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Fatah official calls on Arab states to close US embassies in their countries in response to planned US embassy move to Jerusalem

Headline: "Al-Aloul: We will continue to besiege the occupation in all of the international forums"
"The Fatah Movement's Jenin branch yesterday [Jan. 7, 2017] marked the 52nd anniversary of the outbreak of the revolution (i.e., Fatah’s first terror attack against Israel, the bombing of the Israeli National Water Carrier in 1965) in a well-attended rally in the village of Zibda, in the presence of several [Fatah] Central Committee members…
Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul… said: 'While the US is striving to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem, we think that the Arab and Islamic states must close the US embassies in them in order to prevent this step and to fight this trend that denies the right of the Palestinian people to Jerusalem, the capital of the independent Palestinian state."
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Bombing of Israel's National Water Carrier - On Jan. 1, 1965, Palestinian terrorists attempted to bomb Israel's National Water Carrier. This was the first attack against Israel carried out by Fatah. Fatah refers to the attack as the “Intilaqa”, meaning “the Launch” of Fatah.

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