Tagged Palestinian incitement

Is Abbas responsible for inciting terror wave?

An injured woman being transferred to a hospital after a Palestinian man attacked passengers on a bus in Jerusalem, Oct. 12, 2015. (Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV (JTA) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of tampering with the status quo on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. He railed against Jews defiling the holy site with their “filthy feet.” He claimed, falsely, that Israeli security forces had killed a 13-year old Palestinian boy. It’s that… Read more »

On Europe trip, Abbas gets red carpet — and some hard questions

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte meeting in The Hague on Oct. 29, 2015 (SAFA.ps)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (JTA) — On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags. Like the Israeli government, the protesters, who convened outside at the urging of Dutch Jewish and Christian pro-Israel groups, accuse… Read more »