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Petition to Supreme Court: Put end to PA invasion near Ariel

Petition to Supreme Court: Put end to PA invasion near Ariel

The state has enacted an order against PA takeover of government-owned lands, but the Civil Administration has failed to enforce it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2021 20:03
Hamas threatens confrontation with PA

Hamas threatens confrontation with PA

Senior Hamas official threatens to take to the streets and clash with PA after Abbas decides to postpone parliamentary elections.Dalit Halevi, 30/04/2021 05:14
Official: Abbas postpones PA elections

Official: Abbas postpones PA elections

PA chairman officially announces that the PA elections will be postponed, cites Israel refusal to permit Jerusalem Arabs to vote.Elad Benari, 30/04/2021 00:47
Is PA delaying elections due to E. Jerusalem or fears of losing?

Is PA delaying elections due to E. Jerusalem or fears of losing?

With PA general elections delayed till May 22 and Arab officials placing blame with Israel, will Hamas come out the big winner?i24NEWS, 28/04/2021 10:54
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
Facebook thwarts hacking network used by PA intelligence services

Facebook thwarts hacking network used by PA intelligence services

Facebook says elements linked to PA security services used fake accounts to target journalists and government critics.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 04:35
The PA's attempt to undermine Israeli construction in Judea & Samaria

The PA's attempt to undermine Israeli construction in Judea & Samaria

The PA's Min. of Foreign Affairs set out for EU on mission to pressure local leaders against Israeli construction in Judea & Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 20/04/2021 21:00
PA receives 72,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

PA receives 72,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

The shipment is part of the international COVAX initiative.Elad Benari, 20/04/2021 06:32
Jewish organizations to DM Benny Gantz: 'Don't let PA reward terrorists'

Jewish organizations to DM Benny Gantz: 'Don't let PA reward terrorists'

Last week the PA paid terrorists who had murdered Jews for the first time since it was designated a criminal act to do so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 19:15
PA praises Canadian party's anti-Israel resolution

PA praises Canadian party's anti-Israel resolution

PA “foreign affairs ministry” praises New Democratic Party for approving resolution calling for an end to “Israeli occupation”.Elad Benari, 12/04/2021 06:12
'Abbas is a partner, he has proven that he is against violence'

'Abbas is a partner, he has proven that he is against violence'

Outgoing Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories: PA chairman should be treated differently.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 01:07
PA: Israel blackmailing countries for vaccines

PA: Israel blackmailing countries for vaccines

PA "foreign minister" accuses Israel of exploiting the spread of COVID-19 to collect a political price by providing vaccines to countries.Dalit Halevi, 02/04/2021 05:37
US report: PA tortured attendees at 2019 Bahrain workshop

US report: PA tortured attendees at 2019 Bahrain workshop

State Department report on human rights finds PA took action against Palestinian Arabs who took part in peace workshop in Bahrain in 2019.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 05:21
PA calls Jews visiting Temple Mount a 'provocation'

PA calls Jews visiting Temple Mount a 'provocation'

Official PA news agency condemns visit of Jews to Judaism's holiest site over Passover holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2021 17:34
Israel revokes PA foreign minister's travel pass, law professor says: 'Good first move'

Israel revokes PA foreign minister's travel pass, law professor says: 'Good first move'

After PA foreign minister asked ICC chief prosecutor to accelerate anti-Israel case, his travel pass was revoked & he returned empty-handed.ILTV, 24/03/2021 13:35
Israeli medical official says 'PA Arabs learning from Israel's medical advances'

Israeli medical official says 'PA Arabs learning from Israel's medical advances'

Israeli hospitals are helping the PA's vaccination drive - despite claims of racism and 'Vaccine Apartheid' by the PA.ILTV, 22/03/2021 22:57
Israeli Arab activist: 'Israel helping PA Arabs - not the PA'

Israeli Arab activist: 'Israel helping PA Arabs - not the PA'

Despite international criticism signaling out Israel, Arab-Israel activist tells UN the Jewish State is doing more for Arabs than the PA.ILTV, 18/03/2021 18:00
PA condemns Kosovo over Jerusalem embassy

PA condemns Kosovo over Jerusalem embassy

Abbas spokesman says Kosovo's move is a violation of international law.Elad Benari, 16/03/2021 04:30
PA announces COVID-19 lockdown

