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  • Terrorist who planted bomb on Honolulu flight released to West Africa

    11/29/2016 12:36:35 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 26 replies
    Honolulu Star-Advertiser ^ | Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | Associated Press
    <p>BUFFALO, N.Y. >> A Jordanian-born Palestinian who was imprisoned in the United States for putting a bomb on a Hawaii-bound flight in 1982 has been relocated to the West African country of Mauritania.</p> <p>Mohammed Rashed’s attorney said Monday that Rashed, who had been held in federal detention outside Buffalo, was removed from the United States earlier this month.</p>
  • Greenfield:

    09/28/2015 9:47:01 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 6 replies
    FRONTPAGE MAG ^ | September 25, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Holocaust Museum Defends Muslim Brotherhood Nazis Muslim Nazis are the real victims of a new Holocaust. September 25, 2015 Daniel Greenfield    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was tainted from the start.  Carter created the President’s Commission on the Holocaust to pander to the Jews after endorsing a PLO state. Then Carter complained that there were too many Jews on the Commission. One of the Jews he was complaining about was a Presbyterian with a German last name, but...
  • ISIS and Palestinians: Both groups indoctrinate children to kill

    11/18/2016 11:04:15 PM PST · by zlando · 14 replies
    Europe-Israel News ^ | November 18, 2016 | Europe Israel News
    urkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s assertion that a 14-year-old Islamic State suicide bomber detonated explosives at a wedding in southern Turkey, killing 54 people including 31 children, is currently in question. What is not in question is that ISIS’ use of children as suicide bombers is surging. The day following the wedding bombing, a 13-year-old ISIS suicide bomber was captured in Kirkuk before he could kill. As appalling as this reality is, we shouldn’t be surprised by this horrific abuse of children. In its second intifada, Palestinians used child suicide bombers to murder Israeli civilians. During 2000-03, 29 suicide...
  • Fatah official: Palestine alongside Israel is just ‘a phase’

    11/17/2016 8:34:34 AM PST · by zlando · 10 replies
    Europe Israel News ^ | Nov 17, 2016 | Europe Israel News
    A senior member of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has said a Palestinian state alongside Israel is only “a phase” and that Palestine should eventually stretch from the Jordan River to the sea. In an interview with the Ma’an news agency on January 19, Tawfik Tirawi, a member of the Fatah Central Committee, said “Palestine stretches from the river to the sea… a Palestinian state in the 1967 borders, with Jerusalem as its capital, is just a phase, as far as I am concerned.” Read more
  • Abu Mazen and the Lubyanka

    09/09/2016 6:38:51 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 9 Sep, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    Mahmoud Abbas, a.k.a. Abu Mazen, has been the president of “Palestine” since he was first elected in 2005. He was supposed to serve a four-year term, but somehow the 2009 election got postponed indefinitely, and he has been president of the Palestinian Authority ever since. Ever since the death of the photogenic Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas has been the go-to guy for the international media whenever they need a nice white-haired gentleman in a suit to say the expected words about justice for the Palestinians and the misdeeds of the Israelis. On Monday the unusual announcement was made that President...
  • United Nations Must End Hamas and PLO Stranglehold On Power

    09/08/2016 6:39:17 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/08/16 | David Singer
    The United Nations should be demanding that Hamas and the PLO end their decade-long occupation of power by allowing their respective populations the right to vote in internationally supervised elections The United Nations effort to create a second Arab State in former Palestine—in addition to Jordan—has suffered another death blow following the Palestinian Supreme Court ordering the suspension of local elections in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and the Gaza Strip scheduled for October 8. No parliamentary elections have been held since the 2006 - which Hamas won—but which the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) refused to accept. A bitter...
  • U.S. appeals court throws out terror verdict against PA

