Defense Minister and leader of Israel Beytenu party, Avigdor Liberman, leads the faction meeting at the Knesset on March 20, 2017. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** ????
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It is an open secret that the Palestinian Authority pays salaries to convicted terrorists and stipends to the families of terrorists killed in action. In response, last week Israel designated the Palestinian National Fund, the treasury of the Palestine Liberation Organization, as a terrorist group, accusing it of serving as...

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Sunday that he will grant his people’s highest honor to the former head of a United Nations agency that issued a widely criticized report on Israel last week, Haaretz reported. According to a statement from the office of the Palestinian president, Abbas informed Rima Khalaf by phone...

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The Palestinian Non-Authority Another Palestinian terror faction announced on Tuesday that it will not participate in upcoming local elections. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stated that it would boycott the May municipal contests to protest the Palestinian Authority’s “suppressive” tactics against demonstrators. Hamas, the terror organization that...

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A significant Palestinian faction has withdrawn from May’s municipal elections in the Palestinian areas of the West Bank to protest against the Palestinian Authority security services’ handling of recent protests. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which is classified as a terror group by Israel, said on...

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The Palestine Liberation Organization is naming a new youth camp after a terrorist who led one of the deadliest terrorist attacks on Israeli soil, Palestinian Media Watch reported Sunday. The PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports will launch the “Brothers of Dalal” youth camp next month, named for Dalal Mughrabi,...

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Elections For Me, But Not for Thee The Palestinian Authority announced on Tuesday that scheduled municipal elections in May would only take place in the West Bank, thus excluding the Hamas-run Gaza Strip. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said that “the West Bank government’s decision… amounts to reinforcing the split” between the terror...

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On April 22, 2014, only a week before the end of the nine-month negotiating period set by the White House, Israeli negotiators felt that they had made progress in talks with the Palestinians, and came up with a proposal to extend the negotiations. But the following day, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas...

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The Palestinian Authority announced Tuesday that municipal elections, scheduled for May, will only take place in the PA-controlled West Bank and not in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip. The Ma’an news agency said the decision was taken during the PA’s weekly cabinet meeting Tuesday afternoon. A PA statement said that Hanna...

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Facebook shut down the official page of the ruling Palestinian political party Fatah on Monday, a move that came amidst a campaign by the social media network against accounts that promote violence. Munir Jaghoub, a spokesman for Fatah’s Mobilization and Organization Commission, told The Jerusalem Post that the trigger for Facebook’s action was the...

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict took center stage once again when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Washington to meet with President Donald Trump. Amidst speculation over the policy they would adopt regarding the stalled peace process and the wider idea of a regional peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors, one...

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