Italian magazine publishes PLO leader’s diaries, exposing the arch-terrorist’s methods of maintaining plausible deniability after carrying out global terror attacks, while demonstrating his satisfaction to his underlings after they were carried out. – Arafat also chronicled his planned perjury at former Italian PM Berlusconi’s corruption trial, for a significant financial payoff.
By Binyamin Tobias and Daniel Bettini
Nineteen volumes of journals written by former Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat over the course of nearly 20 years were divulged Sunday in the Italian L’espresso news magazine, shedding light on both the personality and life of the former Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) chief. Continue Reading »
With the Palestinians rescinding its directive to charge Israelis in the ICC, a US St. Dept. official relayed an updated decision allowing the PLO’s Washington DC office to remain open, but “within limitations.”
The administration of US President Donald Trump on Friday backtracked on its vow to close the Washington DC office of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), saying it could remain open “within limitations.”
A State Department official said the bureau is advised to “limit its activities to those related to achieving a lasting, comprehensive peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.”
Rex Tillerson with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – Photo: Courtesy of U.S.
In 1994 Clinton waived a law prohibiting the PLO from having a mission in Washington, contingent on the Palestinians not charging Israelis at the Int’l Criminal Court. Palestinian despot Abbas broke US law by breaking the conditions of the agreement, and now, PLO officials are threatening the Trump Administration for the consequences. • In 2011, Obama (the following Democrat President) allowed the Palestinians fly their flag over the Washington office, a de facto status upgrade of the mission that the Palestinians hailed as historic.
By Yoni Hersch, Shlomo Cesana, Erez Linn, News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff
The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with a threat to close their diplomatic office in Washington. Continue Reading »
US Sec. of State Rex Tillerson, has determined that the Palestinians violated a US law that prohibits them from turning to the Int’l Criminal Court to prosecute Israelis, and if so…which they did, the PLO’s mission in Washington must close, unless the POTUS, within 90 days, determines the Palestinians are in ‘direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel’…which they are not.
By The Associated Press
The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered serious peace talks with Israel, US officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal. Continue Reading »
In an epic moment that flabbergasted the Palestinian UN delegation leaving them shocked, while stunning the entire General Assembly, watch ex-Hamas member Mosab Hassan Yousef, speaking on behalf of the NGO UN Watch, expose Abbas’ Palestinian Authority as a corrupt, brutal dictatorship.
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 »
“The [PLO] Executive Committee condemned the legislators of the American Congress and their positions towards the Palestinian people” saying the ending of monthly payments to terrorists and their families is ‘unacceptable’ and that the Senators are engaging in ‘extortion,’ in order ‘to extract political concessions.’
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) criticized the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee over the weekend for advancing legislation that would penalize the Palestinian Authority for its continued policy of financially rewarding terrorists and their family members, according to a report this week by Palestinian Media Watch.
The bill, referred to as the “Taylor Force Act,” is named after a US military veteran who was killed in a terror attack in Israel last year. 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 »
Executive Committee member of the PLO says he will charge Israel of ‘piracy’ at the ICC should Jerusalem enforce a new Knesset bill to withhold funds from the PA that’s equal to their monthly stipends paid to families of dead terrorists, and murderers in prison.
By Gary Willig
The Palestinian Authority will take Israel to the International Criminal Court over recent steps to punish the PA for its continuing payments to terrorists in Israeli prisons and to the families of terrorists, a senior PA official claimed.
Palestinian officials oppose Trump peace plan: “This plan will not go into effect because the Palestinian leadership will not let it, even if there is support from some of the Arab countries. First find a solution to the Palestinian issue, and afterwards Israel can normalize its relations with whatever country it wants.”
By Daniel Siryoti
Senior Palestinian Authority officials are demanding that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas clarify U.S. President Donald Trump’s reported plan to focus on regional peace between Arab countries and Israel before addressing the Palestinian issue, as Israel Hayom reported Thursday.
During his visit to Bethlehem on Tuesday, Trump told Abbas he was interested in launching a regional peace plan based on the 2002 Saudi Peace Initiative that would normalize relations between Israel and moderate Arab countries. Continue Reading »
The Palestinian National Fund, established in 1964 by the PLO, manages the terrorist organization’s funds in its campaign to destroy the State of Israel and is used by PA to pay monthly stipends to murdering terrorists in Israeli prisons.
By Gary Willig
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced Thursday afternoon his decision to designate the ‘Palestinian National Fund’ as a terrorist organization, pursuant to his authority to combat terrorism.
The decision to declare the fund as a terrorist organization stems from its continuous and sustained provision of massive support for entities responsible for serious terrorist activity against Israel and Israeli citizens. Continue Reading »
PLO official in Gaza calls on British PM Theresa May’s gov’t accept a Palestinian State as compensation for the Balfour Declaration.
By Dalit Halevi
Palestine Liberation Organization-Executive Committee Head and leader of Fatah’s Gaza branch Zakaria_al-Agha called on Britain to immediately recognize a Palestinian state.
During a visit to the Al-Shati “refugee camp” in northern Gaza on March 2, al-Agha emphasized the importance of the Arabs putting aside differences and joining forces to end the “occupation” in Judea and Samaria. He also said the Arabs need to fight Israel’s attempt to “Judaize” Jerusalem.
PA autocrat Abbas incites further by honoring those killed trying to kill Jews.
The historical verdict carefully ignored (forgotten?) by mainstream media, France’s 3rd Chamber of the Court of Appeal of Versailles decreed that Israel is the legal occupant of the West Bank.
Israel is the legal occupant of the West Bank, says the Court of Appeal of Versailles, France. By JEAN-PATRICK GRUMBERG
When I first learned that the Court of Appeal of Versailles ruled that West bank settlements and occupation of Judea Samaria by Israel is unequivocally legal under international law, in a suit brought by the Palestinian Authority against Jerusalem’s light rail built by French companies Alstom and Veolia, that received no media coverage, I decided to put to work my years of Law Studies in France, and I meticulously analyzed the Court ruling. Continue Reading »
Saeb Erekat continues to do what he does best – bully & threaten the world with “chaos, lawlessness & extremism.” This time, he says PLO will revoke its recognition of Israel, along with other harsh consequences, should Trump move the US embassy to Jerusalem.
Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat warned on Monday that if the US embassy will be moved to Jerusalem by the incoming Trump administration PLO will revoke its recognition of Israel and that other harsh consequences may follow.
According to The Times of Israel Erekat spoke at a conference call organized by the Wilson Center policy forum in Washington, DC regarding expectations from the Trump administration, and warned of the many consequences of President-elect Donald Trump’ honoring his campaign pledge and relocating the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
The PLO Executive Committee called on the submission of a resolution to the UN Security Council confirming the illegality of Jewish “settlements” in Judea and Samaria and the implementation of an independent State of Palestine within the borders of June 4, 1967 with its capital in eastern Jerusalem.
By Dalit Halevi
The PLO Executive Committee is calling for a boycott of “Israeli settlements” as part of a series of anti-Israel resolutions agreed upon during a meeting this past Thursday at the headquarters in Ramallah of Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
Abbas & map of ‘end-game’….Palestine in place of Israel
In a statement released after the meeting, the PLO called for a total boycott of “Israel’s colonial settlement”, to “provide international protection for the Palestinian people in the state of occupied Palestine”, to apply the Fourth Geneva from 1949, to prosecute Israel for war crimes and convene an international peace conference with full powers to implement an independent State of Palestine within the borders of June 4, 1967 with its capital in eastern Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
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