'Abbas's speech is a slap in the face to Europe'

Deputy Foreign Minister to EU Ambassador: Do not provide illusions to the Palestinians that they will receive unilateral recognition.Nitsan Keidar, 1/16/2018, 4:07 AM

Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

PA officials continuing efforts to unilaterally gain recognition of the state of “Palestine” with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.Elad Benari, 1/8/2018, 6:08 AM

Israel's Security Council candidacy bothers PA

Palestine Committee of Arab Parliament joins forces with PA to oppose Israel's candidacy for UN Security Council.Dalit Halevi, 12/31/2017, 4:21 AM

PA acceptance to Interpol a 'double-edged sword'

Dr. Alan Baker says PA acceptance to Interpol was nothing more than a PR achievement for the PA, says it could end up harming its leaders.Shimon Cohen, 10/25/2017, 4:14 AM

PA planning more steps against Israel at ICC

Former chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says the PA will take a number of steps at the ICC against Israeli "crimes".Dalit Halevi, 12/28/2016, 6:08 AM

Security Council to vote on 'anti-settlement' resolution

UN Security Council will vote on Thursday afternoon on Resolution 2334 calling on Israel to "cease all settlement activities".Elad Benari, 12/22/2016, 3:09 AM

PA submits 'anti-settlement' resolution to UN Security Council

Latest unilateral PA resolution calls for an immediate and full halt to the “settlement building in the occupied territories.”Dalit Halevi, 12/16/2016, 1:10 AM

PA trying to convince Obama not to veto UN resolution

PA sending a delegation to Washington in hopes of avoiding American veto of a UN Security Council resolution that criticizes "settlements".Elad Benari, 12/11/2016, 6:30 AM

PLO calls for boycott of 'settlements'

PLO Executive Committee calls for a boycott of "settlements" and unilateral UN moves against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 11/27/2016, 4:49 AM

Bolton to Obama: Don't act against Israel at the UN

Former Ambassador to the UN warns Obama not to take any actions before leaving office that could hurt Israel at the UN.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 4:42 AM

PA to protest delay in Interpol application

PA government will protest against a delay in its application to join Interpol at the body's annual conference next week.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/4/2016, 8:51 PM

PA warned not to initiate anti-Israel resolutions

Both Egypt and the U.S. have warned the PA not to advance any moves at the UN Security Council until after the presidential election.Elad Benari, 10/21/2016, 6:13 AM

UN Security Council to discuss 'settlements'

UN Security Council to hold special meeting on Israeli construction in Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem. It will not include a vote.Ben Ariel, 10/7/2016, 6:30 AM

PA mulling new lawsuits against Israel at ICC

PA official says they are considering filing more complaints against Israel at International Criminal Court.Dalit Halevi, 8/3/2016, 4:38 AM

PA considering another anti-Israel resolution

Senior PA officials say PA may again go after Israel at the Security Council due to concern Washington will foil the French initiative.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2016, 5:16 AM

PA discusses maritime borders for future state

In another unilateral move, PA UN envoy says talks have begun with Egypt on setting out the maritime borders of a future state.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/18/2016, 12:06 AM

PA claims: Israel is polluting our territory

PA complains to UN institution, claims Israel dumped hazardous waste in its territory.Dalit Halevi, 6/9/2016, 5:14 AM

Washington 'keeps options open' on PA resolution

State Department spokesman won't say whether the United States will support anti-Israeli resolution, but also rules nothing out.Elad Benari, 4/15/2016, 12:12 AM

PA hopes Obama won't veto UN resolution

PA is hoping that Obama will break with tradition and back its UN resolution condemning Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 4/11/2016, 6:16 AM

PA confirms resolution against 'settlements'

PA Ambassador to the UN confirms Palestinians are discussing UN resolution to confront Israel over its construction in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/8/2016, 11:34 PM

Danon: PA must understand there are no shortcuts

Israel’s UN envoy criticizes reports that the PA is planning a resolution condemning Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 4/8/2016, 3:42 AM

PA pushing UN resolution condemning 'settlements'

Netanyahu says PA chairman is pushing peace talks further away with latest unilateral move at the UN.Elad Benari, 4/8/2016, 1:16 AM

PA announces new UN campaign to renew peace talks

PA’s UN envoy says PA may try to pass resolution condemning "settlements" as part of a campaign to force peace talks on Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/29/2016, 11:02 PM

PA threatens to force Israeli withdrawal

PA blasts Israel for its “settlement attack”, calls on the international community to force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 1/26/2016, 5:14 AM

PA trying to have 'settlements' declared illegal

PA continues diplomatic offensive against Israel, trying to advance a resolution condemning communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 1/21/2016, 6:15 AM

Abbas asks to set deadline for 'end of occupation'

PA chairman renews calls on the UN force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. A resolution in this vein failed to pass last year.Dalit Halevi, 11/26/2015, 6:14 AM

Bennett: No handing over land to Arabs

Jewish Home head responds sharply to Netanyahu's statement about possible unilateral move in Judea, Samaria.Shimon Cohen, 11/11/2015, 11:09 AM

Bennett versus Bibi: 'Enemy shouldn't get a prize'

Jewish Home head counters Netanyahu's statement about possible unilateral Israeli move in Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2015, 9:47 AM

Netanyahu Blasts PA 'Provocation' After FIFA Move

Netanyahu welcomes PA's dropping of anti-Israel bid at FIFA, calls the move a "Palestinian provocation".Elad Benari, Canada, 5/29/2015, 10:20 PM