    08/31/2016 2:47:41 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/8/16 | Ben Ariel
    A federal appeals court in New York on Wednesday threw out a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded to a group of U.S. terrorism victims, The Wall Street Journal reported. The court determined that the United States lacked jurisdiction over a lawsuit brought by the victims against the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The ruling is a significant setback for the 10 American families who sued over terrorist attacks in Israel during the Second Intifada in the early 2000s that left 33 dead and more than 400 injured. After a trial in Manhattan federal court last year, jurors found the...
  • WARNING: DAY OF RAGE #BlackLivesMatter Protests Set for Friday in 37 US Cities

    07/12/2016 10:48:06 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 182 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/12/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Here we go… The Left is Planning Day of Rage Protests for July 15th in Dozens of American CitiesAnonymous released this message on Saturday. Day of Rage Protests Across America Use this as a list of places NOT to be on Friday the 15th. No matter how great your empathy might be for those who have unjustly lost their lives, these protests are not safe places to be. Here are the locations and times for the protests: Phoenix: 5:00PM (EASTLAKE PARK, 1549 E Jefferson St , Phoenix, AZ 85034) Tuscon: 5:00PM (CATALINA PARK, 900 N 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705)...
  • Palestine - European Union Must End PLO Subjugation And Exploitation

    06/02/2016 6:41:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/02/16 | David Singer
    How long is the EU going to keep shelling out large sums of money -- only to see the implementation of its noble objectives being continually subverted? The European Union (EU) possesses the financial levers to end 10 years of exploitative rule by the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) in not holding any elections in the West Bank during that period. 95% of the West Bank Arab population live in Areas “A” and “B” under the total administrative control of the PLO. That population has been subjugated into silence by the PLO and given no opportunity to freely express their support...
  • Revealed: Hamas using Gazan fishermen to smuggle weapons

    05/16/2016 6:29:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    INN ^ | 5/16/2016, 3:55 PM | Ari Soffer
    A Gazan fisherman arrested by Israeli security services has revealed how Hamas regularly uses fishermen to smuggle weapons and other military equipment into Gaza. The Shin Bet security service (Israel Security Agency), Israeli navy and Israel Police released for publication Monday afternoon the arrest of 39-year-old fisherman Salim Jamal Hasan Na’aman back in April. Na’aman, a resident of the Shati refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, was initially detained by Israeli naval forces after straying beyond the zone permitted for fishing, as part of the Israeli military’s blockade aimed at containing the Hamas terrorist group. Under Shin Bet interrogation, the...
  • Welcome to the United States, where anti-Israel indoctrination masquerades as 'critical thinking'

    04/07/2016 2:58:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 4/7/16 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Greetings to all of you from Boston (yes, again). I am starting today's posting with a local story - from my home town. Indoctrination @ Newton, a new video released today by Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT), exposes a pattern of anti-Israel teachings found in Newton, Massachusetts high schools, including: Newton’s high schools have used Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) maps that falsify the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Newton students were not told that the maps were created by the PLO’s propaganda unit. Newton’s schools presented students with a falsified version of the Hamas Charter. In Newton’s doctored version...
  • ‘Humanitarian Condition in Gaza Progressively Deteriorating’

    02/24/2016 8:34:16 PM PST · by Mr Apple · 35 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 24, 2016 | Abraham Rabinovich
    JERUSALEM—The chief of Israeli military intelligence warned this week that despair in the Gaza Strip, where suicides have reached record levels, could lead to a renewed military confrontation with Israel. “The humanitarian condition in Gaza is progressively deteriorating,” said General Herzl Halevi, “and if it blows up, it will be in Israel’s direction.”
  • Obama aide wants talks with terrorists

    01/29/2008 7:07:24 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 65 replies · 445+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 29, 2008
    Obama aide wants talks with terrorists Foreign adviser's 'anti-Israel policies,' sympathy for Hamas, raise concerns Posted: January 29, 2008 By Aaron Klein © 2008 WorldNetDaily.com Robert Malley JERUSALEM – While officials here largely maintain a policy against interfering in U.S. election politics, some Israeli security officials quietly expressed "concern" about an adviser to Sen. Barack Obama who has advocated negotiations with Hamas and providing international assistance to the terrorist group. The officials noted Robert Malley, a principal Obama foreign policy adviser, has penned numerous opinion articles, many of them co-written with a former adviser to the late Palestinian Authority President...
  • Secret 1970 agreement between Swiss, PLO revealed

