PA accepts half a billion dollars from Israel

PA accepts money from Israel despite previously rejecting tax payments due to offsetting of terrorist salaries.Elad Benari, 8/23/2019, 4:43 AM

Abbas: Israel destroying all opportunities for peace

PA chairman: Israel does not respect the agreements we signed with it, US is no longer considered an honest mediator.Elad Benari, 7/31/2019, 1:10 AM

Abbas threatens: We will take fateful steps

PA chairman blasts Israel ahead of publication of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, 4/1/2019, 1:13 AM

Abbas sets conditions for security coordination with Israel

PA chairman sets six conditions for renewal of security coordination with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 8/9/2017, 3:15 AM

PA official: Peace must be based on two-state solution

PA envoy to the United States welcomes Trump's peace push, says it must be based on a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 5/16/2017, 5:36 AM

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 considering yet another anti-Israel resolution at the UN

Senior PA officials say PA may again go after Israel at the Security Council due to concern Washington will foil the French initiative.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2016, 5:16 AM

PA indicts Arab companies for selling Israeli products

PA cracks down on 2 companies selling Israeli goods, after it banned Arab firms from marketing from five Israeli companies.Dalit Halevy, 4/10/2016, 9:55 PM

PA 'punishes' Israel by halting imports from six companies

PA announces it is halting imports from five major Israeli food production companies, cites a similar Israeli move against PA companies.Elad Benari, 3/23/2016, 6:14 AM

Liberman: Israel Will Not Be Dictated to by the PA

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman urges Israel to be proactive in fighting international pressure, forge ties with 'moderate' Arab world.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2014, 11:01 AM

Talks to Halt PA Security Coordination Postponed

PA postpones discussion on security coordination - again - after threatening to cease work with the IDF. Will it simply blow over?Tova Dvorin, 12/12/2014, 1:35 PM

Ignoring Threats of Impeachment, Livni Meets with PA Officials

PA sources say Justice Minister has not only met with 'unity' government representatives this week, but has continued contact.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 11:12 AM

Minister Accuses Abbas of 'Bluffing' on Threats

Transportation Minister says Abbas's threats are a response to failing talks - and, like talks, will be all words and no action.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2014, 10:30 AM

Fresh Protests Against Terrorist Releases in Jerusalem

Bereaved families raise outcry over terrorist releases, 'end to Israel's sovereignty' proposed in possible deal with US and PA.Yishai Karov and Baruch Gordon, 4/2/2014, 5:41 PM

Ramallah Gives Kerry Ultimatum Over Peace Talks

PA to US: get Israel to release terrorist prisoners within 24 hours - or we will run to the UN instead.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2014, 12:15 AM

Boycott? PA Reports Increase in Imports from Israel

The PA has seen an increase in both importing from Israel and exporting to Israel, according to new statistics.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/28/2014, 9:36 PM

Arab League Summit Backs Abbas's Stubbornness in Talks

Middle East Muslim countries declare refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, as they grapple with regional conflicts.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2014, 10:56 PM

Expert Claims US Interest in PA 'At All-Time Low'

In Arutz Sheva interview, political scientist notes that Abbas is in a difficult position in talks, neither PA nor Israel wants agreement.Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2014, 9:03 PM

Obama Tells Abbas 'Risks for Peace' are Needed

'We are going to have to take some tough political decisions and risks if we able to move forward,' Obama told visiting Abbas.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2014, 6:58 PM

Abbas Staying in Negotiations for the Sake of Terrorist Releases

PA Chief Negotiator notes while pressure is mounting on Abbas to leave talks, the PA Chairman is staying to see more terrorists released.Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2014, 2:20 PM

Report: Congress to Deny Aid to PA Until Incitement Stops

House Appropriations Committee weighing bill cutting off aid to the PA unless incitement stops, according to one report.Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2014, 11:17 PM

US Framework to Demand that PA Recognize Israel as Jewish State

US Ambassador Dan Shapiro declares that PA must recognize Israel under framework agreement - despite their open opposition to it.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 11:09 AM

Israeli, PA Officials Collaborate to Help the Environment

Ministerial delegations meet over waste treatment, water and air pollution. Peretz: We can only benefit by working together.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 7:53 AM

Hamas: US Framework a 'Conspiracy' Against Palestinian Arabs

Gaza government releases statement calling peace talks a 'plot to destroy the Palestinian problem.'Dalit Halevi,Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2014, 9:55 PM

US 'Narrowing the Gaps' on a Framework Agreement

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Jordan, PA to discuss peace, claims that negotiations are advancing.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2014, 9:50 PM

US Ambassador to Israel: Negotiations with Iran, PA Key to Peace

US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro insists that diplomacy is key to regional peace - whether between Israel and the PA or with Iran.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/18/2014, 2:13 AM

Mahmoud Abbas Incites Against 'Settlers'

Speaking to Israeli students in Ramallah, PA chief accuses Jews in Judea and Samaria of 'murder', urges leftists to 'stop them'.Ari Soffer, Ramallah, 2/16/2014, 3:46 PM

Levin: Released Terrorists Should Not Receive Benefits

MK Yariv Levin's bill to prevent released terrorists from receiving state stipends up for vote Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 10:12 AM

Herzog: PA Should Recognize Israel as Jewish State

In surprising turnaround, Opposition Leader Yitzhak Herzog supports the demand that the PA recognize Israel as the Jewish homeland.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 11:16 AM

Dayan: American Framework for Peace 'Unacceptable'