PA announces COVID-19 lockdown

Lockdown to be imposed in all parts of Judea and Samaria starting Monday, due to rise in coronavirus-related deaths and infection rates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 06:50
PA, Arab League denounce Czech Republic for opening Jerusalem office

PA, Arab League denounce Czech Republic for opening Jerusalem office

Palestinian Authority and Arab League say Czech Republic’s opening of diplomatic office in Jerusalem violates international law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 05:37
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
PA seeks to expedite ICC probe of Israel

PA seeks to expedite ICC probe of Israel

PA "foreign minister" to meet ICC chief prosecutor in order to advance the investigation of Israel's "war crimes."Dalit Halevi, 08/03/2021 06:35
PA acknowledges it gave vaccines to Jordan

PA acknowledges it gave vaccines to Jordan

PA "health ministry" confirmed that 200 vaccines were transferred to Jordan with the consent of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 05:15
Sanders praises Israeli health officials for call to vaccinate Palestinian Arabs

Sanders praises Israeli health officials for call to vaccinate Palestinian Arabs

Sanders last week blasted Israel for failing to vaccinate Palestinian Arabs even though Israel is not obligated to do so.Elad Benari, 02/03/2021 03:14
The change in tone of the US State Department

The change in tone of the US State Department

State Department spokesman hints at press briefing what the new administration's positions would be on Iran, Israel-PA.Nitsan Keidar, 01/03/2021 23:43
PA: Israel should be punished in a way that deters it

PA: Israel should be punished in a way that deters it

PA "foreign ministry" accuses international community of defeatism in its policy against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 01/03/2021 05:39
Will someone emerge to rescue the Palestinian Arabs from Hamas and the PLO?

Will someone emerge to rescue the Palestinian Arabs from Hamas and the PLO?

No independent grass roots movement with a platform different from Hamas and the PLO is likely to emerge, so elections are a dead end. Op-edDavid Singer, 26/02/2021 09:11
Hamas releases 45 prisoners ahead of PA elections

Hamas releases 45 prisoners ahead of PA elections

Hamas says prisoner release is "a goodwill gesture" ahead of PA general elections.Ben Ariel, 26/02/2021 06:35
Sanders: 'Outrageous' that Israel isn't vaccinating Palestinians

Sanders: 'Outrageous' that Israel isn't vaccinating Palestinians

Senator Sanders blasts Israel for providing excess COVID-19 vaccine to other countries while failing to vaccinate Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 25/02/2021 03:14
PA tried to deceive the Biden administration

PA tried to deceive the Biden administration

Senior Hamas official says PA document sent to Biden which says Hamas supports a two-state solution is inaccurate.Dalit Halevi, 24/02/2021 05:07
Hamas won't nominate candidate for PA elections

Hamas won't nominate candidate for PA elections

In a likely boon for Abbas, Hamas has decided it will not be nominating a candidate for the PA “presidential elections”.Elad Benari, 23/02/2021 05:28
PA official: Israel preventing vaccination of Palestinians

PA official: Israel preventing vaccination of Palestinians

PA "foreign minister" accuses Israel of preventing transfer of coronavirus vaccines to the PA and the Gaza Strip.Dalit Halevi, 23/02/2021 04:27
PA claims Israel will vaccinate 100,000 PA workers

PA claims Israel will vaccinate 100,000 PA workers

Israeli sources say the move has not yet been approved by the political echelon.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/02/2021 22:01
Outrage after PA journalists bypass vaccination queue

Outrage after PA journalists bypass vaccination queue

Palestinian Arabs outraged after dozens of journalists and public figures vaccinated at the expense of the quota intended for medical staff.Dalit Halevi, 18/02/2021 05:30
PA accuses Israel of preventing vaccine transfer to Gaza

PA accuses Israel of preventing vaccine transfer to Gaza

PA official claims Israel prevented 2,000 doses of Russian vaccine from entering Gaza.Elad Benari, 16/02/2021 04:09
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
The “State of Palestine” remains a United Nations mirage

The “State of Palestine” remains a United Nations mirage

The 163 page partly dissenting opinion of ICC Judge Péter Kovács dwarfs the Court’s actual 60 page decision. Op-ed.David Singer, 12/02/2021 04:00
When did the Palestinian Arabs become the good guys?

When did the Palestinian Arabs become the good guys?