    01/20/2016 11:12:24 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    INN ^ | 1/20/2016, 6:10 PM | Matt Wanderman
    A secret deal between Switzerland and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) from 1970 has recently come to light. The Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung reports that then-Foreign Minister Pierre Graber offered to support Palestinians diplomatically in exchange for assurances the PLO would not carry out terror attacks against Swiss targets. [...] The meeting between the Swiss government and the PLO was arranged by long-time Israel hater Jean Ziegler, who was a member of the Swiss parliament at the time. Within diplomatic channels, he has encouraged the International Criminal Court in the Hague to charge Israel with war crimes and referred...
  • The United States of Terror

    12/29/2015 4:56:46 PM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | December 28th, 2015 | Alan Bauer
    US Diplomatic Posts in Muslim Countries throughout much of the Middle East and North Africa will remain closed through August 10, due to intercepted Al Qaeda terrorism attack threats There was a curious set of events after the 9/11 attacks. The enormity of the attacks and their brazen execution sent the world community into shock. In the immediate aftermath of the attacks, the UN quickly attempted to create a binding definition of terror that would allow for prosecutions similar to those related to the internationally-recognized standards for war crimes and crimes against humanity. UN representatives worked overtime to nail down...
  • Cruz, Meadows to Secretary Kerry: Close the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s Office in DC

    12/21/2015 4:32:09 PM PST · by Isara · 3 replies
    Cruz.Senate.gov ^ | December 21, 2015
    Cruz, Meadows to Secretary Kerry: Close the Palestinian Liberation Organization's Office in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, requesting that the State Department revoke the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s (PLO) waiver to maintain an office in Washington, D.C. The letter, signed by 32 members of Congress, cites Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reports that the PLO funds terrorism by paying “salaries” to Palestinians who are put in Israeli jails as a way of rewarding and incentivizing terror attacks. “Our close ally Israel is...
  • Congress Calls for Closure of Palestine Liberation Organization’s Office in U.S.

    12/21/2015 4:21:52 PM PST · by Isara · 10 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 21, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    Members of Congress are petitioning the Obama administration to close the Palestine Liberation Organization's Washington, D.C., office due to a continuing wave of Palestinian terror attacks in Israel that have killed multiple Jewish individuals.Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R., N.C.), as well as more than 30 other members of Congress, demanded in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry that the administration revoke the PLO's waiver permitting it to maintain a D.C.-based office.The PLO, which is guilty of waging multiple deadly terrorist attacks, stands accused of funding terrorist and paying imprisoned Palestinian terrorists a salary...
  • No to Tariq Ramadan

    08/20/2015 8:14:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 1 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | January 25, 2010 | Stephen Suleyman Schwartz
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has lifted the visa ban on the European theoretician of radical Islam and virtuoso Jew-baiter, Tariq Ramadan, allowing him to take up a position similar to that he was offered at Notre Dame University, but which was filled because of his unavailability. At the same time, a U.S. entry prohibition against a South African leftist, Adam Habib of Johannesburg University, was voided. The decision to admit Tariq Ramadan is profoundly wrong. Adam Habib is an innocuous figure. Tariq Ramadan is not. Ramadan was first barred from the U.S. in 2004 ... the denial of...
  • Chinese Submarine Practiced Missile Attack on USS Reagan

    12/15/2015 5:29:44 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | December 15, 2015 | Bill Gertz
    A Chinese attack submarine conducted a simulated cruise missile attack on the aircraft carrier USS Reagan during a close encounter several weeks ago, according to American defense officials. The targeting incident near the Sea of Japan in October violated China's 2014 commitment to the multinational Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea, known as CUES, designed to reduce the risk of a shooting incident between naval vessels, said officials familiar with details of the encounter they described as "serious." A section of the non-binding 2014 agreement states that commanders at sea should avoid actions that could lead to accidents or mishaps....
  • Report: PLO considering voiding its recognition of Israel

