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Ahead of the planned riots at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel, Egypt has warned Hamas to control the violence, as IDF troops have prepared to defend against attacks. Hamas has called for riots on Saturday, March 30, to commemorate the first anniversary of the Great March of Return. The...

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When we returned from a free catered lunch, Shai Tamari, the conference organizer, announced that audience members were no longer allowed to record the conference. A few minutes later, Tamari leaned over me to tell the person sitting next to me to stop recording – my neighbor had been taking...

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In the first conference presentation, titled “The (De) Development of Gaza: Economy, Women, and Youth,” both speakers, Sara Roy and Laila El-Haddad, and the moderator, Rebecca Stein, all are on record having supported various boycotts of Israel. El-Haddad is a vocal supporter of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign...

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After a tension-filled day, a rocket was fired into southern Israel from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, sending thousands of residents to shelters, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Israel warned that it was ready to launch additional strikes against terror targets in Gaza, as the IDF moved more troops to...

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Abbas: Always enough money for terrorists

The Palestinian Authority has decided to penalize its law-abiding employees to avoid cutting salaries of Palestinian terrorists and their families under the so-called “pay-to-slay” scheme, which led the United States and Israel to cut aid until the PA stops inciting terror. Explaining the decision, Nabil Abu Rudeina, PA Deputy Prime...

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Hamas announced that it had an accepted an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel after a day of escalation, following a rocket attack by the Gaza-based terror group that destroyed a house in central Israel, The Times of Israel reported Monday. Israeli officials did not confirm that a ceasefire had been agreed...

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A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a residential building in central Israel early Monday morning. According to the IDF, the launch was carried out from a Hamas installation in the Rafah area in southern Gaza. The attack left seven injured, including two infants, The Times of Israel reported....

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In explaining why he created an NGO to publicize the morality of the IDF, Avihai Shorshan recalled that he had two friends who died in 2014 because they tried “to do their mission without harming civilians” during Operation Protective Edge, The Jerusalem Post reported Friday. Shorshan, whose group, My Truth, made...

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Hamas Threatens Journalists during Riots

More than 70 Palestinian journalists have been targeted by the Islamist terror organization Hamas during recent civil rights protests against the group’s misrule in the Gaza Strip, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. Mohammed al-Lahham, a senior official with the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), said during a press conference in Ramallah that...

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Abbas Greets Man Convicted of Terror

“If your citizens were being routinely attacked by terrorists, which of you would tolerate a reward system that compensated the attackers for their crimes?” That is the question United States Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt reportedly asked members of the United Nations Security Council earlier this month. “The Palestinian...

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