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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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In a hearing of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the son of a terror victim called the world body and a number of its members states accessories in the murder of his father for their failure to condemn the Palestinian Authority’s “pay to slay” scheme, which rewards terrorists and...

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Two news events this week underscored that the biggest impediment to Israeli-Palestinian peace is the inability or the refusal of the Palestinian Authority to govern effectively. In the first case, a convoy carrying PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah through Gaza was struck by an explosion damaging three cars and reportedly injuring...

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On the first day of a pilot program pairing Israeli and Palestinian farmers interested in joint agricultural ventures, each population sat warily on opposite sides of the room. Though all had agreed to be part of the trailblazing training program held at the Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) on Kibbutz Mizra, significant...

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A White House official told reporters that the Trump administration was committed to helping residents of Gaza with or without help from the Palestinian Authority, which boycotted an international summit held at the White House this week geared toward helping the coastal enclave, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. “Our...

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