    11/27/2015 6:33:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    INN ^ | 11/27/2015, 9:35 PM | Elad Benari
    As part of its ongoing diplomatic attack on Israel, Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and the senior leadership of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) are looking into the possibility of canceling the recognition of Israel by the PLO institutions, the Hebrew-language Walla! news website reported Friday. According to the report, the move would be an expression of the PA's frustration over the lack of progress in the peace process with Israel. The possibility is set to be discussed at a meeting of the PLO National Council to take place in the coming weeks. [...] But senior Palestinian sources told...
  • Palestine Liberation Organization pans Ted Cruz for ‘biased and inflammatory’ hearing

    11/05/2015 4:02:15 PM PST · by Isara · 10 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | November 5, 2015 | Sylvan Lane
    WASHINGTON–The Palestine Liberation Organization on Thursday called a Senate hearing chaired by Sen. Ted Cruz on Iranian and Palestinian terrorism “biased and inflammatory.”Cruz shrugged off the attack.“It is not surprising a terrorist organization like the PLO is upset with the truths that were told at our hearing yesterday,” he said....In an unusually blunt statement from its diplomatic mission in Washington, the PLO complained that Cruz’s hearing lacked any Palestinian viewpoints, and asserted that it painted all Palestinians as terrorists while failing to acknowledge “recent acts of Israeli incitement.”“The growing and alarming trend in the United States to dehumanize Palestinians must...
  • Ted Cruz: Iran nuclear deal ‘the worst betrayal’ of American terror victims

    11/04/2015 1:16:01 PM PST · by Isara · 3 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | November 4, 2015 | Sylvan Lane
    Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Chris Coons, D-Del., preside over a Senate hearing on compensation for American victims of Palestinian and Iranian terrorism on Wed., Nov. 4, 2015. Both called on the United Stated to do more to make sure victims receive due repayments. (Sylvan Lane/Staff photo). WASHINGTON–Sen. Ted Cruz claimed the Obama Administration has prevented American terror victims from receiving compensation for their losses and called the Iranian nuclear deal “the worst betrayal.”Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate and one the deal’s most active critics, called the money it would release to Iran through sanctions relief “a national disgrace”...
  • Ted Cruz to Hold Hearings Today on American Victims of Terrorism

    11/04/2015 7:32:57 AM PST · by Isara · 1 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | November 4, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    How the Federal Government Fails the American Victims of Iranian and Palestinian Terrorism.The Undersecretary of State has made it clear that American hostages in Iran are not a priority for this administration. Likewise the Americans murdered by Muslim terrorists in Israel are of no interest to Kerry. But today Senator Ted Cruz will be chairing hearings on that very subject at 2 PM EST. Tomorrow, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts, will convene a hearing titled "Justice Forsaken: How the Federal Government Fails the American Victims of Iranian...
  • PLO terror spin proves too much even for CNN

    10/23/2015 8:28:25 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    INN ^ | 10/22/2015, 7:12 PM | Gil Ronen
    Maen Rashid Erekat, the chief of the PLO Delegation in Washington […] claimed that Israel was “executing” Palestinians without trial and that police should injure and apprehend terrorists instead of shooting them dead. This spin proved too much for Tapper, however, and he explained that anyone attacking policemen with a knife in the US would also be shot. …
  • Greenfield: Israel Must Deport the PLO

    10/19/2015 12:32:07 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 8 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Saturday, October 17, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Saturday, October 17, 2015 Israel Must Deport the PLO Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog On September 13, 1993, Arafat and Rabin shook hands over the Oslo Accord in the Rose Garden. At the end of this September, the PLO’s Abbas finally officially disavowed the Oslo Accords. The only reason the 80-year-old dictator of the PLO has a new $13 million palace, even while claiming to be short of funds, a $100 million bank account and a 1,000 member presidential guard is because of the same agreement with Israel that he just disavowed. The PLO repeatedly violated...
  • PA to Prosecute Israel for 'Extrajudicial Killing' of Terrorists

