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Beginner’s Confidence: Tillerson Certain PA Will Stop Paying Terrorist Prisoners; Ignores Abbas’s Legal Obstacles

The payments to prisoners are not just an executive decision Chairman Abbas can turn on and off at will – even if he wanted to. It's the law in the Palestinian Authority.

UN Threatening to Suspend Food Aid to PA, Gaza

Is the world's largest food program unable to find $6 million in a $6 billion budget, or is this a ploy to use the Gaza and PA needy to squeeze just a little more out of the donor nations?

Israel, India to Sign $500 Million Deal on Anti-Tank Guided Missiles

The deal includes more than 8,000 missiles and more than 300 launchers, and this order is expected grow, as the Indian Army wants to provide Spike missiles to all its 382 infantry battalions and 44 mechanized regiments.

President Rivlin to Muslim Leaders: We Won’t Uproot Violence Without Complete Cooperation

'The partnership between us, Jews and Arabs, children of this land, is a reality stronger than any evil wind which may wish to uproot it.'

Al Jazeera Israel: If They Try to Shut Us Down We’ll Petition High Court...

'Just because the situation is ugly, and the wars are ugly, it's not our fault.'

Rejecting Netanyahu, AG Vows to Keep Supreme Court’s Excessive Powers

Israel is the only country in the civilized world where plaintiffs are permitted to go directly to the top of the appeals process – and without direct connection to the case in question.

Einstein’s Letters to David Bohn on Israel, God, and Communism Auctioned

Einstein notes that Israel is an interesting, intellectual creature, but has limited opportunities.
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UN Delegates: Israeli Occupation Driving Arab Men to Beat their Wives

Every single Arab participant in the forum stated that, in the end, when an Arab husband beats up his wife in Ramallah, it's because of the Israeli 'occupation.'

Jerusalem Mayor Fires Cannon Marking End of 16th Day of Ramadan

The Municipality removes garbage from the main roads and ensures that parks and public gardens are cleaned during Ramadan, to provide a dignified atmosphere for all celebrants.

Gaza Artificial Island Harbor Plan Shelved Due to Defense Minister’s Objection

According to Minister Katz, the harbor island would finally remove Israel's responsibility for the situation in Gaza and might prevent a renewed military flare-up.

Netanyahu Meets with Nauru President Waqa in Jerusalem

President Waqa requested Israel assist Nauru in medical training, water technology, waste management and innovation.

Report: Trump Leaked to Russians Israel’s Success in Penetrating ISIS Computers

Needless to say, Trump's careless disclosure infuriated Israeli officials, and has put in question the willingness of Israel's and other Western powers' clandestine services to share more hard-earned, crucial intelligence with the Americans for the next four years.

Settlers Dispute Defense Minister’s Figures on Construction Starts

Yossi Dagan, head of the Samaria Regional Council, said on Sunday that Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman's optimistic data on settlement construction in Judea and Samaria are inflated.

Mo’ Murder, Mo’ Money: PA’s Sliding Scale Terrorist Salaries

How much money do security prisoners receive? It starts at $400 a month, and the checks keep growing each year, followed by a release bonus.

Heeding Abbas’ Order, Israel Curbs Gaza’s Electric Supply

Gaza’s only power plant has been out of commission for more than two weeks, because of a dispute between the Palestinian Authority and the Hamas government over the rate of excise taxes on fuel for the plant.

Ministers Approve Bill Deducting Terrorists’ Pay from Palestinian Authority’s Earnings

The pressure to go ahead with the bill came from rightwing Likud members, as well as from Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu).

Netanyahu: NGOs Must Not Have Access to Foreign Government Funding

NGOs whose budgets come mostly from foreign government sources are already required to declare it to the NGOs Registrar, and note it in all their official publications, as well as in their correspondence with public officials.

Netanyahu: I told Nikki Haley It’s Time to Dismantle UNRWA

The Arab refugees have their own separate agency which is connected to incitement against Israel, and which perpetuates the refugee problem rather than solve it.

Court Fines Reporter $30,000 for Defaming Netanyahus on Facebook

During the final court hearing, the defense argued that Sarna's post was a parody.

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