'All the settlements are illegal'

'All the settlements are illegal'

PA attacks agreement permitting scientific cooperation between Israel and the United States in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 10/29/2020, 3:39 AM
PA blasts Israeli approval of Judea and Samaria construction

PA blasts Israeli approval of Judea and Samaria construction

Abbas spokesman says Israeli decision "violates all international legitimacy resolutions".Elad Benari, 10/15/2020, 6:14 AM
PA official: We'll adopt 'robust' policy against Israel-UAE deal

PA official: We'll adopt 'robust' policy against Israel-UAE deal

Abbas spokesman says normalization between Israel and UAE "is a violation against the Palestinians' rights as well as Jerusalem".Elad Benari, 8/17/2020, 5:41 AM
Abbas spokesman blasts Friedman over support for sovereignty

Abbas spokesman blasts Friedman over support for sovereignty

PA chairman's spokesman threatens "serious steps" if Israel applies sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 5/7/2020, 5:58 AM
PA spokesman: The US has no right to decide our fate

PA spokesman: The US has no right to decide our fate

Nabil Abu Rudeineh blasts Pompeo who said that “annexation is an Israeli decision.”Elad Benari, 4/23/2020, 6:05 AM
PA: We will talk to any Israeli government

PA: We will talk to any Israeli government

Abbas spokesman says Knesset elections are an internal Israeli matter and the Palestinians will speak to any elected government.Dalit Halevi, 3/4/2020, 4:11 AM
Abbas spokesman blasts new Israeli construction near Maaleh Adumim

Abbas spokesman blasts new Israeli construction near Maaleh Adumim

PA chairman's spokesman says Netanyahu's announcement of new construction in E1 area crosses "red lines".Elad Benari, 2/26/2020, 4:47 AM
PA accuses Netanyahu of 'systematically' destroying two-state solution

PA accuses Netanyahu of 'systematically' destroying two-state solution

Abbas spokesman blasts Netanyahu following his announcement of new construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 2/21/2020, 6:23 AM
Abbas' adviser: We are committed to peace, but only on our terms

Abbas' adviser: We are committed to peace, but only on our terms

In a conversation with Israeli journalists, Nabil Abu Rudeineh says Palestinians want peace but cannot find a partner.Nitsan Keidar, Ramallah, 2/17/2020, 12:04 AM
PA: Only the map of 'Palestine' counts

PA: Only the map of 'Palestine' counts

Abbas spokesman rejects Netanyahu's remarks about drawing borders in accordance with Trump peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 2/9/2020, 2:24 AM
PA criticizes both Netanyahu and Gantz

PA criticizes both Netanyahu and Gantz

Abbas spokesman says Netanyahu and Gantz's statements on annexation will lead to a dangerous escalation.Dalit Halevi, 1/22/2020, 5:05 AM
Abbas spokesman: The pressure on Israel will continue

Abbas spokesman: The pressure on Israel will continue

PA chairman's spokesman says efforts with international parties are continuing to pressure Israel to allow PA elections in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/27/2019, 6:20 AM
PA outraged following Pompeo statement

PA outraged following Pompeo statement

Abbas spokesman says Pompeo declaration on Judea and Samaria is "null and void" and contradicts international law.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 12:43 AM
PA to Europe: Examine your relations with Israel

PA to Europe: Examine your relations with Israel

PA deputy cabinet leader calls on European countries to pressure Israel to agree to a two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 10/30/2019, 5:39 AM
Abbas spokesman: Stop the Israeli madness

Abbas spokesman: Stop the Israeli madness

PA chairman's spokesman blasts cabinet's authorization of Jewish community in Jordan Valley, calls on international community to intervene.Elad Benari, 9/16/2019, 4:33 AM
PA outraged over Netanyahu's visit to Hevron

PA outraged over Netanyahu's visit to Hevron

Abbas spokesman describes Netanyahu's participation in memorial for massacred Jews as "a break-in to Hevron".Dalit Halevi, 9/5/2019, 4:13 AM
PA outraged over Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

PA outraged over Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Abbas spokesman says all the "settlements" will be dismantled as was the case in Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula.Dalit Halevi, 9/2/2019, 4:42 AM
PA blasts State Department for removing it from its website

PA blasts State Department for removing it from its website

Abbas spokesman says US move shows it is "fully aligned with the extremist Israeli right-wing."Elad Benari, 8/26/2019, 6:12 AM
PA: Trump is 'playing with fire'

PA: Trump is 'playing with fire'

