Mindy Belz

Mindy is senior editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We Are Infidels. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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Israel and ‘the squad’

International | Netanyahu government threatens to keep U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/15/19, 12:33 pm

ISRAEL: A controversial visit to Israel by two members of Congress who support BDS—or the boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign against Israel—is shaping up to be confrontational, as the Israeli government hints it may bar their entry upon arrival on Friday.

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‘Completely unacceptable’

International | McConnell warns China about any violent crackdowns in Hong Kong
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/12/19, 03:05 pm

HONG KONG: Authorities fired on protesters at close range and canceled all remaining flights Monday—at one of the busiest airports in the world—after protesters swarmed Hong Kong International Airport’s main terminal for a fourth day. Officials continued to build a case against demonstrators, calling them “terrorists.” U.S.

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Sent ‘home’

Immigration | ICE agents are rounding up more Iraqi Christians living with legal status in the United States, as questions mount over the death of Jimmy Aldaoud
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/09/19, 05:54 pm

In essence, Jimmy Aldaoud was what lawyers call low-hanging fruit. The 41-year-old Detroit suburb resident had more than 20 convictions, the most notable for assault and stealing power tools from a garage in 2012. Family and friends say doctors believed he was bipolar with schizoaffective disorder, plus he was a diabetic. 

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