PA Chairman Forced to Accept New PM’s Resignation

PA Chairman Abbas accepts Hamdallah's resignation. 'Abbas wanted 'yes man' with no powers,' PA source says.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2013, 11:53 AM

Kerry Hails Choice of 'Pragmatist' Hamdallah to Replace Fayyad

Mahmoud Abbas has decided to appoint an academic named Rami Hamdallah as his new prime minister.Arutz Sheva, 6/3/2013, 1:53 PM

Abbas Names New Prime Minister

Rami Hamdallah will be the Palestinian Authority's new prime minister, replacing Salam Fayyad.Elad Benari, 6/3/2013, 2:46 AM

German Minister Meets Fayyad

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: "Germany is ready to help create a climate of confidence."Gil Ronen, 5/18/2013, 9:51 PM

Fayyad Denies Speaking to the New York Times

Outgoing PA Prime Minister denies giving an interview to the New York Times, in which he blamed the PA’s troubles on failed leadership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2013, 5:36 AM

Fayyad Blames Failed Leadership and Israel for PA's Woes

The PA's outgoing Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad, blames failed leadership for the PA’s problems, but also accuses Israel - as usual.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2013, 1:50 AM

PA’s ‘Moderate’ Fayyad Calls to Free All Terrorists

PA second-in-command says it is wrong to imprison Arabs for terrorism against Israel.Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 8:41 AM

Fayyad is Hardly a Moderate

A hard look at Salim Fayyad's record paints a very different picture than the one the world has adopted. David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency, 4/28/2013, 12:05 AM

Fayyad Urges New Elections for PA Unity in Farewell Address

Outgoing PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad urged the Ramallah government to hold new elections to reunite PA Arabs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 4:55 PM

Fatah Official: Now that Fayyad is Gone - Make Peace with Hamas

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas must form a government with the Hamas terror group, a member of the Fatah party says.Elad Benari, 4/16/2013, 6:42 AM

PA Looking for New Prime Minister

PA mulling the prospect of a new prime minister after Salam Fayyad resigned.Elad Benari, 4/15/2013, 3:14 AM

US, Canada Thank Fayyad, 'Strong Partner'

The US and Canada praise resigning Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad for his role as a “strong partner” in state-building.Chana Ya'ar, 4/14/2013, 2:16 PM

Abbas Accepts Fayyad's Resignation

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas accepts the resignation of his prime minister Salam Fayyad, who quite despite U.S. efforts for him to stay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2013, 4:45 AM

U.S.: Fayyad Not Going Anywhere, as Far as We Know

The United States reacts warily to reports that PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad would resign because of a dispute with Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 4/12/2013, 5:45 AM

Western Leaders Disappointed Over Fayyad Resignation

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister has tendered his resignation, after criticism of him within the PA reached new highsDavid Lev, 4/11/2013, 8:37 AM

Kerry Meets with PA’s Fayyad, Israel's Leaders

US Secy of State John Kerry met Monday with PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in Jerusalem ahead of ongoing talks with Israeli officials.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2013, 8:18 PM

Abbas May Fire Fayyad

There is unrest in PA territories over price rises and austerity measures.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2013, 8:55 PM

PA Premier Fayyad Suffers Pancreatic Swelling

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad was hospitalized for an inflamed pancreas on Tuesday, after being admitted previous night with stomach pains.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/2/2013, 10:57 PM

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Suddenly Hospitalized

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad was hospitalized Monday after suddenly falling ill.Chana Ya'ar, 4/1/2013, 11:24 PM

International Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

International donors are making progress toward finding the $1.2 billion needed to help fund the PA, officials say.Elad Benari, 3/20/2013, 3:43 AM

Fayyad Hurt by Tear Gas During Weekly Incitement Protest

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad among several Arabs who were hurt during a riot.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/1/2013, 9:39 PM

Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA, Charges Fayyad

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad calls for an urgent Arab summit to address the PA's financial crisis.Elad Benari, 12/24/2012, 6:14 AM

Fayyad Urges Arab Nations to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad urges Arab League nations to make good on $100 million a month in pledged "safety net" funds.Elad Benari, 12/17/2012, 4:15 AM

Demanding Cash, Fayyad Calls for Boycott of Israeli Goods

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Sunday called for a total boycott of Israeli products.David Lev, 12/17/2012, 2:46 AM

Fayyad to Israel: Come Back to the Table

The Palestinian Authority’s Prime Minister calls Israel to resume peace talks despite the unilateral move at the United Nations.Elad Benari, 12/2/2012, 4:33 AM

Report: Fayyad to Resign as PA's Prime Minister

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has presented a plan to form a more inclusive factional government.Elad Benari, 11/1/2012, 4:44 AM

Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village, ‘Proof Israel Should Go’

Catherine Ashton joins PA olive harvest in Israeli territory. PA: This proves the land should be ours. Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2012, 8:57 AM

PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

Decision is an attempt to reduce spiraling prices as transportation union says it plans new protest actions.AFP, 9/23/2012, 10:10 PM

Protests Prompt Netanyahu to Give PA Aid Package

Netanyahu orders the transfer of a 250 million shekel advance to the PA from tax revenues collected by Israel.Elad Benari, 9/12/2012, 1:12 AM

Israel Fears Arab Spring Anarchy in PA

Israeli military and government leaders fear the social protests in the Palestinian Authority will lead to anarchy, seek aid for Ramallah. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/11/2012, 1:07 PM

"PA Spring" Aimed at Leaders, Who Blame Israel

A “Palestinian Authority Spring” appears to be limping, but getting off the ground in Ramallah against Fayyad and Abbas. Hamas is waiting.Chana Ya'ar, 9/10/2012, 1:14 AM

