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Palestinian official expresses support of family of 6 terrorists: “Our people… will stand by the family, and will support it morally and materially out of appreciation for the sacrifices that its sons have made”

Headline: "Saleh Omar Barghouti from the village of Kubar was shot by the occupation forces and died as a Martyr"
      "Saleh Omar Barghouti (29) from the village of Kubar was shot by the Israeli occupation and died as a Martyr (Shahid) last night [Dec. 12, 2018]… The popular campaign to defend the home of the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Abu Hmeid is the mother of terrorists who have committed or been involved in at least 10 murders; see note below) announced the beginning of the permanent sit-in strike within the house, with the conclusion of the ultimatum given by the occupation's judicial system to vacate the house (demolition ordered following the latest murder by one of the sons, Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid; see note below –Ed.) …
Head of The Committee to Resist Settlements and the Wall [with the rank of] minister Walid Assaf said: 'We will not allow the occupation to impose collective punishments on the members of our people.' …
In a press conference that he convened last night… he emphasized that our people will defend this house by all means ‎(i.e., term used by Palestinians, which also refers to the use of violence and terror), will stand by the Abu Hmeid family, and will support it morally and materially out of appreciation for the sacrifices that its sons have made."
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Ofra shooting attack – Palestinian terrorists shot and wounded 7 Israelis - a pregnant woman, her husband, another man, and 4 teenagers - in a drive-by shooting attack next to Ofra, north of Jerusalem, on Dec. 9, 2018. The pregnant woman was severely wounded and doctors had to deliver her baby prematurely before operating on her. The baby died three days later. The terrorists fled the scene but were located three days later. One terrorist, Saleh Omar Saleh Barghouti, was shot and killed by the Israeli army during the attempt to apprehend him, while other terrorists were taken into custody. The Izz A-Din Al-Qassam Brigades (Hamas' military wing) claimed responsibility for the attack.

Um Nasser Abu Hmeid (Um Yusuf Abu Hmeid/Latifa Abu Hmeid) – Palestinian woman who is famous and admired in the Palestinian Authority for being the mother of 4 terrorist prisoners serving multiple life sentences, another terrorist who admitted to murdering an Israeli soldier, and another terrorist son whom the PA refers to as a "Martyr." Abu Hmeid is also called Khansa of Palestine, a name that refers to the woman Al-Khansa in the earliest period of Islam who sent her four sons to battle and rejoiced when they all died as Martyrs. Abu Hmeid was honored by the PA in 2010 and in 2015, and was chosen in 2011 to launch the PA’s statehood campaign with the UN.
Her terrorist sons are: Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid, who admitted to murdering 1 on May 24, 2018, and is on trial (as of Dec. 16, 2018); Muhammad Abu Hmeid, who is serving 2 life sentences and 30 years for involvement in terror attacks; Nasser Abu Hmeid, who is serving 7 life sentences and 50 years for murdering 7 Israeli civilians and 12 attempted murders; Nasr Abu Hmeid, who is serving 5 life sentences for involvement in two terror attacks in which 4 were murdered and arms dealing; Sharif Abu Hmeid, who is serving 4 life sentences for involvement in terror attacks in which 4 were murdered; Abd Al-Mun'im Muhammad Yusuf Naji Abu Hmeid, who murdered 1 on Feb. 13, 1994, and was killed by Israeli military undercover agents on May 31, 1994.

The terms "all means”, "all means of resistance," “all forms,” are ‎used by PA leaders to include using all types of violence, including deadly terror ‎against Israeli civilians such as stabbings and shootings, as well as throwing rocks and Molotov Cocktails.

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