    10/13/2015 7:26:50 AM PDT · by Lera · 5 replies
    Arutz sheva ^ | 10/13/2015 | Tova Dvorin
    Erekat to file ICC petition against Israel for shooting terrorists in self-defense. Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) secretary general Saeb Erekat said Tuesday new petitions would be sent to the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israel, accusing it of "extrajudicial executions." Erekat's threat surfaces after a wave of stabbing and car attacks targeting Israeli Jews over the past two weeks. More than 20 stabbing attacks have occurred in Israel, Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria since October 3 - not including car attacks, rock-throwings, firebomb attacks, and shootings. At least 25 terrorists have been killed by security forces, AFP reports, and Palestinian...
  • PALESTINIANS ON VERGE OF RENOUNCING OSLO ACCORDS

    09/09/2015 7:19:00 AM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | September 9, 2015 | Ari Lieberman
    Palestinians on Verge of Renouncing Oslo Accords Palestinian breach of legally binding accord puts to rest an agreement that was DOA. September 9, 2015 Ari Lieberman    Reports are emerging that the Palestinian Authority’s unelected “president” Mahmoud Abbas will soon announce the nullification of all past agreements with Israel, including the infamous 1993 Oslo Accords. Abbas will then declare “Palestine” to be a state under “occupation.” The architect of this new approach is none other than Saeb Erekat, a senior figure in Abbas’s inner circle and one of the PA’s primary rejectionist figures. It was Erekat who was the...
  • France ends probe into Arafat’s death, says no proof he was poisoned

    09/02/2015 8:55:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09/02/2015 | [jar/jr (AFP, Reuters)]
    French magistrates have closed their investigation into the 2004 death of Arafat, the prosecutor’s office said Wednesday. “At the end of the investigation… it has not been demonstrated that Mr. Yasser Arafat was murdered by polonium-210 poisoning,” the three judges ruled, according to the lead prosecutor at Nanterre court near Paris. But lawyers for his widow, Suha Arafat, have argued that his death was a political assassination and vow to appeal the decision in court. …
  • Obama Stands with Terrorists Against Terror Victims

    08/22/2015 9:12:31 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 19 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | August 19, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    When Obama took office, his first phone call to a foreign leader was to the head of a terrorist group. "This is my first phone call to a foreign leader," Obama told the PLO's Abbas. "And I'm making it only hours after I took office." Obama repeatedly bent, twisted and mutilated existing laws to keep the money flowing to the PLO’s Palestinian Authority. When Hamas and the PLO temporarily reconciled, Obama sent them money anyway. When Congress froze aid after the PLO defied the peace process by trying to join the UN, he signed a waiver claiming that aiding the...
  • IDF Mobilizes After PLO Blames Israel for Arson Attack

    07/31/2015 12:59:16 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/7/15
    The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) terror organization behind the Palestinian Authority (PA) holds the Israeli government "fully responsible" for the death of a toddler in an arson attack Friday in the Samaria Arab village of Duma, it announced Friday, in an incident the IDF has labeled "Jewish terror." "We hold the Israeli government fully responsible for the brutal assassination of the toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha," PLO official Saeb Erekat said in a statement, according to AFP. "This is a direct consequence of decades of impunity given by the Israeli government to settler terrorism." Four family members of the one-and-a-half year-old...
  • PLO Official: We Don’t Hate the Jews; They Just Don’t Exist

    07/08/2015 1:55:22 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    INN ^ | 7/8/2015, 7:59 AM | (Arutz Sheva staff)
    The Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy has translated and uploaded video from a speech delivered by PLO Ambassador to Chile Nabil Jada’a, at the Conference for Peace in Palestine and Israel on May 15, in Santiago, Chile. Jada’a cited leftist Israeli Shlomo Sand to support his claim that the Jewish people does not exist, and also relied on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, an antisemitic hoax from 1903, to describe a Jewish plan for global domination. …
  • [Palestinian Authority] PA Ignores ISIS Threat to Rid Jerusalem of Christians

