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Mar 30, 2022
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British-Palestinian Journalist Abdel Bari Atwan Praises Hadera, Israel Shooters: I Am Truly Happy That Palestinians From Within Israel's 1948 Borders Took Up Arms And Killed Israeli Police Officers; This Spoiled The Negev Summit

#9469 | 01:39
Source: The Internet - "Atwan on YouTube"

British-Palestinian journalist Abdel Bari Atwan said in a video that was uploaded to his YouTube channel on March 30, 2022 that he is "truly happy" and "gloating" over the fact that four Arab foreign ministers attended the Negev Summit in Israel only for their celebration to be "ruined" by Ayman and Ibrahim Aghbariya, the two ISIS terrorists who carried out the March 27 shooting in Hadera, Israel that killed two Israeli Border Police officers and injured several others. He praised the Aghbariya cousins for being Palestinians from within Israel's 1948 borders, for using firearms, and for killing only Israeli police officers. He said: "There is loftiness and tolerance in saying: We are against the police, not the civilians." Atwan did not mention the fact that the Aghbariya cousins had pledged allegiance to ISIS.

Abdel Bari Atwan: "I am truly happy. By God, I am gloating over this. I am gloating over the four Arab foreign ministers including the foreign minister of great Egypt, who scurried to the Negev to attend a meeting, led by Blinken, and for what? To defend and support Israel in the region? To establish a new 'NATO' alliance?

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"I am gloating because the ones who ruined their celebration and completely changed the direction of the compass' needle were Ayman and Ibrahim Aghbariya [who carried out the attack in Hadera], two young men from the areas occupied in 1948. These two young men had firearms. They came from Umm Al-Fahm, inside [Israel].

"They came to carry out an operation against the occupation. They did not kill civilians. See how sublime they were. No. They killed members of the Israeli Border Police. They killed two and wounded 12 others. There is loftiness and tolerance in saying: We are against the police, not the civilians."

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