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PALESTINIAN-POLITICS Palestinian Authority President and head of the Fatah movement, Mahmud Abbas attends a Fatah 'Revolutionary Council' meeting in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah on September 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Abbas Speech Against Trump Hailed By Hamas and Islamic Jihad Terrorists

TEL AVIV — Hamas and Islamic Jihad praised Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday for his aggressive speech to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The OIC held an emergency summit in Istanbul after US President Donald Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel

Islamic Cooperation Summit: U.S. Jerusalem Declaration ‘Desertion’ of Peace Broker Role

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held an emergency summit called by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Tuesday. The meeting produced a resolution calling for the United States to rescind its formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and vaguely threatened “political and economic restrictions” against countries, presumably including the U.S., which defy the OIC’s demands.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu gives a press conference with his Lithuanian counterpart (not in picture) in Vilnius on April 3, 2015. Cavusoglu said Turkey will send and 'informal mission' to Crimea to monitor what it termed the 'oppression' of Crimean Tatars, an ethnic group that opposed Russia's 2014 seizure …

Turkish Foreign Minister on Jerusalem: ‘Some Countries Are Very Timid of the U.S.’

The government of Turkey is staking out a hardline position against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. On Monday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the United States a “partner in bloodshed” with Israel, which he denounced as a “child-murderer state.” On Tuesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu needled Arab states for their “very weak responses” on Jerusalem.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki is seen in front of a portrait of Venezuelan Liberator Simon Bolivar in Caracas on May 19, 2015. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said Monday in Caracas that he is willing to do 'everything that is possible' to generate a rapprochement between the governments of …

PA Foreign Minister: Prep for ‘Very Nasty’ Fight Over Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority’s foreign minister told 57 of his counterparts that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not give up on his quest to regain control of the Temple Mount and the Muslim world should prepare itself for the next “very nasty” round of conflict over the holy site in Jerusalem. 

Pakistani civil society activists carry placards during a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting in Florida, in Lahore on June 14, 2016. The assault, which left 50 people dead including the shooter, is the worst mass shooting in modern US history, and has triggered an outpouring of grief …

Pakistanis Defy Taliban, Organize Vigils for Orlando Terror Victims

Some Pakistanis gathered for vigils to remember and honor the victims of the recent terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, defying Taliban militants and other jihadists in their country who revile the LGBT community as abhorrent to Islam.

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Khamenei Vows Full Support For Hezbollah

Iran’s supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated the Shi’ite country’s full support for its ally Hezbollah, as the Lebanese organization came under harsh attack by Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states for its involvement in Syria’s civil war.

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Iran: We Will Defend Muslim Nations Against Terrorism and Israel

On Sunday, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani spoke at National Army Day parade in Tehran, where he vowed to defend Muslim nations against terrorism from the Islamic State and the Jewish state of Israel, commonly referred to as the Zionist entity.

Israeli's Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely waits for European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini ahead of a meeting at Kind David Hotel on May 20, 2015.

Deputy FM: Israel Has Secret Ties With Indonesia

TEL AVIV – Israel maintains unofficial diplomatic ties with Indonesia, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said. Hotovely was responding on Wednesday to a parliamentary question from MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint List) regarding Israel’s decision to bar Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno

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‘Catastrophic Failure’: Is America Being Blindfolded in the Face of Jihad?

LOS ANGELES, California — If they’re saying it, it’s probably true–and the writing has been on the wall this entire time. That’s the underlying theme behind former Pentagon official Stephen Coughlin’s book, Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad. During

Charlie Hebdo

Je Suis Jihad

In the aftermath of the murderous attack on the staff of Charlie Hebdo, the iconically irreverent French satirical journal, there is a widespread—and welcome—appreciation that the Islamic supremacist perpetrators sought not only to silence cartoonists who had lampooned Mohammed. They wanted to ensure that no one else violates the prohibitions on “blasphemy” imposed by the shariah doctrine that animates them.