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PA Leader Abbas Turned Away US Congressional Democratic Delegation

Still fuming over President Trump’s  Jerusalem recognition, the PA autocrat refused to meet with a U.S. delegation of 11 Democratic representatives, despite their lack of allegiance to, and continued criticism of, the US president.

By Arutz Sheva North America Staff,

 

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas refused to meet with a delegation of Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives that visited Israel two months ago, in protest of the Trump administration’s policies toward Israel, Haaretz revealed.

According to the newspaper, Abbas’ refusal to meet the delegation caught its members by surprise, because many of them are constant critics of the Trump administration and were hoping to hear Abbas’ point of view about Trump’s policies while visiting the region. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Palestinian leader says US never demanded end to ‘Pay for Slay’ payments

Former Palestinian negotiator says in an interview that the Palestinian Authority will never stop monthly stipends to jailed assassins, attempted murderers, or their families, declaring them “heroes.”

By Tzvi Lev

 

Former Palestinian Chief Negotiator Nabil Saath ruled out the cessation of payments to imprisoned terrorists, telling Palestinian National Television Sunday: “We will never stop caring for these men and their families. These men are heroes.”

Shaath also denied that the United States had asked the Palestinian Authority to cease paying terrorists’ families. Continue Reading »