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Arafat’s Widow Says Palestinian Leadership is Hounding her for Defending UAE on Israel Deal

The widow of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat told Israeli TV in a rare interview that Palestinian Authority leaders are attacking her for apologizing to the United Arab Emirates on behalf of the Palestinians for their burning of the UAE flag in protest over the Gulf state’s recently signed U.S.-brokered normalization agreement with Israel.

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Palestinian Extremist Hanan Ashrawi Says She’s Been Denied U.S. Visa

TEL AVIV – Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi claimed she was denied a visa to enter the U.S., citing her support for non-violent resistance as a possible reason.  “It is official! My US visa application has been rejected. No reason given,”

Hanan Ashrawi speaks during a press conference on February 24, 2015 in the West Bank city of Ramallah

Ammar Campa-Najjar: 7 Unanswered Questions

There is much about Ammar Campa-Najjar that remains unknown — even after dozens of media “fact checks” aimed at ads by his rival, incumbent Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA). Here are seven questions Campa-Najjar can’t — or won’t — answer.

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Klein: Trump Wrongly Assumes There Is a Palestinian Partner for Peace

Since taking office eighteen months ago, President Donald Trump has proven himself beyond a doubt to be the most pro-Israel president in American history. However, even close friends with the best of intentions at times need a gentle nudge to realize that their approach needs some realignment. Trump’s statements about Israel at a campaign rally last night in Charleston, West Virginia, suggest that this might be the case.

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WATCH: Gaza Kindergarten Stages Mock Kidnap, Execution of Israelis

TEL AVIV – Gazan preschoolers at a school backed by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group recently held a graduation ceremony in which the children brandished toy machine guns as they acted out the execution of an Israeli solider and the kidnapping of a Israeli civilian.

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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.

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 …

Abbas Cracks Down on Social Media, News Sites

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social media and news websites, the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank, with a vaguely worded decree that critics say allows his government to jail anyone on charges of harming “national unity” or the “social fabric.”

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