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Hamas to begin regular protests against Abbas’ PA – in his capital, Ramallah

Hamas journalist says Hamas has organized protests to begin Sunday in Ramallah, demanding Mahmoud Abbas’ Palestinian Authority ‘protect Gazans from PA’s punishments’ i.e. reinitiate salaries & fuel costs for electricity and prepare the West Bank for a Hamas takeover of both PA and PLO institutions.

By Dalit Halevi

 

Hamas journalist Muhammad al-Qiq said that a protest against the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be held on Sunday in Ramallah.

The protest aims to push the PA into ceasing its punishments of Gaza.

Past protests against autocrat Abbas in Ramallah – Photo: AFP

Speaking with Hamas newspaper Al-Risala, al-Qiw said Gaza has taught Israel and its allies a lesson about military and lone-wolf terror, and that the protest was aimed at the PA leadership, which has taken steps against Gaza. Continue Reading »

Hamas declares the PA autocrat Mahmoud Abbas, an illegitimate leader

The deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council echoes what many of the Palestinians have contended for years, that the PA autocrat Mahmoud Abbas stole the leadership, noting his constitutional term in office ended 9 years ago.

By Dalit Halevi

 

Ahmad Bahar, the deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council and one of the leaders of the Hamas terrorist organization, on Wednesday accused Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas of an improper takeover of power and said he had lost the legal validity to his status as leader.

Ahmad Bahar gives address in Gaza, calling for the total liberation of “Palestine.” – Photo: The Israel Project

“Abbas’s term in office ended in 2009 and therefore he has lost the legal and constitutional basis and is considered to be stealing power which is illegal and unconstitutional,” said Bahar in an interview with the Hamas-affiliated Felesteen newspaper. Continue Reading »

Palestinian kleptocrat calls Trump’s ambassador to Israel, “Son of a Dog”

Speaking in Ramallah on Monday, Mahmoud Abbas delved into an open anti-Semitic rant, including calling the US Ambassador to Israel a ‘son of a dog,’ then also blasts his Islamist rival, Hamas, as responsible for last week’s assassination attempt that targeted his Prime Minister.

By i24NEWS

 

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas branded Donald Trump’s envoy to Israel David Friedman a “son of a dog” on Monday in a fiery speech that also blamed Hamas for trying to kill the Palestinian prime minister.

US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman – Facebook/J’Post

Abbas said Friedman, who has frequently been critical of the PA, was a “settler” and a “son of a dog,” a turn of phrase that was bleeped out during his televised address. Continue Reading »

Israeli Defense Minister: Abbas manipulating situation creating IDF-Hamas conflict

Abbas appears to be fostering regional hostilities through his policies since Trump’s Jerusalem declaration. The PA autocrat is planning to stop the transfer of funds to Gaza for electricity, water, health and salary payments, blaming Israel for the resulting crisis, thereby forcing confrontations between Hamas and Israel.

Daniel Siryoti and Israel Hayom Staff

 

Defense officials are directly linking Friday’s car ramming attack, which killed two Israeli soldiers and seriously wounded two others, to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ policy of three resolute “noes,” first reported by Israel Hayom last week.

According to Abbas’ “three noes” policy, as long as U.S. Continue Reading »

Hamas leader challenges PA autocrat Abbas, calling for unity gov’t and general elections

 

Hamas’ new leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, stated that the enclave’s government was “opening a new page” with Egypt, having mended their previously strained ties.

By i24NEWS

 

Gaza-based Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh called for all Palestinian factions to create a unified national government and to hold open elections at a press conference in Gaza on Wednesday.

Haniyeh was elected to head Hamas, the ruling faction in Gaza, in May.

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh vs. Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas – AFP

The Islamist group, considered a terrorist group by the US, EU and Israel, seized control of the territory from Fatah, the Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud Abbas’s party, in a near civil war in 2007. Continue Reading »

Autocrat Mahmoud Abbas censors news websites critical to his rule

 

Human Rights Watch has accused Abbas’ gov’t of arresting and abusing local journalists and activists critical of PA policies, seen as a violation of media freedom and freedom of speech.

By i24NEWS

 

The Palestinian Authority government in the West Bank has blocked 11 news websites associated with their Gaza-based rivals Hamas and other political adversaries critical of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, according to Arabic media reports.

Autocrat of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas – AP

The shutdowns were ordered by the Palestinian Attorney General’s office, with Palestinian media outlets quoting one anonymous official as saying that the sites blocked were in “violation of the rules of publications” which bars the dissemination of alleged fake news and defamation. Continue Reading »