Fayyad: Ready to Resign Over Protests

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says he will resign if that's the will of the people, blames Israel for the PA’s financial troubles.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 10:47 AM

'Arab Spring' Hits PA as Hundreds Protest in Shechem

Hundreds of protesters gather in the main square in Shechem, calling for the ouster of PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.Elad Benari, 9/6/2012, 6:13 AM

PA Pays Senior Jailed Terrorist $3,000 a Month

The PA has granted jailed terrorists hefty pay hikes for murdering Israelis. The salaries are higher for those with Israeli citizenship. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/3/2012, 10:40 PM

Fayyad, EU Criticize Israel Over Moving PA Residents

PA PM Fayyad slams Israel over its plan to move residents of 12 shepherd nomad communities to make way for army training zones.Elad Benari, 8/9/2012, 4:13 AM

Gunshots Fired Near Fayyad's Ramallah Compound

PA police officers trade gunfire with assailants at Fayyad’s compound in Ramallah. No casualties reported.Elad Benari, 8/9/2012, 2:15 AM

Palestinian Authority Economist: PA on Verge of Collapse

The Palestinian Authority is on the verge of collapse, says a PA economist. “The collapse will be harder the later it occurs.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 8/6/2012, 11:20 AM

PA, Israel Sign Agreements on Taxes, Transfer of Goods

Finance Minister Steinitz and PA Prime Minister Fayyad agree on arrangements regarding taxation and the transfer of goods.Elad Benari, 8/1/2012, 4:48 AM

Fayyad: We've Never Been More Marginalized

PA PM Salam Fayyad says "the Palestinian cause" has never been more marginalized, attacks Israel for building in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 7/30/2012, 6:39 AM

PA Told Clinton: No Weapons or Prisoners, No Talks

PA PM Fayyad met in Jerusalem with US Secy of State Clinton, but said nothing new: no talks with Israel without concessions first.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 11:38 AM

Saudis Give PA Emergency Donation, Fayyad Welcomes It

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad hails an emergency $100 million donation received from Saudi Arabia at the request of PA Chairman Abbas.Elad Benari, 7/16/2012, 1:15 AM

PA Facing 'Worst Financial Crisis' Ever, Says Minister

The Palestinian Authority government is facing its “worst financial crisis” since its establishment, its labor minister says.Elad Benari, 7/2/2012, 5:44 AM

Fayyad Says Abbas Has Lost Bid for UN Recognition

Salam Fayyad took a direct slap at Abbas and said the PA is losing its bid for UN recognition while its financial situation worsens.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/9/2012, 11:50 AM

Abbas and Fayyad Set to Reshuffle PA Cabinet

After reports of a schism over a letter sent to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the top PA leaders plan to shake up Ramallah's cabinetGabe Kahn, 4/30/2012, 7:55 PM

Fayyad Pulls Out of Netanyahu Meet

Without explanation, Palestinian Authority PM Salam Fayyad will not join the delegation delivering chairman Abbas' letter to PM NetanyahuGabe Kahn, 4/17/2012, 7:37 PM

Fayyad May Be Abbas’ Pawn in Diplomatic Chess Game

Barak says arguments over tax money for the PA may cancel the hyped meeting between Netanyahu and Fayyad, who may be Abbas’ pawn.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/17/2012, 6:32 PM

Fayyad Ignores Israeli Sovereignty, Launches New Dam

PA Prime Minister inaugurates new PA construction project, despite the fact that it is located in an area under full Israeli control.Elad Benari, 4/17/2012, 5:13 AM

Former Amb.: Israel Should Set 'Red Lines' for Talks with PA

Dr. Dore Gold, former Ambassador to the United Nations, says Israel should set ‘red lines’ should it restart negotiations with the PA.Elad Benari, 4/17/2012, 2:13 AM

Netanyahu-Fayyad Confab After Passover

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is expected to hold a face-to-face meeting with PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad about restarting talks.Gabe Kahn, 4/4/2012, 4:33 PM

PA Wants Money More Than Peace

The PA is more than willing to talk about revenue building measures even as it refuses to come to the table to negotiate peace.Gabe Kahn., 3/22/2012, 5:39 PM

Fayyad: Palestinian Cause Does Not Justify Terror

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad lambasted Otzar HaTorah shooter Mohammad Merah calling him a 'terrorist' and 'criminal'Gabe Kahn., 3/21/2012, 5:55 PM

EU Contributes Funds to Upgrade Crossing into Gaza

EU contributes 13 million euros to upgrade the Kerem Shalom crossing through which goods enter Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/21/2012, 5:45 AM

PA Prime Minister: No Aid Means Reduction in Expenses

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says his government will reduce expenses if donor countries fail to pay aid they pledged to the PA.Elad Benari, 3/18/2012, 6:30 AM

PA Actively Defying Israel in Jerusalem

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad says the PA 'is continuously trying to allocate resources' inside Jerusalem to challenge Israel's sovereigntyGabe Kahn., 2/15/2012, 8:15 PM

Fayyad Faces Protests Over Austerity Plans

1,000 Palestinian Authority Arabs march in Hevron in protest of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s austerity plans.Elad Benari, 2/5/2012, 6:35 AM

Fayyad Meets with Freed Would-Be Murderer

PA Prime Minister meets Salah Hamouri, who planned to assassinate Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and was released in the Shalit deal.Elad Benari, 12/22/2011, 3:16 AM

Fayyad Seeks to Wean PA Off Foreign Aid

Prime minister is seeking to bolster the PA economy and wean Ramallah off billions in financial aid by 2013Gabe Kahn., 12/1/2011, 9:12 PM