Under pressure from Trump, Israel bars US congresswomen Omar and Tlaib
Friday, 16 August 2019 () Israel will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of the Palestinians, a decision strongly encouraged by President Donald Trump.
Israel will bar a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israel not to let them in. Jonah Green reports.
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