Israel blocks U.S. congresswomen from visiting the country
Thursday, 15 August 2019 The Israeli government says it will not let U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib visit the country as planned this weekend. The two Democrats, who are both Muslim, have been outspoken in support of Palestinian rights.
Israel Prevents Congresswomen
From Entering Country.
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib
were recently barred from
entering Israel on Aug. 15. .
Omar and Tlaib are the first two Muslim
women to be elected to Congress and have
been vocal in their criticisms of Israel.