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Michigan's largest Arab American cities reject Biden over his handling of Israel-Hamas war

Feb. 28, 2024 17:27 PM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Dearborn and two other Michigan cities with large Arab and Muslim populations turned against President Joe Biden in the state’s primary after Democratic leaders there warned for months that voters were angry about his handling of the Israel-Hamas war. While...

'Uncommitted' wins 2 Democratic delegates in Michigan, a victory for Biden's anti-war opponents

Feb. 28, 2024 17:16 PM EST

LANSING, Michigan (AP) — A protest “uncommitted” vote in Michigan that secured two delegates in the state's Democratic primary on Tuesday was meant as a warning to President Joe Biden's reelection over his support for Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza, but eight months from Election Day his...

The UK is stepping up lawmakers' security as tensions flare over the Israel-Hamas war

Feb. 28, 2024 10:05 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Wednesday that it is stepping up security for lawmakers after politicians reported threats and intimidation connected to the Israel-Hamas war. The Home Office said a 31 million-pound ($40 million) fund will give every lawmaker a...

Trump and Biden won Michigan. But 'uncommitted' votes demanded attention

Feb. 27, 2024 22:42 PM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump won the Michigan primaries on Tuesday, further solidifying the all-but-certain rematch between the two men — yet early results from the state were highlighting some of their biggest political vulnerabilities ahead of...

Biden hopes cease-fire, hostage deal to pause Israel-Hamas war can take effect by next Monday

Feb. 26, 2024 23:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that he hopes a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that would pause hostilities and allow for remaining hostages to be released can take effect by early next week. Asked when he thought a cease-fire could begin, Biden said: “Well...

What would a new Palestinian government in the West Bank mean for the war in Gaza?

Feb. 26, 2024 21:02 PM EST

The Palestinian Authority's prime minister announced his government's resignation on Monday, seen as the first step in a reform process urged by the United States as part of its latest ambitious plans to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But it will do little to address the...

Live updates | Biden hopes a Gaza cease-fire deal can take effect by next Monday

Feb. 26, 2024 18:04 PM EST

U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that he hopes a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that would pause hostilities and allow for remaining hostages to be released can take effect by early next week. Asked when he hoped such a deal could be finalized, Biden said Monday that he...

UK's Sunak criticizes a Conservative’s attack on London mayor and denies Islamophobia accusations

Feb. 26, 2024 12:32 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday that a Conservative lawmaker was wrong to say the mayor of London is controlled by Islamists, and denied his party tolerates anti-Muslim prejudice. Sunak was pressured to condemn Islamophobia after the comments by Lee...

Palestinian prime minister submits government’s resignation, a move that could open door to reforms

Feb. 26, 2024 12:26 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian prime minister announced the resignation of his government on Monday, paving the way for a shake-up in the Palestinian Authority, which the U.S. hopes will eventually take on a role in postwar Gaza. Many obstacles remain to making a revamped...

Palestinian prime minister submits government’s resignation, a move that could open the door to US-backed reforms

Feb. 26, 2024 03:36 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian prime minister submits government’s resignation, a move that could open the door to US-backed reforms.