With no chance of the Palestinians obtaining Security Council support with an assured US veto, an automatic Muslim majority at the General Assembly is likely to usher in a non-binding resolution for another token propaganda victory.
By Itamar Eichner
The Foreign Ministry and the Israeli delegation to the United Nations are preparing to thwart a Palestinian move aimed at suspending or permanently removing Israel from the UN in light of its controversial Nation-State Law.
The Palestinians will argue that Israel disregards UN Security Council resolutions, defies the the Charter of the United Nations, and encourages apartheid through the Nation-State Law. Continue Reading »
Hamas pitifully inflames mourning Israeli mom after Israeli Prime Minister’s offer directly to the Iranians yields calls of “Death to Palestine” during protests.
– WATCH videos
By Yochanan Visser
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has launched a public relations offensive exclusively aimed at the Iranian people, and his new strategy has already been copied by one of Israel’s foes.
About two weeks ago, the Israeli leader posted a video in which he offered to help solve a serious water crisis in Iran. As he filled a glass with water, Netanyahu said Israel wanted to make an unprecedented offer to the people of Iran in the field of water management, because the lives of more than 50 million Iranians are threatened by mismanagement that the prime minister blamed on the “cruel “Iranian regime. Continue Reading »
WATCH Arabic IDF spokesman posts video proving female Palestinian medic killed during Hamas riots in Gaza last Friday trained to throw grenades, admitting she was not just an innocent ‘health worker’.
– “This proves Hamas exploits all members of Gaza society for its goals, and those of Iran.”
By Tal Polon
The IDF pushed back today against Hamas claims that a female Gaza medic killed during border riots on Friday was was merely an innocent health worker.
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This ‘Must Watch’ video clearly illustrates the deadly violence directed against Israel’s soldiers, and how the Hamas rulers are filmed openly admitting that their true scheme (said in Arabic to their followers) is to breach the fence and destroy Israel.
By Israel Today Staff
The mainstream media continues to misrepresent the Gaza border fence protests as peaceful in nature, and, therefore, Israel’s military response as criminally disproportionate.
But, as usual, the truth isn’t difficult to uncover if one only listens to what the Palestinians themselves have to say.
Video clips show clearly that those protesting at the fence are engaging in deadly violence against Israeli soldiers, and Gaza’s Hamas rulers openly admit that the agenda remains to breach the fence and destroy Israel. Continue Reading »
President Trump’s Special Representative for Int’l Negotiations Jason Greenblatt fires back at PLO official Saeb Erekat on Twitter for intentionally lying to purposely impede any possibility of cooperation between the Palestinians & the United States.
US special Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt fired back after Palestinian official Saeb Erekat circulated a letter to foreign diplomats stationed in Ramallah, accusing the American diplomat of being a mouthpiece for Israel.
COGAT commander, Maj-Gen Yoav Mordechai (left) takes President Trump’s Special Representative for Int’l Negotiations Jason Greenblatt (center) on a tour of the Gaza border, 29 Aug 2017. – Photo: U.S. Continue Reading »
Claiming it has run out of diesel fuel required for electricity producing generators, Hamas orders a hospital in northern Gaza to end operations.
– Abbas’ Palestinian Authority rejects Hamas’ claims, drawing attention to the funds recently transferred to Gaza specifically for the purchase of more diesel to keep the generators going.
– In the meantime, UNRWA organizes a march for its workers and Gaza residents to protest against the United States’ decision to withhold some funding until Palestinian leadership agrees to engage in Peace Talks.
By Elior Levy and Reuters
The Hamas terror group has begun ratcheting up pressure on the Palestinian Authority and the international community to resolve the deepening humanitarian crisis taking shape in Gaza, after the former ordered the Health Ministry Monday to halt activities in a hospital located in the north of the strip and to transfer all patients to other hospitals in the area. Continue Reading »
Friction between the White House and the Palestinians is growing as PLO chief, PA head negotiator and master Palestinian propagandist Saeb Erekat spins President Trump’s threat to cut UN funding, as seeking to “starve Palestinian children in refugee camps and deny their natural rights to [continued free] health and education.”
By TAMAR BEN-OZER
Top Palestinian Authority (PA) official Saeb Erekat claimed that United States President Donald Trump has threatened to “starve Palestinian children in refugee camps and [to] deny their natural rights to health and education” if the PA doesn’t endorse his terms, according to a press release issued by the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) on Wednesday. Continue Reading »
Israel’s UN Ambassador spotlights PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ anti-American inflammatory rhetoric as latest excuse to avoid upcoming peace negotiations planned by White House for early 2018.
– WATCH PM Netanyahu address misplaced Palestinian entrenchment.