Abbas spokesman says PA will not agree to peace at any cost.Dalit Halevi, 8/13/2019, 5:33 AM
PA: Israel to blame for violence on Temple Mount

PA: Israel to blame for violence on Temple Mount

Abbas' spokesman accuses Israel of "a major provocation" following clashes between Muslims and police on Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 8/12/2019, 12:02 AM
PA spokesman: We'll talk to US if it accepts two-state solution

PA spokesman: We'll talk to US if it accepts two-state solution

Official spokesman for PA chairman: PA leadership ready to resume talks with US if it agrees to abide by “international peace references”.Elad Benari, 7/12/2019, 6:38 AM
PA: Pilgrims' Road is a myth

PA: Pilgrims' Road is a myth

Abbas spokesman denies historical connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/3/2019, 6:40 AM
PA: Economic peace a 'strategic mistake'

PA: Economic peace a 'strategic mistake'

Abbas' spokesman attacks US-led economic conference in Bahrain and stresses that there will be no agreement without the Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 6/21/2019, 5:04 AM
PA spokesman: We thwarted the US peace plan

PA spokesman: We thwarted the US peace plan

Nabil Abu Rudeineh boasts that the PA was able to thwart all the “conspiracies” against the Palestinian cause.Elad Benari, 6/19/2019, 5:40 AM
Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' is stumbling

Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' is stumbling

PA chairman's spokesman claims the US peace plan is changing course thanks to the Palestinian Arabs' rejection of it.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2019, 6:42 AM
PA spokesman: Kushner showing contempt for Palestinians

PA spokesman: Kushner showing contempt for Palestinians

PA spokesman blasts Trump's senior adviser for suggesting the Palestinians can't maintain independent rule.Dalit Halevi, 6/4/2019, 1:03 AM
'Deal of the Century? It's the Deal of Shame'

'Deal of the Century? It's the Deal of Shame'

Deputy PA cabinet leader says PA will reject all plans that do not include establishment of Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 5/3/2019, 5:38 AM
PA: We will act against 'Deal of the Century'

PA: We will act against 'Deal of the Century'

Abbas spokesman blasts US Secretary of State's statement that sovereignty in Judea and Samaria will not harm peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2019, 4:14 AM
Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' a conspiracy against us

Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' a conspiracy against us

PA chairman's spokesman warns against Trump's peace plan, says it is a "conspiracy" against Arab countries and "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/5/2019, 6:04 AM
PA: US language won't change fact that Golan is 'occupied'

PA: US language won't change fact that Golan is 'occupied'

Spokesman for PA chairman blasts US over decision not to refer to "Palestinian lands and the Golan" as "occupied" territory.Dalit Halevi, 3/14/2019, 6:25 AM
Abbas' condition for a peace agreement

Abbas' condition for a peace agreement

PA chairman's spokesman claims that Israel is using the funds transferred to Gaza to preserve the conflict between Fatah and Hamas.Dalit Halevi, 3/12/2019, 2:37 AM
Abbas spokesman: He's ready for meeting with Netanyahu

Abbas spokesman: He's ready for meeting with Netanyahu

PA chairman's spokesman claims Abbas is ready for three-way meeting with Israel in Moscow if Putin calls for one.Elad Benari, 2/28/2019, 4:06 AM
Abbas spokesman warns Israel of 'repercussions'

Abbas spokesman warns Israel of 'repercussions'

PA chairman's spokesman blasts Israel’s decision to implement the policy to offset the PA’s payments to terrorists.Elad Benari, 2/18/2019, 1:08 AM
Greenblatt to Abbas spokesman: You’re doing nothing for peace

Greenblatt to Abbas spokesman: You’re doing nothing for peace

Trump envoy fires back after PA chairman's spokesman blasts US support for "settlements".Elad Benari, 2/7/2019, 2:02 AM
PA 'encouraged' by Gantz's remarks on Gaza pullout

PA 'encouraged' by Gantz's remarks on Gaza pullout

Bennett: Not so fast. “Israelis will not again support someone who proposes evacuating Jews from their homes, even if he does so humanely.”Tal Polon, 2/6/2019, 4:22 PM
Greenblatt to PA spokesman: Time to get serious

Greenblatt to PA spokesman: Time to get serious

US envoy tells Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman: Either work on peace and/or work on helping Palestinians.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/1/2019, 11:18 PM
Abbas spokesman: No peace without withdrawals

Abbas spokesman: No peace without withdrawals

PA chairman's spokesman rejects any agreement without a full Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 1/17/2019, 4:11 AM
'Settlements in Judea and Samaria will be removed like in Gaza'

