Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s senior aid Sultan Abu Al-Einen already hailed the Hamas murderer of a baby in Jerusalem on Wednesday as a “hero” – now Abbas’s Fatah party is keeping the terror glorification going.
“The baby was an American citizen,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters in a briefing on Thursday. She gave no other details on the infant or the family, citing privacy concerns. U.S. officials in Jerusalem are assisting the family, she added.
Israeli police identified the driver as Adbel-Rahman Shaloudi, 21, a Palestinian man from East Jerusalem, and called the incident a “terrorist attack.”
Hamas has released a statement praising the October 22 terror attack in Jerusalem, which caused the death of three-month old Haya Zissel Braun. A Hamas spokesman said the attack, carried out by one of its members, is a natural response to Israeli policy in Jerusalem and the city’s Aqsa Mosque. http://www.thetower.org/1232-hamas-jerusalem-baby-murderer-is-a-hero/