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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

PA UN Resolution on Israel Withdrawal in October

PLO secretary general Yasser Abed Rabbo says PA will push ahead with unilateral moves despite US threats to cut aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2014, 7:16 PM

Livni to Ban: Oppose Abbas's Unilateral Moves

Justice Minister tells UN chief that backing PA's moves at the UN sends a message that negotiations can be bypassed.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2014, 4:46 AM

Abbas Threatens to Cut Ties With Israel

PA Chairman says he plans to move ahead with his latest unilateral UN move and if all else fails, he will hand the keys to Netanyahu.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 10/14/2014, 3:14 AM

Russia to Support Abbas's Deadline Bid

Russia announces it will back PA head's plan to ask the United Nations to impose a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2014, 1:13 AM

Netanyahu to Sweden: Unilateral Moves Won't Work

PM Netanyahu responds to Sweden's announcement it would recognize "Palestine", says unilateral moves will not bring peace.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2014, 1:15 AM

PA to Ask UN: End 'Occupation' by 2016

Draft resolution to be submitted by Palestinian Authority calls on the Security Council to "ends the Israeli occupation without delay".Ben Ariel, 10/2/2014, 6:15 AM

Abbas Threatens Israel with 'Political War'

Fatah leader Nabil Shaath says PA Chairman will wage a "political war" against Israel if his latest UN move is rejected.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2014, 6:13 AM

Abbas Once Again Threatens Israel with ICC Action

PA Chairman declares that he will take Israel to the International Criminal Court unless it agrees to negotiate a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 9/1/2014, 6:14 AM

Yesh Atid MK: Abbas is a 'Rival'

MK Ofer Shelah responds to threat to set a "deadline" for an Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria, says it can't be done by force.Nir Har Zahav, 8/26/2014, 6:46 AM

Deputy Minister Dismisses Abbas's 'Deadline' Plan

"No one will threaten us," says Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis after PA reveals plan to force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Shimon Cohen and Elad Benari, 8/26/2014, 4:45 AM

Abbas to Present 'Deadline' to 'End Occupation'

PA head plans to ask the UN to set a deadline for Israel to withdraw to pre-1967 borders.Elad Benari, 8/25/2014, 4:16 AM

Bibi: We Saw the Results of Unilateral Moves

Prime Minister's associates criticize Lapid over speech at the Herzliya Conference.Elad Benari, 6/9/2014, 2:16 AM

Netanyahu's Statements Raise 'Disengagement' Fears

PM 'doesn't want one state from Sea to Jordan, must separate from Palestinians,' after ruling out talks. MKs warn of unilateral steps.Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 8:08 AM

'It's Israel's Turn to Take Unilateral Steps'

After reports surface that Netanyahu's 'unilateral steps' indicates a land withdrawal, Naftali Bennett turns the phrase on its head.Tova Dvorin, 5/23/2014, 3:05 PM

PA Officially Joins Five International Treaties

UN announces that PA has become a formal party to five global treaties, hails move as "a significant step" for "Palestine".Elad Benari, Canada, 5/2/2014, 8:25 PM

PLO Adopts Plan to Apply to More UN Bodies

PLO central council backs Mahmoud Abbas's plan to pursue attempts to join 60 United Nations bodies and international agreements.Elad Benari, 4/28/2014, 1:13 AM

PA: Congress Pushing for Sanctions Against Us

PA claims some members of the U.S. Congress are calling for action against it in response to the unilateral UN move.Elad Benari, 4/14/2014, 6:13 AM