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Actress Natalie Portman: Israel's new nation-state law is 'racist'

This summer, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu passed a controversial measure known as the "Basic Law," establishing Israeli Jews as having a "unique" right to self-determination and declaring Jerusalem the "complete and united" capital of Israel.

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'Basically A Lie About U.S. Intelligence': MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Is Stunned by the Newest White House Statement

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell looked absolutely flabbergasted Monday night as she read the latest statement from the White House on Iran's nuclear capabilities, a statement she told viewers was essentially a flat-out lie that contradicts previously acknowledged American intelligence findings.

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Israeli Prime Minister and Trump Ally Netanyahu Could Be Ousted in Stunning Corruption Scandal

Israeli investigators recommended that the country's attorney general indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges Tuesday. Police have investigated several allegations against the prime minister, including accusations that he and his wife accepted bribes for political favors and that he planned to punish a newspaper's competitor in exchange for more positive coverage.

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Trump Tells Netanyahu No Marijuana Exports, Israel Says Okay

Israel has halted a plan to export medical marijuana at the request of US President Donald Trump, reports said. The plan would include relaxing Israel's strict criteria for exporting medical ...

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What the Protests in Iran Are Really About

All eyes are on Iran. On December 28, as if from nowhere, protests broke out in Iran’s second most populous city, Mashhad - out in the far east, near the Turkmenistan and Afghanistan border. The protests moved with deliberate speed across the country, to Kermanshah in the west and Bandar Abbas in the south. Tehran was not spared, although it is not the epicenter of the protests. This is unlike the Green Movement of 2009, when Tehran’s reform-minded citizens came onto the streets angry with what they saw as a stolen election. It is unlike the student uprisings of 1999, again centered in Tehran, when students protested over the closure of the reform newspaper Salam.

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By Clasping Hands with Netanyahu, Sen. Kamala Harris Reveals Herself as Just Another 'Progressive Except For Palestine'

As the second black female senator in American history, Kamala Harris has been a pioneer in American politics. Many consider her to be a serious contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. Harris has even been branded by the New York Times as a “‘Top Cop’ in the era of Black Lives Matter,” a tip of the hat to the former California attorney general's progressive politics and support for issues of social justice. But while Harris has been praised as someone who fights racism in the United States, some critics feel she has failed to be consistent in that approach abroad.

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How Netanyahu’s Son Became the Poster Boy for White Supremacists

The eldest son of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has found himself an unlikely poster boy for David Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, and the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer.

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Israel Is Playing Charades in Its Population Battle with Palestine

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered a crushing rebuke to the hopes of perennial optimists roused by the visit to the Middle East last week of Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. At an event on Monday in the West Bank celebrating the half-centenary of Israeli occupation, Netanyahu effectively admitted that U.S. efforts to revive the peace process would prove another charade.

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Israel Is Using NFL Legends as Unwitting Pawns in an Insidious New Propaganda Campaign

Last week, a group of storied NFL veterans including Joe Montana, Jim Brown, Mike Singletary, Eric Dickerson, and Roger Staubach made a brief trip to Jerusalem, where they visited the Western Wall, watched a few high school teams practice and pressed the flesh with Israeli fans.

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Is Donald Trump's Casino Empire Linked to Money Laundering?

So Donald Trump screwed the pooch again. This time the president did it on camera, standing next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, when he made a point of quieting the room and addressing reporters to say this out of the blue:

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Dutch Documentary Part II: Blood on Trump and Kushner's Hands from Deals with Africa War Zone Diamond Mines

The Trump family’s business partners have blood on their hands owing to deals with notorious diamond brokers who operate mines in wartorn Africa and own jewelry stores in London, Moscow and Amsterdam.

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