How the IDF is preparing for multi-front war

While there is no indication that any one of Israel’s enemies is interested in initiating a full-scale war, the growing explosiveness of the region means that any tactical incident can turn into an armed conflict– and one front can ignite others.  Yaakov Lappin, 2/20/2018, 7:29 PM

Rivalry between Hamas, Fatah after Gaza coup

'In the Shalit deal you sent a message to Palestinian society that you understand only force.'Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2018, 7:02 PM

PA returns weapon stolen during Jenin lynch attempt

Palestinian Authority returns M-16 to IDF forces, after two soldiers mistakenly drove into PA-controlled Jenin and were nearly lynched.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2018, 9:04 AM

PA planning 'diplomatic move' at the UN

Senior PLO official says PA will ask UN for full membership for "the state of Palestine".Dalit Halevi, 2/9/2018, 5:44 AM

How they teach math in the Palestinian Authority

Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories reveals children in PA count 'martyrs' to learn mathematics.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2018, 8:07 PM

PA: We want negotiations, not dictates

Spokesman says PA interested in negotiations based on two-state solution. 'Serious negotiations without dictates.'Dalit Halevy, 2/4/2018, 8:56 AM

PA official: End the 'colonial occupation'

PA continues diplomatic campaign aimed at enlisting support for its demand for an international framework for peace.Dalit Halevi, 2/2/2018, 6:16 AM

Israel extends ban on PA operations in Jerusalem

Security Minister extends order preventing PA activity in eastern Jerusalem, following attempts to increase PA operations in area.Mordechai Sones, 2/1/2018, 9:43 PM

Human rights orgs abandon PA's Arab torture victims

Report: 'Arabs tortured by Palestinian Authority learn that human rights groups are only interested in cases that harm Israel’s reputation.'Mordechai Sones, 2/1/2018, 6:15 PM

EU: US needed for peace process

'If I can put it in a headline, nothing without the United States, nothing with the United States alone.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2018, 7:54 PM

PA demands terrorist bodies be returned

PA government calls terrorist bodies amendment 'gross violation of most basic human rights.'Mordechai Sones, 1/29/2018, 8:04 PM

Poll: Both Israelis and Arabs reject two-state solution

New poll indicates that a majority of both Israelis and Palestinian Arabs do not believe in a two-state solution.Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 2:49 PM

PA honors kidnappers, murderers of Israeli soldier

PA representatives of Abbas praises terrorists serving 36th year in prison as 'national models,' 'symbols of Palestinian struggle.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 9:11 AM

Finance Ministry withholds Palestinian Authority funds

Israel withholds PA funds to pay injured collaborators; 'Makes it clear Israel will stand by those who stood by it during war on terror.'Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2018, 11:13 PM

PA government targets Israeli textbooks

PA government claims Israeli school textbooks encourage murder of Palestinian Arabs.Dalit Halevi, 1/17/2018, 5:04 AM

'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

Gabbay: Abbas's speech contains anti-Semitic fabrications

Zionist Union chairman says PA chairman's remarks were fabrications but stresses: Separation from Arabs is in our interest.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2018, 3:03 AM

PLO official: Reconsider recognition of Israel

PLO Central Council convenes in Ramallah in a belligerent atmosphere against Israel and the Trump administration.Dalit Halevi, 1/15/2018, 6:09 AM

PA preparing for diplomatic confrontation with Israel

Abbas spokesman says PA is preparing to deal with American and Israeli "threats".Dalit Halevi, 1/12/2018, 5:05 AM

PA: US Ambassador is 'biased' in favor of Israel

PA releases statement attacking ambassador, who tweeted this morning that PA and Hamas are to blame for lack of peace with Israel.Dalit Halevy, 1/10/2018, 5:23 PM

PA pays incremental benefits to terrorists

PA terrorist salaries rise according to severity of attack: Barghouti, for example, expected to earn millions, even if released prematurely.Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2018, 10:53 AM

PA ramps up incitement following Trump's Jerusalem recognition

'We'll come out at you from where you won't expect it; from underground, above ground, every burrow and every angle'Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2018, 9:04 PM

UNRWA spokesman: We weren't informed of American cuts

Official spokesman of UNRWA says the agency has not received any word from the U.S. that it intends to cut its funding.Dalit Halevi, 1/4/2018, 5:07 AM

PA outraged over lamp in the Cave of the Patriarchs

PA claims that Israel acted against Islam in Jerusalem and Hevron.Dalit Halevi, 1/4/2018, 1:09 AM

Abbas responds to Trump: 'Jerusalem not for sale'

PA reacts to Trump tweet decrying lack of 'appreciation and respect' and warning of cutoff.Mordechai Sones, 1/3/2018, 11:30 AM

Hamas demands formal end to peace process

Hamas leader proposes to preempt Israel and US by announcing end of peace process and cessation of all normalization with Israel.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2018, 9:22 PM

Abbas presents his 'red lines'

PA chairman presents his red lines for an agreement to end the conflict with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 1/1/2018, 6:02 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

'Trump, give Israel the White House but don't touch Jerusalem'

PA official: 'Israeli archeologists have found no proof there was a Temple on the Mount.'.Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2017, 7:32 PM

Will Abbas visit Iran?

