Israel / Middle East

Joy Reid Once Said Antisemitic Iranian President ‘Has a Point’ About Sending Jews from Israel to Europe

Controversial statements made by Joy Reid are surging back to the forefront following the news of her new primetime weekday slot on MSNBC — statements that included an apparent approval of former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling for the expulsion of Jews from Israel, suggesting they establish a “Zionist regime” in Germany and Austria instead.

FILE - Joy Reid speaks at the 2019 Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 28, 2019, in New York. MSNBC has picked Reid to fill the 7 p.m. hour that was vacated by longtime host Chris Matthews in early March. When Reid debuts her new show, "The ReidOut," on July 20, …

Report: Fake Op-Ed Columnists Spread Anti-Qatar Propaganda

The Daily Beast published a report Monday documenting “at least 19 fake personas” that managed to “place more than 90 opinion pieces in 46 different publications” over the past year praising the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) while criticizing its adversaries Qatar, Turkey, and Iran.

Youth ride jet-skis at Katara beach in the Qatari capital Doha on July 1, 2020 as the country moves into the second phase of its four-step plan to lift COVID-19 lockdown. - People in Qatar cautiously returned to beaches as the Gulf nation, which has one of the world's highest …

Doug Jones: Intel on Russian Bounties ‘a Little Bit Mixed’ – Trump Should Get Answers and Take Action If It’s True

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) stated that the intelligence reports on Russia putting bounties on U.S. soldiers “are a little bit mixed. We’re not sure if all the intelligence can agree,” and President Trump should be “getting answers and letting the American people know that he is getting answers and he will take the appropriate action, should he find that it was absolutely true.”

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 05: Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) speaks with members of the media in the Senate Subway at the U.S. Capitol on February 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Senate votes today on whether to acquit or convict the President on two articles of impeachment as the trial …