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Why Israel has an interest in a militant Iran

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Why Israel has an interest in a militant Iran

Why Israel has an interest in a militant Iran Despite the aggressive rhetoric. from Israel’s leaders, Israel benefits from Iran remaining a militant extremist regime. Israel has secretly supplied Iran with weapons and exploits the perception of Iran as a radical nation against the reality of Israel’s needs for a “bad guy” in the region…

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Special Adviser on Iran spells out war crimes of Qassem Suleimani and Iran

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Special Adviser on Iran spells out war crimes of Qassem Suleimani and Iran

Special Adviser on Iran spells out war crimes of Qassem Suleimani and Iran President Trump’s U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to Secretary of State Brian Hook presents briefing on expanded sanctions on Iran and takes questions from some reporters. Hook detailed specifics about Qassem Suleimani’s killing of Americans, but defends Israel against…

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Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County

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Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County

Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County Palestinian American lawyer Rouhy Shalabi was named as an Associate Judge to the Cook County Circuit Court and was sworn in to the post on Monday Jan. 6, 2020. He is the first Palestinian Judge and joins several Arab Americans who have served on the bench including…

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Sanders, Khanna announce new legislation to block funding for War with Iran

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Sanders, Khanna announce new legislation to block funding for War with Iran

Sanders, Khanna announce new legislation to block funding for War with Iran Senator Bernie Sanders co-sponsors legislation to block funding for President Trump’s war with Iran in Iraq while Americans protest across the country against the violence and targeted assassination of Iranian Military Commander Qassem Soleimani. The National Nonviolent PeaceForce denounces Trump’s violence as well as…

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CAIR vows fight against Trump suppression of free speech at Universities

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CAIR vows fight against Trump suppression of free speech at Universities

CAIR vows fight against Trump suppression of free speech at Universities The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today pledged to oppose an executive order signed by President Trump that attempts to suppress academic freedom by conflating the vile bigotry of anti-Semitism with First Amendment-protected criticism of…

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A new prime minister for Lebanon: a change-agent from campus

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A new prime minister for Lebanon: a change-agent from campus

A new prime minister for Lebanon: a change-agent from campus?  By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz On December 19, Lebanese President Michel Aoun named Hassan Diab, the vice president of the American University of Beirut (AUB), to form the next cabinet. Saad Hariri resigned on October 29, twelve days after nationwide street demonstrations erupted. Stability is eroding…

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