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Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel offer for ‘humanitarian' visit to see Palestinian grandma

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Rep. Rashida Tlaib rejected Friday Israel's offer to allow a “purely humanitarian” visit to her elderly grandmother in the occupied West Bank. The firebrand critic of Israel tweeted that she would not “bow down to their oppressive & racist policies.” Tlaib told Israeli authorities in a Thursday...
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Israel to Let Rep. Tlaib Into West Bank to See Grandmother

Israel to Let Rep. Tlaib Into West Bank to See Grandmother

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Israel's interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds. Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, asked to visit her 90-year-old grandmother in the West Bank, Minister Aryeh Deri said in a statement. Deri's...
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Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Israel's interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government would bar Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar - the first two Muslim women elected to Congress - from entering the country. The decision by Israel's interior ministry was reported early Friday morning by the Associated Press , among others. President Donald Trump had publicly lobbied Israeli leaders to block the lawmakers, but the move by the...
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Israel Grants Rashida Tlaib's Request to Visit West Bank Following Backlash to Previous Ban at Donald Trump's Urging

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The president tweeted that Tlaib, and her fellow lawmaker, Ilhan Omar, should be barred from the humanitarian visit.
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Israel grants Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds

Israel grants Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

Israeli minister says he granted request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit West Bank on humanitarian grounds.
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Israel grants Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Israel had decided to ban Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the West Bank.
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Israel says it received and granted a request by Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit West Bank on humanitarian grounds

1 month ago   |   By ABC News


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