No longer smiling, the 1969 terrorist attack by Odeh that killed two Hebrew University students cost her US citizenship, and deported as persona non grata from the United States.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A Palestinian woman who perpetrated a 1969 supermarket bombing and later immigrated to the United States had her citizenship revoked on Thursday and was sentenced to deportation to Jordan by a US federal court in Detroit.
Rasmea Odeh was convicted of immigration fraud as part of a plea deal by the same court in April with Thursday’s deportation sentence being mostly a last formal step before she is sent on her way. Continue Reading »
Despite being recognized terrorist organizations in the country is not enough to warrant police intervention when the two groups were recently involved in several events and demonstrations held in Berlin.
By Polina Garaev
German and Israeli politicians banded together on Monday to call for a crackdown on the activities of Hezbollah and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Germany.
Despite being recognized terrorist organizations in the country, the two groups were recently involved in several events and demonstrations held in Berlin, like June’s Al-Quds march.
In a letter sent to German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière, quoted by the German daily Tagesspiegel the cross-party collection of politicians demanded that these events be banned. 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 Int’l Legal Forum produces evidence exposing the east Jerusalem-based Committee of Agricultural Work of diverting millions of dollars in foreign donations to the terrorist group, PFLP.
By Yair Altman
Israeli authorities are investigating possible donor fraud by an Arab association which allegedly posed as a nonprofit group while funding a Palestinian terrorist organization.
A Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) rally in Gaza [Archive] – Photo: AP
The Registrar of Associations in Israel is reportedly pursuing the liquidation of the east Jerusalem-based “Lajnat al-Amal al-Zarai,” or the Committee of Agricultural Work, for allegedly funneling millions of dollars to the Gaza Strip-based Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. Continue Reading »
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah says the Mossad, with Saudi Arabia’s collaboration, successfully assassinated PFLP fugitive inside the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria, and “the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger.”
By Daniel Siryoti & Israel Hayom Staff
Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday accused Israel and its foreign intelligence agency, Mossad, of killing fugitive terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed in the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria in late February.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses a crowd via video on Sunday – Photo: AFP
“The Mossad assassinated him and the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger,” Nasrallah said in a speech broadcast via video link by Al-Manar, the Hezbollah-affiliated satellite television station. Continue Reading »
Omar Nayef Zayed, convicted in Israel of murdering student Eliyahu Amadi in 1986, escape prison & fled to Bulgaria, was found gravely wounded in the garden of the Palestinian embassy in Sofia, before dying of his wounds.
By Elior Levy, Itamar Eichner
Wanted terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed was found dead at the Palestinian embassy in Bulgaria, local media reported on Friday morning.
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member Zayed, 51, was convicted along with two others of the murder of yeshiva student Eliyahu Amadi at Jerusalem’s Old City in 1986, when he was 22 years old. Continue Reading »
Khalida Jarrar, member of the illegal terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), has been sentenced on a series of charges, including encouraging violent attacks against Israelis.
A prominent Palestinian lawmaker has been jailed for 15 months by an Israeli military court, the military confirmed on Monday.
Khalida Jarrar – Photo: AFP
Khalida Jarrar, a senior member of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and a well-known political figure, was sentenced on Sunday at the Ofer military court near the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.
She had been arrested in April on a series of charges, including encouraging attacks against Israel and violating a travel ban. Continue Reading »
Radical terrorist group plans to increase their protests, accusing UNRWA of ‘extorting Palestinians, pressuring them to accept political solutions aimed at ending the refugee problem.’
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinians on Sunday stepped up their protests against UNRWA’s threats to halt its services due to a severe financial crisis facing the international agency.
Palestinian policemen loyal to Hamas guard outside the UNRWA headquarters in Gaza City. – Photo: REUTERS
The protesters are particularly concerned about UNRWA’s threats to delay the opening of the new academic year in its schools in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and neighboring Arab countries. Continue Reading »
New evidence presented to Israeli judge forces cancel release of PFLP MP, as a security risk; she’s accused of inciting the abductions of IDF soldiers.
