RealNews

Arafat administration liable for bus attacks

An Israeli court has ordered the Palestinian Authority to pay more than $10m in damages to Israel’s main bus company for attacks against it by Palestinian militants. The court in Tel Aviv issued its decision after Yasser Arafat’s administration did not defend the action brought by the Egged bus company. Egged has been hit by more than 50 attacks, including at least 20 suicide bombings, since the Palestinian intifada or uprising erupted in September 2000. Palestinian officials condemned the ruling as “purely political”. The court ordered that the money be paid out of Palestinian funds frozen by Israel, according to the French AFP news agency. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.