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Palestinian Authority Collaborated with CIA to Spy on Palestinian Dissidents

Jerusalem (MEMO) – As I’ve written in this column several times before, the “Palestinian Authority” is, at best, a misnomer. It is neither particularly Palestinian nor even remotely authoritative. Since its inception in the mid-nineties, the PA has been made to serve the interests of the Israeli occupier. Indeed, it was entirely designed with this […]

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Japan to Recognize Palestine State, Increase Aid

Al Quds (MEMO) – Japan is to recognize the State of Palestinian and increase aid to UNRWA, Quds Press reported a senior Palestinian official saying yesterday. Speaking to media, a senior aide to Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Shaath, said Japan had pledged to support the Palestinian right to create an independent state with Jerusalem as its […]

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Hamas and Fatah Sign Deal to ‘Finally and Forever’ Rid Palestine of Division

Cairo (MEE) – Rival factions hail Cairo deal, but some Palestinians express skepticism about motives behind agreement and prospects for real reconciliation. Leaders of Fatah and Hamas on Thursday hailed a unity deal signed in Cairo which they said would end the decade-long rift between the rival Palestinian factions, but many Palestinians expressed scepticism that the agreement would […]

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Hamas Drops Hard Line Rhetoric on Israel, Seeks pre-1967 Borders

Doha (GPA) – Yesterday the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) removed some of the harsher rhetoric towards Israel from their 1988 charter, but Tel Aviv isn’t buying it. Speaking at a press conference in Doha, Qatar, exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal laid out changes to the founding charter of the radical organization turned political party […]

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PA Accuses Israel of War Against Palestinian Children

Gaza (MEMO) – The Palestinian Authority Information Ministry accused the Israeli occupation authorities on Monday of launching a war against Palestinian children, Anadolu has reported. In a statement in advance of Palestinian Children’s Day on 5 April, the ministry said that the Israeli occupation forces killed 35 children and arrested 350 others during 2016. Furthermore, […]