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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 …

U.S. Envoy Friedman: If Abbas Refuses to Negotiate, His Replacement Will

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman slammed the Palestinian leadership in an interview Wednesday, saying that the aging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is replaceable and if he continues to show no interest in negotiating with Israel,

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Abbas: I Won’t Stop Paying Terrorists ‘Until My Dying Day’

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly told President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner that he wouldn’t stop payments to convicted terrorists “until his dying day,” a leading Palestinian newspaper said Monday.

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Senators to Trump: Tell Abbas to End ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Payments to Palestinian Terrorists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Marco Rubio (R-F), and Tom Cotton (R-AR) have written a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to demand that Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas end his government’s years-long practice of paying terrorists and their families for attacks against Israel and its citizens when he meets with him at the White House Wednesday.