Day: 01/06/2019

After backlash, Chicago school pulls support for ‘Teaching Palestine’ course

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Illinois district with large Jewish population withdraws recommendation for class after teachers and synagogues protest, saying it presents one-sided view of complex conflict

Source: After backlash, Chicago school pulls support for ‘Teaching Palestine’ course

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Thousands march through Tehran in solidarity with Palestine: video

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Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of Tehran on Friday, for an annual march in solidarity with Palestine. Footage shows the massive crowds

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Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan – Reuters

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Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual “Quds (Jerusalem) Day” in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan that U.S. President Donald Trump has touted as the “deal of the century”.

Source: Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan – Reuters

Trump sent a map and silly note to Netanyahu after the Israeli prime minister had his worst day in politics

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The White House senior adviser Jared Kushner on Thursday gave Benjamin Netanyahu an interesting gift after the Israeli prime minister suffered a devastating political blow earlier in the week.

Source: Trump sent a map and silly note to Netanyahu after the Israeli prime minister had his worst day in politics

Lebanon agrees to talks with Israel over maritime dispute

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US and UN interim force in Lebanon to mediate discussions between Middle East rivals.

Source: Lebanon agrees to talks with Israel over maritime dispute