Day: 05/03/2018

U.S. embassy in Turkey shut down over a ‘security threat’ – Middle East Affairs

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By Middle East Affairs The U.S. embassy in Turkey is closed today because of a “security threat,” AFP reports. The embassy in Ankara was attacked in 2013 by a suicide bombing, which killed a Turkish security guard. That bombing was claimed by a far-left group. Turkey and the United States have butted heads lately over […]

Source: U.S. embassy in Turkey shut down over a ‘security threat’ – Middle East Affairs

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Pro-Palestine Protesters Confront AIPAC 2018

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Palestinian protesters and anti-Zionist groups marched against what they regarded as a “criminal lobby that controls American foreign affairs.”

Source: Pro-Palestine Protesters Confront AIPAC 2018

Netanyahu opposes early polls as probes intensify

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he opposes early elections, as corruption probes linked to him intensify speculation over his future.

Source: Netanyahu opposes early polls as probes intensify

Mideast peace looks evermore distant as Netanyahu visits U.S.

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Under the best of circumstances, a Mideast peace deal is the holy grail of diplomacy, a goal that has eluded American presidents for generations.

Source: Mideast peace looks evermore distant as Netanyahu visits U.S.

AIPAC launches conference with appeal to progressives

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Lobby’s new President Mort Fridman urges bipartisan support for Israel, warns of ‘very real forces trying to pull you out… of this movement’

Source: AIPAC launches conference with appeal to progressives