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Firebomb thrown at police post on Temple Mount as fresh violence erupts

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A firebomb was thrown at a police position on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Tuesday, prompting officers to make a number of arrests and close off access to the holy site, which has seen soaring tensions in recent weeks over a long-sealed area. The police had no comment on any injuries in the attack. “A … Read More

Op-ed in official PA daily calls US peace envoy a ‘mongoloid’

Monday, March 4, 2019

An opinion piece published in the Palestinian Authority’s official newspaper called US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace envoy a “mongoloid,” a pejorative term for someone who has Down syndrome, drawing a sharp rebuke from the American ambassador to Israel. The column by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, which appeared in Sunday’s edition of Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, railed … Read More

Rejecting Israeli ‘piracy,’ Abbas says payments to ‘martyrs’ will continue

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Israel’s decision to deduct welfare payments to Palestinian security prisoners and their families from tax and tariff revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority is an act of piracy, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday. Speaking during a meeting of Palestinian leaders in Ramallah, Abbas said that the PA will refuse to … Read More

19 Palestinians arrested in fresh Temple Mount clashes

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Palestinian worshipers clashed with Israeli police on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount on Tuesday, trying to force their way into an area of the flash-point holy compound that has been closed for years. Police said 19 Palestinians were arrested. The incident follows a similar confrontation on Monday in which Palestinians tried to break the gate that Israel … Read More

Anti-Israel content exposed in UN agency’s school textbooks, as lawmakers decry ‘systematic hatred’

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Israel warns Syrian forces not to retaliate; former member of Israel’s special-op counter terrorism unit, Aaron Cohen, reacts. A newly declassified report is shedding light on anti-Israel material found in U.S.-funded textbooks used by the United Nations’ Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) in Palestinian schools — while faulting the State Department for leaving out key information … Read More

Blood money, not benevolence: The PLO’s Justification of ‘pay for slay’

Sunday, January 6, 2019

On Dec. 9, 2018 , Shira Ish-ran was shot in the abdomen by a Palestinian terrorist. She was pregnant, and she required an emergency cesarean section to save her life. Tragically, her baby, delivered prematurely, died. Palestinian Authority law mandates “salaries” for terrorists such as the one who shot Mrs. Ish-ran if he is caught … Read More

Think tank: Abbas allocates $330 million to pay terrorists, ‘martyrs,’ inmates

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Palestinian Authority has allocated more than NIS 1.24 billion ($330 million) for payments related to security prisoners and so-called “martyrs” in its 2018 budget, according to a new report published by a Jerusalem-based research institute. The funds include salaries and stipends for convicted terrorists and their families, though the exact figures for the terrorists … Read More

Ten Months On, Palestinian School Built With Belgian Aid Still Named After Terrorist Who Massacred 38 People

Ten Months On, Palestinian School Built With Belgian Aid Still Named After Terrorist Who Massacred 38 People

Friday, August 10, 2018

A Palestinian school built with support from Brussels still bears the name of a mass-murdering terrorist and continues to display a plaque with the Belgian flag. The elementary school in the West Bank was gifted to the Palestinian Authority in 2013 and subsequently renamed in honor of Dalal Mughrabi — a Palestinian nationalist who in 1978 helped massacre 38 … Read More

Bipartisan Bill to Counter Palestinian Textbooks That ‘Demonize Israel’ Introduced in Congress

Friday, June 15, 2018

Members of Congress have brought forward a bipartisan bill to review textbooks and other materials used in Palestinian schools that have been accused of promoting extremism. The Palestinian Authority Educational Curriculum Transparency Act — introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday by Rep. David Young (R-Iowa) — calls on the US State Department to annually … Read More

Bill to punish Palestinians for pay-for-slay scheme heads to final vote

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A bill meant to discourage the Palestinian Authority from continuing to pay terrorists can go to a final vote, after the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee authorized it on Monday. The legislation requires the government to deduct the amount that the Palestinian Authority pays terrorists from the taxes and tariffs Israel collects for the … Read More