It is noted that you quote the Bible frequently, Mr. Biden, so you know to whom the Promised Land was given. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 10/02/2021 17:11
How the PA weaponizes Palestinian Arab children

How the PA weaponizes Palestinian Arab children

The Palestinian Authority incites children to attack IDF soldiers so their deaths will serve the narrative of Israeli aggression. Op-ed.D. Edmunds & N Zilberok, 10/02/2021 08:36
PA organizations agree on general elections

PA organizations agree on general elections

Representatives of PA organizations meet in Cairo, agree to hold general elections that will also be held in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 10/02/2021 05:06
Biden urges democracy abroad, but will it apply to the Palestinian Authority?

Biden urges democracy abroad, but will it apply to the Palestinian Authority?

His strong words about human rights were welcome. Now we’ll see if he means them when it comes to one of the main offenders. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 09/02/2021 11:30
PA concerned about criticism of ICC

PA concerned about criticism of ICC

PA "foreign ministry" concerned over several countries' positions opposing ICC ruling that it can probe alleged Israeli "war crimes".Dalit Halevi, 08/02/2021 02:07
PA officials laud ICC, call for probe against Israel

PA officials laud ICC, call for probe against Israel

Palestinian Authority officials welcome ICC ruling that it has jurisdiction over Judea, Samaria, Gaza and eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/02/2021 22:14
PA: Residents of Jerusalem are entitled to vote and be elected

PA: Residents of Jerusalem are entitled to vote and be elected

PA Central Election Commission says "Palestinians" of Jerusalem have the right to vote and stand as candidates in the general election.Dalit Halevi, 05/02/2021 06:04
PA launches COVID vaccination campaign

PA launches COVID vaccination campaign

PA's vaccination campaign made possible after Israeli transfer of 2,000 doses of Moderna’s vaccine.Elad Benari, 03/02/2021 05:37
Watch: Thousands of PA Arabs enter breach in security fence

Watch: Thousands of PA Arabs enter breach in security fence

Lockdown restrictions on PA workers entering Israel defied as masses cross through gap in fence to continue going to work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 10:34
President Biden, please don't rock the Israel-PA boat

President Biden, please don't rock the Israel-PA boat

An open letter to President Joe Biden. Op-ed. Rabbi Avraham Daniel Fried, 29/01/2021 15:00
Israel to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to PA medical teams

Israel to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to PA medical teams

Israel will deliver vaccines for about 1,000 PA medical workers to prevent collapse of PA's healthcare system.Elad Benari, 29/01/2021 03:02
PA: 'Israel isolating al-Asqa'

PA: 'Israel isolating al-Asqa'

Head of the 'Jerusalem Committee' of the PA Parliament calls on the international community to prosecute Israeli leaders for 'war crimes.'Dalit Halevi, 28/01/2021 20:40
'We are working to create alternative to Joint List'

'We are working to create alternative to Joint List'

Arab-Israeli activist says new generation interested in security, education - not meeting PA demands.i24NEWS, 27/01/2021 09:00
PA officials: There are ongoing contacts with the US

PA officials: There are ongoing contacts with the US

PA official says US administration clarified its support for the two-state solution and its opposition to Trump's peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 27/01/2021 06:07
Russia backs PA proposal for international peace conference

Russia backs PA proposal for international peace conference

Russian Foreign Minister proposes Middle East peace conference to be held in the spring or in the summer.Elad Benari, 27/01/2021 04:28
PA invites European officials to serve as observers in elections

PA invites European officials to serve as observers in elections

PA extends official invitations to the European Parliament and EU to serve as observers in upcoming general elections.Ben Ariel, 25/01/2021 06:37
Democratic lawmakers criticize Israel over vaccines for PA

Democratic lawmakers criticize Israel over vaccines for PA

Two Democratic lawmakers say Israel should distribute COVID-19 vaccinations to Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 25/01/2021 05:54
PA to purchase doses of Russian vaccine

PA to purchase doses of Russian vaccine

PA will purchase about 100,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, its envoy to Moscow says.Elad Benari, 22/01/2021 06:35
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 calls for international pressure on Israel

PA calls for international pressure on Israel

Abbas spokesman: Israeli construction in "occupied Palestinian lands" requires a strong international response.Dalit Halevi, 21/01/2021 05:38