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Op-ed in official PA daily: ISIS is "guided by the remote control of the supreme Israeli interests"

Headline: "Karak and what is after it"
Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily
     "What is the connection between the timing of the attack by the criminal and barbaric members of ISIS against Karak in the Hashemite Jordanian Kingdom (i.e., attack in Karak, Jordan, on Dec. 18, 2016, 10 killed, dozens wounded) and the bills the government of Israel gave to the Israeli Parliament, to legislate laws to legalize the settlements in the Palestinian West Bank and to forbid sounding the call of the Muezzin (i.e., Muslim call to prayer) with loudspeakers in the mosques of Jerusalem (sic., the law does not apply only to mosques or only to Jerusalem, see note below)? What influence will there be from the involvement of the kingdom in grave security matters, such as ISIS' bloody attacks… at the expense of its responsibility for the holy sites in Jerusalem, according to the agreement signed with the State of Palestine? (sic., Israel handed over the administration of the Temple Mount to the Jordanian Waqf in 1967) …
The timing of these crimes and the fact that they are being carried out simultaneously with the trend and decisions of Israel to establish the occupation, the settlements, and the Judaization of Jerusalem and the holy sites – and primarily the Al-Aqsa Mosque – rule out the possibility of coincidence; this makes us certain that these barbarians are guided by the remote control of the supreme Israeli interests. According to orders they bomb here, slaughter there, and destroy in another place."
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Regularization Law
- intended to validate and finalize registration of land in Judea and Samaria with the Civil Administration Authority for Government and Abandoned Property in cases where any private claimant makes claims to lands that were thought to be government land after communities have already been built on the land in good faith - i.e., without the knowledge that the land was privately-owned and with government support. The law will do so by transferring use of the land to the community in question providing a mechanism to compensate claimants to ownership of the land if their claims are validated. The law is intended to provide protection for Israeli towns in the West Bank established and built with Israeli government support from later claims of ownership by private individuals, similarly to existing laws in Israel in regard to property claims made for land on which government sanctioned communities have already been built. Currently, Israeli homes in a number of towns in the West Bank are vulnerable to claimants demanding their demolition, even if claims are only made long after families built their homes and are residing there.
Compensation: In cases of validated claims the Regularization Law expropriates the use of the land for the community's use until such a time as the final status of the area is determined, and states that the owner will be entitled to damages of 125 percent of the value of the land before the community was built, or alternative plots of land, according to his choice.
The law would not apply retroactively to cases already heard by the Israeli Supreme Court.
The bill was passed in a preliminary reading on Nov. 30, 2016, and in a first reading on Dec. 5, 2016.

On Nov. 13, 2016, a bill to ban religious institutions from broadcasting over loudspeakers was approved for a preliminary reading in the Israeli Parliament. The bill is intended to prevent noise pollution. This bill is referred to by many as the "Muezzin Law," although it does not refer to any specific religion.
Other countries have already approved or attempted legislation for regulating the use of loudspeakers in mosques in order to limit noise pollution. These include India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Bahrain, the United Emirates, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, the UK, Austria, Norway, and Belgium, and the US. The PA has also passed legislation regarding the use of loudspeakers in mosques in order to reduce noise pollution.

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