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  • Palestinian factions making progress on political unity, Russian minister says

    03/01/2024 2:46:56 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 8 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 3/1/2024 | Patrick Wintour
    Palestinian factions including Hamas and Fatah have made progress in establishing political unity after talks in Moscow, the Russian foreign minister has said. Addressing a diplomatic conference in Turkey, Sergei Lavrov said Hamas had agreed in writing for the first time to respect the platform of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) -snip- Addressing the same event, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, said the whole world had failed the Palestinian people and that Turkey was prepared to act as a guarantor of peace in Palestine – an offer that suggests he is prepared to provide peacekeeping forces in Gaza, something...
  • Palestinian unity on agenda as Hamas, Fatah leaders to meet in Moscow

    02/29/2024 5:18:07 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 33 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 2/29/2024 | Staff
    Hamas and Fatah are expected to attend a meeting in Moscow to discuss the future governance of a Palestinian state. Representatives from Palestinian political factions, including Hamas and Fatah, are expected to meet in the Russian capital, Moscow, to discuss the formation of a unified Palestinian government amid Israel’s war on Gaza, which has killed more than 30,000 people. Al Jazeera’s Yulia Shapovalova, reporting from Moscow, said on Thursday that while there was a lot of “uncertainty” about the meeting, it is expected to last three days for the factions to develop a “unified strategy”. “Russia has previously held similar...
  • EU eyes sanctions as it draws up list of extremist Israeli settlers

    12/11/2023 1:48:20 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    RTÉ News (Ireland) ^ | Monday, 11 Dec 2023 18:10 | Tony Connelly, Europe Editor
    EU officials will begin drawing up a list of extremist Israeli settlers who have been attacking Palestinians in the West Bank so they may be subject to potential sanctions, according to the EU’s chief diplomat. The announcement by Josep Borrell followed the statement earlier by Tánaiste Micheál Martin that Ireland would be “very open” to imposing sanctions and travel bans on extremist settlers if there is no agreement at EU level. Mr. Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Policy, said the issue was discussed during today’s meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels. While there was as yet no...
  • Nazis, Muslims and the Jews-Did Nazis carry out the horrific Oct 7th massacre?

    12/01/2023 4:29:34 AM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | December 1, 2023 | Mordechai Nisan
    One of the most accurate aspects about Israel’s war with Hamas in Gaza is the use of the word Nazi to describe the terrorist enemy. No other label or historical parallel could capture the chilling ferocious madness – but not scope – of Palestinian butchery of Israelis. The Nazi vilification epithet has now become conventional Israeli discourse in public and media circles with the vivid revelation – in words and photos – of Palestinian savagery and barbarism by Hamas on October 7. Hamas terrorists, without an ounce of inhibition or remorse, shot youth in cold blood at the music festival...
  • They Are Paying for Terrorists to Murder’: State Department Confirms Palestinians Continue ‘Pay-to-Slay’ Terrorist Payments

    11/28/2023 3:59:11 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 7 replies
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Barbara Leaf on Wednesday confirmed that the Palestinian Authority continues to make so-called ‘pay-to-slay’ stipend payments to terrorists and the families of terrorists who have killed Americans and Israelis... The Palestinian Authority makes official payments to Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, the families of ‘martyrs’ killed in attacks on Israelis, and to injured Palestinian militants. The exact size of the program is disputed, but is estimated to be around $300 million annually, or nearly 10% of the entire Palestinian Authority budget, according to the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, an...
  • Hillary Clinton calls for Hamas' elimination, says all bloodshed in Gaza is on its hands

    11/14/2023 11:45:32 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/14/2023 | Hanna Panreck
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for Hamas' elimination in an op-ed for The Atlantic published on Tuesday and said that President Biden was right not to pursue a full cease-fire. Clinton detailed her experience with the conflict in the Middle East as Secretary of State under the Obama administration and noted that Hamas violated a cease-fire agreement she brokered in the region in 2014. "So the Biden administration is correct not to seek a full cease-fire at this moment, which would give Hamas a chance to re-arm and perpetuate the cycle of violence. Hamas would claim that it...
  • Could exiled former Palestinian leader Mohammed Dahlan lead Gaza after the Israel-Hamas war?

