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Abbas meets with families of terrorists, ‎promises to compensate those whose ‎homes were destroyed by Israel

Headline: "Abbas promises to ‎compensate the families of the ‎Jerusalem Martyrs for their homes"‎
     Sources in the Jerusalem Martyrs' ‎‎(Shahids') families and in the National ‎Campaign to Return the Bodies of the ‎Martyrs (Shahids) confirmed that ‎President Mahmoud Abbas promised to ‎compensate the Jerusalem Martyrs' ‎families for their homes, which the ‎occupation forces demolished or ‎damaged. The sources confirmed that ‎President Mahmoud Abbas ordered his ‎assistants to begin the procedures to ‎compensate the Martyrs' families for ‎seven homes. Two of them were ‎demolished after the outbreak of the ‎popular ‘Rage [of Jerusalem] Uprising’: ‎The home of Martyr Baha Alyan, and the ‎home of Martyr Alaa Abu Jamal, into ‎which they poured cement, while five of ‎the homes that were demolished ‎belonged to Martyrs and people who ‎carried out operations (i.e., terror attacks) ‎before the October 2015 uprising.‎
President Mahmoud Abbas met ‎yesterday [Feb. 3, 2016] with a few family ‎members of Jerusalem Martyrs, among ‎them the fathers of Martyrs Baha Alyan, ‎Ahmad Abu Sha'aban, and Alaa Abu ‎Jamal, the father and cousin of Martyr ‎Hassan Manasrah, and [the fathers of ‎the Martyrs] Thaer Abu Ghazaleh, ‎Muhammad Abu Nimr, and Mutaz ‎Awisat…‎
Advisor to the president [Mahmoud ‎Abbas] on Jerusalem matters Ahmed Al-‎Ruweidi stated to Al-Arabi Al-Jadid: ‎‎'President Mahmoud Abbas shows great ‎interest in the matter of the Jerusalem ‎Martyrs' bodies, which the occupation ‎state is holding on to. He has already ‎raised the matter more than once in ‎international forums."‎

Jerusalem line 78 bus terror attack - On ‎Oct. 13, 2015, two Palestinian terrorists, ‎Baha Alyan (22) and Bilal Ghanem (23) ‎boarded Israeli bus no. 78 in Jerusalem's ‎Armon Hanatziv neighborhood with a gun ‎and a knife and attacked passengers, ‎killing Israelis Chaim Haviv (78) and Alon ‎Govberg (51), and wounding 4 Israelis. ‎Alyan was shot and killed by an Israeli ‎security guard at the scene and Ghanem, ‎a Hamas terrorist who served time in ‎Israeli prison in 2013-2014, was ‎wounded. Two weeks after the attack on ‎Oct. 27, a 3rd victim in the attack, Richard ‎Lakin (76), died from his wounds.‎

Alaa Abu Jamal - Palestinian terrorist ‎who deliberately drove his car into people ‎standing at a bus stop on Malchei Yisrael ‎Street in Jerusalem on Oct. 13, 2015, ‎hitting three people. Yeshayahu ‎Krishevsky, 60, was killed and the other ‎two were injured. Abu Jamal then got out ‎of his car and started stabbing people, ‎wounding others. The terrorist was killed ‎by a security guard. He was a relative of ‎the terrorists who murdered 5 ‎worshippers and a policeman in the Har ‎Nof synagogue in Jerusalem in ‎November 2014.‎

Ahmad Sha’aban – a 23-year-old ‎Palestinian terrorist, resident of East ‎Jerusalem, who stabbed a 72-year-old ‎woman outside the Jerusalem central bus ‎station on Oct. 14, 2015. Sha’aban ‎injured the woman and tried to board a ‎bus with passengers in order to continue ‎his attack. He was shot and killed by an ‎Israeli policeman who was at the scene.‎
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Pisgat Ze'ev stabbing attack - On Oct. ‎‎12, 2015, two Palestinian terrorists, ‎Hassan ‎Manasrah (15) and Ahmad ‎Manasrah (13), stabbed Yossef Ben ‎Shalom (21) in the Pisgat ‎Ze'ev ‎neighborhood of East Jerusalem, and ‎then repeatedly stabbed Naor Ben Ezra ‎‎(13) who was riding his bike. Hassan ‎Manasrah was killed while fleeing the ‎scene, and Ahmad Manasrah was shot ‎by Israeli police and hospitalized. Both ‎victims of the attack were seriously ‎injured. The terrorists, who were cousins, ‎came from the nearby Palestinian ‎neighborhood of Beit Hanina.‎

Thaer Abu Ghazaleh – a 19-year-old ‎Israeli Arab who stabbed 5 Israelis with a ‎screwdriver, including a female soldier, a ‎‎60-year-old woman, and a man and ‎woman in their 40s, in Tel Aviv on Oct. 8, ‎‎2015. He was shot and killed by an Israeli ‎soldier.‎

Muhammad Nimr – Palestinian terrorist ‎who ran toward Israeli security guards ‎near the Damascus Gate of the Old City ‎of Jerusalem with a knife in his hand on ‎Nov. 10, 2015. He was shot and killed by ‎one of the security guards.‎

Mutaz Awisat – 16-year-old Israeli Arab ‎terrorist who drew a knife when he was ‎stopped by Israeli soldiers who wanted to ‎search him in Jerusalem on Oct. 17, ‎‎2015. Awisat was shot and killed by ‎Israeli soldiers.‎