PA calls US ambassador 'an extremist Israeli settler'

PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat launches into unprecedented personal attack on US diplomats, calling them 'settlers'.David Rosenberg, 6/30/2019, 9:52 PM

Erekat blasts Greenblatt for remarks on Judea and Samaria

PLO Secretary General condemns US envoy for calling Judea and Samaria communities "neighborhoods and cities" and not “settlements”.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2019, 2:18 AM

Who's afraid of Naela Ayesh of “Naela and the Intifada”?

While the Israeli "occupation" is the reason given for Arab Palestinian misery and lack of freedom, that is not what I came away with from the film. Sheri Oz, 6/18/2019, 6:59 PM

Palestinian Authority fumes over Friedman's statements

PA officials, left-wing leaders, say US should not help 'extremists,' Pres. Trump should tell Amb. Friedman to 'pack his bags.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2019, 10:08 PM

PA: Kushner 'indifferent' about Palestinians

PA spokesman condemns Jared Kushner for questioning PA's ability to govern itself, says peace plan meant to bring 'prosperity for settlers.'Gary Willig, 6/3/2019, 11:26 AM

Erekat: 'Deal of the Century' is doomed to fail

Senior PLO official stresses that the PLO is the only representative of the Palestinian people.Dalit Halevi, 5/29/2019, 6:09 AM

China and Russia to boycott Bahrain conference

Senior PLO official says China and Russia informed him they will not participate in US-led economic workshop in Manama.Elad Benari, 5/28/2019, 12:04 AM

Erekat reiterates: PA won't participate in Bahrain conference

PLO secretary general: Palestine’s full economic potential can only be achieved by ending the Israeli occupation.Elad Benari, 5/23/2019, 4:44 AM

'Don't negotiate on our behalf'

Senior Palestinian Authority official blasts plans to launch US Mideast peace plan at Bahrain event, says PA was never consulted.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/20/2019, 2:02 PM

Erekat: Policy of 'occupation' will not bring peace and security

Senior PA official says that only the establishment of the state of "Palestine" will bring about peace.Dalit Halevi, 5/15/2019, 6:08 AM

Erekat: 'Deal of the century won't be implemented'

PLO secretary says diplomatic solutions 'bypassing' international law and UN resolutions are 'illusions.'Dalit Halevi, Chana Roberts, 5/3/2019, 5:42 PM

PA to examine its relations with Israel

PA official Saeb Erekat: Abbas will redefine nature of relations with Israel in light of election results.Dalit Halevi, 4/11/2019, 6:07 AM

PA: Israel voted 'no to peace'

PA spokesman Saeb Erekat condemns results of Israeli election, calls poll a 'vote against peace, for the occupation.'David Rosenberg, 4/9/2019, 11:50 PM

Erekat: Israel continues to brazenly violate international law

PLO Secretary General condemns Netanyahu’s promise to apply sovereignty to Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2019, 6:09 AM

Erekat: US, Israel planning to annex Judea and Samaria

PLO Secretary General: US recognition of Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights paves the way for "annexation of the West Bank."Elad Benari, 3/28/2019, 6:36 AM

Erekat blasts Romania over embassy relocation

PLO Secretary General: Romania plan to relocate embassy to Jerusalem a blatant violation of Palestinian rights.Elad Benari, 3/25/2019, 6:06 AM

Erekat: Trump's move will cause bloodshed

PLO Secretary General blasts Trump over his call for the US to officially recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 3/22/2019, 6:11 AM

Erekat calls for boycott of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Top PA leader urges international community to boycott US Embassy unit that will handle relations with Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 3/8/2019, 6:07 AM

Erekat: It's two states or one state

Senior PLO official claims that abandoning the two-state solution will lead to one-state solution and an apartheid regime.Dalit Halevi, 3/1/2019, 3:40 AM

Erekat: No one is authorized to negotiate on our behalf

Senior PLO official accuses US of trying to eliminate the "Palestinian issue" by adopting Israeli positions.Dalit Halevi, 2/11/2019, 6:04 AM

Erekat: We won't participate in Warsaw conference

PLO Secretary-General blasts US-led conference in Warsaw, says it is an attempt to "destroy the Palestinian National project".Elad Benari, Canada, 2/8/2019, 10:27 PM

'We don't want the US money'

PLO's Erekat confirms US aid to PA security forces will end in attempt to avoid lawsuits under new US anti-terror law.Dalit Halevi, 2/1/2019, 4:38 AM

US aid to PA security forces to end this week

PLO official confirms PA asked US to end funding for security services due to fear of lawsuits over support for terror.Elad Benari, 1/31/2019, 1:08 AM

'Do you think Arabs wear a neon sign with the word stupid?'

PLO leader Saeb Erekat lashes out at Secretary of State following his speech in Cairo.Elad Benari, 1/11/2019, 5:59 AM

Erekat: Dissolving 'parliament' in line with transition to state

PLO official: Court decision that dissolved Palestinian “parliament” goes hand in hand with the transition into the “State of Palestine”.Elad Benari, 12/24/2018, 5:34 AM

PA negotiator: We haven't given up on West Jerusalem

Following Australia's recognition of West J'lem as Israel's capital, PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat says all of city still up for negotiation.David Rosenberg, 12/18/2018, 9:25 AM

The moment PA realized Trump was moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Chief Palestinian Authority negotiator claims Jared Kushner shouted at him during final, contentious meeting.David Rosenberg, 12/17/2018, 2:34 PM

Erekat criticizes Australia over Jerusalem recognition

Head of PLO Executive Committee says Australia isn't committed to two-state solution and refuses to recognize "Palestine".Elad Benari, 12/16/2018, 5:24 AM

'You're the ones committing crimes against humanity'