    11/13/2023 2:06:43 PM PST · by EliRoom8 · 21 replies
    The former leader of Fatah in Gaza, Mohammed Dahlan, has been living in exile in the United Arab Emirates for the past 10 years, where he has become a successful businessman. Born in the Palestinian coastal enclave, Dahlan is a powerful financial force in Gaza and an influential figure in the wider region – if Hamas fell, could he return to power?
  • Trump on Israel-Hamas war: ‘Sometimes you have to let things play out’

    11/10/2023 10:40:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/10/2023 | BRETT SAMUELS
    Former President Trump suggested in a new interview that the war between Israel and Hamas will just have to “play out” despite concerns about rising civilian casualties. “So you have a war that’s going on, and you’re probably going to have to let this play out. You’re probably going to have to let it play out because a lot of people are dying,” Trump told Univision in an interview that aired Thursday night. “It should have never started. There was no way it would have started again,” Trump added. “Iran didn’t have the money because Iran is leading this. And...
  • Blinken urges united future Palestinian government for Gaza and West Bank, widening gulf with Israel

    11/08/2023 1:00:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 63 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 8, 2023 | Ellen Knickmeyer and Josef Federman
    Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Wednesday for a united and Palestinian-led government for Gaza and the West Bank after the war ends, as a step toward Palestinian statehood. That vision sharpens U.S. differences with ally Israel on what the future should look like for the Palestinian territories once Israel’s military campaign against Hamas winds down. Blinken’s outline of what Americans think should come next for Gaza also serves as a check on the postwar scenarios floated by officials of Israel’s hard-right government and its supporters. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s statement Monday that Israel’s military would likely maintain security...
  • Israeli Official Threatens to Wipe Iran, Lebanon Off the Face of the Earth

    10/22/2023 4:35:05 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 53 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Oct. 22, 2023 | Jason Lemon
    [Israel's Minister of Economy Nir] Barkat, in an interview with the Daily Mail, warned that Israel would view an escalation in Hezbollah's actions as an attack by Iran. "The plan of Iran is to attack Israel on all fronts. If we find they intend to target Israel, we will not just retaliate to those fronts, but we will go to the head of the snake, which is Iran," he said. Barkat threatened "we are going to make sure they pay a heavy price if, God forbid, they open the northern front." "Lebanon and Hezbollah are going to pay a heavy...
  • Iran says 'preemptive action' by resistance front expected in coming hours

    10/16/2023 2:49:46 PM PDT · by BusterDog · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/16/23 04:14pm CST
    Oct 16 (Reuters) - Iran's top envoy said that a "preemptive action" could be expected in the coming hours, state TV reported on Monday, adding that Israel will not be allowed to take any action in the Gaza Strip without facing consequences. "Leaders of the Resistance will not allow the Zionist regime to take any action in Gaza. ... All options are open and we cannot be indifferent to the war crimes committed against the people of Gaza," Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, told state TV. "The resistance front is capable of waging a long-term war with the enemy (Israel)... in...
  • Among the holes, omission, biases at the: 'War in the Holy Land: A PBS News Special Report' [Oct 13, 2023]

    10/14/2023 8:21:33 PM PDT · by Freeleesy · 9 replies
    At EoZ ^ | 14 Oct 2023
    Among the holes, omission, biases at the: 'War in the Holy Land: A PBS News Special Report' [Oct 13, 2023] (By: Andrew Yang, Amna Nawaz, Geoff Bennett, Leila Molana-Allen) 1. In its narration of the historic background, it starts off about 1947 partition, however, the elephant in the room is/was that the Arabs rejected and the Jews accepted. Why was this ignored? Even Arafat acknowledged it was a mistake. And just 'how' and on what 'basis' did the Arabs rejected, via their representative Jamal Husseini? Dr. J Herf: 'Husseini claimed the Arab world's "territorial continuity" served as a "natural bulwark...
  • Hamas and Fatah Explain What Their War Against Israel is All About-A lesson in Islamic theology

    10/13/2023 7:33:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | October 13, 2023 | Robert Spencer
    [Make sure to read Robert Spencer’s contributions in Jamie Glazov’s new book: Barack Obama’s True Legacy: How He Transformed America.]Why are the Islamic jihad groups fighting against Israel? Why do they think that committing the dismaying actions we saw in Israel on Saturday is the right, and indeed the righteous, thing to do?As the death toll from Saturday’s jihad massacres in Israel continues to mount, the world looks on in horror at the atrocities that were committed — the wanton massacre of people at a peace concert, the beheaded babies, and so much more. It is hard for Americans and...
  • Palestinian president urges UN to intervene against "Israeli aggression" in Gaza

    10/09/2023 5:35:54 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | October 9, 2023 | Kareem Khadder
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on the United Nations to take immediate action against the continued “Israeli aggression” toward Palestinians. Abbas made the remarks on a phone call with UN Secretary-General António Guterres, according to the state news agency WAFA. Abbas called on the UN to "immediately intervene to stop the ongoing Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people, particularly in the Gaza Strip,” WAFA reported on Monday.
  • Palestinian Society in a Shambles Bankrupt - despite $40 billion in American aid.

