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PA leadership to discuss postponement of elections

PA leadership to discuss postponement of elections

The PA has threatened to cancel the May elections if Israel does not permit Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem to vote.Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 04:04
PA: Investigate Israel's 'racism' against Palestinians

PA: Investigate Israel's 'racism' against Palestinians

PA cabinet leader calls on European Union to strengthen the professional and legal role of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.Dalit Halevi, 23/04/2021 05:04
PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh welcomes restoration of US economic aid to the PA as well as its restoration of aid for UNRWA.Elad Benari, 08/04/2021 05:23
PA to EU: Pressure Israel to permit elections in Jerusalem

PA to EU: Pressure Israel to permit elections in Jerusalem

PA cabinet leader to EU diplomats: Arabs in Jerusalem must participate in the elections, whether by voting or as candidates.Elad Benari, 01/04/2021 05:37
PA welcomes restoration of US aid

PA welcomes restoration of US aid

PA cabinet leader says resumption of US financial aid is "an important step in the right direction".Elad Benari, Canada, 27/03/2021 01:09
PA cabinet leader: Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future

PA cabinet leader: Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future

The Biden administration has renewed ties with the PA that have been frozen since 2017, after Trump recognized Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 17/03/2021 06:32
PA willing to cooperate with ICC probe of Israel

PA willing to cooperate with ICC probe of Israel

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh praises ICC chief prosecutor's "courage" in deciding to probe Israeli "war crimes".Elad Benari, 10/03/2021 03:00
Gas pipeline to be built between Israel and Gaza

Gas pipeline to be built between Israel and Gaza

EU and Qatar to fund plan to build pipeline to supply gas to power Gaza's power plant from Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 22:47
PA: Strengthening Jerusalem a 'top priority'

PA: Strengthening Jerusalem a 'top priority'

PA cabinet leader meets Arab activists from Jerusalem, promises to address the needs of the residents in light of "settlement expansion".Dalit Halevi, 15/02/2021 05:41
PA pressuring: Allow elections in Jerusalem

PA pressuring: Allow elections in Jerusalem

PA cabinet leader asks international community to pressure Israel to allow PA parliament elections in eastern Jerusalem as well.Dalit Halevi, 22/01/2021 04:12
PA cabinet leader: Abbas will be our candidate in the elections

PA cabinet leader: Abbas will be our candidate in the elections

Mohammad Shtayyeh confirms that PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas will be Fatah’s candidate in the elections expected to be held in July.Elad Benari, 21/01/2021 06:41
PA hopes Biden will stop Israel's 'settlement attack'

PA hopes Biden will stop Israel's 'settlement attack'

PA cabinet leader urges US president-elect to act to halt Israel's "settlement activity in Judea and Samaria."Dalit Halevi, 19/01/2021 03:08
PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA cabinet leader: Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria would "legitimizes the settlements".Elad Benari, Canada, 13/11/2020 20:11
Palestinian Authority: Biden's victory creates a new reality

Palestinian Authority: Biden's victory creates a new reality

PA cabinet leader calls for action to create a new political process under the auspices of the incoming US administration.Dalit Halevi, 10/11/2020 05:35
PA to Italy: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA to Italy: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader meets Italian Foreign Minister, urges his country to recognize "Palestine" in response to Israeli actions.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/10/2020 22:41
PA cabinet leader: God help us if Trump wins

PA cabinet leader: God help us if Trump wins

Mohammad Shtayyeh says a Trump victory in the US presidential elections will be disastrous.Elad Benari, 14/10/2020 05:12
PA prime minister: 'God help us' if Trump wins

PA prime minister: 'God help us' if Trump wins

PA Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh hopes a Biden Administration would be more sympathetic to the PA's positions than Trump Administration.Gary Willig, 13/10/2020 17:00
PA urges EU to play role in peace process

PA urges EU to play role in peace process

PA cabinet leader urges EU to recognize an independent Palestinian state and play role in future political process.Elad Benari, 13/10/2020 06:21
PA: We will protect the land and Al-Aqsa

PA: We will protect the land and Al-Aqsa

PA cabinet leader accuses US administration of failed attempt to force the Palestinians to give up Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 22/09/2020 05:03
PA: Normalization will not bring an end to the conflict