'Settlements in Judea and Samaria will be removed like in Gaza'

Abbas spokesman says all "settlements" in Judea and Samaria are illegal and will eventually be removed as was the case in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 12/28/2018, 5:35 AM
Abbas spokesman: There will be no peace without 'Palestine'

Abbas spokesman: There will be no peace without 'Palestine'

PA chairman's spokesman livid after Netanyahu says a Palestinian entity in Judea and Samaria wouldn't be a state.Elad Benari, 10/25/2018, 6:16 AM
Abbas spokesman: Kushner unaware of reality

Abbas spokesman: Kushner unaware of reality

Nabil Abu Rudeineh condemns Kushner's remarks to New York Times, accuses US of "irresponsible policy" in the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/14/2018, 10:26 PM
PA: 'Palestine' first, then 'confederation'

PA: 'Palestine' first, then 'confederation'

Abbas spokesman says idea of confederation will be examined only after the implementation of the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 9/3/2018, 4:12 AM
PA: We will fight Trump's threats

PA: We will fight Trump's threats

Abbas spokesman rejects Jason Greenblatt's comments on others filling the void if the PA isn't part of the solution in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 8/31/2018, 6:14 AM
Abbas spokesman: We thwarted the 'Deal of the Century'

Abbas spokesman: We thwarted the 'Deal of the Century'

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh says Arabs' steadfastness have led to the thwarting of Trump's peace plan.Elad Benari, 7/23/2018, 6:16 AM
PA: No to initiative that will separate Gaza from Judea, Samaria

PA: No to initiative that will separate Gaza from Judea, Samaria

Abbas spokesman says Palestinians will thwart any American initiative that is contrary to their positions.Dalit Halevi, 6/19/2018, 3:10 AM
PA spokesman: Trump's peace efforts will achieve nothing

PA spokesman: Trump's peace efforts will achieve nothing

Abbas spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh says Kushner and Greenblatt's meetings will be a complete failure.Elad Benari, 6/17/2018, 6:53 AM
Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' isn't happening

Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' isn't happening

PA chairman's spokesman says Trump's peace deal will never succeed if it doesn't include Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 6/14/2018, 4:05 AM
Abbas spokesman: We'll thwart Trump's peace plan

Abbas spokesman: We'll thwart Trump's peace plan

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh threatens increased violence against Israel as U.S. tries to renew peace talks.Dalit Halevi, 3/19/2018, 4:35 AM
PA: U.S. embassy move a 'provocation to Arabs'

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
PA warns Israel against applying sovereignty

PA warns Israel against applying sovereignty

Abbas's spokesman threatens that Israel applying sovereignty over Judea and Samaria will lead to an escalation and instability.Dalit Halevi, 2/13/2018, 12:37 AM
PA: Friedman to blame for violence, breakdown of US-PA ties

PA: Friedman to blame for violence, breakdown of US-PA ties

Abbas spokesperson accuses US ambassador of providing 'pretext for violence', suggests ambassador represents Israel, rather than US.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2018, 6:09 PM
PA spokesman: Middle East conflicts are Israel's fault

PA spokesman: Middle East conflicts are Israel's fault

PA spokesman claims conflicts in the Middle East are because Israel insists on continuing the "occupation".Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2018, 4:13 AM
PA preparing for diplomatic confrontation with Israel

PA preparing for diplomatic confrontation with Israel

Abbas spokesman says PA is preparing to deal with American and Israeli "threats".Dalit Halevi, 1/12/2018, 5:05 AM
Abbas spokesman: Israel declared war

Abbas spokesman: Israel declared war

Nabil Abu Rudeineh says United Jerusalem Bill and Trump recognition of Jerusalem are a declaration of war against the Palestinian people.Dalit Halevi, 1/3/2018, 6:34 AM
'Trump recognition of Jerusalem is playing with fire'

'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
Trump puts PA on notice, PA 'surprised'

Trump puts PA on notice, PA 'surprised'

PA surprised over threats by the United States to shut down the PLO office in Washington unless it starts serious talks with Israel.Elad Benari and Dalit Halevi, 11/19/2017, 1:16 AM
PA adamant on unity with Hamas

PA adamant on unity with Hamas

Abbas spokesman says PA chairman insists on implementing the reconciliation agreement with Hamas.Dalit Halevi, 10/18/2017, 5:42 AM
PA blasts Israel's 'settlement assault'

PA blasts Israel's 'settlement assault'

Abbas spokesman accuses Netanyahu of "defying the world" following approval of construction in Beit El.Elad Benari, 10/18/2017, 4:14 AM