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The friendly soccer match between Argentina’s and Israel’s national soccer teams scheduled in Jerusalem was cancelled, after Argentine players received greater threats than those previously made by ISIS, the Argentine Foreign Minister said during an interview with Radio Mitre, La Agencia Judia de Noticias reported Wednesday (Spanish link). The foreign...

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After the deadly Hamas-led riots last week at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel, Gazans were asking of Hamas, the terrorist group that rules Gaza, what it had accomplished by ratcheting up the violence. One young man told The New York Times that nothing was accomplished by the violence, adding,...

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A picture of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the hospital, apparently published to quell concerns about his health, shows the leader reading a newspaper with an anti-Israel cartoon, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. While Abbas appears to be reading one side of the paper, there is a cartoon...

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s apology for his widely criticized anti-Semitic remarks was rejected as insufficient by a number of commenters on Twitter, most notably former Knesset member Einat Wilf. Wilf, who is a leading thinker about Zionism, observed on Friday, “Key point to understand in #Abbas apology: For Palestinians, there is...

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An editorial in The New York Times published Thursday described a speech given earlier this week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s as “vile” and called on him to leave office. The speech, which Abbas gave at the first meeting of the Palestinian National Council in 22 years on Sunday, attributed persecution of Jews to “social...

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The European Union’s Parliament passed legislation to bar EU aid from being used to fund anti-Israel hate education in Palestinian schools, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. The Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control introduced legislation in March to ensure that all initiatives supported by EU funds “reflect common values such as...

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The Islamist terror group Hamas, which is in complete political and military control of the Gaza Strip, “is sending Gazans to their death for good headlines,” a senior adviser to Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas charged, The Times of Israel reported. Referring to the current round of Hamas-orchestrated riots along...

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Just days after the United States Congress passed the bipartisan Taylor Force Act into law, the Palestinian Authority published its 2018 budget, which includes $355 million allocated to payment of terrorists and their families, Palestinian Media Watch reported Wednesday. The Taylor Force Act would reduce U.S. aid to the PA...

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On Monday, Hamas security forces intervened when students protested a raise in tuition at the Al-Azhar University in the Gaza Strip. At least five Palestinian students were beaten and injured by the Hamas police during the demonstration, The Times of Israel reported Monday. The students were opposing the university administration’s...

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The Taylor Force Act, which would cut funding to the Palestinian Authority as long as it pays rewards to terrorists, passed with bipartisan support as part of the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that will keep the United States government operating until the end of the fiscal year, The Times...

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