PA: Normalization will not bring an end to the conflict

PA cabinet leader calls the establishment of relations between Bahrain and Israel a move that serves "colonial Israel".Dalit Halevi, 13/09/2020 05:04
PA cabinet leader accuses Israel of blackmail

PA cabinet leader accuses Israel of blackmail

Mohammad Shtayyeh says PA is trying to get tax revenue from Israel without being subjected to any "Israeli blackmail."Elad Benari, 08/09/2020 06:36
PA: Settlements preventing a diplomatic process

PA: Settlements preventing a diplomatic process

PA cabinet leader says that even if annexation process is halted, the PA will not resume negotiations under the current conditions.Dalit Halevi, 07/09/2020 04:05
Anger in Ramallah: 'Peace for peace' is unacceptable

Anger in Ramallah: 'Peace for peace' is unacceptable

PA cabinet leader: Peace for peace means ignoring the existence of the occupation.Dalit Halevi, 21/08/2020 01:12
PA: Israel is 'the main enemy'

PA: Israel is 'the main enemy'

PA cabinet leader says that Israel was established as a colonialist entity and is the main enemy of the Arabs.Dalit Halevi, 18/08/2020 05:13
PA: We'll continue to refuse tax revenues from Israel

PA: We'll continue to refuse tax revenues from Israel

PA cabinet leader stresses the PA will refuse to accept tax revenues from Israel despite its financial crisis.Elad Benari, 28/07/2020 06:20
PA urges UN to support Quartet-led coalition for Mideast peace

PA urges UN to support Quartet-led coalition for Mideast peace

PA cabinet leader urges UN envoy to support Abbas' call for international peace conference.Elad Benari, 22/07/2020 05:00
PA threatens to cancel recognition of Israel

PA threatens to cancel recognition of Israel

Despite the threats, the PA has never accepted the legitimacy of Israel as a Jewish State.Dalit Halevi, 07/07/2020 05:19
PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA cabinet leader calls on Britain to recognize the State of Palestine and thus help thwart Israel's "annexation plan."Dalit Halevi, 30/06/2020 03:13
PA urges Greece to take position against sovereignty

PA urges Greece to take position against sovereignty

PA cabinet leader to Greek PM: Don't undermine international law by allowing Israel to apply sovereignty.Elad Benari, 19/06/2020 04:37
Report: PA submits counter-proposal to 'Deal of the Century'

Report: PA submits counter-proposal to 'Deal of the Century'

PA Prime Minister says he submitted peace plan to the Quartet calling for demilitarized Arab state in almost all of Judea and Samaria.Gary Willig, 09/06/2020 16:00
PA threatens to cancel recognition of Israel

PA threatens to cancel recognition of Israel

PA cabinet leader: If Israel annexes areas of Judea and Samaria, the PLO may cancel its recognition of Israel.Dalit Halevi, 09/06/2020 02:45
PA: Annexation will collapse the prospect of a Palestinian state

PA: Annexation will collapse the prospect of a Palestinian state

PA cabinet leader warns against applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, says it could destroy efforts to establish a Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 05/06/2020 01:11
PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA cabinet leaders calls on EU countries to recognize "Palestine" in order to thwart Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 28/05/2020 02:06
PA: We've applied sovereignty over Area C

PA: We've applied sovereignty over Area C

PA cabinet leader: Since we've ended agreements with Israel, we see no difference between Areas A, B or C.Dalit Halevi, 26/05/2020 05:10
PA: We are no longer bound by agreements with Israel

PA: We are no longer bound by agreements with Israel

PA cabinet leader meets heads of security forces: Israeli annexation poses an existential threat to Palestinian national enterprise.Dalit Halevi, 22/05/2020 04:38
PA cabinet leader: Israeli sovereignty would be 'illegal'

PA cabinet leader: Israeli sovereignty would be 'illegal'

PA cabinet leader urges international community to take quick steps to recognize "Palestine".Elad Benari, 19/05/2020 06:35
PA: Demolition of terrorist's home is a 'war crime'

PA: Demolition of terrorist's home is a 'war crime'

PA cabinet leader threatens to take action if Israel applies sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 12/05/2020 05:33
PA eases coronavirus lockdown restrictions

PA eases coronavirus lockdown restrictions

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh announces partial ease on lockdown restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus.Elad Benari, 06/05/2020 06:09
PA to push for international peace conference

