After news broke that the terrorist organization Hamas was planning to instate public executions for criminals in the Gaza Strip, the United Nations’ envoy for the Middle East expressed “alarm” and politely requested that Hamas refrain from carrying out the brazen open-air killings. 143 more words
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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction suffered yet another humiliating defeat at the Bir Zeit University student council elections, held on April 27. Last year, for the first time since 2007, the Hamas-affiliated student list on campus also won the vote. 149 more words
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a press conference with visiting French Prime Minister Manuel Valls earlier on Monday and informed him of Israel’s desire to continue direct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. 158 more words
Palestinian Authority (PA) media continue to glorify terrorist Bashar Masalha who attacked civilians in Tel Aviv and murdered an American tourist on March 8, Palestinian Media Watch reports. 84 more words
As an Arab, the situation of the Palestinians breaks my heart, as does the situation of Syrians, Lebanese, Iraqis, and even those living in relative peace under dictatorships. 345 more words
Succumbing to Palestinian intimidation, Jordan has dropped its plan to install surveillance cameras at the Haram Al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary), or Temple Mount.
The cancellation of the plan is seen as a severe blow not only to Jordan, but also to U.S. 182 more words