PA, Hamas announce unity government against Israel

By LEA SPEYER, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Palestinian officials have confirmed that rival leaders from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have agreed to form a national unity government within the “next five weeks.” Following talks in Gaza City on Tuesday evening between officials of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and Hamas, an agreement was reached…

The Palestinian Authority: A Continuing Breeding Ground For Terror

By P. DAVID HORNIK, FRONTPAGEMAG— Except for rockets from Gaza—which, meanwhile, have stopped since Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense in November—you haven’t been hearing much about Palestinian terrorism. But it’s not for lack of trying. Israel’s Shin Bet (domestic security agency) has released its figures for 2012. It says it thwarted 100 “serious” terror attacks…

Abbas – masterful illusionist mesmerizes UN with Palestinian state mirage

By EARL COX, ISRAEL ALWAYS— As expected, the United Nations General Assembly  recently voted, 138 to 9 with 41 abstentions, to grant the Palestinians in Israel what has been termed “non-member status,” and also “observer status” in the UN. Nobody is quite sure exactly what the new status means in relation to legitimate Palestinian statehood…