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ABC, CBS ignore comments by Ilhan Omar comparing US, Israel to terrorist groups

ABC and CBS newscasts ignored the controversy surrounding recent comments from Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., comparing the U.S. and Israel...
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Rep. Omar Says She Wasn't Equating US, Israel and Terrorists

Rep. Ilhan Omar is moving to deescalate a bitter fight with Jewish Democratic lawmakers over the Middle East.
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Top Dems rebuke Ilhan Omar for US, Israel comparison to terrorist groups: 'no moral equivalency'

Senior Democratic leadership issued a unified statement Thursday, denouncing comments made by Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar when...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar says she wasn't equating US, Israel to Hamas, Taliban after rebuke from fellow Democrats

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, has been a controversial figure since being elected in 2018.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Offensive': House lawmakers rebuke fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar for equating US, Israel with Hamas, Taliban

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, has been a controversial figure since being elected in 2018.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ilhan Omar slammed by fellow House Dem for 'outrageous and clearly false' statements about US, Israel

Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., blasted the firebrand Democrat in a press release for her recent tweet claiming America and Israel had...
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Netanyahu will look to Trump and Republicans as routes back to power in Israel, experts say

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands while walking through the colonnade prior to an Oval Office meeting at the White House March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Netanyahu is set to be ousted as Israel's prime minister after 12 years in power. Experts say he'll look to the US and Republicans as a path to his political revival. His impending replacement is far less influential in the US, which could create some spa...
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Netanyahu's rivals reach deal to boot him as Israel's prime minister after leading the country for 12 years

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv March 18, 2015. Reuters Netanyahu's rivals reached a deal to oust him as Israel's prime minister. He's been in power 12 years, longer than any other leader in Israel's history. Naftali Bennett, a far-right nationalist, is poised to take over. See more stories on Insider's business page. Benjamin Netanyahu's opponents on Wednesday reached a deal to form a government ...
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US-Israel relations poised to enter new phase without Netanyahu

The relationship between the U.S. and Israel is poised for critical change with political momentum building to oust long-time Israeli...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar decries attacks on Jews while warning against equating 'legitimate criticism' of the Israeli government with anti-Semitism

Getty Rep. lhan Omar decried the recent spike in attacks on Jews in the US and abroad. "Fighting bigotry of any kind means fighting bigotry of every kind," she said. Omar also warned against equating criticism of the Israel government with anti-Semitism. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota on Wednesday denounced a recent spike in attacks on Jews in the US and abroad, while warning against treating "legitimate criticism" of the Israeli ...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar decries attacks on Jews while warning against equating 'legitimate criticism' of the Israeli government with antisemitism

Getty Rep. lhan Omar decried the recent spike in attacks on Jews in the US and abroad. "Fighting bigotry of any kind means fighting bigotry of every kind," she said. Omar also warned against equating criticism of the Israeli government with antisemitism. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota on Wednesday denounced a recent spike in attacks on Jews in the US and abroad while warning against treating "legitimate criticism" of the Israeli g...
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Republican House leaders condemn Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'appalling' comparisons of vaccines and masks to Nazism

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen with her face mask pulled down as she speaks with a colleague on the floor of the House on January 3, 2021 for the swearing in of the new Congress. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Republican House leadership condemned Marjorie Taylor Greene for comparing COVID-19 mitigation to Nazism. Greene has argued that mask mandates and vaccination policies are like the persecution of Jews in the Holocaust. House leader Kevin McCarthy issued a statement on Tuesday calling G...
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Democrats say the Israel-Hamas cease-fire isn't enough to prevent future violence in the region

A woman gestures after finding her home collapsed after the cease-fire brokered by Egypt between Israel and Hamas in Beit Hanoun, Gaza on May 21, 2021. Mustafa Hassona/Getty Images Many Democrats celebrated the news of an Israel-Hamas cease-fire. But they also emphasized that the truce doesn't address the underlying causes of the fighting. Progressives are urging Biden to take a more forceful hand with Israel. See more stories on Insider's business page. After 11 days of fighting ...
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Israel and Hamas agree to a cease-fire, potentially ending the bloodiest fighting the region has seen in years

Palestinians next to the remains of a destroyed 15-story building hit by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, Gaza, on May 13, 2021. Abdel Kareem Hana/Associated Press Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire. The recent violence marked the worst violence in the region since 2014. Joe Biden faced heavy criticism from Democrats and rights groups over his approach to the bloodshed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas on Thursday agreed...
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Biden's old-school stance on Israel is putting him at odds with members of his own party

Then-Vice President Joe Biden meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in November 2010. Gerald Herbert/Associated Press Biden's stance on Israel is increasingly putting him at odds with other Democrats. Top progressives have called out his defense of Israel amid a mounting death toll, mainly in Gaza. A number of Democrats are pushing for the US to condition or limit aid to Israel. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden entered the White Hou...
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QAnon, CultTok, and Leaving It All Behind

