Tisha Be’Av this year coincided with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Festival of Sacrifice.
The new legislation directs the president to impose at least two different financial sanctions on the people or agencies that are identified as assisting such groups.
Palestinian Authority officials in Ramallah warned that the mounting tensions in the West Bank could grow into a "new intifada.”
On Saturday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as part of his country’s efforts toward a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas.
Traditional law and forms of justice still hold sway in many Palestinian communities.
‘I’m really happy about it because from the beginning it needed to be in Jerusalem... but it’s very scary for me because there will be violence by the Palestinians.’
The bill would freeze financial assistance provided by the US absent reform, while retaining aid allotted for security cooperation and some humanitarian relief.
The 12-year-old boy then fell into a spring.
The fact that the attacker held a work permit – the application process entails detailed background checks by the Israel Defense Forces – indicates a security failure.
The prime minister spoke Tuesday after visiting the Yavne supermarket stabbing victim in the hospital.