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U.S. Representative from Minnesota

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Ilhan Omar: U.S. Representative from Minnesota
Ilhan Abdullahi Omar is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district since 2019. She is the first Somali American, the first naturalized citizen of African birth, and the first woman of color to represent Minnesota in the United States Congress. She is also one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress. She is a member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party.

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Detention without charges worst abomination in democracy: Chidambaram on PSA on Omar, Mehbooba


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National Conference delegation from Jammu granted permission to meet Farooq Abdullah, Omar on Sunday

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Israel bans US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting its shores; move draws criticism from AIPAC, Democrats

House Democrat Ilhan Omar called Israel's decision Thursday to ban her from visiting the country 'chilling'
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Israel bars U.S. Democratic lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib under pressure from Trump

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday barred U.S. Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from making a planned trip to Israel, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on..
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U.S. lawmaker calls Israeli move to block her visit an 'insult to democratic values'

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar said on Thursday that Israel's decision to block her visit to the country was an "insult to democratic values" and was unsurprising given Prime Minister Benjamin..
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing"..
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Senate Democratic leader urges Israel to reverse ban on lawmakers' visit

Israeli officials should reverse their decision to block a visit by two U.S. Democratic lawmakers -- Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar -- who have been critical of the country, U.S. Senate..
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Netanyahu says Omar and Tlaib intended to harm Israel on visit

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that barring a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar was meant to prevent them harming Israel.
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Israel bars visit by U.S. Democratic lawmakers

Israel will bar a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who planned to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, the country's deputy..
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Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister

Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday.
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Israel weighs barring visit by U.S. congressional critics: Israeli official

Israel is considering barring a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who plan to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, an Israeli..
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Omar seeks CBI inquiry into 'fake orders' on Kashmir circulating on social media


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Boycotting assembly elections will benefit BJP: Omar warns people


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Omar a 'political juvenile' who tweets on everything: J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

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'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

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Ilhan Omar calls Donald Trump 'fascist' after racist slogans at US president's rally; sparring with Democratic Congresswomen escalates

Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has branded Donald Trump a "fascist" as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the..
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US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen

Trump's criticism was aimed at four freshman Democrats who have garnered attention since their arrival in January for their outspoken liberal views and thinly veiled distaste for Trump - Ocasio-Cortez..
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Kumaraswamy may know something no one else does: Omar on Karnataka crisis


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Don't use Eid meeting to lobby for party ticket for Assembly polls: Omar to NC leaders


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