“I was impressed that it only took four years,” Danielle, self-identified ex-cult member, 34, said on a phone call. This was a few days after Joe Biden’s inauguration, and we were talking about the previous week of SOS social media posts from wide-eyed QAnon followers, like a TikToker propped up on a pillow, pleading,…Read more...
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Biden talks with Netanyahu, calls it a ‘good conversation’

By Kevin Liptak | CNN President Joe Biden spoke Wednesday with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, ending what had been a lengthy stretch without a call after Biden took office. The period without communication had raised questions about what was behind the delay, though the White House insisted the two men had a strong relationship and that Biden was simply calling leaders in other regions before arriving at the Middle East. “It was a good conversation,” Biden told reporters in the Oval...
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The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works against the contagious virus variant first found in UK, a new study shows

Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine works against the contagious coronavirus variant first found in the UK, an early study shows. Researchers studied lab-made versions of both the original coronavirus and the variant, which has spread around the world. Whilst the results are reassuring, they have not yet been peer-reviewed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The COVID-19 shot co-developed by Pfizer and BioNTech works against the...
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Abu Mohammed al-Masri, Al Qaeda's No. 2, killed in US-Israel joint operation in Iran

The United States and Israel worked together to track and kill a senior Al Qaeda operative in Iran earlier this year, a bold...
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US, Israel worked together to track and kill al Qaeda No. 2

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Israel worked together to track and kill a senior al-Qaida operative in Iran earlier this year,...
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The Israeli Unicorn Landscape

The Israeli tech ecosystem has made its mark globally since its early days somewhere in the 1990s. With $8.3 billion raised in 2019 and $9.9 billion in exits in 2019 alone, Israel punches above its weight. The stats about Israel’s tech ecosystem have become part of its Startup Nation Mantra – Israel boasts the highest number of startups per capita (6587 companies according to SNC), the highest VC dollars per capita, the % of GDP spent on R&D is only second to Korea, it has over 350 multi nat...
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Delta Is Now Selling Business Class Suites And Premium Economy Between JFK And Tel Aviv!

Even with Israel’s borders closed for the foreseeable future, airlines are jockeying for position to cash in on the lucrative US-Israel flight market. Delta has long trailed El Al and United with an older business class product and no premium economy section. With American adding JFK-Tel Aviv flights in 2021, Delta had to respond. Delta […]
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Read the full statement by the US, Israel and UAE on normalizing Israel-UAE relations

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to normalize relations, US President Donald Trump announced Thursday.
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Israel has a lot to lose by doing this

I believe in the value of US-Israel strategic cooperation. Not only is this partnership a vital element of our ally Israel's deterrent power -- no less important than its F-15 fighter planes and Merkava tanks -- but it is of great benefit to America, providing an anchor of pro-US stability in one of the world's most turbulent regions
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United Cancelling Select Flights Between The US-Israel And Italy Due To Coronavirus

United has just sent me the following information regarding flights between the US-Israel and Italy: Due to COVID-19 and related government actions in Italy and Tel Aviv, United is making the following schedule adjustment to its international schedule between its U.S. hubs and Milan, Rome and Tel Aviv: United is suspending service between New York/Newark […]
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Another US-Israel joint military exercise canceled due to coronavirus fears

The US and Israel have canceled another joint military exercise as the novel coronavirus continues to spread globally.
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Accelmed targets $100 mln for sophomore fund

Accelmed is seeking to raise about $100 million for its second venture fund. Accelmed Ventures II will invest in Israeli and global pre-revenue healthtech startups, including medical devices and digital health. PRESS RELEASE HERZLIYA, Israel, Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Accelmed, a group of funds investing in healthtech companies in the fields of medical device and digital health, announced today that it is establishing Accelmed Ventures II, a new venture capital fund with the goal of raising an...
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The Trump-Netanyahu relationship is sowing disaster for both countries

By catering to the right, the leaders are harming Palestinians, making Israel less safe and further damaging America’s reputation‘The Trump administration needs to realize that it is playing with fire in its approach to Israel.’ Photograph: Carlos Barría/ReutersIn the run-up to the Israeli elections, Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu took a series of irresponsible steps to help the Israeli prime minister’s electoral prospects: Trump announced support for Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heig...
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Ilhan Omar: Foreign affairs chairman says congresswoman should remain on committee amid Republican effort to remove her over Israel comments

Ilhan Omar should not be stripped of her position on the House foreign affairs committee, the panel’s chairman has said amid an effort mostly by Republicans to have the congresswoman removed. Eliot Engel said such a move would only “exacerbate” a row that has developed in the wake of recent comments by Ms Omar about the US-Israel relationship. “No, I'm not close to it,” Mr Engel told CNN when asked if he was considering stripping his colleague of her position.
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Trump attacks Democrat Ilhan Omar over comments questioning US-Israel relationship

Donald Trump has said Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s latest controversial comments about the US-Israel relationship represent a “dark day” for the Middle East country. Ms Omar, the first Somali-American elected to Congress, has been forced to defend herself in recent days following an event last week in which she claimed she was being pressured to pledge “allegiance” to Israel. “I want to talk about the political influence in this country that says it is OK for people to push for allegi...
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