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Posts Tagged: pa martyr payments

September 17, 2017 2:10 pm
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Humanitarian Exemption Will Not Weaken Thrust of US Legislation Targeting Palestinian Authority Terror Payments, Supporters Say

The provisions of legislation on Palestinian Authority funding of terrorism currently before the US Senate have not been watered down by a new amendment based on...

September 7, 2017 4:53 pm
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Taylor Force Act Targeting Palestinian Authority Terror Payments Receives Procedural Boost in Senate

A bill before the US Senate that targets the Palestinian Authority's policy of paying salaries and benefits to terrorists and their families received a major boost...

August 30, 2017 4:49 pm
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PA’s Botched Attempt to Manipulate UN Chief Was Prompted by International Condemnation of Terror Glorification, Israeli Analyst Says

The Palestinian Authority's unease over growing international frustration with its stance on terrorism lay behind its botched attempt to portray visiting UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres as having...

August 28, 2017 2:28 pm
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In Meeting With Kushner, Abbas Defiantly Vows to Continue PA Terror Payments Policy, Palestinian Newspaper Reports

A leading Palestinian newspaper published an account on Monday of a tense encounter between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and US President Donald Trump's senior adviser...

August 2, 2017 1:02 pm
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European-Funded Palestinian NGOs Launch Fierce Defense of PA’s Terror Payments Policy

Leading Palestinian NGOs -- many of them backed with generous funding from European governments and agencies -- have launched a new campaign in defense of...

August 1, 2017 5:13 pm
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Strengthens Taylor Force Act in Advance of Forthcoming Vote

Palestinian opposition to ending the policy of "martyr payments" could face a potentially insurmountable obstacle in the form of revised legislation governing American aid to the...

July 12, 2017 1:53 pm
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Decrying ‘Abominable’ PA ‘Martyr Payments’ Policy, Former US Officials Pledge Support for Taylor Force Act at Senate Hearing

Former top US diplomatic official Elliott Abrams told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday that Washington should suspend payments that directly benefit the Palestinian Authority (PA) until it...

Features

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

World

Advocates, Community Members Applaud Rutgers for Disciplinary Actions Again...

Advocates and community members have applauded Rutgers University for taking disciplinary action against a professor who shared tweets denigrating Jews...

Israel

African National Congress to Push for Shutdown of South African Embassy in ...

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is pushing for a major downgrade of the country's full diplomatic relations with...

Middle East

Palestinian Leader Abbas: Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition ‘Crime&...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital...

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