The violence broke out in two locations near Gaza and in one location in Samaria. IDF soldiers aimed at main instigators after first firing warning shots.
Next week the PLO leadership plans to present a proposal to change the status of the Palestinian Authority from a “transitional authority” to a “state under occupation.”
No one was physically injured but there was some minor damage caused by the bombing.
Back in early December, following Trump's Jerusalem declaration, Abbas announced that the US is no longer qualified to serve as an honest broker for the peace negotiations with Israel, and said he is seeking an alternative.
Hamas praised the murder as a “heroic action that came as a result of Israel’s crimes against our people."
“Dear Raziel, you were nothing but praise for God – as your named indicated. We are at war and you are a victim of that war."
The Islamic Jihad said "such attacks are key steps to boost anti-occupation resistance throughout the national liberation struggle."
Maher Obaid is coordinating operations for the Hamas “Judea & Samaria Desk,” which operates out of Gaza.
This is part of the 'Fayyad Plan,' targeting areas that create a territorial contiguous corridor from Bethlehem in the south, to Ramallah in the north.
Hamas is not likely to claim responsibility for the murder, having learned the lesson of the summer of 2014, when Hamas agents murdered three Israeli teens and brought a torrent of devastation on the Gaza Strip.
Matthias F., one of the individuals fined by the police, told Vice: "My mother is Israeli, her family are refugees from Iraq and Libya.
Col. Gilad Amit ordered a series of steps to locate the terrorists, including roadblocks at the entrances and exits to Shechem.
"This is the time for sticks – perhaps if we’d been using them, this wouldn’t have happened.
The figure reflects the Palestinian Authority’s attempt to encourage and perpetuate terrorism, Defense Minister Liberman pointed out.
Al-Alami is known as the long-time Hamas envoy to the Iranian government and has close ties to Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah.
Pro-Palestinian Authority groups say Israel still has a “legal and moral” requirement to meet the power needs of Gaza residents.
"Palestinian land laws" prohibit selling Arab-owned lands to "any man or judicial body corporation of Israeli citizenship, living in Israel or acting on its behalf."
Israeli Doctor Performs Rare Spinal Surgery in Jerusalem to Save Bedridden Palestinian Authority Teen
"No one in Israel or abroad wanted to treat him until we got to Dr. Schroeder at Hadassah."
The target that was bombed in the middle of the night near Damascus could have also been destroyed by a missile launched quietly, without taking the risks and the complications of an air strike.
Effectively killing UNRWA and replacing it with an organization which has mobility rather than stagnation as its goal could result in an end to a 7-decade tragedy.
“We should have buses pick up all the people who say they want to go fight for Jerusalem and actually drive them to Jerusalem. Go fight if you are so tough."
Hezbollah's Nasrallah met with a Fatah official the day after a Palestinian Authority delegation met with Lebanese government officials in Beirut.
"Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supports a gradual cut to UNRWA," said a senior Israeli official.
The church has been accused numerous times over the past two decades of selling its leasing rights over land in Jerusalem to Israeli Jewish investors
"The old guard ... refuses to make further concessions without being met by steps from Fatah, the PA and Abbas, but the new guard, represented by al-Senwar ... is determined not to return to the division."