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Abbas wants Fatah, PLO leadership elections next month

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is pushing for leadership elections in his Fatah movement and the PLO before the end of the year, as part of what senior officials say is largely an elaborate attempt to block the return of an exiled rival backed by several Arab states. 863 more words

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Most Palestinians Blame Britain

For the Israeli Occupation, Poll Finds

By Ruth Eglash, The Washington Post
October 18, 2016

“Yes, 100 years have passed since the notorious Balfour Declaration, by which Britain gave, without any right, authority or consent from anyone, the land of Palestine to another people.

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Do Jewish people have a historical connection to Jerusalem?


Jews have no historical connection to Jerusalem.


In the latest propaganda campaign at the United Nations, the “moderate” Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas succeeded in erasing the historical connection between Jews and their holy sites by convincing the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on October 13, 2016, to erase Jewish history from Jerusalem by declaring the Temple Mount holy only to Muslims.

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Palestinians: When the Mountain of Fire Erupts

Hours after his security officers lynched a detainee, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urged Palestinian businessmen living abroad to support the Palestinian economy by investing in the Palestinian territories. 172 more words


Abbas pardons officer who criticized him for attending Peres funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas pardoned on Wednesday an officer in the PA’s security forces who criticized him for participating in the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres. 283 more words

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Hamas, Palestinian Authority Target Journalists Ahead of Election

Palestinian journalists are at the top of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas hit-list in the crackdown occurring alongside preparations for the Palestinian local and municipal elections, scheduled for October 8. 137 more words


The Cancer in the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Chemotherapy is a terrible thing at first glance.

The treatments make the patient feel terrible and make them look even worse. After repeated treatments, the person becomes a shell of their former selves, losing hair, weight and energy.  2,306 more words