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Resources updated between Monday, July 31, 2017 and Sunday, August 06, 2017

August 4, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Senegali President Macky Sall, June 4, 2017

Two African states send first-ever envoys to Israel after Netanyahu outreach to change African UN votes Article

August 3, 2017

Senator Bob Corker chairing a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which voted to approve the Act

"A Senate bill that would force the Palestinian Authority to end its program of compensating convicted murderers and terrorists in Israel passed through a critical committee markup and vote on Thursday.

The Taylor Force Act earned support from Democratic senators and several Israel advocacy organizations that were previously holding out for edits to the legislation. Sixteen members of the committee voted in favor of the bill, while five voted against it.

The act will now proceed to the Senate floor for a full vote.

The bill compels the State Department to cut off funding to the PA over its 'martyr' compensation scheme, but new language 'spells out the steps by which payments to the PA could resume,' said the office of Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, who authored the legislation... 'We absolutely cannot accept a policy that rewards acts of terrorism like the one that tragically took the life of Taylor Force,' said Senator Bob Corker, Republican from Tennessee and chairman of the committee, referring to the namesake of the bill– a US Army veteran who was murdered in Jaffa last year.

'This legislation will force the Palestinian Authority to make a choice,' Corker said: 'Either face the consequences of stoking violence or end this detestable practice immediately.'"

Taylor Force Act Passes Senate Hurdle, on Path to Become Law Article

Children take part in a reenactment of the Temple Mount crisis during a Hamas summer camp in the Gaza Strip in July 2017. (Screen capture: MEMRI)

At Hamas summer camp, kids 'liberate' Temple Mount, 'kill' Israeli troops Article

President of Cape Verde Jorge Carlos Fonseca

Cape Verde pledges not to vote against Israel at UN Article

The Security Council

UN's Failure on North Korea Article

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addressing the Human Rights Council, November 12, 2015

Crisis-Torn Venezuela Remains a Member of the UN's Top Human Rights Body Article

August 2, 2017

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas embracing 14-year-old Osama Zaidat who attempted to stab Israeli citizens at a bus stop in Israel

"Palestinian child terrorists as young as eight years old are increasingly being radicalized and spurred to carry out terror attacks on Israeli citizens, according to a prominent human rights organization that is accusing the United Nations of covering up the recruitment of child terrorists by Palestinian militant groups.

At least 79 separate terror attacks have been carried out by Palestinian children ranging in ages from eight to 17 since 2015, when a wave of Palestinian terror attacks began, according to Human Rights Voices, or HRV, a U.N. watchdog group that has accused the international body of engaging in a 'feeble cover-up' of this growing terror issue.

Palestinian leaders and other officials continue to praise the use of children in terror attacks and continue to encourage youths to take up arms against the Jewish state, according to HRV's report, which was provided to the Washington Free Beacon.

'In violation of [its] legal obligations" to prevent such attacks, 'there have been at least 79 separate terrorist attacks by Palestinian children since September 13, 2015,' according to the report. 'The preferred method of murder and attempted murder by Palestinian child terrorists are stabbings or knifings, the modus operandi in 66 of the 79 attacks.'

At least two of these attacks were committed by terrorists as young as eight, while another four attacks were done by children aged 12, according to the report. Thirteen-year-olds have carried out seven terror attacks, while Palestinian children 14 years of age are responsible for at least 10 of these terror incidents. The majority of these attacks were committed by children ages 16 and 17.

Palestinian leaders have celebrated the violence, even in the halls of the U.N., HRV found..."

Report: Terror Attacks by Palestinian Children on the Rise, Despite U.N. Coverup Article

A video promoting terrorism on Facebook (File photo)

Five Jerusalem residents indicted for incitement on social media Article

Pistol, magazines and over 200 rounds of ammunition seized in a raid of a family home in the West Bank city of Hebron, August 2, 2017

In Hebron, IDF troops arrest Palestinian parents who hid gun behind kid and bullets in kids' rooms Article

Police and medics respond to a stabbing in a supermarket in the central Israeli city of Yavneh, August 2, 2017

Israeli man critically hurt in terror stabbing in supermarket Document

August 1, 2017

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez (File photo)

Venezuela jails opposition leaders in new crackdown on opponents Document

Screenshot showing Richard Falk is a member of the Facebook group "Shoah"

Author of anti-Israel UN report is mixed up in antisemitic FB groups Article

Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad (File photo)

How Assad's Allies Got $18 Million From the UN Article

July 31, 2017

The UN Security Council

The UN doesn't like this free, liberal world Article

Israeli security forces at the scene of a stabbing attack at the Gush Etzion Junction, January 5, 2016.

Palestinian tries to stab soldiers in West Bank Document