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Excerpted and adapted from the introduction to What Justice Demands: America and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Post Hill Press). In June 2014, a jihadist group linked to Al Qaeda conquered large tracts of Syria and Iraq. After this swift rise to power, which took the world by surprise, the group declared...

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Israel’s Diplomatic-Security Cabinet is expected to announce in the coming weeks a major slash in the tax revenues that Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, with the amount the PA pays to terrorists and their families to be deducted from the aid Israel hands over to the Palestinian...

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The Palestinian Authority was blasted on Tuesday for their public show of support for the Maduro regime in Venezuela by United States Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt, JNS reported. “The Palestinian leadership should be focused on providing a better future for Palestinians, but instead focuses on supporting the morally...

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With the rejection of all U.S. financial assistance over a new anti-terror law, the Palestinian Authority “has chosen terror over the wellbeing of its own civilian population,” TIP CEO & President, Joshua S. Block, said in an op-ed published in JNS on Wednesday. The PA announced earlier this month that...

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The makeup of any future Palestinian government remains uncertain, as two factions of the PLO said they would not be part of a governing coalition that “solidifies divisions” among the Palestinians, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah...

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Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has offered his resignation amid political turmoil in the PA’s ruling faction, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. It has yet to be determined if PA President Mahmoud Abbas has accepted the resignation. Hamdallah’s offer of resignation comes after the Fatah Central Council recommended on Sunday...

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United States envoy Jason Greenblatt has slammed the Palestinian leadership’s ongoing boycott of U.S.-led peace efforts as a “huge disservice” to the Palestinian people, after a senior Palestinian official accused the Trump administration of bias towards Israel, JNS reported Monday. Palestinian legislator and senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organization...

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Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, said Tuesday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) “should stop spending 7 percent of its annual budget on inciting and paying terrorist salaries, and instead use it to develop its infrastructure and help its people,” Ben Cohen reported in The Algemeiner. Danon was...

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A Labour MP has described the use of British taxpayers’ money to fund a Palestinian school curriculum which incites violence against Israelis and propagates anti-Semitic material as a “scandal,” The Jewish Chronicle reported Tuesday. Dame Louise Ellman, vice-chair of the Labour Friends of Israel, said in parliament that the minds...

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The Palestinian Authority is looking to deport a United States citizen who was recently sentenced to life imprisonment for selling land to Jews according to a report on Israeli television, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. U.S. officials have reportedly been pressuring the PA to release Issam Akel, who is...

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