Erekat Vows to Intensify Efforts Against Israel

PA chief negotiator says the results of the elections means PA will continue to pursue Israel at ICC.Elad Benari, 3/18/2015, 4:45 AM

Arabs to Propose Resolution to 'End Occupation'

Arab League to propose new resolution calling for end to “Israel's occupation” and plans to later bring it before the UN.Elad Benari, 3/9/2015, 5:13 AM

Obama to Netanyahu: PA Isn't a State

President Obama speaks with PM Netanyahu, reaffirms that the United States opposes PA bid to join the International Criminal Court.Elad Benari, 1/13/2015, 3:12 AM

UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Palestinian Authority will join the International Criminal Court on April 1.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2015, 6:12 AM

Former US Negotiator: Stop Giving PA Free Rein

US chief negotiator Dennis Ross pens NYT op/ed calling on the EU to 'stop giving Palestinians a pass.'Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2015, 11:30 AM

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA

The United States reviewing its annual $440-million aid package to the PA because of its effort to join the ICC, says State Department.Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 6:16 AM

Erekat Threatens: We'll Dismantle the PA

PA chief negotiator says the PA will not agree to the status quo, threatens the PA will dismantle itself and “hand the keys” back to Israel.Elad Benari, 1/5/2015, 6:14 AM

Abbas Plans to Resubmit Statehood Bid to UN

PA Chairman hoping new pro-PA Security Council members will pass resolution demanding an end to "the occupation".Elad Benari, 1/5/2015, 3:14 AM

PA to Submit Request to Join Interpol

Official says the PA has enough votes to be accepted as a full member of the International Criminal Police Organization.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2015, 5:00 AM

Herzog, Livni: Turning to ICC Won't Achieve Goals

MKs Yitzhak Herzog and Tzipi Livni criticize the PA's decision to turn to the ICC, say Israel will protect its soldiers.Elad Benari, 1/1/2015, 3:45 AM

Netanyahu: The PA, Not Israel, Should Fear the ICC

Netanyahu responds to Abbas's ICC move by noting the PA's pact with Hamas, vulnerability to prosecution for war crimes.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 7:56 PM

PA's Resolution Defeated at Security Council

PA's unilateral resolution calling on Israel to "end the occupation" fails to receive the nine required votes to pass.Elad Benari, 12/31/2014, 12:32 AM

State Department: PA Resolution Not Constructive

State Department spokesman says PA's unilateral resolution does not advance peace or addresses Israel's security needs.Ben Ariel, 12/30/2014, 4:13 AM

PA Toughens Language in UN Resolution

Palestinian Authority presents a more toughly-worded UN draft resolution on statehood, but a date on the vote is yet to be determined.Elad Benari, 12/30/2014, 12:13 AM

Hamas: PA's Draft Resolution is 'Disastrous'

Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar condemns resolution setting a deadline for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/28/2014, 6:29 AM

Erekat: Vote in UN Later Today or Monday

PA chief negotiator says the Security Council would vote on unilateral resolution later Friday or on Monday at the latest.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/26/2014, 10:06 PM

Russia Expresses Support for PA's UN Resolution

Russia says it intends to support the draft resolution which would set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/26/2014, 6:15 AM

Barghouti Criticizes PA's UN Resolution

Marwan Barghouti, who is in jail serving five life sentences, says PA's UN resolution must focus on "settlements" and "right of return".Ben Ariel, 12/23/2014, 3:13 AM

Vote on PA Resolution Likely to be Postponed

Diplomatic sources say that the PA, understanding that there's little support for its resolution, will work to change the text.Ben Ariel, 12/22/2014, 6:14 AM

Abbas: Withdrawal First, 'Right of Return' Later

Abbas suggests that UN resolution is meant to force Israel to concede territory and then force millions of "Palestinian refugees" on it.Dalit Halevi, 12/19/2014, 6:13 AM

PA Resolution Demands Withdrawal by 2017

Updated PA resolution to the Security Council sets 12-month deadline for talks, calls for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria by 2017.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2014, 6:12 AM

PA Submits Anti-Israel UN Resolution

PA submits draft resolution to force an Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria, but says there could still be negotiations on the text.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2014, 2:16 AM

Danon: The PA is 'Playing with Fire'

MK Danny Danon says that Israel will respond to any unilateral move by the PA with a unilateral move of its own.Elad Benari, 12/15/2014, 6:14 AM

PA to Submit UN Resolution on Wednesday

PA announces the draft resolution that would set a deadline for Israel to “end its occupation” will be submitted on Wednesday.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2014, 11:45 PM

Report: Kerry Threatens Abbas with Sanctions

Sources tell London-based newspaper that Kerry has threatened PA with financial and political sanctions.Elad Benari, 11/18/2014, 12:16 AM

PA Threatens to Sue Individual Israelis

PA official threatens to sue Israelis who "committed crimes against Palestinians" if resolution to "end the occupation" fails to pass.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 11/12/2014, 4:12 AM

Abbas Moving Ahead with UN Resolution

PA Chairman announces resolution calling on Israel to "end the occupation" will be submitted this month.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2014, 5:05 AM

Erekat: If UN Bid Fails, We'll Join Statutes

PA chief negotiator threatens to apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes.Elad Benari, 10/22/2014, 6:15 AM