    06/30/2015 12:04:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    INN ^ | 6/30/2015, 5:49 PM | Dalit Halevy
    Palpably illustrating its indifference to the Arab Christian population’s fate, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) unity government on Tuesday largely brushed off the detailed threat by an Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in Jerusalem to “purify” the city of Christians. The ISIS announcement was posted in the eastern part of the capital city last Thursday, and in it the ISIS affiliate threatened to murder all Christians in the Muslim Arab neighborhoods during the month of Ramadan, starting with Shuafat and on to the Muslim sections of the Old City. It also threatened an attack against the Church of the Nativity located...
  • OBAMA REFUSES TO FOLLOW LAW CUTTING OFF AID TO PLO

    06/29/2015 8:01:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 06/28/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    These days Obama following the law would be news. Obama not following the law is just business as usual. So this is another case of Obama doing what he can to help terrorists while ignoring the limits on his powers.No wonder he likes the PLO. It too is run by an unelected dictator.Here's what the issue is... Two lawmakers are warning the Palestinian Authority (PA) that its economic assistance from the United States could be suspended because of its decision to initiate charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC).“By formally submitting allegations against Israeli forces to the...
  • PLO Holds Unity Government Talks With Hamas, Islamic Jihad

    06/27/2015 2:45:52 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/6/15 | Ari Yashar
    A Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) committee launched talks with Hamas and Islamic Jihad on Saturday with the objective of forming a new unity government, after Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas dissolved the dysfunctional previous one earlier this month. PLO Executive Committee member Hanna Amireh told the Palestinian Arab Ma'an News Agency about the talks, and said that they were meant to include the two terrorist organizations in the new government. The move comes despite the fact that Abbas told French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius last Sunday that Hamas should not be included in the new government. Amireh said that...
  • French Town to Name Street After Yasser Arafat

    06/03/2015 11:59:58 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/6/15 | Cynthia Blank
    A French municipal council has approved a proposal to name a newly built street after Palestinian Liberation Organization leader and arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat, the Nice Matin newspaper reported Tuesday. The proposal was adopted by a large majority of elected representatives of of the south-western town La Seyne-sur-Mer. According to Mayor Marc Vuillemot, the proposal was brought forward by the town's residents and only a handful of representatives voted against it. Those who opposed the measure were reportedly unhappy with honoring a "controversial figure" or, as others described Arafat, a "terrorist." "There is also a Yitzhak Rabin-street in the district. To...
  • Watch the moment Jordanian minister and imam kicked out of al-Aqsa ...

    05/25/2015 7:55:27 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    Abna24 ^ | May 25, 2015 | Source : Bawaba
    A video appeared on YouTube this purporting to show a Jordanian minister and imam being kicked out of Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque last Friday. But this time it was not a conflict between Israeli forces and Palestinians; instead, we see the Jordanian imam getting kicked out by the Palestinian crowd he's addressing. Aqsa images usually entail weapon-clad Israeli soldiers clashing with angry Palestinians at the contested Jerusalem site, but Friday's video may demonstrate a different tension -- the one that still exists between Palestinian factions themselves. According to the video, the man speaking is Jordan's Minister of Islamic Affairs, Ahmed Hlayel....
  • Carter causes consternation with election call for Palestinian Arabs

    05/07/2015 3:44:40 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/07/15 | David Singer
    Carter the Elder has spoken. What says Obama the Younger? Former US president Jimmy Carter has created a stir with his call for Palestinian Arabs to hold elections to end the internecine struggle between Hamas and the PLO in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and Gaza. Speaking at a joint news conference with PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah - after cancelling his stop in Gaza where he was supposed to meet Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh – Carter – now a member of the independent Elders Group of global leaders - declared:.
  • Anti-Israel PLO Ally Hosted for Meeting At White House

