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

Erekat: We await Trump's response to Israeli construction

PLO Secretary-General demands a response from President Donald Trump to Israel's "settlement activities".Elad Benari, 1/27/2017, 4:36 AM

Erekat 'shocked' at Trump's silence on Israeli construction

PLO Secretary-General calls on President Donald Trump's administration to clarify its policy with regard to Israeli "settlements".Elad Benari, 1/26/2017, 3:09 AM

PA officials: US caved to our pressure, won't move embassy

Palestinian Authority officials say US agreed not to move embassy to Jerusalem.Uzi Baruch, 1/25/2017, 8:40 AM

PA calls on intl community to punish Israel for Yesha bulding

PLO secretary general Saeb Erekat calls on international community to take action against Israel following approval of 2,500 units in Yesha.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 5:48 PM

Erekat blasts Congress for condemning UN

PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat blasts Congress after it voted to condemn UN Security Council Resolution 2334.Elad Benari, 1/9/2017, 5:34 AM

Erekat: Abbas willing to meet Netanyahu in Moscow

PLO Secretary-General says PA chairman is willing to attend a three-way peace summit in the Russian capital.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2017, 6:29 AM

Kerry: Moving US Embassy could cause 'explosion' in Middle East

Outgoing Secretary of State says moving US Embassy may cause 'explosion' and cause Jordan and Egypt to withdraw support for Israel.Chana Roberts, 1/7/2017, 6:19 PM

White House: report of meetings with PA officials 'fabrications'

US officials deny reports John Kerry met with PA officials to plan anti-Israel UN resolutionArutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 10:17 PM

PA planning more steps against Israel at ICC

Former chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says the PA will take a number of steps at the ICC against Israeli "crimes".Dalit Halevi, 12/28/2016, 6:08 AM

Erekat threatens: PLO will cancel its recognition of Israel

PLO Secretary General threatens to cancel agreements with Israel if Trump follows through on pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2016, 6:06 AM

Erekat: Moving the American embassy would destroy peace

PLO Secretary General warns Trump that moving the American embassy to Jerusalem would be "the destruction of the peace process".Elad Benari, Canada, 12/16/2016, 10:24 PM

Erekat: All the 'settlements' are illegal

PLO's Saeb Erekat blasts Israel, calls for action against the Jewish state at the International Criminal Court.Elad Benari, 12/7/2016, 6:42 AM

PA: Promote French initiative despite Israel's objection

PA leaders urge France to move forward with its peace initiative despite Israel’s rejection of it.Elad Benari, 11/8/2016, 6:14 AM

Erekat blasts Israel for takeover of flotilla

PLO official demands Israel release women involved in latest attempt to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 10/6/2016, 1:11 AM

Palestinians angered by Trump 'undivided Jerusalem' comments

PA officials harshly condemn Trump's avowal to reverse longstanding US and UN policy and recognize united Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2016, 3:34 PM

PA asks ICC to speed up inquiry of Israeli 'war crimes'

After IDF closes cases of killings of Gazans during 2014 war, PA asks ICC to speed up its inquiry of alleged Israeli war crimes.Elad Benari, 8/26/2016, 4:14 AM

PA submits more anti-Israel material to ICC

PLO leader Saeb Erekat says the PA transferred to the International Criminal Court a detailed file concerning Israeli “settlements”.Dalit Halevi, 8/16/2016, 6:13 AM

Erekat blasts Rivlin for visiting 'illegal settlements'

PLO Secretary-General blasts President Rivlin's tour of the Binyamin region.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2016, 5:46 AM

Erekat hails French initiative, rejects direct talks

PLO secretary-general says Paris peace summit is a "significant step" on the path to peace, rejects Netanyahu's call for direct talks.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/3/2016, 11:59 PM

Erekat rejects Netanyahu's peace statement as 'PR strategy'

PLO Secretary-General rejects Netanyahu and Liberman’s statement in favor of peace talks and the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 6/1/2016, 6:14 AM

Saeb Erekat attacks new 'extreme' Israeli coalition government

PA chief negotiator - who recently sat in coalition with Hamas Islamists - says expanded Israeli gov't poses a threat to regional stability.Ari Soffer, 5/25/2016, 1:14 PM

Erekat claims Kerry will attend French peace summit

PLO chief negotiator says that despite being reluctant to support the French peace initiative, Kerry will attend a May 30 summit in Paris.Elad Benari, 5/17/2016, 2:15 AM

Recognizing Israel as the Jewish State: Part I

The League of Nations and the UN did not create Israel ex nihilo, they simply recognized the pre-existing right of the people who were sovereign in the land for over a thousand years.Dr. Alex Grobman, 5/8/2016, 12:43 AM

IDF withdraws, PA cuts security coordination?

