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Palestinian-American lawmaker in US Congress Rashida Tlaib silenced for calling out Israel over Gaza war

12:42 PM | 8 Nov, 2023
Palestinian-American lawmaker in US Congress Rashida Tlaib silenced for calling out Israel over Gaza war
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WASHINGTON – Democratic Representative and an outspoken activist Rashida Tlaib has been silenced for speaking against the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza.

The only Palestinian-American lawmaker in Congress, bears the brunt for speaking out agaisnt Israel atrocities and Washington blatant support for Jewish forces that gave Israel license to kill Palestinians. 

To counter her stance, US House of Rep. voted to censure Rashida Tlaib. In a late night voting late Tuesday night, the House passed a censure resolution put forward by another representative Richard McCormick who blamed Rashida of promoting false narratives.

Nearly two dozen Democrats voted alongside Republicans to censure Rashida.

Meanwhile, Rashida said she was only Palestinian American serving in Congress, and her perspective is needed here now more than ever. She however mentioned not be allow anyone to silence anyone to distort her words. 

Several countries have recalled their ambassadors from Israel, to lend support for Palestinians while Jewish forces continued bombardment on the Gaza Strip for more than a month.

Amid the catastrophic situation in enclave, Pakistan and several other countries called on international community to meidate and stop Israeli aggression. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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