The Palestinian Authority just increased part of its budget that pays convicted terrorists and their families. The move comes despite pressure from the United States to end the practice. On Friday, July 21, 19-year-old Omar al-Abed entered a home in the Jewish Samaria community of Halamish and murdered 70-year-old Yosef Salomon and his two grown children. Israeli media posted pictures showing the brutality of the murders. “Their home was open, the door was

unlocked because they were waiting for people from the community to come and celebrate with them the birth of this new grandchild, and within seconds they were murdered in their own homes,” Miri Maoz Ovadia, spokesperson of Halamish, told CBN News. After the murders, an off-duty soldier heard the ruckus and managed to shoot Abed through a window. He is recovering in an Israeli hospital, but according to long-standing policy by the Palestinian Authority, he’ll now start receiving a salary. READ MORE