In first-ever review, UN racism panel presses Palestinians on anti-Semitism

By JNS , Israel Hayom Staff— The United Nations’ anti-racism committee began a mandatory two-day review on Tuesday of the policies and practices of the Palestinian Authority, whose delegation responded by criticizing experts of the 18-member panel for asking about anti-Semitic incitement based on evidence provided by the international human rights group UN Watch, whose…

Palestinians: “No Place for the Zionist Entity in Palestine”

By Bassam Tawil. Gatestone Institute— A Palestinian terror group says that its engineers have developed “accurate and destructive” missiles that can reach the “occupied” cities of Tel Aviv, Netanya and Jerusalem. Abu Hamza, spokesman for the Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Iranian-funded Islamic Jihad organization in the Gaza Strip, threatened that his group’s…

Israeli spy agency uncovers Gaza-Turkey Hebron terror money trail

BY ANNA AHRONHEIM, JPOST— Hamas money laundering ring that funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from officials in Gaza to Hebron via Turkey has been exposed, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) cleared for publication on Thursday. The complex money-laundering enterprise, which began operating last year, was uncovered in a joint operation by the Shin…

Gazans tie up Trump effigy in armed demonstration

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA, JPost— Thousands of supporters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Gaza protested US President Donald Trump’s visit to Bethlehem on Tuesday, and his statements describing Hamas as a terrorist organization. During the protest, masked men pointed machine guns at an effigy of President Trump, while…

‘Israel must be ready for confrontation with Hamas this summer’

By JPost— Israel should get ready for a possible escalation with Hamas in the summer, according to Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Gallant on Sunday. “We must be prepared for a confrontation with Hamas this summer,” he said, speaking to Army Radio. A member of the security cabinet and a former IDF general, Gallant continued,…

Palestinians: Fatah Prepares for War with Israel

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone— Some 300 members of the Palestinian Fatah faction, headed by Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, have begun receiving “military training” in the Gaza Strip in preparation for war with Israel. The armed wing of Fatah, Aqsa Martyrs Brigades – The Martyr Nidal Al-Amoudi Division, announced that its members have…