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The dilemma that Indian American lawmakers face

Many Indian Americans face the loyalty challenge often, especially those involved in the highly partisan world of politics and government affairs
Many Indian Americans believe that Jayapal and Khanna’s situations are symptomatic of a larger problem that effects them personally, hampering their ability to perform their duties as American officials(AP)
Many Indian Americans believe that Jayapal and Khanna’s situations are symptomatic of a larger problem that effects them personally, hampering their ability to perform their duties as American officials(AP)
Published on Nov 15, 2019 06:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByYashwant Raj

‘May God ruin Trump’, says US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother

On Thursday, bowing to pressure from Donald Trump, Israel barred a visit by Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar that it had initially said it would allow.
Muftia, the grandmother of US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib.(Reuters File Photo)
Muftia, the grandmother of US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 12:30 PM IST
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Beit Ur al-Fauqa, West Bank | ByReuters

Rashida Tlaib scraps West Bank trip despite Israel U-turn

Israel barred Tlaib and another Democrat, Ilhan Omar, from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the boycott movement following an unprecedented appeal from President Donald Trump to deny them entry.
US lawmaker Rashida Tlaib(AP image)
US lawmaker Rashida Tlaib(AP image)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 09:15 AM IST
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Associated Press | ByAssociated Press

Israel bars visit by two women US lawmakers after Trump calls for ban

US politicians called on Israel to reconsider, while senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi labelled it “an outrageous act of hostility against the American people and their representatives”.
Benjamin Netanyahu called the highly unusual move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary, charging that their “sole purpose is to harm Israel and increase incitement against it”.(AP FILE)
Benjamin Netanyahu called the highly unusual move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary, charging that their “sole purpose is to harm Israel and increase incitement against it”.(AP FILE)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 08:27 AM IST
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Jerusalem | ByAgence France-Presse

‘We will not be silenced’: Democratic congresswomen condemn Donald Trump’s remark

Trump also accused the four first-term congresswomen -- who are of Hispanic, Arab, Somali and African American origin -- of having “love” for US “enemies like Al-Qaeda.”
U.S. Reps Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) hold a news conference after Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on the four minority congresswomen.(REUTERS PHOTO)
U.S. Reps Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) hold a news conference after Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on the four minority congresswomen.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 03:39 PM IST
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Washington | ByAgence France-Presse

Iconic Palestinian robe fashions a new political symbol

The traditional brightly embroidered dress of Palestinian women known as the “thobe” adorned with elaborate hand-stitched embroidery, requires months of gruelling labour.
In this April 29, 2007 file photo, a Palestinian woman wearing a Palestinian dress with traditional embroidery performs a folk dance known as Debka, during a folk festival in the West Bank city of Ramallah.(AP Photo)
In this April 29, 2007 file photo, a Palestinian woman wearing a Palestinian dress with traditional embroidery performs a folk dance known as Debka, during a folk festival in the West Bank city of Ramallah.(AP Photo)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 11:28 AM IST
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Associated Press | ByAssociated Press, Jerusalem

US midterm elections 2018: Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women elected to Congress

Both women are Democrats from the Midwest and outspoken advocates of minority communities that have found themselves in the sights of US President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies.
Rashida Tlaib is the Detroit-born daughter of Palestinian immigrants -- the eldest of 14 children.(REUTERS)
Rashida Tlaib is the Detroit-born daughter of Palestinian immigrants -- the eldest of 14 children.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 11:02 PM IST
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Chicago | ByAgence France-Presse

First Muslim woman poised to join US Congress, says media report

Rashida Tlaib won a crowded battle to replace former US Representative John Conyers Jr. in the Michigan’s 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, the report said.
Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, is photographed outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Michigan.(AP File Photo)
Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, is photographed outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Michigan.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2018 08:13 PM IST
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