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PA cabinet to resign in favor of technocratic gov't

Hamas has reportedly agreed to the creation of a technocratic government tasked with the reconstruction of Gaza and the restoration of security in the region.

PA cabinet to resign in favor of technocratic gov't

PA demands plan for Gaza rehabilitation

PA cabinet leader calls on international community to initiate a plan for the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip similar to the rehabilitation of Europe after World War II.

PA demands plan for Gaza rehabilitation

Russia invites PA factions for truce talks

Russia invites all Palestinian Arab factions, including Hamas, to meet in Moscow for talks aimed at solving longstanding Hamas-Fatah feud.

Russia invites PA factions for truce talks

PA demands sanctions on 'settlements'

PA cabinet leader calls for sanctions to be imposed on "the entire settlement enterprise" after US sanctioned several residents of Judea and Samaria.

PA demands sanctions on 'settlements'

'Elimination of terrorists in Jenin is a war crime'

PA cabinet leader criticizes Israel for eliminating three terrorists who planned an attack inspired by October 7.

'Elimination of terrorists in Jenin is a war crime'

PA cabinet leader urges sanctions against Israel

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh calls on international community to act to promote the recognition of “the state of Palestine”.

PA cabinet leader urges sanctions against Israel

'Israel wants the PA to coexist with the occupation'

Mohammad Shtayyeh calls for temporary plan to end the "occupation" and recognize the "state of Palestine".

'Israel wants the PA to coexist with the occupation'

'Hamas is not a terrorist organization'

PA cabinet leader says the Palestinian Authority is working to achieve national unity in which Hamas will be a central element.

'Hamas is not a terrorist organization'

PA calls for sanctions to be imposed on Israel

PA cabinet leader says Israel will not achieve diplomatic goals in this war and is seeking revenge by killing Palestinians.

PA calls for sanctions to be imposed on Israel

We're ready to provide services to the Gaza Strip

PA cabinet leader claims that the PA bears responsibility for the residents of the Gaza Strip.

We're ready to provide services to the Gaza Strip

PA refuses to accept tax money from Israel

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh refuses to accept tax money from Israel due to the decision to offset the funds intended for Gaza.

PA refuses to accept tax money from Israel

'The Palestinians have owned this land for thousands of years'

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh accuses Israel of "genocide" in Gaza, calls Israel a 'colonialist entity.'

'The Palestinians have owned this land for thousands of years'

'Biden is the only president who hasn't promoted peace'

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh slams the United States for not presenting any initiative to revive the peace process with Israel.

'Biden is the only president who hasn't promoted peace'

'The IDF killed and arrested innocent people'

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh blasts the countries which backed Israel’s counterterrorism operation in Jenin.

'The IDF killed and arrested innocent people'

'Israel is offsetting our tax money'

PA cabinet leader calls on donor countries to pressure Israel to stop cutting the PA's tax money.

'Israel is offsetting our tax money'

'This land has been ours since the time of the Canaanites'

Mohammad Shtayyeh: We do not need to provide proof that we are the original owners of the land in Judea and Samaria.

'This land has been ours since the time of the Canaanites'

'Boycott the settlements'

PA cabinet leader asks European Union countries to take measures against "settlers" who hold European citizenship.

'Boycott the settlements'

'Offsetting PA funds for victims of terrorism is extortion'

PA cabinet leader: The "Palestinian people" and its leadership will not deviate from the fight for the realization of their rights.

'Offsetting PA funds for victims of terrorism is extortion'

'Abbas instructed us to cut ties with Israel'

Mohammed Shtayyeh says the violent resistance against Israel must continue.

'Abbas instructed us to cut ties with Israel'

'Take action against settlers with European citizenship'

PA cabinet leader calls on EU boycott "settlement" products and take legal measures against "settlers" who have European citizenship.

'Take action against settlers with European citizenship'

'Next Israeli government's policy will be a declaration of war'

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh: The world should be ready to make Israel pay for the aggressive policy against our people.

'Next Israeli government's policy will be a declaration of war'

PA cabinet leader downplays Israeli elections

Mohammad Shtayyeh: The difference between the Israeli parties is the same as the difference between Pepsi-Cola and Coca-Cola.

PA cabinet leader downplays Israeli elections

PA cabinet leader: Israel does not want peace

Mohammad Shtayyeh makes rare visit to Jenin, meets father of the terrorist who murdered three in Tel Aviv and lashes out at Israel.

PA cabinet leader: Israel does not want peace

PA concerned over possible British embassy relocation

PA cabinet leader warns against change in status quo in Jerusalem as Truss contemplates relocating embassy.

