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Pompeo: Israeli ‘Settlements’ Not Illegal Under International Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00pm 11/18/2019 at 6:00pm
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a major policy shift on Monday by declaring that the United States no longer considers Israeli ‘settlements’ to be illegal under the international law. The statement reverses the U.S. State Department’s long-held policy that regarded Israeli ‘settlements’ in the region of Judea and Samaria, also...

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UNRWA Chief Suspended Amid Corruption Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:00am 11/7/2019 at 11:00am
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The head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for “Palestinian Refugees” (UNRWA) has been suspended amid ongoing investigations into widespread corruption under his watch.

Internal investigations “revealed management issues which relate specifically to the (UNRWA) Commissioner-General” Pierre Krahenbuhl, a statement issued by the UN said on Wednesday.

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90th Anniversary of Arab Massacre of Jews in Hebron and Safed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 23, 2019 at 3:04pm 8/23/2019 at 3:04pm

Ninety years ago, in 1929, Arabs went on a murderous anti-Jewish rampage in the British Mandate for Palestine, ransacking ancient Jewish communities in Hebron and Safed (Tzefat). In the course of the week, a total of 130 Jews were dead.

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Palestinian Authority Bans LGBT Activities, Urges People to Spy on Gay Rights Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/19/2019 at 3:00pm
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The Palestinian Authority (PA) has banned LGBT activities in the West Bank, launching a search for gay rights activists. The main target of the crackdown is a group called Al-Qaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society. The leading Palestinian gay rights group was planning to hold a meeting of...

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib granted “humanitarian” visit to grandmother, but she rejects it

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2019 at 9:00am 8/16/2019 at 9:00am
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Yesterday, Israel denied visas for Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, after pressure from Trump, under a law permitting the government to bar entry to advocates of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The decision kicked off a firestorm, including false accusations by former Democrat Vice Presidential candidate and current Senator...

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Palestinian UN Diplomat: Palestinians “will accelerate their reproduction machines” if they don’t like Trump’s peace deal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/7/2019 at 9:00pm
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Yasser Arafat reportedly boasted that:

“the womb of the Arab woman is my strongest weapon”

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DePaul University Faculty Condemns Professor Who Expressed Support for Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11:00am 5/2/2019 at 11:00am
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The Faculty Council at DePaul University passed a resolution condemning professor of philosophy Jason Hill after he wrote an article in The Federalist in support of Israel and condemned Hamas.

Hill wrote that “Israel has the moral right to annex all of the West Bank (even Area C) for a plethora of...

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New Palestinian Authority PM: Trump Peace Plan will be “Born Dead”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 19, 2019 at 9:00am 4/19/2019 at 9:00am
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The newly appointed Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said in an interview with the Associated Press earlier this week that the much-anticipated United States peace plan to be presented in the coming months will be “born dead.”

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Palestinians Preventing Peace Regardless of Who Won the Israeli Election

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/11/2019 at 4:00pm
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Many in the media and policy circles are fretting about the effect Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection will have on the peace process. But few are examining the true impediment to peace: the Palestine Authority.

A recent Washington Post article took the approach that a Netanyahu victory “clouds prospects” for the success of the...

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American sentenced to life in prison by Palestinian court for selling land to Jews reportedly released

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/20/2019 at 2:00pm

It is dangerous to one’s life for a Palestinian to sell land to a Jew.

Under Palestinian Authority law, the offense is punishable by prison or death, and in the law of the Palestinian street, it is an almost certain death sentence.

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Palestinian court sentences American to life in prison for selling ‘West Bank’ land to Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 31, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/31/2018 at 2:00pm

When Airbnb decided to delist only homes in Jewish settlements in Judea & Samaria (the “West Bank”), we pointed out the multiple levels of hypocrisy.

One of those levels was that Jews are not permitted to purchase land outside of settlements because such sales were considered treasonous by Palestinians. Any Palestinian caught...

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UK Labour Leader Corbyn Vows to Recognize Palestinian State if Elected

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00am 9/28/2018 at 11:00am
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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British opposition Labour Party, said on Wednesday that he will recognize “the state of Palestine” should the party win the next general election. “In order to help make the two-state settlement a reality we will recognize a Palestinian state as soon as we take office,” Corbyn...

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Germany to Boost UNRWA Funding as US Cuts Aid

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/1/2018 at 4:00pm
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As the United States ends funding for the UN’s Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Germany is boosting the aid for the organization. Germany plans to pay a ‘substantial’ amount to offset the shortfall of estimated $217 million created by cutting of the aid by the U.S., German weekly Der...

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Lana Del Rey Caves, Cancels Performance in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 2:30pm 9/1/2018 at 2:30pm
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Singer Lana Del Rey canceled her performance at the Meteor Festival in Israel after facing political backlash. She said she would not perform unless she can perform in Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

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FIFA Bans Palestinian Soccer Chief for a Year for Inciting Violence Against Messi, Argentina

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 24, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/24/2018 at 5:00pm
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In June, the Argentine soccer team, which includes superstar Lionel Messi, canceled a friendly against Israel in Jersualem after players received threats “that exceeded those of the Islamic State.” Video even captured Palestinian Football Association President Jibril...

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Palestinian soccer terror: Threats against Argentinian players cause cancellation of match in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/6/2018 at 7:00pm
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The Argentine soccer team had to cancel a friendly match against Israel in Jerusalem. So I googled “Argentina soccer Israel” and unfortunately I am not shocked to find that many outlets have framed this story as a win for the BDS movement.

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Turkey recalls its ambassador to US over Jerusalem embassy move

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/15/2018 at 3:00pm
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Earlier this week, I pondered the lack of American ambassadors to 32 countries, including some critical regional or economic allies.

Now, we are down a Turkish ambassador, albeit temporarily, as that nation has pulled its envoy in response to the opening of the American embassy to Israel in Jerusalem.

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