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Bernie Sanders defends Ilhan Omar, says we must not 'equate anti-Semitism' with 'legitimate criticism' of Israel's 'right-wing' government

Bernie Sanders defends Ilhan Omar, says we must not 'equate anti-Semitism' with 'legitimate criticism' of Israel's 'right-wing' government

Wednesday March 6, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday came to the defense of Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota as she faces accusations of anti-Semitism from congressional colleagues on both sides of the aisle over comments she’s made regard…

Manchester United staged an incredible comeback to beat Paris St-Germain 3-1

Manchester United staged an incredible comeback to beat Paris St-Germain 3-1

Wednesday March 6, 2019

Manchester United have equalled a club record by scoring against Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League last-16 second leg clash in Paris.
The Old Trafford outfit got on the scoreboard early, with Romelu Lukaku pouncing…

As an Israeli American, I agree with Ilhan Omar much more than the US politicians weaponising antisemitism

As an Israeli American, I agree with Ilhan Omar much more than the US politicians weaponising antisemitism

Omar is challenging decades-long unconditional American support for Israel while many American legislators are demanding loyalty oaths that enable Israel to continue doing as it pleases – with total impunity
by Mairav Zonszein California  @…

Trump Revokes Order Forcing Officials to Report on Civilian Deaths in Strikes

Trump Revokes Order Forcing Officials to Report on Civilian Deaths in Strikes

Wednesday March 6, 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – President Donald Trump has revoked an Executive Order that required the US administration to provide public reports on the number of civilians killed in military strikes outside of war zones, the W…

US House Democats delay anti-Semitic resolution amid pressure

US House Democats delay anti-Semitic resolution amid pressure

by Ola SalemWednesday March 6, 2019
US Representative Ilhan Omar is one of two recently-elected Muslim women in Congress [File: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters]

Washington, DC – US House Democrats have delayed a vote on a second resolution condemning anti-sem…

ICRC returns to Ethio-Somali region after 11 years

ICRC returns to Ethio-Somali region after 11 years

The International Committee of the Red Cross has resumed its operations in Ethiopia after the absence of more than ten years.
ICRC together with the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) jointly distributed emergency rel…

Somalia and Kenya agree to end diplomatic raw

Somalia and Kenya agree to end diplomatic raw

Wednesday March 6, 2019President Uhuru Kenyatta and Somalia President Mohamed Farmaajo on Wednesday held a meeting over the Indian Ocean boundary dispute.Ads By Google The meeting was chaired by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Nairobi.I…

Burundian troop withdrawal from Somalia leads to another diplomatic standoff

Burundian troop withdrawal from Somalia leads to another diplomatic standoff

Wednesday March 6, 2019Since 2007, AMISOM, the African Union (AU) mission in Somalia, has been tasked with combating Al-Shabaab, an extremist Islamist militant group with ties to Al-Qaeda. Ads By Google Many hundreds of soldiers have died among troop…

Turkish Red Crescent distributes clothing in Somalia

Turkish Red Crescent distributes clothing in Somalia

Turkey’s state aid agency provided clothing to families in a refugee camp located in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
The Turkish Red Crescent (Kizilay) distributed 20,000 pieces of clothing to 5,000 families in t…

Flights disrupted at JKIA in Nairobi as workers strike

Flights disrupted at JKIA in Nairobi as workers strike

Flights have been disrupted at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi after aviation workers went on strike.
The striking staff, who downed their tools in the small hours of Wednesday, are unhappy with the boa…