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An Israeli court ruled on Wednesday that 51 Palestinians have grounds to sue the Palestinian Authority for torture they suffered while in PA custody, The Jerusalem Post reported. The Jerusalem District Court said in a 1,860-page ruling that the plaintiffs could sue the PA in Israeli courts, noting that they had been...

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Despite warnings from top American and Israeli officials against rewarding terrorism, the Palestinian Authority has increased its spending on salaries to terrorists and their families in 2017, Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) revealed Wednesday. According to the Palestinian Authority’s latest budget, payments to jailed terrorists have increased 13%, from 488 million shekels ($135 million)...

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Tensions in and around Jerusalem have soared since Arab Israeli terrorists murdered two Israeli police officers and injured a third in the sacred Temple Mount complex in the Old City last Friday. Israel responded with new security measures, including installing metal detectors that have been met with unjustified outrage. It’s...

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The United States-sponsored water agreement signed last week between Israel and the Palestinian Authority marked the end of Palestinian efforts to obstruct joint water projects in order to delegitimize Israel, an expert on Israeli water technology wrote in a recent op-ed published in The New York Times. Seth Siegel, author...

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Israel, PA Sign Cooperation Agreements Israel and the Palestinian Authority signed two U.S.-mediated deals this week, both of which should improve the quality of life of Palestinians. Israeli and Palestinian officials on Monday signed one of the agreements at a ceremony inaugurating the PA’s first-ever electricity substation. While Israel will, for now, continue...

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Electricity supplies in the Gaza Strip have plummeted in recent days, leaving residents without power for more than 24 hours at a time, Times of Israel reported on Thursday. Gaza’s only electrical power plant closed down on Wednesday evening, exacerbating the problem and limiting the electricity supply to two or three...

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A Palestinian man admitted to Israeli interrogators that the Palestinian Authority’s policy of paying generous salaries to the families of terrorists motivated him to attack Israelis, according to a translated transcript published by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) on Monday. PMW shared the document ahead of Wednesday’s Senate hearing on the Taylor Force Act,...

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Jason Greenblatt, the White House’s special envoy for international negotiations, announced on Thursday that Israel and the Palestinian Authority reached a landmark, U.S.-mediated water agreement. Though Greenblatt presented the agreement in the context of a planned canal extending from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, he focused on the...

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An ex-Palestinian Authority minister revealed in a statement, posted on social media on Sunday, that he quit his post in October 2015 because of the high level of corruption in the Palestinian government. Shawqi al-Issa, who served as minister of agriculture and minister of social affairs in the Palestinian unity...

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The White House’s special envoy for international negotiations has returned to the Middle East for the sixth time in as many months, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Jason Greenblatt met with Palestinian officials in Jerusalem on Tuesday, even as the Palestinians continue to refuse to end payments to terrorists—a priority...

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