PA to push for international peace conference

PA to ask Russian President to support international conference for peace in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 22/04/2020 06:43
PA: Don't go to the 'settlements'

PA: Don't go to the 'settlements'

PA cabinet leader calls on the public to avoid visiting Israeli "settlements" to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.Dalit Halevi, 05/04/2020 06:00
PA confirms 22 new cases of coronavirus

PA confirms 22 new cases of coronavirus

Palestinian Authority now has a total of 193 cases of COVID-19.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/04/2020 23:53
PA: Israel thwarting the fight against coronavirus

PA: Israel thwarting the fight against coronavirus

PA cabinet leader claims Israel is taking steps to prevent the PA's ability to prevent the spread of the virus.Dalit Halevi, 02/04/2020 00:08
This is how many ventilators terrorists' salaries are worth

This is how many ventilators terrorists' salaries are worth

Palestinian Authority staggers salaries, places terrorists and their families among first to receive payments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2020 09:24
PA cabinet head calls on workers in Israel to return home

PA cabinet head calls on workers in Israel to return home

Mohammad Shtayyeh urges all Palestinian Arab workers in Israel to return to their homes amid coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, 25/03/2020 05:15
Palestinian Authority bans residents from crossing 1949 armistice line

Palestinian Authority bans residents from crossing 1949 armistice line

As part of efforts to fight coronavirus, Palestinian Authority bans residents from crossing 1949 armistice line, even for work purposes.Dalit Halevi, 18/03/2020 08:14
PA demands Israel release terrorists due to coronavirus

PA demands Israel release terrorists due to coronavirus

PA cabinet leader demands that all security prisoners be released due to the spreading of the coronavirus in Israel.Dalit Halevi, 15/03/2020 04:25
PA: Israel turning the conflict into a religious one

PA: Israel turning the conflict into a religious one

PA cabinet leader accuses Israel of thwarting any attempt to bring peace and calls its policy a "security threat" to the region.Dalit Halevi, 02/03/2020 04:02
PA calls for EU boycott of Israeli goods

PA calls for EU boycott of Israeli goods

PA calls on the EU to boycott goods from Judea and Samaria, and recognize a 'Palestinian' state.Dalit Halevi, 26/02/2020 23:50
PA cabinet leader: Europe should recognize 'Palestine'

PA cabinet leader: Europe should recognize 'Palestine'

Mohammad Shtayyeh meets EU representative, urges EU to fill the void caused by "failure" of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, 20/02/2020 06:08
PA cabinet leader: Trump deal will be 'buried very soon'

PA cabinet leader: Trump deal will be 'buried very soon'

Mohammad Shtayyeh lashes out at Trump’s peace proposal, says it is nothing but an agreement between he and Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 17/02/2020 04:07
PA to Europe: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA to Europe: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader trying to promote an international peace conference as an alternative to the US peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 16/02/2020 03:30
PA cabinet leader threatens businesses on UN blacklist

PA cabinet leader threatens businesses on UN blacklist

Mohammad Shtayyeh threatens to take legal action against companies on UNHRC's blacklist of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 13/02/2020 06:10
PA cabinet leader: What Trump is proposing is no more than an apartheid system

PA cabinet leader: What Trump is proposing is no more than an apartheid system

PA's Mohammad Shtayyeh blasts US peace plan, claims "Netanyahu is the author of this plan".Elad Benari, 31/01/2020 05:22
PA: Israel-Hamas agreement will deepen inter-Palestinian split

PA: Israel-Hamas agreement will deepen inter-Palestinian split

PA cabinet leader attacks pending agreement between Israel and Hamas for fear that it will strengthen the independence of the Gaza Strip.Dalit Halevi, 31/12/2019 06:00
PA threatens lawsuits against countries which aid 'settlers'

PA threatens lawsuits against countries which aid 'settlers'

PA cabinet leader calls on countries that help "settlement" to cease doing so immediately or face lawsuits.Dalit Halevi, 24/12/2019 05:59
PA awaiting Israel's answer on elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA awaiting Israel's answer on elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA cabinet leader: We won't agree for eastern Jerusalem not to be included in elections.Dalit Halevi, 17/12/2019 05:59
PA demands: Hold elections in eastern Jerusalem as well

PA demands: Hold elections in eastern Jerusalem as well

PA cabinet leader calls on international community to pressure Israel to allow PA elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 11/12/2019 06:18