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David Friedman, ambassador to Israel nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Friedman, the combative bankruptcy lawyer Trump tapped as his envoy to Israel, said he regretted using 'inflammatory rhetoric' during the divisive 2016 presidential campaign, but didn't specify which remarks he apologized for. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Terror-Supporting Palestinian Authority Claims U.S. Ambassador Is Blocking Peace  

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has released a statement harshly criticizing U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Freidman for his factual statement that the Palestinian Authority rewards terror by way of its payments to Palestinians who are imprisoned by Israel or were killed due to their involvement in terrorist attacks against Israel.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas gestures during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Fatah Anniversary Celebrations to Become Protest Against Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

TEL AVIV — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement plans to turn events surrounding the organization’s current 53th anniversary celebrations into “angry protests” against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Fatah leadership member Samir Burdeini told Breitbart Jerusalem.

In this photo of Iranian protests taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, demonstrators gather to protest against Iran's weak economy, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. (AP Photo)

Arab World Pundits Express Strong Support for Iran Protests

TEL AVIV — The riots in the streets of Iran have excited social media networks in the Sunni Arab world ever since they first broke out, with many expressing their hope that the confrontations would harm the extremist Iranian regime, which is trying to exert its influence over Arab states.


EXCLUSIVE – Gaza Jihadist Complains: Hamas Took Our Rockets

TEL AVIV — Hamas security forces have confiscated rockets that were in the possession of Liwaa Al Tawhid, a Palestinian jihadist organization that was formed when its member broke away from the Salah Al Din Brigades, the so-called military wing of the Popular Resistance Committees, a terrorist in the group told Breitbart Jerusalem.

Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli troops on the other side of Israel's controversial separation barrier during a Fatah Day protest on January 1, 2010 in Ni'ilin, West Bank. Palestinians from this village marked the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah faction of the PLO during their weekly demonstration against the wall which encroaches on their land. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

PLO Member Group Threatens to Attack U.S. Targets in Israel

TEL AVIV — The Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades, the so-called military wing of the Marxist-oriented Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, is threating to attack American targets in Israel and the Palestinian territories – the first time it has publicly done so in decades.

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops following a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the West Bank City of Nablus, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Fatah Official Launches Palestinian ‘Jerusalem Revolution’ Coalition

TEL AVIV — Palestinian Legislative Council member Ashraf Jomaa, one of the top officials of the Fatah movement in Gaza led by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, launched a Palestinian initiative on Thursday in the form of a coalition of organizations called the Jerusalem Revolution.


PA Newspaper Editorial: This Is the Time for Confrontation

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian newspaper Al Hayat Al Jadida, considered the official publication of the Palestinian National Authority, is calling on Palestinians to prepare for a “confrontation” with Israel over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Masked Palestinian gunmen from the militant group Hamas prepare to fire a homemade rocket at Israeli forces in the area where an Israeli Army bulldozer demolished a structure near the border with Egypt, November 29, 2003 in the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip.

Report: Hamas Arresting Salafi Terrorists Behind Rocket Fire

TEL AVIV — Hamas security forces have arrested Salafist operatives accused of firing rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip since the recent escalation following U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to a report in the Israeli daily Haaretz.


Source: Hamas Arrests Five for Firing Rockets at Israel

TEL AVIV — Hamas public security forces have arrested a cell involved in recent rocket fire at Israel from the Gaza Strip in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech in which he recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Arab Pundits Voice Opposition to Declaring Jerusalem the Capital of Israel

TEL AVIV — Palestinian and Arab activists on social media have been spreading the hashtag “#jerusalem_capital_of_palestine” in response to repeated reports in Israeli media that U.S. President Donald Trump has returned to considering the relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and intends to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel in a speech on Wednesday.