    04/22/2015 5:50:10 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 4/22/15 | Adam Kredo
    An anti-Israel activist who served as an expert witness on behalf of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in a recent terrorism trial was hosted for a meeting with senior White House officials, according to visitor logs released by the Obama administration and media reports.Michael Sfard, an anti-Israel activist who has reportedly been paid by the PLO to serve as an expert witness in terrorism trials against it, met in December 2014 with a senior White House National Security Council (NSC) member for a meeting about the Middle East, according to the logs and reports.Sfard, a lawyer, serves as the legal...
  • Netanyahu discusses the peace process in 1988 (old CBS Face the Nation clip)

    04/08/2015 4:51:13 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | Mar 19, 2015 | Face the Nation on CBS
    In a January 17, 1988 appearance on "Face the Nation," then-Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Benjamin Netanyahu explains why those seeking peace between Israelis and Palestinians may have to "wait a long time."
  • The Russian Roots of Terrorism

    04/07/2015 6:16:53 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 16 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | Ciff Kincaid
    We have heard repeatedly about Americans and Europeans fighting for ISIL, but little attention is being devoted to the Russian-speaking foreign fighters that make up the group. Their numbers are estimated at 500 or more. Omar al-Shishani is usually described as a prominent Islamic State fighter who is Chechen. In fact, he was born in the former Soviet republic of Georgia and was trained there. Some reports suggest these fighters are opposed to the Russian-backed Assad regime in Syria and Russia itself. But if this is the case, then why is Russia opposed to U.S. bombing of these terrorists? NBC...
  • Second 9/11 Hijacker Tied to Abu Nidal, Iraq

    12/22/2003 8:46:06 AM PST · by truthandlife · 37 replies · 355+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | 12/22/03 | Carl Limbacher
    When the London Telegraph reported last week that newly uncovered documents link 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta to Iraq-based Palestinian terrorist Abu Nidal, it wasn't the first time one of the 9/11 hijackers had been reported to have such ties. In a development that adds evidence to the case that Iraq played a direct role in the worst attack ever on the U.S., reports show that Ziad Jarrah - who piloted the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania after passengers had discovered they were on a suicide mission - also had ties to Nidal. Like Atta, Jarrah traveled to Hamburg, Germany, where...
  • PLO Calls On International Community To Isolate Israel

    03/19/2015 9:53:25 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 8 replies
    bernama.com ^ | March 9, 2015
    RAMALLAH, March 20 (Bernama) -- The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) urged the international community to economically and politically isolate the Israeli government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The appeal was made Thursday by the PLO executive committee which convened in the West Bank city of Ramallah and chaired by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Xinhua news agency reported. "The rightwing's success in the Israeli elections should urge all regional and global powers to be more firm towards the Israeli manner which aims to destroy chances of achieving peace," the PLO said in a statement. The committee accused Netanyahu of leading...
  • If It’s March, They Must Be Honoring Terrorists

    03/17/2015 5:50:00 PM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | March 15, 2015 | Stephen M. Flatow
    JNS.org – In various cultures, a particular month, day or time is associated with a certain annual activity. For example, here in the United States, November—every other year—is election time. In Israel, every May brings the solemnity of remembering fallen soldiers, followed immediately by celebrations of national independence. And if it’s March and you happen to live in Palestinian Authority (PA)-controlled territory, then you know it’s time for publicly praising and honoring one of the most gruesome Palestinian massacres of Israelis and Americans in modern history. That’s because March 9, 1978, was the day that a squad of 13 Palestinian...
  • PLO Decides to End Security Cooperation with Israel

    03/05/2015 6:04:18 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 3/6/2015, 12:13 AM | Elad Benari
    The Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) central council decided Thursday to end security cooperation with Israel, AFP reported. The PLO council decided “to stop security cooperation in all its forms with the occupying power” which it urged to “take over full responsibility for the Palestinian people in the occupied State of Palestine, the West Bank, east Jerusalem and Gaza”. […] The PA (Palestinian Authority) submitted a UN Security Council resolution in December—which was voted down—calling for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria within two years, and in January joined the International Criminal Court, where they plan to press for war crimes...
  • America Funds Palestinian Terror and America Should Pay Victims