By Ari Yashar
Khalida Jarrar, an MP on the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) who was arrested for terrorism charges, and had been ordered to be released two weeks ago, will remain in jail. Based on new evidence, a military court judge has canceled her release as the case against her continues.
The Arab NGO Addameer told the Palestinian Arab Ma’an News Agency on Tuesday that last Thursday the judge reversed the ruling, recognizing the MP as a security risk based on evidence that was not publicly released due to its sensitive nature. Continue Reading »
Israeli military court charges Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jerrar with 12 counts including supporting terrorism & being a member of an illegal terror organization.
Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jerrar was charged with 12 counts by a Israeli military court in connection to her membership with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, according to a report released Friday by Amnesty International.
Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar. – Photo: REUTERS
Jerrar, who has been detained by Israeli authorities since April 2, had the charges brought against her Wednesday. Charges included membership of an illegal organization, participation in protests, and incitement to kidnap Israeli soldiers, according to Palestinian news agency Ma’an
Earlier this month, IDF soldiers arrested Jarrar during a pre-dawn raid on her home in Ramallah for violating an injunction issued last August ordering her to remain in the Jericho area. Continue Reading »
Khalida Jarrar‘s lawyer says the 52 yr-old PFLP member is being held under Israeli administrative detention after violating restraining order from entering her home town of Ramallah.
By the Associated Press
The IDF has placed a female Palestinian legislator under detention for six months without trial, a lawyer for the lawmaker said Monday.
PFLP lawmaker Khalida Jarrar. Flouted ban on entering Ramallah, where she lives. – Photo: Reuters
Khalida Jarrar, a senior political leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a left-wing Palestinian militant group, is being held for alleged activities in a hostile organization, lawyer Mahmoud Hassan said. Continue Reading »
Rasmieh Odeh, convicted last week of immigration fraud for hiding her conviction & incarceration as a murdering Palestinian terrorist, asks Judge to remain free until sentencing.
By Cynthia Blank
Former Palestinian terrorist, Rasmieh Yousef Odeh was found guilty last week of not disclosing she had been convicted in a 1969 terrorist attack in Israel when she was applying for United States citizenship. Two people were killed in the attack she participated in.
On Wednesday, she petitioned the court to be released from custody until her sentencing hearing, scheduled for March 2015.
Odeh, 67, could face up to 10 years in prison for her conviction, be stripped of her citizenship, and deported. Continue Reading »
Hamas replaces adapted 80 yr-old Western laws with Sharia system. Hamas rivals condemn replacement law for ‘widening split,’ threatening ‘multicultural Palestinian society.’
By Ari Yashar
Hamas, the terrorist group governing Gaza, has replaced a nearly 80-year-old law with a harsh new one based on Sharia Islamic law. The new rules stipulate severe punishments such as lashes and amputations.
Faraj Al Ghoul, Legal Department head of Gaza’s Palestinian Legislative Council, announced the Gazan parliament will put the new law into effect, replacing Ordinance Number 74 that has been on the books since 1936. The ordinance, which was part of the British Mandate Criminal Code, outlawed same-sex acts between men. Continue Reading »
Graffiti at the security checkpoint notes that the vandalism was ‘retaliation’ for Israeli security personnel killing wanted Arab terrorist as incitement after funeral continues.
By Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin
Masked Palestinian Arabs broke into a IDF checkpoint near the Palestinian Authority (PA) settlement of Beit Furik, northeast of Shechem, after they cut through barbed wire fence surrounding the post.
A video surfaced on YouTube over the weekend showing masked men, who were armed with a chainsaw and hammers, sawing through checkpoint gate, smashing the windows of the armored guard position, and vandalizing the checkpoint. Graffiti at the site read, “Boycott Israel, in memory of the martyr Motazz Washaha.”
Washasha was a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine suspected of being directly involved in terrorism. Continue Reading »