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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 Become De Facto 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: 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 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

Has Gaza Become A Separate Nation?

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 Man: Shhh! 1949 Lines would Doom Israel

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 for PA Talks

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'

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 Shows Truth: Wipe Israel Off 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

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 Statehood Bid to Go Ahead

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

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: Avoid 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 to 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

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

'No Conditions, No Taboos - Let's Just 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 Files Complaint Over Tibi Trip Promoting 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's UN 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 Will Ask Security Council for Statehood on 9/23

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