Jordan's Abdullah Visits Ramallah

Jordanians praise PA's UN upgrade, say the next phase must lead to negotiations on final status issuesGil Ronen, 12/6/2012, 2:08 PM

Israel Withholds One Month's Tax Revenues from PA

Finance Minister says taxes and tariffs collected this month will not be transferred, due to PA's UN bid.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2012, 5:34 PM

Mesika: PA Killed Oslo, Time for Annexation

Samaria regional head urges Netanyahu to declare Israeli sovereignty over settlement blocs Israel plans to keep. ‘Oslo is dead.’ Maayana Miskin, 11/30/2012, 9:53 AM

UNESCO Convenes, PA to Gain Recognition as Country?

UNESCO opens a regular session Sunday to consider 31 new sites for its World Heritage List – including the Church of the Nativity.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2012, 2:49 PM

PA to UNESCO: Bethlehem's Church of Nativity in 'Palestine'

The Palestinian Authority is making a bid to list the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as located in the “country of Palestine.”Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 11:14 AM

Hamas Bans Fatah Anniversary Fete in Gaza

Gaza's Hamas terrorist rulers may have agreed to unity with Fatah, but it has banned anniversary celebrations of its rival's founding.Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 10:06 AM

Albania's PM: Iran, Ahmadinejad 'The New Nazis'

Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha names Iran and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "the new Nazis." Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 3:31 PM

US Cuts Off UNESCO Funding

The US promptly made good on its threat to cut off funds to UNESCO following its vote Monday to accept the PA as a full member.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2011, 8:29 PM

Israel: UNESCO Acceptance of PA Harms Chance for Peace

Israel says the decision of UNESCO to accept the PA as a member further harms the chances for peace in the region.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2011, 6:21 PM

Gaza Becomes A Separate Nation: Visa Required to Enter

Hamas may have pre-empted the PA statehood bid with one of its own, creating facts on the ground in Gaza. A visa is now required to enter. Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2011, 6:45 PM

PA Aims for Full Membership in UNESCO

The Palestinian Authority plans to request full membership in the UNESCO organization as part of its statehood bid.Chana Ya'ar, 10/5/2011, 5:03 PM

Fatah Official: Shhh! 1949 Lines would be Israel's Doom

Senior Fatah man calls Obama, Netanyahu "dirtbags," explains how Israel would "come to an end" if exits Judea and Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 10/2/2011, 5:41 PM

Israel Formally Accepts Quartet Plan to Restart Talks with PA

The State of Israel has formally accepted a plan by the Quartet to restart final status negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. Chana Ya'ar, 10/2/2011, 2:38 PM

Abbas Launches 'Palestinian Spring' in Ramallah

Cheered by thousands, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced the start of “Palestinian Spring” in Ramallah Sunday upon his return from the UN.Chana Ya'ar, 9/25/2011, 4:31 PM

PLO's UN Logo Reveals the Truth: Wipe Israel Off the Map!

The Palestine Liberation Organization's mission to the United Nations has wiped Israel off the map altogether on its logo. Chana Ya'ar, 9/22/2011, 4:03 PM

Rabbi Kahane's Grandson Banned from Judea, Samaria

The grandson of Rabbi Meir Kahane has been banned from entering Judea and Samaria for the next three months.Chana Ya'ar, 9/22/2011, 3:25 PM

PLO Confirms: Abbas to Apply for PA Statehood on Friday

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas "will apply for membership of a Palestinian state in the UN Security Council as scheduled on Friday." Chana Ya'ar, 9/22/2011, 2:17 PM

PA Arab Riots in Beit Ummar as UN Statehood Bid Approaches

Palestinian Authority Arabs continued their "celebrations" of the statehood bid with riots Thursday in the Judea village of Beit Ummar. Chana Ya'ar, 9/22/2011, 1:21 PM

US Consul General Prohibits Staff from Jerusalem's Old City

The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem has ordered staff to avoid visiting the Old City this Friday due to worries about Arab violence. Chana Ya'ar, 9/22/2011, 12:04 PM

Obama Confirms: US Will Veto PA Statehood Bid

US President Barack Obama confirmed to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in a private meeting that yes, the US will veto its statehood bid.Chana Ya'ar, 9/22/2011, 10:05 AM

PA Arab Riots Begin to Escalate in Judea, Samaria

Palestinian Authority Arabs rioted and hurled rocks at IDF soldiers stationed in an area south of Hevron. Chana Ya'ar, 9/21/2011, 3:45 PM

Attn PA: No Conditions, No Taboos; Let's Just Sit Down and Talk

Israel does not oppose PA statehood -- but it must be reached through direct talks. "So let's just sit down and talk," says Yigal Palmor.Chana Ya'ar, 9/21/2011, 10:05 AM

Akunis: Investigate Arab MK Over NY Trip On Behalf of PA

Likud MK Ofir Akunis formally called for an immediate probe into a trip to NY by MK Ahmed Tibi reportedly to support the PA statehood bid.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 8:02 PM

Frantic Quartet Efforts to Fend Off PA Statehood Bid

The US and the EU moved up their final efforts to fend off a bid by the PA to gain statehood through the UN rather than talks with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 2:45 AM

Bill Clinton: 'Move Forward' Past PA Statehood Bid

Former US President Bill Clinton told American viewers on national television Sunday PA statehood bid is simply an “act of frustration.”Chana Ya'ar, 9/18/2011, 10:48 PM

PA to Ask UN Security Council for Statehood on Sept 23

The Palestinian Authority says it will apply to the U.N. Security Council on Friday, Sept. 23, for statehood recognition and UN membership.Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2011, 3:09 PM

PA, PLO Disagree on Welcoming All Faiths

The Palestinian Authority and the PLO are not on the same page regarding whether their hoped-for state will welcome "people of all faiths."Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2011, 1:06 PM

IDF Prepares to Call Up Reserves

The IDF prepares for the possibility of PA Arab riots, and will call up reserves probably Sunday, September 18.Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2011, 9:04 AM