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Congressional bill seeks to cut aid until PA stops paying terrorists' salaries, as exposed by PMW

Alana Goodman  |

Palestinian Terror Attack
Renews Calls for Reduction in Aid

Palestinians running out of allies following latest murders

by Alana Goodman

A recent bill introduced in congress by Rep. Ted Yoho (R., Fla.) addressed cutting aid to the Palestinian Authority. Yoho’s bill, introduced in September, would freeze financial assistance until the PA agrees to stop using the money to pay salaries for convicted terrorists (as exposed and documented by PMW- PMW Ed.)…

After Abbas’s denunciation of the latest synagogue attack, the official Facebook page for his political party Fatah reportedly posted a video and statement suggesting that his condemnation of terrorism was insincereOne of Abbas’s advisers praised the terror attacks on Thursday, according to Palestinian Media Watch.

“Blessed be your quality weapons, the wheels of your cars, your axes, and kitchen knives,” said Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein, according to a PMW translation. “By Allah, these are stronger than the arsenals of our enemy, because [they are being used] according to Allah’s will.”

In the days leading up to Wednesday’s attack, PA officials had been praising and encouraging anti-Israel violence. Abbas himself described the terrorist who attacked Glick (Israeli Temple Mount activist… wounded in a Palestinian terrorist attack late last month) as a martyr who was “defending our people’s rights and holy places” (as PMW reported here - PMW Ed.).