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Knesset Bills Seek to Bar Israeli Transfers Amid Continued PA Payments to Terrorists

Knesset members are advancing competing laws with the start of Israel’s new parliamentary session to serve as the equivalent to America’s Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authority’s “pay-to-slay” policy of providing terrorists and their families official stipends for the murder of Jews.

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U.S. Envoy Friedman: If Abbas Refuses to Negotiate, His Replacement Will

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman slammed the Palestinian leadership in an interview Wednesday, saying that the aging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is replaceable and if he continues to show no interest in negotiating with Israel,

David Friedman, ambassador to Israel nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Friedman, the combative bankruptcy lawyer Trump tapped as his envoy to Israel, said he regretted using 'inflammatory rhetoric' during the divisive …

Netanyahu Lauds U.S. Law to Curb Palestinian Aid

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is praising the U.S. government for passing a law that suspends some financial aid to the Palestinians over the stipends paid to families of Palestinians killed or jailed in fighting with Israel.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a swearing-in ceremony for Israel's new Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot at the Prime Minister's Jerusalem offices on February 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes Taylor Force Act to Cut Funding Over Terror Payments

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the Taylor Force Act, legislation that would cut US funding to the Palestinian Authority unless it discontinues its practice of paying monthly stipends to the families of terrorists who kill Israelis.

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PA Minister Defends Payments to Terrorists

Monthly payments to families of those imprisoned for attacking Israelis contribute to stability in Palestinian society rather than encourage terrorism, the senior Palestinian official in charge of disbursing them told The Jerusalem Post Sunday.

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AIPAC Breaks Silence, Announces Support for Taylor Force Act

A day before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will consider a revised version of a measure that would strip US funding to the Palestinian Authority over its practice of paying terrorists and their families, the most powerful pro-Israel lobby in Washington broke its silence and came out in support of the bill

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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Cut Off U.S. Aid Until Palestinians Stop Paying Terrorists

As the Senate Foreign Relations Committee prepares to pass a bill that would massively cut aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) until it ends its $300 million in annual payments to convicted terrorists and their families, one of the legislation’s leading advocates has said that the PA must change its own laws regarding the payments as a condition for continued US assistance.

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Senators to Trump: Tell Abbas to End ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Payments to Palestinian Terrorists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Marco Rubio (R-F), and Tom Cotton (R-AR) have written a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to demand that Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas end his government’s years-long practice of paying terrorists and their families for attacks against Israel and its citizens when he meets with him at the White House Wednesday.

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