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An Israeli boycott

Print edition : September 13, 2019

Ilhan Omar (right) and Rashida Tlaib at a press conference in Washington in July. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Muftiyah Tlaib, Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother, outside her home in Beit Ur al-Fauqa village in Israel-occupied West Bank, on August 16. Photo: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS

U.S. President Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

Israel has banned two members of the United States Congress, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, known for their strong views on Israeli occupation of Palestinian land, from entering the country after the two turned down a sponsored trip.
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