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Rep. Omar Asks Other Members Of Congress To Visit Israel After Country Bans Her

Omar says she and Rep. Tlaib are being prevented from carrying out their duties as members of Congress

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (second from left) Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (fourth from left)ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is calling on other members of Congress to visit Israel while she and Rep. Rashida Tlaib cannot. “Denying a visit to duly elected members of congress is not consistent with being an ally,” said Omar. The women made…

Israel Bans Minnesota’s Omar, Tlaib from Entering Country

It is in keeping with a policy of denying entry to those who advocate boycotts of Israel.

JERUSALEM – Israel’s deputy foreign minister says the government has decided to bar two U.S. Democratic congresswomen who support the international boycott movement from entering the country. Tzipi Hotovely told Israel Radio that “Israel has decided not to allow” Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota to visit as planned. She says it is in keeping with…

Responding To President Trump’s Call To Resign, Rep. Omar Asks “When Will You?”

The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has "trafficked in hate" his whole life

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is firing back at President Trump after he called on her to resign over tweets seen as anti-semitic. The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has “trafficked in hate” his whole life. She also asked when he plans to resign. In a pair of tweets over the weekend, Omar criticized the American Israel Public…

Israeli Company Wants To Run Crop-Surveying Drone Out of Casselton

Would Gather Crop Information Across The Upper Midwest

CASSELTON, N.D. — An international defense and electronics company wants to launch a crop-surveying drone from the Casselton Regional Airport. Airport Authority chairman Bob Miller says the Israeli company, Elbit Systems, would gather crop information across the Upper Midwest that would be analyzed and sold to farmers. Elbit wants to lease hangar space for the large drone it flies, and…

Trump Administration Leaves United Nations Cultural Agency

The decision was a natural part of the administration's nationalistic agenda

FARGO, ND — The Trump Administration has decided to leave a United Nations cultural agency. Officials said they made the decision to leave on its “anti–Israel” stance. The Trump Administration decided to leave UNESCO – or the UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The organization’s stated mission is to promote literacy, freedom of the press and equality for women. UNESCO…