PA concerned over possible British embassy relocation

'Don't strengthen us, give us rights'

PA cabinet leader accuses Israel of seeking to collapse the Palestinian Authority and of escalating security activities.

'Don't strengthen us, give us rights'

'Don't block our statehood bid at UN'

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh calls US not to block the PA’s bid for full membership in the United Nations.

'Don't block our statehood bid at UN'

'Hand over gun which killed Al Jazeera journalist'

PA calls on Israel to hand over gun that allegedly fired the shot which killed Shireen Abu Aqleh in Jenin.

'Hand over gun which killed Al Jazeera journalist'

PA complains to US over 'settler terrorism'

PA cabinet leader meets US envoy, asks him to pressure Israel to stop "settler terrorism".

PA complains to US over 'settler terrorism'

'Arab world hasn't really benefited from Abraham Accords'

PA cabinet leader: What has the Arab world gained from the Abraham Accords, really? There is no real benefit to them.

'Arab world hasn't really benefited from Abraham Accords'

PA determined to continue paying terrorists

PA cabinet leader says assistance to families of "martyrs" who carried out terrorist attacks will continue.

PA determined to continue paying terrorists

PA seeks to disconnect from Israeli economy

PA cabinet leader says the PA's policy seeks to sever ties with the "occupation" and with the Israeli economy.

PA seeks to disconnect from Israeli economy

Palestinian Authority: Eliminating a terrorist is 'execution'

Palestinian Authority leader equates elimination of active terrorist to 'execution,' calling it a 'crime.'

Palestinian Authority: Eliminating a terrorist is 'execution'

PA to seek pressure on Israel to stop deducting tax money

PA to ask donor countries to pressure Israel to stop deducting terrorist salaries from tax revenues it collects on behalf of the PA.

PA to seek pressure on Israel to stop deducting tax money

PA cabinet leader: Occupation the most critical long-term threat

Mohammad Shtayyeh uses speech at COP26 to attack Israel: Settlements and their waste are Palestine’s most significant environmental dangers.

PA cabinet leader: Occupation the most critical long-term threat

PA demands: Prosecute settlers with European citizenship

PA cabinet leader calls on European Union to bring to justice "settlers" who have possession of European passports.

PA demands: Prosecute settlers with European citizenship

PA cabinet leader welcomes EU's condemnation of Israel

Mohammad Shtayyeh calls on Europe and the US "to take firm positions to stop Israeli settlement expansion".

PA cabinet leader welcomes EU's condemnation of Israel

PA: Temple Mount belongs only to Muslims

PA cabinet leader responds to PM Naftali Bennett, who said that a Palestinian state means a "terrorist state".

PA: Temple Mount belongs only to Muslims

PA: We welcome any international peace initiative

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh calls on international community "to protect the principle of the two-state solution".

PA: We welcome any international peace initiative

PA calls for political pressure on Israel

PA cabinet leader asks EU countries to pressure Israel to agree to the establishment of a "Palestinian state."

PA calls for political pressure on Israel

PA cabinet leader: Israeli cutting of our funds is illegal

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh blasts Israel over its cutting of money that the PA pays to terrorists and their families.

PA cabinet leader: Israeli cutting of our funds is illegal

PA: Boycott the settlements

PA cabinet leader praises Ben & Jerry's boycott and calls on other companies to follow suit.

PA: Boycott the settlements

PA Prime Minister: Israel's purpose - serving the West

PA Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh claimed there was 'no connection between Israelis and the Jews, descendants of the Khazars.'

PA Prime Minister: Israel's purpose - serving the West

Kuwait: We're committed to the 'Palestinian cause'

Kuwait PM meets PA cabinet leader, expresses support for "the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people."

Kuwait: We're committed to the 'Palestinian cause'

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.

PA leadership to discuss postponement of elections

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.

PA: Investigate Israel's 'racism' against Palestinians

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.

PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

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.

PA to EU: Pressure Israel to permit elections in Jerusalem

PA welcomes restoration of US aid

PA cabinet leader says resumption of US financial aid is "an important step in the right direction".

PA welcomes restoration of US aid

'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.

'Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future'

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".

PA willing to cooperate with ICC probe of Israel

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.

Gas pipeline to be built between Israel and Gaza

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".

PA: Strengthening Jerusalem a 'top priority'

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.

PA pressuring: Allow elections in Jerusalem

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.

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

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."

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

PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA cabinet leader: Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria would "legitimizes the settlements".

PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

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.

Palestinian Authority: Biden's victory creates a new reality

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.

PA to Italy: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader: God help us if Trump wins

Mohammad Shtayyeh says a Trump victory in the US presidential elections will be disastrous.

PA cabinet leader: 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.

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