Israel Says It Will Grant Visa To Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Reversing Earlier Ban

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Israel said it would allow the congresswoman a "humanitarian visit" to visit her aging grandmother in the West Bank, reversing an earlier decision that came amid pressure from President Trump.
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Israel Bans Members Of DNC Squad From Jerusalem
Israel will bar a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. The two planned to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. The ban was announced Thursday by the country’s deputy foreign minister. “The decision has been made, the decision is not to allow them to enter,” Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely told Israel’s Reshet Bet Radio. U.S.

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