A mere day after reports of IDF withdrawal from Area A, PLO to debate a complete end of security coordination with Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2016, 8:16 AM

Eurovision bans waving of PLO, ISIS flags

Rules on waving flags during Eurovision Song Contest are published, including bans on PLO and ISIS flags.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2016, 9:15 PM

Erekat: Liberman is lying about secret Israel-PA talks

PLO Secretary-General dismisses Liberman's claims that Israel has been holding secret talks with the PA, calls him a liar.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2016, 3:14 AM

PA tells UN to investigate soldier's shooting of terrorist

PA demands investigation of 'extrajudicial killings,' as chief negotiator Erekat claims Israel is 'rewarded with impunity.'Ari Yashar, 3/28/2016, 3:46 PM

Erekat claims IDF general is 'acting Palestinian president'

PLO Secretary-General claims Netanyahu is controlling the Palestinians through the Civil Administration and COGAT.Dalit Halevi, 1/26/2016, 3:42 AM

Saeb Erekat: PA 'waging a war' with Israel

Senior Palestinian Authority official asserts the body is at war with the Jewish state and that new talks are unlikely.Dalit Halevi, 1/24/2016, 8:36 AM

Erekat hails EU's 'anti-settlement' resolution

PA chief negotiator says EU should ban products from Judea and Samaria after passing resolution voiding agreements in that area.Ben Ariel, 1/19/2016, 6:30 AM

PA official: Netanyahu has destroyed Arab 'culture of peace'

Saeb Erekat expresses 'shock' over suspicions against his aide, despite admitting Israel routinely spies on PA activities.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2016, 10:22 PM

Saeb Erekat's assistant suspected of spying for Israel

Aid to senior official arrested by PA security forces on suspicion of espionage. Erekat acknowledges incident.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/16/2016, 10:42 PM

PA leaders slam Aegean Airlines incident as 'apartheid'

PLO's Erekat says removal of two Arabs from a flight due to security concerns is "reminiscent of apartheid".Ben Ariel, 1/7/2016, 2:46 AM

Erekat denies suggesting secret peace talks with Israel

PLO Secretary-General denies Israeli report that he proposed to start secret negotiations with Israel last summer.Elad Benari, 12/29/2015, 6:45 AM

Erekat: PLO to make 'critical decisions' regarding Israel

PLO Secretary General says the Palestinian leadership will convene this week to decide how to move forward with regards to Israel.Dalit Halevi, 12/28/2015, 6:31 AM

Erekat: 'Settlers' are behaving like ISIS

PLO secretary general accuses Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria of carrying out ISIS-like crimes against Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 12/20/2015, 2:05 AM

Racism is just fine, if it is aimed at Israel

Ronn Torossian, 12/16/2015, 12:04 PM

UN Amb: PA’s Erekat Paid Condolence Call to Terrorist

Amb. Danon tells Ban Ki Moon top PA negotiator paid visit to terrorist's family on December 5, after terrorist was killed.Mark Langfan, 12/14/2015, 8:41 PM

Erekat: Make peace or ISIS will take over

Senior PLO leader warns that if Israel doesn't agree to a Palestinian state, ISIS jihadists will replace the PA.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/11/2015, 10:02 PM

Saeb Erekat, alleged PA moderate, visits terrorist's family

Erekat, long-time head of PA negotiating team, makes official visit to family of terrorist killed during attack on Thursday.Matt Wanderman, 12/5/2015, 6:30 PM

The lies of Saeb Erekat

An incendiary propaganda document replete with blatant lies and utter distortions of history penned by Saeb Erekat, recently sent to foreign media, exposes the futility of the Palestinian mindset, and reveals just how far the Palestinian leadership is from accepting the premises necessary for true peace with Israel.Dr. Eran Lerman, 11/24/2015, 6:39 AM

Erekat blames Netanyahu for terror wave, won't condemn attacks

PA chief negotiator claims Netanyahu's "policies" are to blame for terror wave, refuses to condemn attacks on Israelis.Ben Ariel, 11/24/2015, 6:14 AM

PLO celebrates EU labeling but 'it isn't enough'

'War crime products must be banned not just labeled,' says terror group; Erekat lauds 'significant move to total boycott.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 4:23 PM

PA continues filing complaints against Israel at ICC

PA continuing its "diplomatic war" against Israel, files lawsuit over alleged "crimes of execution".Dalit Halevi, 11/10/2015, 6:46 AM

Irony: Inciting PA complains against Israeli 'executions'

PA declares it filed a complaint against Israel’s alleged “extrajudicial executions” with the ICC.Dalit Halevi, 11/3/2015, 6:13 AM

Erekat Demands Investigation of Israeli 'Executions'

PA chief negotiator silent on knife attacks, demands UN investigate Israel's "executions" of Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 10/19/2015, 5:46 AM

Erekat Accuses Quartet of Caving in to Israel

PA chief negotiator says Quartet gave in to Israeli dictates by postponing a scheduled visit to Ramallah and Jerusalem this week.Ben Ariel, 10/16/2015, 5:16 AM

PA to Prosecute Israel for 'Extrajudicial Killing' of Terrorists

Erekat to file ICC petition against Israel for shooting terrorists in self-defense.Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2015, 4:50 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

Erekat: Not Interested in Abbas's Job

Abbas should be looking elsewhere if he is considering Saeb Erekat as a successor, the PA negotiator said in an interview.Dalit Halevi, 9/7/2015, 12:13 AM

PA Officials Dismisses Netanyahu's Comments on Peace

PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says Netanyahu is prime minister of "the settlers" and isn't serious about peace.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2015, 2:12 AM

Yet Again: Reports Say Abbas to Quit as PA Chief

Fatah official says three positions Mahmoud Abbas has held for years, including PA chairman, may soon be up for grabs.Moshe Cohen, 9/3/2015, 9:06 AM

Report: Mahmoud Abbas to Step Down as PA Chairman

Resignation rumors resurface after Abbas assigns Saeb Erekat as Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee.Tova Dvorin, 8/12/2015, 7:04 PM

IDF Mobilizes After PLO Blames Israel for Arson Attack

'Settler terrorism' responsible for attack which killed a toddler, Saeb Erekat insists; 4 IDF battalions dispatched.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2015, 12:06 PM