The Internet intifada

Comments that tell the truth are not posted on Palestinian websites, and if the truth is pro-Israel, forget it. David Singer, 3/30/2016, 11:21 AM

On 'Palestine' - Trump must blow his own trumpet with greater clarity

It is time to ask with whom Trump intends to negotiate "somewhat neutrally" on the Middle East. David Singer, 3/14/2016, 10:00 AM

PLO leader asks Obama aide to use UN against Israel

Ashrawi meets Obama's special assistant, calls on UN to do more for 'ending the occupation' - days after reports of Obama UN plan.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2016, 4:06 PM

PLO blasts Kenyan president's visit to 'occupied territory'

PLO condemns Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for visiting eastern Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley, which it considers "illegal settlements".Ben Ariel, 2/26/2016, 6:13 AM

'The current intifada has killed economic peace'

Senior PLO official vows current terror wave will only grow, says it has thwarted Netanyahu's concept of peace through financial perks.Dalit Halevi, 2/21/2016, 3:58 PM

Bill calls for closing PLO delegation in Washington, DC

Congress considers bills to shut down Palestinian diplomatic base in US, should Palestinians carry out threats to take Israel to the Hague.Matt Wanderman, 2/17/2016, 5:26 PM

Hamas demands: Let us join the PLO

Hamas conditions membership in the PLO on implementation of the reconciliation agreement with rival Fatah.Dalit Halevi, 1/3/2016, 2:43 AM

Erekat: PLO to make 'critical decisions' regarding Israel

PLO Secretary General says the Palestinian leadership will convene this week to decide how to move forward with regards to Israel.Dalit Halevi, 12/28/2015, 6:31 AM

State Department rejects call to close down PLO office

State Department rejects calls by 32 lawmakers to close the PLO's Washington office, says doing so is detrimental to peace efforts.Ben Ariel, 12/23/2015, 6:43 AM

Erekat: Make peace or ISIS will take over

Senior PLO leader warns that if Israel doesn't agree to a Palestinian state, ISIS jihadists will replace the PA.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/11/2015, 10:02 PM

Report: PLO considering voiding its recognition of Israel

Senior members of the PLO are reportedly considering announcing that the group no longer recognizes Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/27/2015, 9:35 PM

The Intifada comes to Austin

As a lecture by an Israeli was supposed to begin, an unaffiliated group unfurled the Palestinian flag, accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing," and shouted "Long live the Intifada" which, by definition, is a genocidal call for Israel's destruction.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 11/26/2015, 10:33 PM

PLO celebrates EU labeling but 'it isn't enough'

'War crime products must be banned not just labeled,' says terror group; Erekat lauds 'significant move to total boycott.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 4:23 PM

PA continues filing complaints against Israel at ICC

PA continuing its "diplomatic war" against Israel, files lawsuit over alleged "crimes of execution".Dalit Halevi, 11/10/2015, 6:46 AM

PLO doesn't like Senator Cruz's hearing on Palestinian terrorism

PLO takes issue with Republican presidential candidate's Senate hearing on terror. Cruz: The PLO is a terrorist organization.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2015, 4:42 AM

PA scoffs at US threat to cut funding over incitement

Top PLO official mocks report of US funding cut, says such moves have already failed to pressure PA to stop inciting terror attacks.Ari Yashar, 11/5/2015, 4:13 PM

Watch: PLO terror spin proves too much even for CNN

Even Jake Tapper found it hard to believe PLO diplomat who claimed Israel is 'executing' terrorists.Gil Ronen, 10/22/2015, 7:12 PM

PLO Threatens Israel for 'Executing' Terrorists

PLO unity government runs wild with whitewashing of 'youths' trying to murder Jews, threatens the situation may 'blow up completely.'Dalit Halevi, 10/21/2015, 3:16 PM

Embarrassed PLO Rewrites Abbas Speech - And Still Gets it Wrong

After Abbas derided for claiming Israel 'executed' 13-year-old Arab terrorist who is in fact alive, speechwriters 're-translate' his speech.Ari Soffer, 10/15/2015, 5:12 PM

Abbas's PLO: Murdering Jews a 'National Duty'

