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

Who dared to say 'shut up' to Nikki Haley?

Saeb Erekat confronted the US Ambassador to the United Nations. How did she react?The Land Of Israel Network, 2/5/2018, 10:20 PM

Bennett debates PA spokesman on Trump's Jerusalem declaration

Watch: Jewish Home chief debates veteran PA spokesperson Saeb Erekat, defends Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2018, 2:44 PM

PLO backs Hamas, slams US for sanctions on senior terrorist

Senior Fatah diplomat who received lung transplant in US blasts US over blacklisting of Hamas terrorist, calls for 'national unity'.David Rosenberg, 2/1/2018, 4:41 PM

Erekat: We'll complain to ICC against Trump

PLO official blasts Trump peace plan and recognition of Jerusalem, says "State of Palestine" will complain in The Hague.Dalit Halevi, 1/31/2018, 6:05 AM

ANALYSIS: As PA escalates conflict with U.S., France steps in

Abbas even went to France to convince Macron to take over the US role.Yochanan Visser, 1/28/2018, 10:47 PM

Erekat blasts Pence speech

PLO official Saeb Erekat says Pence's Knesset speech is a "crusade" which provides a "gift to the extremists".Dalit Halevi, 1/23/2018, 6:16 AM

Report: Trump suggests annexation of 10% of Judea and Samaria

Chief PA negotiator says US plan includes Israeli sovereignty over 10% of Judea and Samaria, PA capital on outskirts of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2018, 1:13 AM

Erekat: No peace talks until US annuls J'lem recognition

PA chief negotiator says PA won't resume peace negotiations with Israel until the US annuls recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.JTA, 1/9/2018, 10:33 PM

PA's anti-Israel spokesman seeks treatment in Israeli hospital

Senior PA official Saeb Erekat, who accused Israel of genocide, checks into Israeli hospital in Petah Tikva.David Rosenberg, 12/13/2017, 11:23 AM

The Arch of Titus and Saeb Erekat

Some questions for Mr. Erekat, who has asserted that his people have lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years.  Dr. Bert Miller, 12/12/2017, 2:58 PM

PLO: Trump 'destroyed' two-state solution

Hamas says Trump 'opened gates of hell' on US interests in region by recognizing Jerusalem.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 9:10 PM

'Trump recognition of Jerusalem is playing with fire'

PA officials criticize reports that Trump is planning to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/1/2017, 10:05 PM

'An Arab breathing with the lungs of a Jew'

President Reuven Rivlin hosts event for organ donors and praises them for bringing the country together.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 6:48 PM

Erekat: Abbas respects Kushner

Senior PA official changes tune on U.S., denies Abbas refused call from Trump's son-in-lawElad Benari, Canada, 11/24/2017, 9:27 PM

PLO threatens to cut ties with Washington

PLO leader Saeb Erekat says the organization would cut off contacts with the U.S. if its mission in Washington is closed.Elad Benari, 11/19/2017, 5:52 AM

Top PA official undergoes lung transplant in the US

Saeb Erekat undergoes successful lung transplant in North Virginia hospital.Ido Ben Porat, 10/13/2017, 9:57 AM

Pres. Trump, don’t swallow Erekat’s PLO-Palestine poison pill 

Erekat’s claim that Israel occupies 100% of Palestine is utter rubbish. David Singer, 10/8/2017, 5:11 PM

Erekat: Israel occupies 100% of Palestine

PLO secretary general blasts Ambassador David Friedman for saying he believes Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria are part of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2017, 6:12 PM

Erekat awaiting lung transplant in the United States

Former PA chief negotiator awaiting a lung transplant in the United States. Previous reports said he wanted to have it in Israel.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2017, 4:37 AM

Erekat: Publish blacklist of 'settlement collaborators'

Secretary-general of the PLO's Executive Committee urges international community to continue supporting UNRWA and the "refugees".Dalit Halevi, 9/15/2017, 3:05 AM

PA blasts US ambassador for denying Israeli 'occupation'

Palestinian Authority claims Trump WH turning blind eye to Israeli 'settlements', says Ambassador Friedman's comments are 'unacceptable'.David Rosenberg, 9/6/2017, 2:23 PM

Israel slanderer waits for Israeli lung transplant

'Those who choose to boycott the State of Israel should show some self-respect and boycott all the services of the State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2017, 2:40 PM

Erekat 'surprised' by Kushner's skepticism about peace plan

PA's chief negotiator says he's surprised by Jared Kushner's comments expressing doubt about existence of solution to Arab-Israeli Conflict.Tal Polon, 8/3/2017, 11:54 AM

'Erekat is not on the organ transplant waiting list'

Chief PA negotiator will only be permitted a lung transplant in Israel under very rare circumstances.Guy Cohen, 8/2/2017, 2:06 AM

Top PA official looks to Israel for life-saving transplant

After decades of fiery rhetoric against Israel including accusations of genocide and war crimes, PA diplomat turns to Israel for transplant.David Rosenberg, 8/1/2017, 10:09 AM

PA official at UN: Hamas is not a terrorist group

Saeb Erekat tells UN 'Hamas, PFLP are not terrorist organizations,' says key to stopping ISIS is defeating Israel.Gary Willig, 6/29/2017, 8:18 PM

PLO blasts cabinet over Jerusalem meeting

PLO's Saeb Erekat says holding weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem is a provocation.Elad Benari, 5/29/2017, 12:05 AM

Erekat 'hopes' Israel will halt construction

Senior PLO official hopes Israel will halt construction in Judea and Samaria but does not make that a condition for talks.Elad Benari, 5/15/2017, 6:05 AM

Jordan, PA, Egypt reiterate commitment to two states

Jordan, PA and Egypt officials meet in Amman, discuss peace process between Israel and the PA.Ben Ariel, 5/15/2017, 4:38 AM

'There will be no Palestinian state without Gaza'

PLO leader says stability, security, and peace in the Middle East are dependent on ending the Israeli 'occupation.'Dalit Halevi, 4/22/2017, 11:13 PM

Erekat to remain chief PA negotiator

Saeb Erekat to continue to lead negotiations with Israel, decides Fatah. Also appointed: A deputy to Abbas.Elad Benari, 2/16/2017, 5:46 AM

Erekat to EU: Ban all 'settlement products'

PLO chief: Labelling "settlement products" isn't enough. They should be totally banned.Elad Benari, 2/14/2017, 6:42 AM

Erekat: Moving embassy is like recognizing annexation

PLO Secretary General again threatens to cancel recognition of Israel if the United States moves its embassy to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 2/8/2017, 4:42 AM

PLO: Regulation Law legalizes land theft

PLO's Erekat blasts approval of Regulation Law, says it proves Israel wants to destroy the chances for peace.Ben Ariel, 2/7/2017, 5:16 AM

Erekat: Investigate 'occupation crimes' in Hague

PLO official pushes Hague to investigate Israel for 'stealing' land, including Jerusalem, from imaginary PA state.Dalit Halevi, 2/5/2017, 8:19 AM

Erekat: ICC is the place for 'Israeli war criminals'

PLO Secretary-General calls on the International Criminal Court to open an immediate investigation against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 2/1/2017, 6:14 AM