Yesha Council official slams American framework presented by Martin Indyk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2014, 10:36 AM

Feiglin: Conflict Between Bennett, Netanyahu 'Ridiculous'

MK slams Netanyahu's controversial tactic to expose PA incitement, threatens to leave coalition if Jerusalem divided.Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 8:38 PM

'Mahmoud Abbas: Number One Anti-Semite'

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz, speaking at INSS, blames Abbas for ongoing incitement against Israel by the Palestinian Authority.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 7:43 PM

Abbas Gives Israel 3 Years to Withdraw from Judea and Samaria

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas gives Israel deadline to withdraw from Judea, Samaria in event of an interim deal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2014, 3:20 PM

Yechimovich: Leaving 'Settlers' Under PA Control Not a Bad Idea

Labor MK reveals she has disussed the idea of leaving Jewish communities under Palestinian state control with Abbas.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 10:08 AM

Palestinian Authority Police Conduct Operation on Israeli Turf

PA forces complete covert operation to fight crime in 'no man's land' between Jerusalem, security fence.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 8:14 AM

Livni: 'Negotiations Not to Expose Faults of Other Side'

Livni attacks PMO over statements about Jewish communities in PA, insists giving away land is only option for peace.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 1:44 AM

Elkin: PMO Responsible for Responding to Rumors

Deputy Minister: rumors of Netanyahu's statements about Jews in a Palestinian State demand a harsh response.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 11:29 PM

Poll: Most Americans Oppose Obama, Support Israel

ZOA poll reveals that most Americans - even those outside Jewish communities - oppose Washington's anti-Israel policies.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 8:02 PM

Livni: Bennett Speaks for 'Settlers' - Not the Common Israeli

Livni attacks Bennett over assessment of two-state solution on Israeli economy, claims he prefers 'settlements' over Israel.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 12:44 AM

John Kerry to Present Framework Deal at End of January

Outline for potential deal to be announced in Jordan; US to push meeting between PA, Israel under Jordanian supervision.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 9:02 PM

Bibi: Talks, Like the Middle East, are 'Complex and Difficult'

The Prime Minister emphasizes Israel's right to defend itself Wednesday - in both the peace talks with the PA and against Iran.Tova Dvorin, 1/15/2014, 11:00 PM

Lapid Urges Caution in Negotiations, Calls PA 'Unreliable'

Finance Minister Yair Lapid expresses doubts about PA reliability and the US's capability to mediate negotiations.Tova Dvorin, 1/15/2014, 10:40 PM

'Jihad in Jerusalem'

Palestinian Authority Religious Affairs Minister calls for Jihad to move from Syria to Jerusalem in speech; Abbas applauds.Tova Dvorin, 1/14/2014, 7:03 PM

'Interim Deal? It Just Means We'll Keep Talking'

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sounds pointedly pessimistic over the efficacy of any 'interim agreement' with the Palestinian Authority.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 3:22 PM

Report: Israeli Arabs' Involvement in Terror On the Decline

University of Haifa professor claims Israeli Arabs' involvement in terror has declined.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 2:41 PM

PA Official: "Israel Agreed to Release Israeli Arabs"

PA Prisoner Minister continues accusations against Israel, saying that Israeli Arabs were due to be released as part of talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2014, 12:37 PM

Steinitz: Israel Rejects US Plans for the Jordan Valley

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz states on public radio Sunday that Israel has rejected the US's plans for the Jordan Valley.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2014, 10:16 AM

Shaked: 'How Can We Make Peace With These People?'

In letter to MKs, Ambassadors, Jewish Home Chairwoman Ayelet Shaked calls for end to anti-Semitic incitement in the PA.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2014, 10:16 AM

Struk: Kerry Deal? Not Under This Government

Jewish Home MK, in interview with Arutz Sheva, explains why a deal will never be passed under the current coalition.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 8:22 AM

'Jordan Should Be Involved in PA-Israel Negotiations'

Advisor to Jordan's King Abdullah II insists that Amman should protect its interests by being involved in talks.Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2014, 8:17 AM

Poll: PA, Israel Care Less About US Pressure

Truman Institute poll reveals dramatic decrease in significance of US pressure in peace talks.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2013, 1:10 PM

Hamas Stresses it Views Negotiations, Abbas as Illegitimate

Hamas stresses that it does not recognize negotiations of any kind with Israel, claims Abbas 'unreliable' for agreeing to peace talks.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/29/2013, 5:20 PM

Peri: Evict 25% of Judea, Samaria Jews From Their Homes

Science Minister proposes that evicting Judea, Samaria residents as part of deal would be 'painful,' but 'a reasonable compromise.'Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2013, 8:13 PM

Statistics: Terror Attacks Increase As Talks Progress

Israel's Security Agency (Shin Bet) statistics for November show dramatic increase in attacks; numbers follow negotiation timeline.Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2013, 5:14 PM

Erekat: Palestinian Authority Ready for 12-Month Interim Deal

PLO official claims PA ready for interim deal. The catch: meeting the PA's demands on a number of key issues.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2013, 11:25 AM

Erekat: Low Expectations for PA-Israel Negotiations

Head of PA negotiating team in talks insists PA will gain rights by force - just like it did by attaining UN non-member observer status.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 2:49 PM

PA: Kerry Did Not Achieve any Breakthrough

PLO official Saeb Erekat says there's been no breakthrough in marathon U.S.-led efforts to revive direct peace talks.Elad Benari, 7/1/2013, 6:46 AM