Fatah official demands 'uprising increase,' as senior PLO member says 'no need to announce if Hamas or Fatah murdered Henkin couple.'Ari Yashar, 10/8/2015, 7:14 PM

Activist: If Abbas Can Denounce Oslo, So Should Netanyahu

PA chief Mahmoud Abbas' speech at the the UN General Assembly is a “major act of aggression” says Dr. Joseph Frager.Eliran Aharon, 10/1/2015, 11:49 AM

Mahmoud Abbas – You Are Not That Important

Get over yourself, Mahmoud. Jack Engelhard, 10/1/2015, 6:39 AM

Venezuelan Envoy: Raising of PA Flag Not a Unilateral Move

Venezuela’s Ambassador to the says raising the PLO flag at the UN is a step towards a resolution of the conflict.Mark Langfan, Arutz Sheva UN Reporter, 9/30/2015, 11:24 PM

PLO Flag Raised at UN For the First Time

Irony: flag-raising comes minutes after Abbas cancels Oslo Accords, which had PLO removed from international terror lists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2015, 8:49 PM

PLO Flag to Be Raised at UN Today

Flag hoisting will follow Abbas's address to General Assembly. Hundreds of world leaders invited to ceremony.Gil Ronen, 9/30/2015, 10:59 AM

Christian Schools Demand Money - But Salute PLO Flag

Arab Christian schools in Israel strike, rejecting offers and demanding more budget, but videos reveal they teach loyalty to 'Palestine.'Uzi Baruch, 9/19/2015, 10:05 PM

Beirut Conference Calls for Escalating Struggle Against Israel

Meeting between Palestinian organizations, headed by Hamas, comes up with strategy for fight against Israel.Dalit Halevy, 9/12/2015, 9:09 PM

Will Abbas Nullify the Oslo Accords?

PA official says that Mahmoud Abbas, frustrated with stalemate in peace talks, is set to nullify the Oslo Accords.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2015, 5:14 AM

Abbas Withstands Pressure to Run for PLO Executive Committee

PA chairman has no intention of standing in the upcoming elections for PLO Executive Committee but doesn't intend to quit politics.Ben Ariel, 9/2/2015, 4:15 AM

Judge Lets PA Off Easy After Obama Intervention

Judge orders PA and PLO to post $10 million in cash or bond in terror victims' case, following Obama administration's intervention.Ben Ariel, 8/25/2015, 12:15 AM

Abbas: Iran is 'Our Neighbor, a Sister Nation'

The PA chief is planning a trip to Tehran - and based on his comments, he can't wait to go.Yaakov Levi, 8/23/2015, 6:51 PM

Abbas Resigns from PLO - But for What Purpose?

PA chairman resigns as head of the PLO Executive Committee, reportedly in order to reshape the body so that his associates run it.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2015, 6:09 AM

Palestinians Detail Their Corruption - and Blame Israel

Palestinian Arab policy adviser reveals corruption deeply ingrained since before PA was even established, but blames 'occupation' for it.Ari Yashar, 8/21/2015, 8:55 AM

State Department Interferes in Favor of PLO Terrorists

Washington asks a judge presiding over terror victims' compensation case to reduce money paid to Israelis injured during Second Intifada.Tova Dvorin, 8/11/2015, 2:13 PM

Obama Gov't Considering Intervening in Favor of PA Terrorists

Gov't is reportedly concerned that the amount the PA/PLO must pay in court-ordered damages is too high.Hillel Fendel, 8/5/2015, 1:13 AM

IDF Mobilizes After PLO Blames Israel for Arson Attack

'Settler terrorism' responsible for attack which killed a toddler, Saeb Erekat insists; 4 IDF battalions dispatched.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2015, 12:06 PM

PLO Official Denounces Israeli Construction as 'War Crimes'

PLO's Hanan Ashrawi says Israel destroying the two-state solution with construction plans in Beit El and Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 7/30/2015, 4:46 AM

Erekat Named PLO Secy-Gen, May Replace Abbas

PLO chief negotiator takes top spot after Abbas, sparking speculation he may replace chairman whose termed ended in 2009.Ari Yashar, 7/14/2015, 10:04 AM