Senior Palestinian Authority official interviewed on Bloomberg network had to deal with particularly difficult questions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 7:41 PM

PA negotiator: Abbas willing to meet Netanyahu 'anywhere'

Saeb Erekat challenges Israeli PM to meet PA chairman anywhere in the world.Elad Benari, 12/3/2018, 12:05 AM

PA welcomes Airbnb boycott of Judea and Samaria

PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat welcomes online rental website's decision to stop listing homes in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/20/2018, 6:08 AM

Palestinian Authority blasts US consulate closure

Senior PA officials say US decision to close eastern Jerusalem consulate which had served as de facto mission to PA is slap in the face.David Rosenberg, 10/18/2018, 10:45 PM

Erekat: Netanyahu victimizing the criminal

PA chief negotiator blasts Netanyahu's UN speech, says Israel is a "colonial- apartheid state".Elad Benari, 9/28/2018, 6:14 AM

Erekat: The US will never introduce a peace plan

Chief PA negotiator accuses US of trying to unilaterally change the terms of reference for any future peace proposal.Elad Benari, 9/16/2018, 6:03 AM

PA files complaint against Israel with ICC

PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat says PA filed war crimes complaint against Israel after court OKs demolition of illegal Arab outpost.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2018, 8:55 PM

Erekat: U.S. encouraging 'settlements'

PLO official blasts approval of new construction in Judea and Samaria, says it is encouraged by the United States.Dalit Halevi, 8/24/2018, 3:05 AM

PA rejects 'something good' from Trump

Palestinian Authority officials reject US President's assertion they would get 'something good' after embassy move, demand Jerusalem.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2018, 6:36 PM

Erekat: No to reduction in number of 'refugees'

PA officials oppose any change in the definition of "Palestinian refugees" as part of Trump administration's peace efforts.Dalit Halevi, 7/31/2018, 5:42 AM

Erekat: Nationality Law destroys the two-state solution

PLO Secretary-General blasts Nationality Law, accuses United States of helping it pass.Elad Benari, 7/24/2018, 5:43 AM

Erekat welcomes Irish approval of 'settlement' boycott

PLO Secretary-General welcomes Irish Senate’s approval of legislation calling for boycott of Judea and Samaria products.Elad Benari, 7/12/2018, 6:16 AM

PLO: Trump helping Israel to steal from PA

PLO leader blasts 'Pay to Slay' law punishing PA for funding terrorists and their families. 'This could threaten PA's very existence.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2018, 2:53 PM

Erekat blasts Kushner after newspaper interview

PLO Secretary General says Trump’s senior adviser "represents a policy of dictation".Elad Benari, 6/25/2018, 6:15 AM

Erekat: US trying to bring down Palestinian Authority

PLO official says goal of US-initiated peace plan is to undermine Palestinian Authority, sideline UNRWA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2018, 11:47 PM

Erekat blasts American withdrawal from UNHRC

PLO secretary general says United States advancing "international anarchy" after its withdrawal from Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 6/21/2018, 3:11 AM

Erekat and Greenblatt trade barbs

After Trump's special envoy blasts Erekat for false claims about the U.S. role in peace talks, PLO chief fires back.Ben Ariel, 6/11/2018, 4:06 AM

PA continues attacks on Ambassador Friedman

Saeb Erekat and Abbas adviser ignore US embassy, ambassador's disavowal of picture of Temple Mount.Gary Willig, 5/23/2018, 8:41 PM

PA chief Abbas still hospitalized

PLO spokesman downplays hospitalization of PA chief, but says no plans yet to discharge aging PA leader from hospital.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2018, 11:09 AM

PLO chief: Trump 'fanning extremism'

PLO secretary-general Saeb Erekat accuses Trump administration of destabilizing the Middle East.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/19/2018, 1:56 AM

Erekat: PA will file ICC complaint against Israel

PLO official says PA leadership will file a war crimes complaint against Israel with International Criminal Court.Elad Benari, 5/15/2018, 6:13 AM

PA urges diplomats to boycott opening of US embassy in J'lem

'Opening of US embassy in Jerusalem violates international law, UN Security Council rulings,' warns Palestinian Authority.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2018, 1:30 PM

PLO official: Abbas didn't deny the Holocaust

Saeb Erekat refutes claims that PA chairman denied the Holocaust, says Abbas has no problems with Jews but rather with the "occupation".Elad Benari, 5/3/2018, 2:07 AM

Greenblatt to Erekat: Roll up your sleeves and get to work

Trump envoy rejects PA negotiator's claims that he is biased in favor of Israel.Elad Benari, 4/15/2018, 5:38 AM

'Trump is blindly supporting Israel - we need foreign help'

Veteran PA official writes to foreign diplomats in Ramallah slamming Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt, says US parroting Israeli talking points.David Rosenberg, 4/13/2018, 10:29 AM

'Christians flee PA oppression'

Islam expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera explains how Christians went from 85% of Bethlehem's population before Oslo to under 10% today.Eliran Baruch, 3/28/2018, 8:57 PM

PA: U.S. embassy move a 'provocation to Arabs'

PA leadership blasts U.S. decision to open its embassy in Jerusalem to coincide with Israel’s 70th Independence Day.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/23/2018, 11:09 PM

White House denies it discussed 'Sovereignty Law' with Israel

Spokesman for Jared Kushner denies White House discussed Sovereignty Law with Israel - but Netanyahu insists talks took place.David Rosenberg, 2/12/2018, 9:23 PM

PA: Trump admin 'complicit in Israel's annexation plans'

Senior PA official claims US is complicit in Israel's plans to 'annex' Judea and Samaria.David Rosenberg, 2/12/2018, 8:33 PM