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US midterms filled with historic firsts

Rashida Tlaib and Ilham Omar Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib won the race for the Democrats in the state of Michigan.

Times Live , South Africa Nov 9, 2018

From Dadaab to the US Congress — VIDEO

World Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women in US Congress chicago, A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared the historic distinction Tuesday of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Nov 8, 2018

West Bank kin cheer first Palestinian-American woman in U.S. Congress

BEIT UR AL-FAUQA, West Bank (Reuters) - Tuning into the news at dawn on Wednesday, the extended family of Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress, celebrated her victory in their home in the Israeli occupied West Bank.

Reuters , Africa Nov 7, 2018

Two women make history in America as they become first Muslim women elected to congress Kenya News

- Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, both Democrats, have marked their names in the book of history after their recent big wins in America - Omar who is Somali-American won the seat in Minnesota while Tlaib who is a Palestinian-American won that of Detroit on November 6 - The are currently being celebrated across America as this makes them the first Muslim women elected to US Congress Despite the growing rate of Islamophobic attacks in America and hostility towards immigrant, it appears there are still many people who choose to look past all of that and think of humanity first.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

WATCH: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib become first two Muslim American women elected to US congress

What To Read Next Ilhan Omar will represent Minnesota while Rashida Tlaib will be Michigan's representative.

News 24 , South Africa Nov 7, 2018

Muslim US Congresswomen and other historic firsts from the #2018MidTerms

* Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar: America's first Muslim women in Congress.

IOL , South Africa Nov 7, 2018

Women candidates make history in US 2018 midterm elections

First Muslim women Ilhan Omar of the Minnesota first Muslim woman in Congress [Courtesy] Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party will become the first Muslim women in Congress.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib make history as first Muslim women in Congress win

The victories by the two Democrats -- Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib -- came on an election night when members of multiple minority groups had a chance to score electoral firsts.

The Star , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Minnesota, Michigan send first Muslim women to U.S. Congress

Democrats, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib mark election victory [Courtesy] Voters in Minnesota and Michigan on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the U.S. Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia’s civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Former refugee in Kenya Ilhan Omar elected to US Congress

Democrats, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib mark election victory [Courtesy] Voters in Minnesota and Michigan on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the U.S. Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia’s civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018