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New York Times Publishes Op-ed by Globally Designated Terrorist Taliban Leader

The New York Times on Thursday published an op-ed written by Sirajuddin Haqqani, deputy leader of the Taliban and a globally designated terrorist with a $5 million FBI reward on his head. Haqqani used the opportunity extended by the Times to recite Taliban propaganda and lay out the terrorist organization’s terms for peace in Afghanistan.

FILE - In this May 27, 2016 file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. Two senior Taliban figures said that Pakistan has issued a stark warning to the militant group, apparently surprised over being excluded from the …

Report: Pence Asked Jordan, Egypt To Intervene With Palestinians

TEL AVIV – Vice President Mike Pence asked Egypt and Jordan to reach out to the Palestinians on behalf of the U.S. in an attempt to bridge ties following President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, Bloomberg news reported on Sunday.

US Vice President Mike Pence (L) meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the capital Amman, on January 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Khalil MAZRAAWI (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Abbas to Trump: May Your House Come to Ruin

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday said that President Donald Trump’s “ultimate deal” for peace was a slap in the face for the Palestinians, cursing out the U.S. chief executive by wishing ruin upon his house.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 . (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)