UMass Amherst Reverses Decision to Ban Iranian Students

UMass Amherst / Wikimedia Commons

The University of Massachusetts Amherst reversed a decision to ban Iranian students from participating in programs related to nuclear science and other engineering fields following massive pressure from Muslim community groups, according to a statement released by the school.

Muslim Leader Who Called Israel a ‘Suspect’ After 9/11 Meets with Biden at White House

Vice President Joe Biden at the White House's Countering Violent Extremism summit / AP

A controversial U.S. Muslim leader who has been highly critical of Israel and said that the Jewish state should be on the “suspect list” in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks participated on Tuesday in a White House summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) that featured Vice President Joe Biden.

U.S., Israeli Officials Deny U.S. Has Cut Israel Out of Iran Talks


Senior U.S. officials in both the State Department and White House denied reports that the Obama administration has stopped informing Israel about Iran nuclear talks as a result of anger over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech before a joint session of Congress, according to statements provided to the Free Beacon.

Jindal: Obama is ‘Disrespecting Israel, the Jewish People’

Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal took aim at the White House for “disrespecting Israel and the Jewish people” after it was revealed that President Barack Obama’s authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State (IS) failed to mention that Jews are a prime target of the terror group, according to a statement provided to the Washington Free Beacon.