A Virginia General Assembly candidate has apologized for past social media posts excoriating Jews and Israel. But Ibraheem Samirah continues to shade his involvement with groups which would like to see Israel eliminated, a sentiment that was prominent
In statements that he gave to [the official PA] radio [station] The Voice of Palestine, he added that Israel will carry out this step after it has denied all of the signed agreements… Erekat turned to the Arabs and said: ‘Those who are going to Warsaw – what are they going for? You spoke about the Arab Peace Initiative. What has changed that you are rewarding [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu?’ He emphasized that those carrying out normalization with Israel are sticking a knife in the back of the [Palestinian] people.”
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Headline: Israel, US attempting to destroy Palestinian Authority, says PLO official"
"Ahmad Majdalani, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said on Sunday that Israel is now attempting to destroy the Palestinian Authority through more financial sanctions in partnership with the United States administration. In a press statement, Majdalani said these attempts 'are done through more sanctions and procedures in violation of international law and the resolutions of international legitimacy, by imposing a financial blockade [of the PA].' '[Israel] believes this will compel the Palestinian leadership to comply with the so-called economic peace plan at the expense of political and legal rights [of the Palestinian people] … The Palestinian people may not be compromised by political money,' he continued. Majdalani condemned plans by the Israeli government to deduct from the tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, equal to the amounts of the salaries the PA pays to the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and the families of those killed by the Israeli occupation forces."
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Headline: "Presidency: Israel's decision to deduct from PA tax revenues a piracy"
"Any deduction from the Palestinian clearing funds is totally rejected and is considered a piracy of the Palestinian people's money, President Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, said in a statement. The Israeli government decided on Sunday to deduct over $130 million from the tax funds it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority on goods destined to the Palestinian areas for what it claims is the amount of money the PA pays families of Palestinians held or killed by Israel for resisting its occupation. 'The firm position of the President in which he affirmed that we will not accept any harm to the livelihood of our imprisoned heroes and the families of martyrs and wounded,' said Abu Rudeineh. 'We consider this arbitrary Israeli decision to be a one-sided blow to the signed agreements, including the Paris Protocols,' he said. Abu Rudeineh pointed out that this decision will have serious repercussions at all levels and will be given a priority at the meeting of the leadership led by the President during the coming days."
"The Fatah Movement said that the deduction of the money for the salaries of the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners by Israel (referring to Israeli law to deduct terror salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.) constitutes theft, robbery, a ruse, and a policy of thuggery… Fatah added: 'This step is absolutely offensive and unacceptable. This will not prevent us from continuing to take care of the families of the prisoners and Martyrs at any price. This step will be met with a clear official and popular Palestinian position.'
[Fatah] Revolutionary Council member and [Official] Fatah Spokesperson Osama Al-Qawasmi said: 'If Israel and the US think that the rounds of political and economic pressures that are coming one after the other will weigh on the Palestinian leadership and on our magnificent people… and that they will succeed in changing the political position regarding the rights of the Palestinian people – and primarily Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Palestine – we ask to emphasize at this opportunity, on behalf of Fatah, that this is a complete delusion.’"
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Coded messages on a satellite television station and Facebook are some of the tools Hamas has been using to plot a series of terrorist atrocities against Israelis. A recent Hamas terror attempt to launch suicide bombings, stabbings, and shooting attacks
PJ Media A Muslim-background man who sexually violated a number of corpses was recently sentenced on February 1 in the UK.Â According to the report: A warped â€œmonsterâ€� who broke into a funeral parlour before having sex with a womanâ€™s corpse has been jailed for six years. Kasim Khuram, 23, forced his way into a […]
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Thirty years ago, on Feb. 14, 1989, the Iranian cleric and politician Ayatollah Khomeini formulated his famous fatwa against British author Salman Rushdie. He sentenced to death not only the writer of The Satanic Verses (1988) but also "those involved