Palestinian Authority

Egyptian official on Palestinian TV denies Jewish history in Israel

Thursday, December 12, 2019

An Egyptian official has accused Israeli Jews of falsifying Jewish links to the land of Israel. Speaking in an interview on PA TV, Egyptian Foreign Affairs Council member and former Foreign Minister’s aide Raja Ahmed Hassan claimed that Jews forged historical artifacts in a bid to construct a false narrative over Jewish ties to the … Read More

Palestinian teen suicide bomber honored with plaque at Bethlehem school

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A Palestinian teenage suicide bomber has had a plaque in her honor placed at a school in Bethlehem. 17-year-old Ayyat al-Akras murdered two Israelis and injured 28 others when she blew herself up near a supermarket in Jerusalem on March 29, 2002. One of her victims was also a teenage girl and the other was … Read More

P.A. TV marks World Children’s Day by calling on kids to become ‘martyrs’

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

(December 3, 2019 / PMW) The Palestinian Authority marked World Children’s Day last week by calling on Palestinian children to become “martyrs.” On the Nov. 20 episode of the children’s program “The Best Home,” which aired on P.A. TV, two children recited poems encouraging martyrdom for “Palestine.” One poem, recited by a girl of around … Read More

Mortar shell fired from Gaza strikes open field in southern Israel

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a mortar shell at southern Israel Monday evening, apparently striking an open field in the Eshkol region, Israeli authorities said. The Israel Defense Forces confirmed that one projectile had been fired from the Palestinian enclave, but didn’t comment on where it landed. An Eshkol Regional Council spokesperson said the … Read More

Netherlands cuts aid to Palestinian Authority over terrorist salaries

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Dutch government has cut funding for the Palestinian Authority over its salaries to terrorists serving time in Israeli jails. The aid ministry announced the move Wednesday during annual budget talks. In 2017, the Palestinian Authority paid about $198 million to a fund for the families of terrorists killed during their attacks and about $160 … Read More

Netherlands halts aid to PA over payments to terrorists

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The parliament issued a statement expressing its objection to providing ongoing funding to the PA when some of the aid was earmarked for terrorists “who commit terrifying acts of murder,” the Israeli media said. The move comes a day after the Dutch parliament passed a motion criticizing a recent European Union ruling that EU countries … Read More

Palestinian who converted to Judaism arrested, badly beaten by PA forces

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The 50-year-old man, who appears to be a grandson of a Palestinian who helped save Jews during 1929 Hebron massacre, has been held for the past 2 weeks on pretext of assaulting his brother; meanwhile, the man says his siblings mercilessly beat him, while PA police gave him burns on his arms and legs A … Read More

Palestinians riot on Gaza border; 48 said wounded

Monday, October 21, 2019

Over 4,000 Palestinian demonstrators took part in weekly protests Friday along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, with several hundred rioting and clashing with Israeli troops. Rioters threw rocks and explosive devices at troops who responded with tear gas and live fire. The Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza said 48 Palestinians were wounded … Read More

Palestinian man rams IDF armored vehicle near Ramallah, is shot by troops

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Immediately after the attack, local Arabs began throwing firebombs and other objects at Israel Defense Forces, which responded with riot-control measures. (October 17, 2019 / JNS) A 20-year-old Arab man from eastern Jerusalem who attempted to run over Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank early on Wednesday morning was shot and seriously injured, … Read More