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A Palestinian man walks past a graffiti of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) and assassinated Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) deputy leader Khalil al-Wazir, also known as Abu Jihad, in Gaza City on August 6, 2009. Israel has for the first time admitted assassinating the PLO's former number two, Abu …

Report: PLO Moves to Withdraw Recognition of Israel

The Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the umbrella organization that is internationally-recognized as the representative of the Palestinian people, will push to withdraw formal recognition of Israel and end Washington’s longstanding role as mediator of the peace process.

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Picture: Abbas’ Fatah Party Posts Cartoon of Theresa May as Jewish Pig

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party published a cartoon depicting British Prime Minister Theresa May as a “Jewish pig” with the text “child killers,” in response to her declaration saying that Britain was proud of its role in establishing the State of Israel.

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Contradicting Abbas’ Remarks on Balfour Declaration, PA TV Historian Admits Palestinian People Didn’t Exist

TEL AVIV – A historian on Palestinian Authority TV said that there was no such thing as a Palestinian people when the Balfour Declaration was made one hundred years ago, flying in the face of PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ remarks calling the declaration “devastating” for the “native Palestinian population” whose “rich heritage” is the “cradle of the Abrahamic faiths.”

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Antisemitism, Again: UC Riverside Approves Anti-Israel Course

The rise of antisemitism throughout college campuses in California has emerged again–this time at the University of California Riverside in the form of an anti-Israel course that was reportedly approved by the school’s faculty and has resulted in no less than 20 Jewish and pro-Israel groups penning an open letter to the chancellor requesting its removal.