Norway Grills Abbas Over His Terror Funding

Arutz Sheva reports: Foreign Ministry Director-General Dr. Dore Gold thanked Norwegian Ambassador Jon Hanssen-Bauer for his country taking Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to task over his use of foreign funds to pay jailed terrorists.

Mahmoud Abbas

NYT: New Plan to Separate Jerusalem Arabs and Jews Divides Left and Right

TEL AVIV – A new plan to separate Jerusalem’s Jewish and Arab neighborhoods has been rejected by both sides of the Israeli political spectrum as well as the Palestinians, according to an article in The New York Times. The plan, which was promoted by a group of liberal Israelis and supported in principle by the leftwing Labor party, would divide eastern Jerusalem’s Palestinian neighborhoods from the rest of the city and transfer responsibility for about two-thirds of the capital’s Arabs to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

A partial view shows the Dome of the Rock mosque situated in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, sacred for both Muslims and Jews, in Jerusalem's Old City, on February 11, 2016

Israel Has Plans For West Bank Farmland: Army Radio

Israel plans to move into a large tract of agricultural land in the West Bank, Israel’s Army Radio said on Wednesday, a move that has angered Palestinians. The report said the land, covering 154 hectares (380 acres), was in the fertile

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