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What is Ilhan Omar’s visit to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir trying to hide?
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What is Ilhan Omar’s visit to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir trying to hide?

Omar’s PoK visit and meeting with former Pakistan PM Imran Khan is so problematic that the US had to officially announce it was an unofficial personal visit and it did not represent any policy change on behalf of the US government

State Department says Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's Pakistan visit not sponsored by US government
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State Department says Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's Pakistan visit not sponsored by US government

Ilhan Omar was flown to the Line of Control (LoC) in the Chakothi sector, where she was briefed on the situation before and after the fresh understanding between the Armies of Pakistan and India

Jammu and Kashmir, NRC in Assam: When US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has been critical of India
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Jammu and Kashmir, NRC in Assam: When US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has been critical of India

Ilhan Omar, the Congresswoman from Minnesota, is currently in Pakistan on a four-day visit. Her trip to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir drew condemnation from New Delhi, which said that it 'violated India's territorial integrity and sovereignty'

'Narrow-minded politics': India condemns US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's visit to PoK
India

'Narrow-minded politics': India condemns US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's visit to PoK

Omar is currently on a four-day visit to Pakistan where apart from meetings with the political leadership in Islamabad, she is visiting Lahore and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Why there’s a sudden surge in international efforts to destabilise Modi government
Politics

Why there’s a sudden surge in international efforts to destabilise Modi government

The international campaign against the Modi administration is mainly sponsored by Western governments as well as the Sino-Pakistani alliance even if the visible face of the downstream protagonists may appear more innocuous

US House passes bill to combat Islamophobia: All you need to know about the Ilhan Omar-introduced legislation
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US House passes bill to combat Islamophobia: All you need to know about the Ilhan Omar-introduced legislation

The measure would establish a special envoy position at the state department to monitor and combat crimes against Muslims worldwide. It is unlikely to advance in the Senate

US lawmakers introduce bill to combat global Islamophobia; clubs India with China, Myanmar
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US lawmakers introduce bill to combat global Islamophobia; clubs India with China, Myanmar

The Ministry of External Affairs in the past has asserted that India is proud of its secular credentials, its status as the largest democracy and pluralistic society with a longstanding commitment to tolerance and inclusion

S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'
India

S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'

Addressing a group of Indian reporters on Thursday as he concluded his trip to Washington DC, which was primarily to attend the India-US 2+2 dialogue, S Jaishankar said the resolution introduced this month in the House of Representatives was not a fair characterisation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet
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PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet

Resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal on Friday

MEPs' visit to Kashmir not a 'blunder' but significant diplomatic move to seize the narrative of the Valley
India

MEPs' visit to Kashmir not a 'blunder' but significant diplomatic move to seize the narrative of the Valley

It is to their credit that the European lawmakers were not blinded by ideology enough to ignore the role being played by Pakistan in nurturing, sponsoring, mentoring and exporting terrorists.

US Congress critical of India on Kashmir: Beyond concern for human rights lies domestic political compulsions and Islamist agenda
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US Congress critical of India on Kashmir: Beyond concern for human rights lies domestic political compulsions and Islamist agenda

Omar called India's decision on Kashmir part of 'BJP's Hindu nationalism project' and wanted to know why the Trump administration is not pressing India on holding a plebiscite in Kashmir to give Kashmiris the right to self-determination

US lawmakers urge envoys to facilitate de-escalation of India-Pakistan tensions, call it 'tremendous danger' to global peace
India

US lawmakers urge envoys to facilitate de-escalation of India-Pakistan tensions, call it 'tremendous danger' to global peace

A group of American lawmakers have expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the US envoys in India and Pakistan to facilitate de-escalation of tension between the two countries

Israel offers muted response to Donald Trump's 'American Jews voting for Democrats are disloyal’ remark
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Israel offers muted response to Donald Trump's 'American Jews voting for Democrats are disloyal’ remark

Most Democrats disagree with the views of Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar on Israel but Trump’s repeated attacks have rallied support for the two

Donald Trump targets American Jews over Israel, says those who vote for Democrats are disloyal; renews willingness to play politics along religious lines
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Donald Trump targets American Jews over Israel, says those who vote for Democrats are disloyal; renews willingness to play politics along religious lines

Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, US president Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”

Israel grants US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's request to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds
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Israel grants US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's request to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds

Israel's interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Representative Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds

Israel bans US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting its shores; move draws criticism from AIPAC, Democrats
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Israel bans US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting its shores; move draws criticism from AIPAC, Democrats

House Democrat Ilhan Omar called Israel's decision Thursday to ban her from visiting the country 'chilling'

Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'
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Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'

Donald Trump attacked first-term democrats last week on Twitter, demanding they apologize 'for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.'

'It's our America': Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump for comments against democratic congresswomen
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'It's our America': Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump for comments against democratic congresswomen

Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice to the Democratic outcry following Donald Trump's attack on four congresswomen, saying 'there's a place for all of us'.

'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
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'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

Trump alleged that the leading voices of the Democrat Party were "left-wing extremists". He also claimed that these left-wing ideologues reject everything the country stood for and saw "our nation as a force of evil".

Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’
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Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, combative Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into extended dissection. Trump set off a firestorm when he tweeted that four should “go back” to their home countries, though three were born in US.