PA leader asks Norway to recognize 'Palestine'

Rami Hamdallah claims that recognition of "Palestine" would salvage the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 1/9/2018, 6:07 AM

Hamas demands the PA government resign

The crisis between Hamas and Fatah is worsening. Hamas accuses PA government of failure, demands its resignation.Dalit Halevi, 12/3/2017, 2:16 AM

PA leader: Controlling Gaza is difficult

Rami Hamdallah, head of the PA government, says bringing Gaza back under the control of the PA is proving difficult.Ben Ariel, 11/7/2017, 5:03 AM

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

PA: Israel destroying tunnel is an 'aggression'

PA government denounces Israel for destroying terrorist tunnel leading from Gaza into Israel.Dalit Halevi, 11/1/2017, 4:42 AM

PA urges Germany to pressure Israel

PA leader meets German official, urges him to work to advance the peace process by putting pressure on Israel to end the "occupation."Dalit Halevi, 10/24/2017, 4:45 AM

PA leader welcomed by Gazans

Rami Hamdallah, head of PA government, visits Gaza for the first time in two years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2017, 1:13 AM

PA leader to visit Gaza

Rami Hamdallah, head of the PA government, will travel to Gaza amid reconciliation efforts with Hamas.Elad Benari, 9/26/2017, 5:13 AM

PA scraps plan to force Gaza employees to retire

PA suspends plans to force over 6,000 Gaza employees into early retirement, a move seen as an attempt to squeeze Hamas.Elad Benari, 8/27/2017, 6:31 AM

PA: Israel 'falsifying' Jerusalem's history

PA calls on international community to reject any Israeli candidacy for any international role.Dalit Halevi, 8/9/2017, 5:46 AM

PA leader: We are sovereign in the land

Rami Hamdallah praises Palestinian Arabs' 'peaceful struggle' against Israeli security measures on the Temple Mount.Dalit Halevy, 7/30/2017, 8:34 AM

PA leader warns Israel over Al-Aqsa

PA leader Rami Hamdallah blames Israel for escalation in Jerusalem, warns of "grave consequences".Elad Benari, 7/19/2017, 3:45 AM

Palestinian Authority: Israel will loosen restrictions in Area C

Finance Minister Kahlon reportedly gifts land to PA, allows potentially dangerous construction, and nixes destruction of illegal homes.Dalit Halevi, 6/7/2017, 8:47 AM

PA leader: Terrorists are 'prisoners of freedom'

PA's Rami Hamdallah describes terrorists serving time in Israeli prisons as “prisoners of freedom”.Dalit Halevi, 5/11/2017, 6:10 AM

PA: Hamas taxes Gazan civilians, uses money for its own purposes

PA calls on Hamas to end rift, work together to create Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 4/19/2017, 8:09 AM

PA leader issues warning to Hamas

PA leader Rami Hamdallah urges Hamas to agree to hold local elections in Gaza or they will be excluded.Dalit Halevi, 2/27/2017, 3:14 AM

PA leader calls on EU to recognize 'Palestine'

Rami Hamdallah urges EU states to recognize "Palestine" in order to "save" the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 2/21/2017, 5:44 AM

PA leader warns of 'explosion' if U.S. embassy moves

PA leader Rami Hamdallah urges the international community to speak out against the potential move of the American embassy to Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 1/12/2017, 4:08 AM

PA government: Prosecute Israel for 'war crimes'

PA claims that Israel is thwarting diplomatic initiatives to gain time in order to further establish its "occupation" and Judaize Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 12/14/2016, 3:12 AM

PA Prime Minister welcomes dismissal of U.S. terror lawsuit

Rami Hamdallah welcomes court decision to dismiss $655 million verdict over damages to American citizens by terrorist attacks in Israel.Elad Benari, 9/2/2016, 6:13 AM

PA: We will do everything to free Palestinian prisoners

The Palestinian Authority continues to express its commitment to bring about release of terrorists serving terms in Israeli prisons.Dalit Halevi, 8/1/2016, 10:30 PM

PA: We will not allow Israel to hold on to bodies of terrorists

The Palestinian Authority intends to enlist international pressure on Israel to return bodies of "martyrs" - terrorists killed in the act.Dalit Halevi, 7/29/2016, 7:13 AM

PA urges more construction in Israeli-controlled Area C

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says there should be more Palestinian construction in Area C in response to Israeli "violations".Dalit Halevi, 7/21/2016, 5:16 AM

PA prime minister vows to up payments to terrorists families

'Moderate' Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says PA will increase support for terrorism, hails killers as 'heroes.'Dalit Halevi, 6/19/2016, 11:13 AM

PA backs Nobel Peace Prize for arch-terrorist Barghouti

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says Marwan Barghouti is a symbol of the Palestinian prisoners.Dalit Halevi, 6/17/2016, 6:46 AM

PA demands Israel remove all police from Jerusalem's Old City

Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah declares Palestinians have 'right' to attack Israelis, wants Israel to make things easier for terrorists.Dalit Halevy, 6/15/2016, 2:51 PM

Palestinian Authority rejects Netanyahu's call for direct talks

'You cannot escape international community' says Palestinian Authority PM Rami Hamdallah to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2016, 1:21 PM

Arab MKs meet with Palestinian Authority PM

Rami Hamdallah discusses ways to strengthen support to the residents of eastern Jerusalem from Israeli ‘Judaization.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 3:27 PM

PA PM: We're following the path of the Nazi Mufti

Hamdallah declares PA is continuing the path of the 'pure-hearted son of Palestine,' Haj Amin al-Hussein, who conspired with Hitler.Dalit Halevi, 5/11/2016, 8:21 AM