By Elad Benari
Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, on Wednesday criticized the statement by Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
“The Palestinian Authority is doing all it can to avoid any chance for negotiations and is actively thwarting initiatives towards reconciliation,” Ambassador Danon said.
“The international community must not allow Chairman Abbas to evade direct negotiations yet again. It must be made clear to the Palestinian leadership that they must stop their dangerous incitement which threatens the stability of the region,” he added. Continue Reading »
PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi told an Arab news service that the PLO decided to submit an official request to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, to investigate “illegal Israeli settlement activity” and Israel’s “ongoing war crime” of “ethnic cleansing and racial segregation.”
By Elad Benari
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has decided to submit an official request to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate what it calls “illegal Israeli settlement activity”, PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi told the Ma’an news agency.
Ashrawi told the news agency that the committee had made the decision to move forward with submitting an official investigation request to the ICC, which is based in The Hague. Continue Reading »
PLO executive committee member Hanan Ashrawi is a proliferator that Jesus was Palestinian, that Israel is the “ancestral” land of the Palestinians – not the Jewish People, and that the 800,000 Jews who were exiled from Muslim countries after Israel beat the Arab armies in 1948, all ‘left their ancestral homes voluntarily.’
By JPOST EDITORIAL
According to PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi, Israel holds the Palestinian people captive, denying its historical rights and the imperative to get real about peace. Her weekly diatribe happened to coincide with Jordanian King Abdullah’s first visit to Ramallah in five years, which demonstrated that the rest of the Arab world could not care less about history. Continue Reading »
Feeling emboldened following UNESCO’s recent resolutions ignoring Jewish historical ties or rights to the Western Wall and the Cave of the Patriarchs, the Palestinian leadership calls on the int’l community to reject any Israeli candidacy for any international role considering, in their statement, that “Israel was established on the ruins of the Palestinian people.”
By Dalit Halevi
The Palestinian Authority (PA) government, headed by Rami Hamdallah, on Tuesday warned against Israel’s “escalating policy” following UNESCO’s recent resolutions recognizing the Muslim right to the Temple Mount and the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron, while ignoring the Jewish connection to those sites. Continue Reading »
Pointing out the obvious deception, Danny Danon, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN articulated, “These are lies and incitement from those who are paying terrorists to kill innocent Israelis.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
NEW YORK – “Hamas and the PFLP are not terrorist organizations,” Saeb Erekat, secretary- general of the PLO, said on Thursday at the “UN Forum Marking 50 Years of Occupation.”
Erekat made the comment in response to a question from The Jerusalem Post regarding recent Israeli allegations that some of the organizations participating in the event were linked to the two groups.
Earlier during the forum, he called Hamas a “Palestinian political party.”
“We are a people who strive to achieve our independence, and our choice in the PLO, the Palestine Liberation Organization, is to achieve peace peacefully through negotiations,” he added. Continue Reading »
Israel’s reconnection to African countries, in counter-terrorism, clean-water technology, green-energy, internet-connections, medicine and agriculture has the Palestinians enlisting the Arab League to ‘warn them.’
• “Israel is trying to enlist African support for its policies at the Palestinians’ expense,” says representative.
By Daniel Siryoti
Concerned by the increasingly warm relations between Israel and African nations and Israel’s bid to rejoin the African Union as an observer state, the Palestinians have asked the Arab League to hold an emergency session.
The league is set to meet in Cairo next Monday to discuss the matter.
Former Foreign Ministry Chairman Dore Gold with President of the Republic of Guinea, Prof. Continue Reading »
WATCH: Knowing that Abbas and Hamas would promote falsehoods to the Trump gov’t and the American public, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu shared a couple of videos, one detailing the extent of Abbas’ lies and another exposing the ‘Fake News’ Al Jazeera & American news media has been reporting about Hamas.
By Noah Beck
The two main political groups that claim to represent Palestinians – the Islamist terror group Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) – have embarked on new campaigns of deception in order to gain greater international acceptance.
PA President Mahmoud Abbas met with President Donald Trump last week to discuss the peace process. Continue Reading »
For refusing to rule against Israel, FIFA Congress came under attack by Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub, who told delegates, ‘We are looking for full recognition of our right that no Israeli clubs play in our territory.’
By i24NEWS – AFP
The Palestinian Football Association on Thursday accused FIFA of succumbing to “political pressure” following its decision to postpone a ruling on the contentious issue of Israeli clubs playing in the West Bank.
“We are disappointed that FIFA has decided to allow political pressure to win over the FIFA statutes,” it says in a statement, after FIFA’s annual Congress voted to back — by a majority of 73 to 27 percent — a proposal that pushed football’s governing body to report by March 2018. Continue Reading »