Will Mahmoud Abbas pay salaries to the arsonists?
by Itamar Marcus
November 30, 2016
While Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas was accepting praise for sending Palestinian firefighters to help put out fires in Israel, the PA Finance Ministry was busy doing the paper work to start paying salaries to the Palestinian arsonists who were arrested for setting many of those same fires. So far Israel has arrested 23 suspected arsonists connected to the hundreds of fires that raged across Israel last week burning more than 500 homes and 32,000 acres of forests and national parks. According to Palestinian law anyone imprisoned for “resisting the occupation” receives a high monthly salary. READ MORE
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