Peace Now Demands Abbas Fire Anti-Semitic Envoy

Americans for Peace Now order PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas dismiss PLO ambassador who claimed 'Jewish people doesn't exist.'Cynthia Blank, 7/9/2015, 8:33 AM

PLO Official: We Don't Hate the Jews; They Just Don't Exist

Ambassador to Chile cites Protocols of the Elders of Zion in 'peace' conference.Arutz Sheva staff, 7/8/2015, 7:59 AM

PA Cracks Down on Hamas in Judea-Samaria

PA security forces arrest 50 Hamas members and seize electronic equipment, days after unity govt. talks 'reach an impasse.'Ari Yashar, 7/3/2015, 7:31 AM

PA Ignores ISIS Threat to Rid Jerusalem of Christians

PLO govt. calls for 'Palestinian unity,' failing to note ISIS called for genocide against Christian Arabs in capital city during Ramadan.Dalit Halevy, 6/30/2015, 5:49 PM

New PLO Unity Government Talks 'Reach Impasse'

Fatah-Hamas rivalry heightens as talks break down within days; Hamas claims they were just 'some phone calls.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 1:25 PM

PFLP Says Fatah-Hamas Unity Government Won't Happen

Day after PLO starts talks with Hamas, Communist terror group says dissolved govt. won't be reformed anytime soon.Ari Yashar, 6/29/2015, 12:51 PM

PLO Holds Unity Government Talks With Hamas, Islamic Jihad

PLO committee talks with terror groups about forming new government, after Abbas told France Hamas won't be part of new government.Ari Yashar, 6/27/2015, 11:57 PM

PA Officially Submits Case against Israel at ICC

PLO announces first batch of documents on 'settlements, Gaza and prisoners' to International Criminal Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2015, 4:21 PM

Erekat Recommends PLO Retract its Recognition of Israel

PLO chief negotiator suggests the PLO retract its recognition of Israel until it recognizes a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 6/19/2015, 6:15 AM

Report: PA Unity PM Hands Resignation to Abbas

Hamdallah resigns; Hamas says Abbas making the move for fear of being rendered irrelevant by indirect Hamas-Israel talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2015, 2:57 PM

Core Synergies in Israel’s Strategic Planning

How to act when the adversarial whole is greater than the sum of its parts.Prof. Louis René Beres, 6/9/2015, 9:55 PM

French Town to Honor Yasser Arafat with Street

Despite small pockets of opposition to naming street after "terrorist," proposal for a street honoring Arafat in La Seyne-sur-Mer passes.Cynthia Blank, 6/4/2015, 9:21 AM

PLO Prepares to Face Israeli Lawsuits at ICC

Realizing move to sue Israel may boomerang, PLO begins legal defense prep, announces 'war crimes' suit submission against Israel on June 25.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 6/2/2015, 4:27 PM

PLO Delegation Visits Syria to Discuss Yarmouk

Palestinian Arab officials visit Syria to discuss efforts to protect the Yarmouk neighborhood which was stormed by ISIS.Ben Ariel, 5/6/2015, 3:45 AM

PLO Flag to Fly High in Unprecedented Tel Aviv Demo Today

Arabs and leftists holding mass show of force in Rabin Square this afternoon to protest law enforcement against illegal construction.Gil Ronen, 4/29/2015, 10:26 AM

PLO Won't Send Boots on the Ground to Syria

PLO rejects involvement in 'military actions' in Yarmouk 'Palestinian refugee camp,' after getting Syria to take part in defense from ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2015, 8:42 PM

Palestinian Yarmouk Forces Unite with Syrian Regime to Beat ISIS

PLO says Palestinian forces in Yarmouk will cooperate with Assad's regime against ISIS - but they fought Assad with rebels before.Ari Yashar, 4/9/2015, 4:22 PM

Syria Offers Palestinians Military Aid against ISIS in Yarmouk

As humanitarian situation worsens by the day, and as Palestinian fighters on their last legs against ISIS, Assad regime offers help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2015, 11:38 PM

PA Delegation Heads to Damascus as ISIS Claims Yarmouk Victory

PLO officials travel to Syrian capital to discuss unfolding humanitarian disaster in Yarmouk; ISIS claims its takeover of the camp complete.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 7:47 PM