Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'Palestinian Authority'
Latest

Israel Returns to the Polls, while Palestinian Democracy Is Frozen (AFP-RFI-France via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 10, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 10, 2019 Israel Returns to the Polls, while Palestinian Democracy Is Frozen (AFP-RFI-France) When Israelis vote next week it will be their sixth general election since 2006, when Palestinians last had the chance to cast ballots in parliamentary polls. 30-year-old Palestinians have never had the opportunity to choose their leadership. “For both the Palestinian Authority […]

Read More →
Latest

Palestinian Authority Must Pay $3.61 Million in Torture Case – Ahmad Melhem (Al-Monitor via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 4, 2019  /  History, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 4, 2019 Palestinian Authority Must Pay $3.61 Million in Torture Case – Ahmad Melhem Payment has come due in a two-year-old court case, and the Palestinian Authority (PA) now must forfeit $3.61 million for arresting and torturing more than 50 Palestinians who hold Israeli citizenship, an Israeli court ruled. The victims were arrested between 1990 […]

Read More →
Latest

Lessons from the Hebron Riots of 1929, by Douglas J. Feith and Sean Durns (National Review via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 28, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, incitement, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 28, 2019 Lessons from the Hebron Riots of 1929 – Douglas J. Feith and Sean Durns (National Review) In 1929, Arab clerics and politicians provoked riots across Palestine by accusing Jews of plotting to take control of Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque. This month marks the 90th anniversary of those riots and Palestinian Authority and Hamas leaders […]

Read More →
Latest

Meeting between Israel’s Army Chief and Palestinian Billionaire Reflects PA’s Loss of Control (Middle East Monitor – UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 31, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 31, 2019 Meeting between Israel’s Army Chief and Palestinian Billionaire Reflects PA’s Loss of Control IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi held a secret meeting with Palestinian billionaire Bashar Al-Masri in Ramallah in May. The two toured Rawabi City in the West Bank, which was built by the Palestinian businessman. This reflects a […]

Read More →
Latest

How Palestinian Leaders ‘Guarantee’ Freedom of Expression by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 29, 2019  /  Human Rights, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 29, 2019 The [Palestinian Committee for Supporting Journalists] revealed that there has been a “marked increase in violations against journalists by the Palestinian security forces in recent months” and said that it has documented more than 104 trespasses since the beginning of 2019. Thus far, however, the new Palestinian government has dashed these hopes […]

Read More →
Latest

PA Increases Salaries to Terrorists by 12 Percent Despite Financial Crisis, by Hirsch and Nan Jacques Zilberdik (PMW via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 5, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 5, 2019 PA Increases Salaries to Terrorists by 12 Percent Despite Financial Crisis – Maurice Hirsch and Nan Jacques Zilberdik The Palestinian Authority has implemented an 11.8% pay raise to jailed and released terrorists, based on its reported financial expenditures for the first 5 months of 2019. (Palestinian Media Watch)

Read More →
Latest

The Palestinian Leaders’ War on Preventing Corruption by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 17, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 17, 2019 The Palestinian Authority has chosen to crack down on anti-corruption activists as part of an effort to silence its critics and deter others from demanding transparency and accountability. Stories concerning rampant financial and administrative corruption in the Palestinian Authority do not surprise those who have been reporting on Palestinian affairs in the […]

Read More →
Latest

How Palestinian Leaders Encourage Terrorism by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 24, 2019 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s remarks at the Arab League gathering in Cairo demonstrate his preference for the well-being of terrorists over the ability of hard-working employees to put bread on the table for their families. These payments to terrorists and their families lie at the heart of Palestinian incitement to terror […]

Read More →
Latest

Israel Allows Arab Citizens to Vote — Arab Leaders Do Not, by Mihal Amazigh (Algemeiner)

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 16, 2019 This weekend, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, himself in the 14th year of a four-year term, installed a new unelected cabinet. This news was met with little fanfare… Click here for full article

Read More →
Latest

Palestinians: The Other Peace Deal by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 21, 2019 Hamas is now accusing the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah of exploiting the economic crisis in the Gaza Strip to call on Palestinians to overthrow the Hamas regime. Fatah, for its part, is accusing the “dark forces” of Hamas of acting on orders from outside parties to establish a separate Palestinian state […]

Read More →