Kerry, Israeli Arabs and the Separation Delusion

By: Caroline Glick, Breaking Israel News— Israel’s political leaders have rightly expressed anger at the US State Department’s hostile characterizations of the Palestinian terrorist onslaught. Secretary of State John Kerry’s claims, parroted by his spokesmen, that Israel is either entirely to blame for Palestinian terrorism or shares the blame equally with the Palestinians, are baseless…

Palestinians and Iran agree to disarm Israel’s alleged nukes

By JNS.org— The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Iran have agreed to work together in holding an international conference on the nuclear disarmament of Israel, a senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official said. PLO Executive Committee member Ahmed Majdalani recently visited Iran, where he met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamed Zarif and agreed to hold a…

Palestinians Attacked for Marching With Israelis

By: ISRAEL TODAY STAFF, Israel Today— Palestinian participants in a co-existence march with Israelis were attacked by fellow Palestinians on Thursday. The victims were taking part in the annual “Jerusalem Hug” march, the purpose of which is, according to the group’s website, “…to promote a peaceful experience, a life of freedom and joy to all…

Palestinian diplomatic push imperils Obama’s internationalism

By JOHN R. BOLTON, NY POST— The Palestinian Authority is aggressively seeking to have itself declared a “state” by joining treaties and international organizations, thereby pressuring Israel and the United States to accept outcomes they long ago rejected. In a fantasy that only seems sensible after years of incubating at the United Nations, the Palestinians…

Israel will ask Congress to stop US aid to Palestinians

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— Israel is poised to ask Congress to stop funding the Palestinian Authority, a day after the Israeli government froze NIS 500 million ($127 million) in Palestinian tax revenues collected on Ramallah’s behalf, in response to the Palestinian Authority filing a request to join the International Criminal Court earlier this week. An…

Israel furious at US support for Palestinian Unity Government

By ISRAEL HAYOM— U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration said on Monday it plans to work with and fund the new Palestinian unity government. Israel immediately voiced its disappointment with the decision, which was also criticized by some U.S. lawmakers. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a unity government on Monday in a reconciliation deal…

Fatah official said liberated land would be soaked in blood

By ITAMAR MARCUS AND NAN JACQUES ZILBERDIK, PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH— Even at the height of the peace negotiations with Israel, in December 2013, Fatah official Tawfiq Tirawi said that Palestinians were not committed to non-violence. Rather, he said that negotiations are just one option, and do not preclude use of the “rifle,” which the Palestinians…