PA media reports that PA chairman received an invitation to Tehran. Abbas's associates deny.Elad Benari, 12/18/2017, 6:15 AM

Intelligence Minister invites Saudi leadership to Israel

Minister calls for cooperation on regional peace plan, says Saudis should take role in negotiations with PA. 'PA can't make decisions.'Tal Polon, 12/13/2017, 5:07 PM

Court rules PA must pay huge sum to 2003 terror victim's family

Supreme Court orders PA compensate family for murder by teenage terrorist who had just returned from PA's 'body and weapons training camp'.Ido ben Porat, 12/6/2017, 7:04 PM

PA official: France wants to recognize 'Palestine'

PA envoy to France claims Paris wants to recognize the state of Palestine in a joint move with other European countries.Elad Benari, 12/4/2017, 5:45 AM

PA: Hamas trying to thwart the reconciliation initiative

PA spokesman accuses Hamas of spreading lies and thwarting the reconciliation initiative.Dalit Halevi, 12/3/2017, 4:57 AM

Report: Egypt pressures PA to renew negotiations with Israel

PA official: Egyptian pressure has significantly increased following attack in Sinai on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 9:09 AM

PA: Ending 'occupation' will help fight global terrorism

Senior Fatah official urges Europe to end "Israeli occupation".Dalit Halevi, 11/28/2017, 5:07 AM

Palestinian Arab admits assaulting an Israeli over falafel

PA envoy to the UK recalls beating an Israeli who claimed falafel is Israeli food.Elad Benari, 11/27/2017, 5:13 AM

PA opposes Jews' visits to Temple Mount

PA news site publishes data on "break-ins" by Jews to Temple Mount compound, which PA says is a Muslim site only.Dalit Halevi, 11/27/2017, 4:36 AM

Report: Abbas refuses phone call from Kushner

Arab media report that PA chairman refused to speak to Trump’s son-in-law.Nitsan Keidar, 11/23/2017, 12:04 AM

PA to compensate family of those murdered in 2001 terror attack

Compensation awarded to orphans whose parents were murdered in attack.The infants survived because their mother shielded them with her body.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 11/19/2017, 11:58 AM

EU emphasizes 'continuing support' for PA-Hamas reconciliation

'We expect all Palestinian factions to work together in good faith and to refrain from any irresponsible actions or rhetoric.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 10:35 AM

Hamas blasts security coordination with 'Zionist enemy'

Hamas criticizes PA for resuming security coordination with Israel, says it is the "greatest danger" to the Palestinian people.Elad Benari, 11/10/2017, 6:13 AM

PA: Education in Jerusalem is a top priority

'Education' official says PA will continue to thwart attempts to 'Israelize' educational sector.Dalit Halevy, 11/5/2017, 12:59 PM

Will PA sue Britain?

Pro-PA experts on international law support legal proceedings against Britain over the Balfour Declaration.Dalit Halevi, 11/5/2017, 6:39 AM

Greenblatt: Palestinian government must recognize Israel

Trump's special envoy welcomes PA deployment to Gaza crossing points, reiterates that unity government must disarm and recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 11/2/2017, 11:09 PM

From today PA controls Gaza crossings

After a decade, Palestinian Authority to assume control of Gazan side of border crossings from Hamas.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2017, 12:51 PM

Terrorists father children with smuggled sperm

Report finds dozens of children conceived with sperm smuggled from terrorists imprisoned in Israel.Mordechai Sones, 10/26/2017, 10:35 AM

PA event against selling property to Jews shut down

Public Security Minister orders prevention of PA conference that was to take place in the heart of Jerusalem.Tal Polon, 10/25/2017, 6:05 PM

Report: EU to increase aid to PA

Senior PA official claims EU intends to increase annual aid to PA from 80 to 320 million euro a year.Dalit Halevy, 10/19/2017, 2:57 PM

'The Palestinian Authority is a terrorist entity'

Amidst PA-Hamas reconciliation, Minister Bennett says Israel must not negotiate with an entity that relies on Hamas.Nitzan Keidar, 10/17/2017, 2:50 PM

PA: Israel is thwarting Trump's efforts to renew negotiations

PA office accuses Israel of purposely setting obstacles before American attempts at diplomatic mediation.Dalit Halevy, 10/10/2017, 1:43 PM

PA: 'Palestinian heritage' is stronger than 'occupation'

PA bureau in charge of public diplomacy blasts Israeli attempts to "erase Palestinian heritage".Dalit Halevi, 10/8/2017, 4:14 AM

'We won't accept reconciliation at the expense of our survial'

Netanyahu on reconciliation attempts between PA and Hamas in Gaza. 'Whoever wants to reconcile with us will recognize State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2017, 3:28 PM

PA-funded Jerusalem activity prevented

Minister Gilad Erdan orders ban on activities planned for Jerusalem's Muslim Quarter financed by Palestinian Authority.Mordechai Sones, 9/25/2017, 8:13 PM

PA bid to join Interpol likely to succeed

International Police Organization allows PA bid for membership to go to vote which could allow PA to issue arrest warrants for Israelis.Gary Willig, 9/25/2017, 5:38 PM

'Abbas begat Oslo - and he'll bury it'

'Not many remember, but Abbas was the one who whispered in Arafat's ear and motivated him to go ahead,' Minister says.Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2017, 1:17 PM

PA providing free textbooks to Israeli schools

PA Education Minister announces his office provides free Palestinian Authority textbooks to schools in Israel.Mordechai Sones, 9/10/2017, 12:20 PM