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Democratic Party platform criticizes possible Israeli annexation of West Bank, Saudi role in Yemen

Parts of the platform approved at the Democratic National Convention this week have been both praised and criticized by Israel- and Iran-focused groups in Washington.

The Democratic Party's new platform approved at the Democratic National Convention this week shows the party’s evolution on Syria and the US-Saudi relationship, but may disappoint some progressives on Israeli-Palestinian issues.

The party approved the new platform Tuesday. The convention wraps up tonight with a speech from presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden.

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