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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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“Very soon, we will find ourselves with a Hamas-led government in the West Bank”

JERUSALEM POST Outgoing prosecutor: Intelligence shows Hamas will takeover West Bank post-Abbas by Yonah Jeremy Robb February 3, 2017 …Based on this intelligence, Lt.-Col. Hirsch, the newly retired chief West Bank prosecutor, is convinced that the [West Bank] area will … Continue reading

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#NotTheOnion “Fatah leader attacks new UN Chief António Guterres for saying that the Holy Temple in Jerusalem was “Jewish”

ARUTZ SHEVA Fatah: How dare UN Chief speak of Jewish Temple in J’lem? by Hillel Fendel January 30, 2017 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday night that it is “clear” to him the Holy Temple destroyed by the … Continue reading

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Palestinians: WE MEAN IT NOW –we won’t recognize Israel if US embassy moves to #Jerusalem (and if we get REALLY angry, we’ll stop cashing Israel’s checks)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH Abbas threatens to cancel claimed PA recognition of Israel by Itamar Marcus January 16, 2017 …”President Abbas said that he wrote to Trump and warned him of the consequences of the transfer of the embassy, and noted … Continue reading

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