Abraham Accords

In Ramallah, U.S. Lawmakers Slam Abbas over Terrorist Pay-for-Slay

Ten U.S. Congress members met Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah last week in what they said was a “tense” discussion that involved a dressing down over the PA’s so-called pay-for-slay policy rewarding terrorists and their families, the Times of Israel reported on Wednesday.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian National Council at his compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

UAE Abraham Accords Architect: Free Suffering Palestinians from Hamas ‘Occupiers,’ Iran

In an essay published in Newsweek on Monday, Dr. Ali al Nuaimi, chairman of the Defense Affairs, Interior and Foreign Relations Committee of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal National Council, called to “free the Palestinians from Hamas and Iran” claiming they’ve been “hijacked” by the Palestinian leadership to “sell their political and terrorist agendas” and “serve an Iranian agenda.”

Members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement, parade in Gaza City on june 7, 2021. (Photo by MOHAMMED ABED / AFP) (Photo by MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images)

Pollak: Biden Risks Putting the Middle East Back on a Path to War

Trump left the U.S. in a position of historic strategic advantage. But like President Barack Obama, who squandered the gains of the Iraq “surge” and withdrew before the country was stable enough to prevent the rise of the terrorist “Islamic State,” Biden is throwing away many of the gains Trump achieved in the region.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden joined by his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., replaces his face mask after speaking at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)