PA UN nonmember state bid

Israel is Firm on Housing, Despite Veiled Threats

France and Italy say they're not ready to "start thinking of sanctions" but prefer "persuasion." Israel is firm on plans to build in E1.Chana Ya'ar, 12/3/2012, 7:19 PM

Yaalon 'Unaware' of British Plan to Recall Envoy

Vice Prime Minister says cabinet has, in essence, adopted the Levy Report.Gil Ronen, 12/3/2012, 1:28 PM

Israel Withholds One Month's Tax Revenues from PA

Finance Minister says taxes and tariffs collected this month will not be transferred, due to PA's UN bid.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2012, 5:34 PM

Abbas - Jerusalem 'Eternal Capital of Palestine'

PA Chairman promises that someday the PA flag will fly over “Jerusalem, eternal capital of the state of Palestine.” Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 2:58 PM

Israel Rejects UN Approval of New PA Status

The Cabinet has unanimously voted Sunday to reject the UN decision to grant the Palestinian Authority nonmember observer state status. Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 1:58 PM

No More Tax Funds from Israel to PA

Israel has decided to withhold taxes collected for the Palestinian Authority that were to be transferred later in the month.Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 12:03 PM

Germany 'Committed to Israel' on Security

German leader Merkel says her nation stands by Israel on security, but says Jerusalem must “revise” plans to build new homes in territories.Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 7:55 AM

Australian Gov't Says Abstain at UN PA Bid

Australia's Labor caucus is refusing to allow its prime minister to vote “no” when the UN considers the PA bid for statehood today.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 9:36 AM

Israel Braces for PA Arab 'Disturbances'

Israel is bracing itself for possible 'disturbances' by PA Arabs in the wake of its probable statehood vote Thursday at the United Nations.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 8:06 AM

Germany Won't Support PA, Britain 'Still Open'

It won't be a unanimous vote for the PA bid for nonmember observer state status at the United Nations tomorrow. Not quite.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2012, 4:15 PM

Denmark to Vote for PA at UN

Denmark will back a PA bid to upgrade its United Nations status to that of a non-member observer state, its foreign ministry announced.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2012, 11:02 AM

Israel to Fight PA's UN Bid, Debate Next Move

The Foreign Ministry is already working on a strategy for the day after the PA's “observer state” status vote set for Thursday at the UNGA. Chana Ya'ar, 11/27/2012, 2:43 AM

Abbas Warns UN Bid is 'Last Chance' for Peace

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas claimed Saturday the entity's renewed bid for UN membership is the “last chance” for peace with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 11/25/2012, 10:36 AM

Binyamin Official Calls to Annex Judea, Samaria

The deputy chairman of the Binyamin Regional Council, Motti Yogev, has called on the government to annex Judea and Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 9/20/2012, 1:11 PM