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On Annexation, Palestinians to Breitbart: ‘We Prefer Israel over PA’

WEST BANK — Palestinians in the West Bank and the Jordan Valley interviewed by Breitbart News overwhelmingly expressed support for the government’s plans to extend Israeli law over areas they are residing in, citing fairer rule under Israel than the Palestinian Authority which many see as corrupt.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Thursday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for transferring funds to Hamas during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in which the two displayed unity, despite gaping disagreements.

Israel Gears Up to Host World Leaders for Auschwitz Commemoration

JERUSALEM – Thousands of police and counter-terrorism officers will be deployed throughout Jerusalem this week as nearly 50 world leaders will gather in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

The Associated Press

Israel to Withhold Millions from Palestinian Authority Over Pay-for-Slay

JERUSALEM – Israel on Sunday said it would withhold tens of millions of dollars worth of taxes it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority over Ramallah’s so-called “pay-for-slay” program, in which stipends are paid to terrorists and their families.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during the 74th Session of the General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York on September 26, 2019. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

PA President Abbas: ‘Millions Of Fighters’ Will Storm Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas threatened that “millions of fighters” would enter Jerusalem, and promised that “martyrs” — convicted terrorists — would continue to get every penny of the so-called pay-for-slay scheme because they are the most “sacred” thing the Palestinians have. 

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a Christmas lunch with members of the Christian Orthodox community on January 6, 2016 in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Mahmud Abbas dismissed weeks of rumours the Palestinian Authority could collapse, saying he would 'never give up' on it. AFP …

Abbas Unhinged: ‘We Are the Canaanites Who Were Here 5,000 Years Ago’

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has wildly claimed that Palestinians are indigenous to the land of Israel and are the “Canaanites who were here 5,000 years ago” in a fiery speech he gave over the weekend in which he also declared that Jewish settlements in the West Bank would disappear into “the dustbins of history.”

Palestinian president Abbas says certain Bahrain conference will fail

Dozens of Accounts Belonging to BDS Groups Shuttered over Terror Ties

TEL AVIV– Dozens of financial accounts in the US and Europe belonging to BDS-promoting organizations have been shut down amid an ongoing campaign by Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs to unearth links between the organizations and terror groups including Hamas and the PFLP.

In an unprecedented initiative, 60 members of the European Parliament called on EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini to stop EU funding and isolate the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott,Divestment and Sanctions) movement.

PA Believes Hamas Terrorist Released In Shalit Deal Behind Terror Attacks

TEL AVIV – Senior Palestinian Authority officials said they believe the mastermind behind last week’s terror attacks against Israelis in the West Bank is a Hamas terrorist who was released from an Israeli jail in 2011 as part of a prisoner exchange deal for captured IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

The Associated Press