Fatah Backs Fayyad Against Hamas

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas is backing Salam Fayyad as his choice for Prime Minister despite Hamas' continued objections to his remaining.Gabe Kahn., 11/16/2011, 4:59 PM

Fayyad Stepping Down?

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad called on factions to pick his replacement so Hamas can no longer use him as a pretext to avoid unity.Gabe Kahn., 11/14/2011, 7:58 PM

PA Unrest as Financial Crisis Continues

The PA heads off a strike by promising to pay salaries, but warns that needs will go unmet in August. Arab League nations blamed. Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2011, 4:43 AM

PA’s Summer Camps Glorify Terrorists

A Fatah-sponsored summer camp has divided its campers into three groups named after terrorists who carried out lethal attacks against IsraelElad Benari, 7/30/2011, 10:50 PM

Report: Corruption in the Stillborn PA State

PA auditors are once again asking "where's the money?" as corruption probes multiply. Can such a state survive?Gabe Kahn., 7/7/2011, 7:24 PM

Fayyad Shoots for Beggar State

Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad says PA's dependency on charity is not a valid argument against assuming mantle of statehood.Gabe Kahn., 7/6/2011, 10:42 PM

PA: Salaries Unpaid, Fayyad Blames Donors

A blow to statehood goal? PA cannot pay salaries, blames donor countries.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2011, 9:06 PM

Fayyad: UN's 'PA State' Symbolic Only

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad acknowledged Tuesday that U.N. recognition of its “state” would change nothing. Chana Ya'ar, 6/29/2011, 2:18 PM

Fayyad to Israel: Give Us Freedom or Right to Vote

PA Prime Minister calls on Israel to give PA Arabs "freedom or right to vote", in what sounds almost a request for Israeli citizenship.Elad Benari, 6/27/2011, 8:11 AM

PA 'Unity' Falters Over Fayyad

The much ballyhooed Palestinian Authority “unity” appears to be falling apart over the question of who will lead its government. Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2011, 3:52 PM

Fayyad Suffers Heart Attack While in U.S.

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister hospitalized in Texas after suffering heart attack while visiting his son.Elad Benari, 5/24/2011, 1:12 AM

Abbas to be Prime Minister in PA Transitional Government

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is to serve as Prime Minister in the PA transition government; Fayyad and Haniyeh to be his deputies.Gabe Kahn., 5/12/2011, 7:57 PM

France Adds Funds for PA Unity Gov't

France has agreed to provide additional funding to the new Fatah-Hamas unity government to help cover salaries after Israel froze funds.Chana Ya'ar, 5/9/2011, 8:47 PM

PA Whines Over Israeli Cash Freeze

Fayyad complains he can't pay salaries after Israel cut off PA cash in response to reconciliation with Hamas.Gil Ronen, 5/2/2011, 7:22 PM

Int'l Monetary Fund, World Bank: PA Ready for Statehood

The International Monetary Fund gave the Palestinian Authority a boost this week, saying it can run the economy of an independent nation.Chana Ya'ar, 4/7/2011, 4:36 PM

PA Double Talk on Honoring Terrorist, Jerusalem Bombing

Palestinian Media Watch once again shows how PA leaders say one thing to their own people and another to the rest of the world.Elad Benari, 3/28/2011, 4:14 AM

PA Rejects Compromise on Jordan Valley Sovereignty

The Palestinian Authority has rejected another compromise, this time concerning an Israeli military presence in the Jordan Valley. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/9/2011, 12:13 PM

Fatah Proposes Formula for Unity with Hamas

Fatah leadership formulates plan for unity gov't with Hamas over all areas under Palestinian Authority control. Hamas, however, has not yet agreed.Hillel Fendel, 2/24/2011, 6:26 PM

Fayyad: No 'Facebook State' for the PA

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad is not looking for a “Facebook State” – and moreover, he is convinced he isn't building one.Chana Ya'ar, 12/30/2010, 12:13 PM

Massive EU Aid to PA; US Omits Aid to Israel

Massive European Union aid to the PA for 2011 is announced, while US delays previously-pledged hundreds of millions of dollars for Israeli defense.Hillel Fendel, 12/23/2010, 1:24 PM

Fayyad: Fatah-Hamas Rift Serves 'Israeli Project'

PA's Fayyad urges Hamas-Fatah unity, blames “Israeli project” for infighting. Gaza, Jerusalem are “prerequisite for statehood,” he adds.Maayana Miskin, 12/22/2010, 11:44 PM

It's All Israel's Fault: PA Blames Israel for Need to Seek Aid

A PA donor conference is planned for April 2011. PA blames Israel for PA reliance on foreign aid while Norway calls for PA transparence.Maayana Miskin, 12/18/2010, 6:56 PM

Fayyad: PA Won't Declare State Unilaterally

The threats to declare a state unilaterally seem to have been empty ones: Arab states and PA admit the move would not be wise.Gil Ronen, 12/16/2010, 9:10 PM

J'lem Deputy Mayor: If Fayyad Enters City, Arrest Him

David Hadari wants the prime minister to foil PA-sponsored events within Jerusalem, as long as Israeli officials can't go to London. Gil Ronen, 11/4/2010, 6:38 PM

PA Threatens More Hands-On Jerusalem Activity

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad announces that not just in words, but also in actions, Jerusalem will be the “eternal capital of Palestine.”Hillel Fendel, 11/4/2010, 10:06 AM

Fayyad: Jerusalem Neighborhoods Part of PA ’Eternal Capital’

PA leader Salam Fayyad honored an Israel ban on dedicating a Jerusalem school but said at a ceremony near the city, “Jerusalem’s suburbs are ours.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/2/2010, 4:14 PM

PA Wants Security Presence in Area C

PA Prime Minister Fayad calls on international community to “stop the occupation in Judea and Samaria”.Elad Benari, 10/15/2010, 5:15 AM

Shin Bet Head: More 'Peace Process' Terror Headed Our Way

Yuval Diskin tells ministers Hamas in Gaza, Judea and Samaria issued directive to trip up diplomatic talk.Gil Ronen, 9/12/2010, 6:03 PM

PA Will Not Need Foreign Aid By 2013- or Will It?

