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Abbas’s Fatah: Hamas Not a Terror Group

TEL AVIV – In a rare move, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling Fatah party said Sunday that it will stand behind its rival Hamas in opposing a U.S.-drafted resolution condemning the terror group at the United Nations General Assembly.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas coughs during his address at the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, 2018 in New York City. World leaders gathered for the 73rd annual meeting at the UN headquarters in Manhattan. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Hamas: Abbas Wants a Gaza War

A senior Hamas official on Sunday accused Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas of fomenting violence in the region and pushing Israel toward a new war in the Gaza Strip.

In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, Palestinian demonstrators take cover during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank. Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Tuesday as tensions remained high following days of violence at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, revered by Jews …

Klein: Trump Wrongly Assumes There Is a Palestinian Partner for Peace

Since taking office eighteen months ago, President Donald Trump has proven himself beyond a doubt to be the most pro-Israel president in American history. However, even close friends with the best of intentions at times need a gentle nudge to realize that their approach needs some realignment. Trump’s statements about Israel at a campaign rally last night in Charleston, West Virginia, suggest that this might be the case.

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