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“One has to give Hamas credit for being clear, honest and consistent about its goal of destroying Israel”

GATESTONE What is Really Uniting the Palestinians? by Bassam Tawil October 15, 2017 Buoyed by the “reconciliation” agreement reached with President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Authority (PA), Hamas has announced that it seeks to unite all Palestinians in the fight against … Continue reading

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Hamas and Fatah “reconcile” but what happens to Hamas’ military wing, 25,000 strong? [VIDEO]

ARUTZ SHEVA Israel cannot accept PA-Hamas reconciliation agreement by Hezki Baruch October 13, 2017 Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) on Friday said Israel cannot accept the reconciliation agreement between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas. A tweet published on Bennett’s Twitter … Continue reading

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“Sunday’s surprise announcement that Hamas had dissolved its administrative committee in Gaza and agreed to reconciliation is unlikely to defy the precedent”

THE ATLANTIC The Doomed Palestinian Reconciliation Plan by Grant Rumley September 17, 2017 Of the demands Palestinians often make of their leaders, reconciliation between their two largest political factions perennially tops the list. Fatah, which controls the Palestinian Authority (PA) … Continue reading

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Abbas: “The aging leader tried to capitalize on his people’s unrest by taking unprecedented steps against Israel”

AMERICAN INTEREST The End of the Abbas Era by Grant Rumley August 9, 2017 The closest the Israeli-Palestinian conflict got to an actual third intifada, or uprising, happened late this past month when Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas mobilized the shadowy militia elements of his … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Abbas: “The Palestinian leader is nothing if not a shrewd politician”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Mahmoud Abbas: Negotiator Turned Autocrat by Adam Rubenstein August 1, 2017 …Mr. Abbas has always been weaker than Arafat, the authors explain, offering that he, unlike Arafat, “is not the charismatic leader of Palestinians. . . . … Continue reading

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“Recently, Hamas announced that if and when the 82-year-old Abbas shows up in the Gaza Strip, he will be hanged in a public square on charges of “high treason”

GATESTONE Palestinians: The Threats Trump Needs to Hear by Bassam Tawil May 16, 2017 The warning by Hamas and Islamic Jihad is directed not only against Trump and his new administration, but also against Abbas and any Arab leader who … Continue reading

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Facebook shuts down Fatah’s page, later reinstated with apologies

PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH Facebook enables Fatah terror promotion by reopening their terror promoting page by Itamar Marcus March 2, 2017 Three days ago, Facebook shut down Fatah’s terror promoting account. The Palestinian Authority protested the closure as evidence of unfair … Continue reading

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