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Palestinian Politics

Palestine on Deck

2nd August 2015 – Foreign Affairs

Palestine on Deck

Grant Rumley

No major actor in the Middle East will go unaffected by the recent nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 negotiators, and the Palestinians are no exception. more...

Analysis & Commentary

27th August 2015 – Quoted by Adam Kredo - The Washington Free Beacon

Iran Renews Support For Hamas Terrorists

Saeed Ghasseminejad

Iran’s foreign ministry on Wednesday reiterated its support for Hamas and other anti-Israel terrorist groups and said that aiding those who “stand against the Zionist regime is a principle of Iran’s policy.” more...

17th August 2015 – PJ Media

A New Low? UN Report Suggests Israel Caused Gaza’s Rising Infant Death Rate, Doesn’t Mention Hamas

Claudia Rosett

File this one under “UN Sleaze,” or perhaps under “UNRWA’s Use of Dead Infants to Defend and Abet Terrorists.” Though even that may be putting it too mildly. more...

13th August 2015 – FDD Policy Brief

PLO Rapprochement with Iran?

Grant Rumley

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) sent a high-level delegation to Iran this week, and announced the formation of a joint committee to enhance bilateral cooperation. The visit is a thaw after two decades of icy relations stemming from Iran’s rejection of the PLO’s diplomacy with Israel. more...

13th August 2015 – Quoted by JNS - Sean Savage and Alina Dain Sharon

Beyond Hamas: Planned Abbas Visit Elucidates Iran’s Lesser-Known Ties to PA

Jonathan Schanzer

While Iran’s funding of the Palestinian terror group Hamas is well-documented, the Islamic Republic’s relationship with the Palestinian Authority (PA) is less frequently discussed. But that pattern may start to shift upon the recent announcement of PA President Mahmoud Abbas’s planned trip to Iran in November. more...

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