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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

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly...

World

At Security Council, Haley Tells Abbas: I Will Not Shut Up, US Recognition ...

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley upbraided Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN Security Council on Tuesday,...

Israel

After 30 Years of Limbo, Traditional Ethiopian-Jewish Religious Leaders Rec...

Israel has officially recognized the traditional Ethiopian religious leaders referred to as kesim, ending a 30-year controversy over their official...

Middle East

Iranian Official Threatens Israeli PM Netanyahu: ‘We Will Level Tel A...

JNS.org - An Iranian official has warned that Tel Aviv will be “leveled to the ground” if Israel attacks the Islamic...

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