reporting on alleged infighting within the White House over the administration’s policy in the Middle East. Continue reading

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Mike Pompeo said Iran-backed militias moved rockets near American bases in Iraq

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Iraqi officials that U.S. intelligence showed Iran-backed militias moved missiles near bases housing American forces, a revelation that came just hours after all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq wa… Continue reading

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US non-essential personnel ordered to leave Iraq Embassy, consulate

The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy and consulate in Iraq to leave the country amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the agency said in a security alert on its website early Wednesday morning. The … Continue reading

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Former CIA official: ‘Absolutely necessary to talk about’ taking preventative action amid Iran tensions

Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East in the case an attack by Iran on American forces. Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels

Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saudi energy minister, follows recent reports of sabotage against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf off the c… Continue reading

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Iranian students protest college’s compulsory hijab policy and ‘morality’ enforcers

Students of Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. They scuffled with counter-protesters. Continue reading

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Prominent journalist who feared for her life shot and killed in Afghanistan

A leading Afghan journalist has been shot and killed in Kabul nearly a week after she expressed fears for her own life. Continue reading

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Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships

Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a potential threat to the nation’s commercial interests. Continue reading

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Rare Israeli vultures nearly wiped out in apparent poisoning in Golan Heights

Israeli authorities believe eight out of the 20 Griffon Vultures known to live in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights were poisoned after they were found dead on Friday morning. Continue reading

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Trump envoy slams ‘baffling’ anti-Israel UN meeting as members line up to condemn settlements, Israeli policy

President Trump’s U.S. envoy for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, made a surprise visit to the United Nations on Thursday, as members of the U.N. Security Council held an informal meeting to condemn Israeli settlements — a meeting that Gre… Continue reading

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Trump reportedly taking broad look at veterans convicted of battlefield crimes

President Trump, who in recent days pardoned a former U.S. soldier convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner, is taking a broad look at military veterans jailed for battlefield crimes and considering granting more of them similar relief. Continue reading

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Pompeo cancels last stop of tour amid tensions with Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo canceled a Thursday visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid heightened tensions with Iran. Continue reading

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Clinton slams Trump administration’s ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday criticized the Trump administration’s recent escalation of tensions with Iran – saying she “can’t imagine a more dangerous situation than the one we’re in now.” Continue reading

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Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq as US steps up warnings to Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad Tuesday to show support for the Iraqi government as the Trump administration intensified its pressure campaign against Iran. Continue reading

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Judith Miller: Trump sends Iran a message with military moves in the Middle East — let’s hope Iran hears him

The Twittersphere erupted with anxious posts about whether the redeployment means that the U.S. is preparing to strike Iran, citing as evidence both the harsh tone of the message and the identity of the messenger. Continue reading

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Israeli ambassador to UN says Iran sponsoring terrorism in Middle East

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said Monday that Iran is sponsoring terrorism in the Middle East. Continue reading

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