Jibril Rajoub, a senior leader in the Fatah party headed by Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas, visited Iran Tuesday, the first time a PA official has traveled to the Islamic Republic in several years.
He told Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Fatah “will not stop the resistance until the establishment of an independent Palestinian government.”
If one is known by the company he keeps, the Obama administration might want to take notice. Rajoub, whose official position is head of the Palestine Football Association, said last year that if the Palestinian Authority had a nuclear weapon, he would like to drop it on Israel.
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Israel said the report is “fundamentally flawed in its methodologies, in its facts, in its legal analysis and in its conclusions,” and one-sided, bringing “into serious question Amnesty’s professional standards.”
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck south central Alaska Monday, 93 miles northwest of Anchorage at a depth of 77 miles. Alaskans felt the tremors, but no damage was reported. The epicenter of the tremor was on Yunaska Island, the largest island in the chain of volcanic Aleutian Islands that stretch across the northern Pacific from […]