Abbas: Awards to terrorists have been revoked

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas confirmed that plans to present two female Palestinian terrorists with a medal of honor have been withdrawn. Abbas informed Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik of the decision in a telephone call from Moscow late Wednesday. The Al Kuds Mark of Honor, the PLO's highest medal, was meant be given in a ceremony Thursday to two female terrorists who helped kill Israelis. Abbas informed Itzik that the awards to the two terrorists, as well as to other Palestinians imprisoned in Israel, had been revoked.