Ola Salem

Ola Salem

Gun violence

'Arms are for hugs': US students march to end gun violence

Students march from White House to Capitol Hill calling on politicians to pass bills to end gun violence in the US.

'Arms are for hugs': US students march to end gun violence

United States

US House Democrats delay anti-Semitism resolution amid pressure

Democrats delay a vote rebuking Ilhan Omar as pressure mounts to include broad language condemning other bigotry.

US House Democrats delay anti-Semitism resolution amid pressure

US & Canada

US senators want report on Khashoggi killing from intel community

Democrats introduce bill demanding the National Intelligence Director submit a public report on the writer's murder.

US senators want report on Khashoggi killing from intel community

US & Canada

'Fake': Thousands rally in US against Trump's national emergency

More than 250 rallies held across the US to decry Trump's national emergency declaration to build the border wall.

'Fake': Thousands rally in US against Trump's national emergency

United States

US workers facing debt from last shutdown fear deal may collapse

Gov't employees, contractors still recovering from last closure worry what a new shutdown may mean for their livelihoods

US workers facing debt from last shutdown fear deal may collapse

US & Canada

CPJ demands justice for Khashoggi, Trump to hold MBS accountable

On eve of deadline for White House to report to Congress on Khashoggi's murder, rights groups demand 'justice for Jamal'

CPJ demands justice for Khashoggi, Trump to hold MBS accountable

United States

The US gov't may be open again, but fears remain for contractors

As thousands of federal workers went back to work, uncertainty remained for contractors who were furloughed or laid off.

The US gov't may be open again, but fears remain for contractors

US Midterms 2018

In age of Trump, black women running for office in higher numbers

Hundreds of African American women are running for local and national office in the upcoming midterms.

In age of Trump, black women running for office in higher numbers

US Midterms 2018

Will Nevada elect the US's first female-majority legislature?

After winning record number of primary races, Nevada female candidates set their sights on making history on November 6.

Will Nevada elect the US's first female-majority legislature?

Jamal Khashoggi

What is the Magnitsky Act? How does it apply to Khashoggi's case?

Senators trigger act requiring Trump to determine if foreign person violated the human rights of slain Saudi writer.

What is the Magnitsky Act? How does it apply to Khashoggi's case?

United States

Who is Anita Hill?

Hill, who accused Supreme Court nominee Thomas of sexual misconduct in 1991, says 'we expect better' with Kavanaugh.

Who is Anita Hill?

United States

US decision to shut PLO office 'denies Palestinians as people'

Analysts warn Trump's decision to close the Palestinian mission in DC further jeopardises any peace process.

US decision to shut PLO office 'denies Palestinians as people'