Pressure mounts for UK government to designate PFLP as terror org

Pressure is mounting for the United Kingdom to designate the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), one of the groups involved in October 7 and terror attacks predating it, according to a Friday article by the Jewish Chronicle.  The PFLP, who made headlines in the 1960s and 1970s after hijacking planes, is […]

US Congress averts government shutdown, passing $1.2 trillion bill

The US Congress early on Saturday overwhelmingly passed a $1.2 trillion budget bill, keeping the government funded through a fiscal year that began six months ago and sending it to President Joe Biden to sign into law and avert a partial shutdown. The vote on passage was 74-24. Key federal agencies including the departments […]

US Congress passes bill to avert government shutdown, sends it to Biden

The US House of Representatives on Thursday approved a stopgap bill to fund the federal government through early March and avert a partial government shutdown, sending it to President Joe Biden for final approval. The measure passed 314-108, with 106 Republicans and two Democrats in opposition. Earlier on Thursday, the Senate had easily passed […]

UK government accuses police of pro-Palestinian bias over marches

Britain’s government escalated its row with London’s police chief on Thursday over the handling of a pro-Palestinian march this weekend, accusing his officers of taking a softer stance towards left-wing causes. Plans for a demonstration in London on Saturday’s Armistice Day has sparked a row between government and police, with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak […]