Abu Mazen rebuffs Kerry’s appeal to cool Palestinian terror against Israelis

By DEBKAfile— US Secretary of State John Kerry came away empty-handed from his latest meeting with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmud Abbas (Abu Mazen) in Amman on Sunday, February 21,- which shouldn’t have surprised him as it was par for the course. DEBKAfile’s Middle Eastern sources report that Kerry was finally persuaded that Abbas would not…

U.S. SLASHING PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY BUDGET BY 21.6% IN ‘MESSAGE TO ABBAS’

By: JNI Media, Breaking Israel News— The US is cutting aid to the Palestinian Authority in Judea and Samaria and in Gaza by $80 million, which top Democrats in Congress have called a message to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. The House Foreign Affairs Committee voted unanimously Oct. 22 on a resolution condemning Abbas and…

THE LIE AGAINST ISRAEL THAT THE WORLD IS BUYING; PALESTINIAN TERRORISTS AS “VICTIMS”

By: By: Chris Mitchell, Breaking Christian News— (Jerusalem, Israel)— The Security Cabinet met in an emergency session Tuesday evening to decide on additional counterterrorism measures in the wake of Palestinian violence. (Security footage of Palestinian attack at Israeli bus stop/Screengrab via CBN News) Terrorists killed three Israelis and wounded 20 during their “Day of Rage,” but…

Bret Stephens tells it like it is (WSJ)

By: Bret Stephens— Regarding the causes of this Palestinian blood fetish, Western news organizations have resorted to familiar tropes. Palestinians have despaired at the results of the peace process—never mind that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas just declared the Oslo Accords null and void. Israeli politicians want to allow Jews to pray atop the Temple Mount—never…