Minutes from a 2010 meeting show China intended to conceal meetings with Israelis regarding Islamic Jihad money-laundering; Israel still deciding whether to allow testimony in lawsuit against the bank filed by parents of U.S. teen killed in terror attack.
The families of the victims of a terrorist massacre in Jerusalem have petitioned Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu not to “give in to terror,” as the Chinese government exerts pressure on Israel not to back an American-initiated lawsuit against the Bank of China for allegedly funding deadly terrorist activity.
The Obama Administration is furious with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his decision to shelf important evidence in a global lawsuit against Hamas terrorism in order to protect friendly relations with China.
A new diplomatic spat is emerging between the United States and Israel, and it has nothing to do with Iran or Palestinians for a change. Americans are angry that Israel has apparently bowed to Chinese pressure and agreed to prevent senior Israeli security officials from testifying in a private terrorism lawsuit, filed in the U.S., against the Bank of China.
Daniel Wultz, a 16-year-old American who was critically wounded in a Tel Aviv suicide bombing three weeks ago and who succumbed to its wounds on Sunday, was buried in Florida on Tuesday.
MORE THAN 6,500 miles away, prayers from home go out for Daniel Wultz.
A Palestinian suicide bomber carried out the deadliest attack on Israel in almost two years when he detonated his bag of explosives at a restaurant in Tel Aviv on April 17, 2006 — an act that Hamas, which leads the new Palestinian government, called legitimate.