PA Prime Minister says PA will be able to finance its budget on its own within three years. Donations are falling.Elad Benari, 9/7/2010, 3:47 AM

PA Intelligence Agent: Hamas and Fatah Plotting to Kill Fayyad

Fatah and Hamas leaders are plotting to kill Fayyad because he is becoming more popular than Abbas, according to a senior PA intelligence agent. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/11/2010, 8:09 AM

Barak Meets with Fayyad as Israel Eases Embargo

Barak concludes direct talks with Fayyad as Israel further eases the embargo on Hamas-controlled Gaza and discussed more coordination with the PA.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/5/2010, 6:15 PM

Barak Gaining Influence, Meeting With Fayyad

With declining influence in the party he leads, DM Barak is assigned more responsibility within the gov't – meeting with PA PM Salam Fayyad today.Hillel Fendel, 7/5/2010, 9:22 AM

‘The Myth of Fayyad’s PA Economic Revolution'

Mainstream media have hyped Salam Fayyad's economic revolution as propeling the PA into a new Arab country. A US professor debunks the myth. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2010, 1:28 PM

Fatah Debates Postponing PA Elections Rather than Suffer Defeat

The Fatah party considers filing an appeal to postpone next month’s local PA elections due to the increased likelihood of an embarrassing defeat.Avi Yellin, 6/8/2010, 7:26 AM

PA Destroys 7 Tons of Yesha Watermelons

The PA smashes 7.5 tons of watermelons and will put merchants on trial for doing business with Jews in Judea and Samaria. Fayyad's goal: Jerusalem.Hana Levi Julian, 4/18/2010, 5:31 PM

Open Season on Fayyad: Hamas Threatens PA Leader

Hamas terrorist organization, which runs Gaza, says the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, Salam Fayyad, must be put on trial.Hillel Fendel, 4/4/2010, 11:59 AM

Fayyad Copies Jewish Passover Prayer: Next Year in Jerusalem

PA’s Prime Minister Fayyad copied the 2,000-old Jewish prayer, also recited at the Passover Seder, and told Christians: Next Year in Jerusalem.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/4/2010, 10:00 AM

Fayyad's PA: Funding Terrorist Families

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has authorized a slew of benefits to support the families of terrorists killed or injured in attacks on Israelis.INN Staff, 2/4/2010, 6:16 PM

New PA Private Equity Fund to Help PA Independence

Two private Arab investment firms are planning to lay the groundwork to help fund the PA's declaration of independence in two years.Hana Levi Julian, 2/2/2010, 5:21 PM

Silvan Shalom: Fayyad Obstacle to Peace, Wants to Replace Abbas

PA leader Fayyad was America’s great hope for peace with Israel but now prefers to replace Abbas instead, Minister Silvan Shalom charges. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/1/2010, 3:14 PM

Fayyad Scheduled to Speak at Herzliya Conference

PA Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad is expected to appear at next month's Herzliya Conference alongside Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak.Avi Yellin, 1/24/2010, 9:25 PM

PA Leader Burns Yesha Products; Labor Union Warns of ‘Backfire’

PA Prime Minister Fayyad helped torch Jewish products from Judea and Samaria, but the Histadrut labor union warns he may be burning Arab jobs. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/6/2010, 3:06 PM

'Moderate’ PA Leader: Clinton Is a Liar

An advisor to PA Prime Minister Fayyad, consider by the US to be a “moderate,” called Sec. of State Clinton a “liar” who is bribed by Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/4/2009, 7:45 AM

PA Majority Rejects Fayyad's Plan

PA majority party Hamas rejects Salam Fayyad's plan for a PA state. UN, America approve of document.Maayana Miskin, 8/27/2009, 8:26 PM

PA to Seek Int’l Court Ruling on ‘Occupation’

The PA’s strategy to gain all of its demands is to create a de facto state and ask courts to declare Israel an “occupier,” a London analyst said.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/25/2009, 9:05 AM

Fayyad Plans PA State: Intl. Airport, Stronger Armed Forces

PA's Fayyad reveals his plans for a PA state, including an international airport and stronger armed forces. Fayyad: Israel is the only problem.Maayana Miskin, 8/24/2009, 11:15 PM

Report: Israeli Forces Guarding Abbas, Fayyad

Unnamed military sources say Israeli armed forces are guarding senior PA officials. PA says report is a lie aimed at maligning Arab troops.Maayana Miskin, 8/21/2009, 11:19 AM

Fayyad Proclaims Jerusalem Capital of 'Palestine'

Palestinian Authority PM Salam Fayyad proclaims historic Jerusalem the capital of “Palestine.”Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2009, 3:20 PM