    08/23/2023 5:58:33 AM PDT · by SJackson · 33 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 23, 2023 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    The two Palestinian polities in Gaza and in the West Bank, are both in an advanced state of deliquescence. Their disastrous condition is discussed here: “Palestinian Society Sinks into Shambles,” by James Sinkinson, JNS.org, August 10, 2023:Palestinian society is in disarray.In two major West Bank towns—Jenin and Nablus—the Palestinian Authority has lost control, and rogue gangs rule the land. Last week, thousands of Gazans protested in the streets—risking brutal backlash from the Hamas regime. Meanwhile, talks in Egypt meant to reconcile the PA and Hamas after 17 bitter years have again hopelessly failed.The PA’s authority no longer extends much beyond...
  • Palestinians in Gaza Plan Huge Anti-Hamas Rally-And why the PA wants to keep it hush hush.

    08/03/2023 5:58:06 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 3, 2023 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    The terror group Hamas has run the Gaza Strip since 2007, when it expelled or killed hundreds of members of its rival, Fatah. It has ruled with an iron fist, arresting, imprisoning, and even, on occasion, murdering those Gazans who have dared to oppose its rule. Now many Gazans are at the end of their tether, fed up with Hamas’ corruption and mismanagement, and exhibiting the courage that be prompted by despair, they are planning to hold an anti-Hamas rally on July 30. More on this planned rally – if it comes off, it will be the largest of its...
  • The Arab Palestinian inks with neo-Nazis (1960s-1980s)

    06/15/2023 3:20:50 PM PDT · by Milagros · 9 replies
    Various sources
    Key names, entities: François Genoud, Shukeiri, Fatah, PLO, PFLP, Yasser Arafat, George Habash [Habbache], Karl van de Put, Johan Schuller, Herald Angelke, [Udo] Otto Albrecht, Karl-Heinz Hoffmann, Gundolf Keller [Köhler], Willi Voss [Pohl], L'oeuvre Francaise, Jean Tireault, Jean Robert Debbaudt, Manfred Roeder [Röder], Volker Heidel. AHMAD SHUKEIRI [SHUKAIRY / SHUQAIRY] AND TACUARA (1962) (his promoting of neo-Nazis at UN, while quoting NYT, which in fact details its Nazism) Recall of Arab Delegate from U.N. is Sought; ‘saluted’ Tacuara December 3, 1962 [PDF] A move for the recall by Saudi Arabia of its permanent representative to the United Nations, Ahmad Shukairy,...
  • "palestinian" Daily: Perhaps China, Which Brokered Reconciliation Between Saudi Arabia And Iran, Can Help Achieve Reconciliation Between Fatah And Hamas

    06/05/2023 2:47:01 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 7 replies
    Memri ^ | June 5, 2023
    Following the appointment of a new Chinese ambassador to the PA, and in light of the dramatic normalization agreement signed several weeks ago by Saudi Arabia and Iran, which was brokered by China, the May 2, 2023 editorial of the Palestinian daily Al-Quds suggested that China could also broker a reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas, and stated that the Palestinians people yearn for its involvement. Titled "China and Its Central Role in The World and in Palestine," the editorial praised this country for its many achievements and for the "amazing" progress it has made in the areas of economy, science...
  • After Biden sent $1 billion to the PLO, Israeli deaths rose 900% [Blood money for death cult, Pay for Slay]

    02/15/2023 7:27:30 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 19 replies
    JNS ^ | Feb 15, 2023 | D Greenfield
    After Biden sent $1 billion to the PLO, Israeli deaths rose 900% It cost $10,000 to kill a 6-year-old—and the terrorists have the money. Republish this article (February 15, 2023 / JNS) When U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas last month, he boasted of the over one billion dollars in aid that the Biden administration had programmed for the terrorist territories. That aid has come with a very heavy price. In Feb. 2019, President Trump’s total cutoff of aid to the Palestinians became official. That year, 10 Israelis or people in Israeli controlled areas...
  • (Abu Mazen's) Fatah praises child killer for “continuing the path” of other terrorists

    02/14/2023 12:30:40 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 5 replies
    PalWatch ^ | Feb 14, 2023
    Fatah praises child killer who murdered 2 brothers aged 6 and 8 and a young man aged 19 for “continuing the path” of other terrorists. Fatah in the Deheisheh refugee camp “eulogized” child killer “through the loudspeakers of the camp’s mosques” The PA, Fatah, the PFLP terror organization, and the PA-funded Prisoners’ Club call child killer a “Martyr"[sic].The murdered children Yaakov Yisrael Paley and Asher Menachem Paley