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Yemen's Houthi rebels unveil solid-fuel 'Palestine' missile that resembles Iranian hypersonic

Jun. 06, 2024 23:04 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels have unveiled a new, solid-fuel missile in their arsenal that resembles aspects of one earlier displayed by Iran that Tehran described as flying at hypersonic speeds. The rebels fired its new “Palestine” missile, complete...

Ta-Nehisi Coates returns to nonfiction and explores the power of stories in upcoming 'The Message'

May. 30, 2024 08:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For his first all-new book of nonfiction in nearly a decade, Ta-Nehisi Coates traveled the world. One World announced Thursday that Coates' “The Message” will be published Oct. 1. “The Message” is set everywhere from the American South to the Middle East and...

Brown University president's commencement speech briefly interrupted by protesters

May. 26, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Protesters briefly disrupted an outdoor commencement address given by Brown University's president on Sunday. Shortly after Christina Paxson began, her speech was interrupted for several minutes by shouting as she told the graduates, “I would really like...

Group of graduates walk out of Harvard commencement chanting 'Free, free Palestine'

May. 23, 2024 18:46 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of students in graduation robes walked out of the Harvard commencement on Thursday chanting “Free, free Palestine” after weeks of protests on campus and a day after the school announced that 13 Harvard students who participated in a protest encampment would...

Group of graduates walk out of Harvard commencement chanting "Free, free Palestine" after weeks of protests on campus

May. 23, 2024 11:14 AM EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Group of graduates walk out of Harvard commencement chanting "Free, free Palestine" after weeks of protests on campus.

25 arrested at University of Virginia after police clash with pro-Palestinian protesters

May. 04, 2024 21:04 PM EDT

Twenty-five people were arrested Saturday for trespassing at the University of Virginia after police clashed with pro-Palestinian protesters who refused to remove tents from campus, and demonstrators at the University of Michigan chanted anti-war messages and waved flags during commencement...

Congressman praises heckling of war protesters, including 1 who made monkey gestures at Black woman

May. 03, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Israel-Hamas war demonstrations at the University of Mississippi turned ugly this week when one counter-protester appeared to make monkey noises and gestures at a Black student in a raucous gathering that was endorsed by a far-right congressman from Georgia. ...

US vetoes widely supported resolution backing full UN membership for Palestine

Apr. 18, 2024 20:31 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States vetoed a widely backed U.N. resolution Thursday that would have paved the way for full United Nations membership for Palestine, a goal the Palestinians have long sought and Israel has worked to prevent. The vote in the 15-member Security...

The Security Council revives the Palestinian Authority’s UN hopes. The US says not yet

Apr. 08, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday revived the Palestinian Authority's hopes of joining the United Nations as a full member. But the United States said relations between Israel and the Palestinians are far from ripe. That all but quashes the Palestinian...