    02/25/2015 6:55:44 AM PST · by lifeofgrace
    Charting Course ^ | 2/25/15 | Steve Berman
    Is the U.S. jury trial system fair?  Is it efficient?  Does it arrive at the truth (most of the time)? Yes, yes, and yes. So when a federal jury in New York found the PLO and PA liable for damages for six acts of terror in Israel, and awarded survivors $218.5 million, why is it going to be so difficult to pay the plaintiffs their due? The six attacks between 2002 and 2004 during the second Palestinian uprising killed 33 people and wounded hundreds more, including Americans. The incidents cited in the civil lawsuit included bus bombings and a bombing...
  • U.S. Federal Jury Finds PA And PLO Liable For Israel Attacks

    02/23/2015 2:22:08 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 11 replies
    NPR.com ^ | 02/23/2015 | Hansi Lo Wang
    A federal jury has found the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization liable for attacks that occurred in Israel more than a decade ago. The plaintiffs, who U.S. citizens, were awarded more than $218 million. The amount could be tripled under the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act.
  • European Union Causes Peace Process And Quartet Meltdown

    02/16/2015 5:16:07 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/16/15 | David Singer
    Quartet has been totally compromised--the peace process and its intricate negotiating structure irretrievably ended. Back to the drawing board for yet another new proposal Revelations that the European Union (EU) has been acting illegally in funding and facilitating the construction of more than 400 unauthorised buildings in areas in the West Bank (Judea and Samaria) under exclusive Israeli control—signals the end of: negotiations between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation under the 1993 Oslo Accords and the 2003 Bush Roadmap and the role of the Quartet - America, Russia, the United Nations and the European Union - as mediator in...
  • Schabas to quit UNHRC Gaza probe over Israeli bias claims

    02/02/2015 7:09:47 PM PST · by Olog-hai
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 02/03/2015 04:51 | (Reuters, Tovah Lazaroff)
    Canadian legal expert William Schabas said on Monday he would resign his post as head of a UN Human Rights Council inquiry into the 2014 Gaza war, after Israel charged that he had worked as a consultant for the Palestine Liberation Organization in 2012. In a letter on the matter, a copy of which was seen by Reuters, Schabas said he would step down immediately to prevent the issue from overshadowing the preparation of the report, which is due to be published in March. Schabas’ departure highlights the sensitivity of the UN investigation just weeks after prosecutors at the International...
  • Palestinian Authority: wannabe state without rules of state

    01/08/2015 3:40:34 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/08/15 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Twisted, self-indulgent, calculating projection is rife among dictators, despots, religious zealots and terrorists and, unfortunately, a growing number of elected and appointed officials here in the United States The New Year unfolded with more terror from Islamists. The Paris gunmen, reportedly an Al Qaeda terror cell with Yemeni connections who murdered 12 people at a leftist French satirical magazine, may give courage to Muslim-based wannabe states like the Palestinian Authority that try to bully authentic nations. The close of 2014 brought a defeat for the Palestinian Authority as it attempted to fast-track statehood, hoping to bypass negotiations with Israel via...
  • Obama eliminated the NDIC, Agency that monitored terrorism, drugs on border.

    07/12/2014 4:08:23 PM PDT · by mgist · 48 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 2014 | Judicial Watch
    Obama quietly eliminated the NATIONAL DRUG INTELLIGENCE CENTER, that was monitoring terrorist activity on the border. Mexican cartel violence is at an all-time high along the increasingly porous southern border yet the Obama Administration has shut down a critical intelligence agency dedicated to identifying, tracking and severing the nexus between drug trafficking and terrorism. It’s a senseless move, which is why it was done very quietly. The only real way to discover that the Justice Department’s 19-year-old National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) has been closed is by trying to visit its website. It simply says that on June 15, 2012,...