PA PM: Gaza reconstruction faces lack of funds

Palestinian Authority’s prime minister Rami Hamdallah warns funding for Gaza reconstruction is drying up.Ben Ariel, 4/14/2016, 2:13 AM

PA government claims: Israel implementing a 'bi-national state'

PA government blasts Israel and the city of Jerusalem for "defiling" the Western Wall and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 12/9/2015, 5:43 AM

Report: Israel to Sponsor Two New Palestinian Authority Cities

COGAT, PA deny rumors that two sides met to discuss infrastructure earlier this month. Could the cities be a security risk?Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2015, 1:35 PM

Israel Prevents PA Prime Minister from Entering Temple Mount

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah's convoy stopped and asked to return to Ramallah as he plans to visit the Temple Mount.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/18/2015, 11:14 PM

PA: Offer of Return to Negotiation is a Trap

Negotiator Saeb Erekat demands that Europeans guarantee Israeli 'recognition of Palestinian rights.'Gil Ronen, 9/10/2015, 11:48 PM

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

Obama Vowed to Renew Pressure on Israel after Iran Deal?

PA Prime Minister Hamdallah tells WaPo: 'We count on the United States and are sure they will deliver.'Gil Ronen, 6/1/2015, 12:18 PM

Israel to Return Frozen Tax Funds to PA

1.8 billion shekels to be transferred to Ramallah on Monday, despite PA joining the ICC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2015, 8:30 PM

Hamas Slams PA Statehood Bid as 'Surrender' to Israel

Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Masri accuses PA of making decisions for the 'Palestinian cause' without the people's consent.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 12/30/2014, 3:00 PM

Police Stop PA Prime Minister's Convoy for Reckless Driving

For the third time in two years, PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah's convoy swerves dangerously across a two-lane road.Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 10:49 AM

Haniyeh: PM Not Carrying Out His Responsibilities in Gaza

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh accuses Prime Minister Rami Hamallah of failing to care for Gaza.Ben Ariel, 11/18/2014, 5:16 AM

PA to Foment Global Pressure Against Israel over Mosque 'Arson'

Despite reports that space heater and not 'price tag' was the culprit, Hamdallah vows push for 'historical rights to Palestine.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 11/13/2014, 7:47 PM

PA's Prime Minister: We'll Fight Israel's 'Judaization'

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah threatens Israel against “Judaizing” Jerusalem, promises to "resist occupation".Dalit Halevi, 11/4/2014, 5:13 AM

Netanyahu Lets PA Prime Minister Pray on Temple Mount

Hamdallah, head of unity gov't with Hamas, prays with PA's Jerusalem 'governor' at site where Jews banned from praying.Ari Yashar, 10/27/2014, 3:07 PM

UN Chief Slams 'Settlement Building' Despite Freeze

UN chief visiting Ramallah criticizes 'provocations' at Temple Mount, hitting out at Israeli police - not Arab rioters.Ari Yashar, 10/13/2014, 1:07 PM

Hamas and Fatah Meet in Gaza: 'The Division is Over'

First PA unity government meeting held in Gaza, as PA tries to convince world donors requested $4 billion won't go to terror.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 10/9/2014, 8:00 PM

Palestinian Unity Cabinet to Convene in Gaza

The first full meeting of the cabinet of the Hamas-Fatah government is scheduled for Thursday in Gaza.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/8/2014, 11:04 PM

Secret Israel-PA Communication Channel Revealed

Covert talks to 'change reality on ground in Gaza' with PA unity government held in parallel to official Cairo truce talks.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2014, 9:35 AM

Israel Agreed to Let Gazans Pray on Temple Mount

PA unity government says Israel made concessions on travel, says it backs Abbas's charges of 'genocide.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 10/1/2014, 12:15 AM

PA Asks for $3.8 Billion to Rebuild Gaza

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says he has asked for $3.8 billion in urgent aid to help rebuild Gaza following the fighting.Ben Ariel, 9/24/2014, 5:44 AM

Hamas Accuses Fatah of Splitting Unity Government

Hamas spokesperson charges unity PM of obeying Fatah, 'reinforcing the rift,' after Hamdallah admits no plans to implement deal.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2014, 1:27 PM

PA: 'Nothing in Place' to Reconcile Fracturing Hamas Unity Pact

Unity PM says each faction is responsible for its own problems, hours after Hamas declares it is looking for 'alternatives.'Tova Dvorin, 9/19/2014, 10:32 AM

Hamas Accuses Palestinian PM of Neglecting Gaza

Deputy speaker of the Palestinian parliament accuses Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah of "negligence" towards Gaza.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2014, 4:43 AM

Palestinians: We Are Not Helping Israel Find Kidnapped Teens

The Palestinian Authority isn't cooperating with Israel on finding 3 kidnapped Israeli teens, or anything else, PA Prime Minister says.Moshe Cohen, 6/23/2014, 7:11 PM

PA Asks China to Press Israel to Free Terrorists

PLO unity government PM meets Chinese envoy, calls for condemnation of rescue mission and pressure to free jailed terrorists.Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 10:32 AM

Abbas Backtracks on Hamas Criticism, Calls for Unity Elections

After saying Hamas kidnappers 'want to destroy PA,' Abbas changes position and tells unity PM to prepare for elections.Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 7:36 AM

Qatar Sets Up 'Special Fund' to Pay Angry Hamas Employees

After angry brawls over pay in Gaza threaten PA unity government, Gulf State steps in to save the day - for now.Ari Soffer, 6/13/2014, 5:10 PM

Hamdallah Admits Unity Government is Powerless

In interview, new unity govt. PM acknowledges no control in Gaza, complains about ministers, has no plans to integrate military.Ari Yashar, 6/13/2014, 10:58 AM