News and updates about PA

Sentenced to suicide

I once read that Jews excel in every field but politics. There could be some truth to that. Israel must stop compromising and utter a firm and definitive 'No!' to a Palestani State. Op-ed.

Sentenced to suicide

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 aiming for united Arab front against Israel

Deputy PA cabinet leader says that only the establishment of a Palestinian state will ensure security and stability in the region.

PA aiming for united Arab front against Israel

MK Sukkot's move against the Palestinian Authority

Religious Zionist MK submits bill similar to the Taylor Force Law in the US, which will give the Minister of Finance the power to deny payments to the Palestinian Authority.

MK Sukkot's move against the Palestinian Authority

PA livid after US veto at Security Council

Palestinian Authority warns that the American veto on resolution calling for ceasefire in Gaza constitutes "a threat to the world and a danger to security and international peace."

PA livid after US veto at Security Council

'We will not allow another Nakba'

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas told Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani that he will prevent the displacement of Palestinians at all costs.

'We will not allow another Nakba'

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'

The Monaco Solution in post-war Gaza, no Hamas or PA

The Monaco solution is a practical model for those interested in genuine peace that is sustainable. It provides for self-government, independence and sovereignty, as well as, security for all parties concerned.

The Monaco Solution in post-war Gaza, no Hamas or PA

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

Cabinet approves sending PA funds to Norway

The plan, backed by the USA, calls for funds to Gaza to be held by Norway until the end of the war and the rest transferred to the Palestinian Authority.

Cabinet approves sending PA funds to Norway

Blinken 'welcomed' in Ramallah by protesters

Blinken met with PA Chairman Abbas and told him that he supports steps that would lead to an independent Palestinian state.

Blinken 'welcomed' in Ramallah by protesters

How ‘innocent’ are Gaza’s civilians?

The fixation on Gaza’s innocent civilians too quickly absolves the entire population of responsibility for Hamas' rise and success. Op-ed..

How ‘innocent’ are Gaza’s civilians?

What I saw in Israel in the 1980s: A Christian woman's memories

I already supported Israel, but was open to seeing all sides of the issues in its relationship with Arab residents and neighbors. Memoir.

What I saw in Israel in the 1980s: A Christian woman's memories

'Not one shekel will go to Gaza'

Finance Minister says that, in his opinion, the State of Israel should fully control the Gaza Strip after the war.

'Not one shekel will go to Gaza'

What Is wrong with us

Mistakes that Israel must correct - and can - immediately, if not sooner.

What Is wrong with us

PA chairman rejects proposal to establish government of experts

PA leadership rejects proposal to establish a government that will oversee the Gaza Strip in cooperation with Hamas.

PA chairman rejects proposal to establish government of experts

'Abbas' Palestinian Authority is dead to me'

South Carolina Senator says a future Palestinian state should not be governed by either Hamas or the PA: I wouldn't invest 15 cents in it.

'Abbas' Palestinian Authority is dead to me'

'Establishing a Palestinian state would be rewarding Hamas'

In op-ed for The Hill, MK Dan Illouz explains why Israel must resist international pressure to establish a Palestinian state.

'Establishing a Palestinian state would be rewarding Hamas'

'Biden's dreams will harm our reality'

Amit Segal explains why it is more likely for Hamas to take over Judea and Samaria than for the PA to take over Gaza.

'Biden's dreams will harm our reality'

'The Palestinian Authority should control Gaza'

Secretary of PLO Executive Committee says the Palestinian Authority should be allowed to control the Gaza Strip after the end of the war.

'The Palestinian Authority should control Gaza'

'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

Abbas is ready to rule Gaza, Netanyahu: 'Not on my watch'

PA sources told Sky News that its chairman is ready to take control of the Gaza Strip.

Abbas is ready to rule Gaza, Netanyahu: 'Not on my watch'

PA Chairman Abbas denies Israel's right to self-defense

In an address for the Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Abbas called for an immediate stop to the 'Israeli aggression.'

PA Chairman Abbas denies Israel's right to self-defense

'The state of Palestine already exists'

PA "foreign ministry" blasts Netanyahu after he said he would thwart the establishment of a Palestinian state.

'The state of Palestine already exists'

'Any future administration in Gaza will not deny massacre'

Prime Minister responded to PA Chairman's claim that Israel was behind the Oct. 7th massacre.

'Any future administration in Gaza will not deny massacre'

'PA will be part of the solution in the Gaza Strip'

Mahmoud Abbas states the Gaza Strip is an 'integral part of the State of Palestine.'

'PA will be part of the solution in 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

Defense Minister Gallant calls to continue funding PA

Defense Minister says transfer of funds to PA vital for maintaining stability in Judea and Samaria.

Defense Minister Gallant calls to continue funding PA

Finance Minister Smotrich calls to stop funding PA

Finance Minister Smotrich instructed to halt transferring funds that are collected for the PA until the cabinet decides on the matter.

Finance Minister Smotrich calls to stop funding PA

'Hamas actions do not represent Palestinian people'

In second condemnation of Hamas massacre, PA chairman says the PLO is the "sole representative" of Palestinian Arabs.

'Hamas actions do not represent Palestinian people'

Israel gives additional concessions to the Palestinian Authority

Israel cut the gas tax on the PA in half and has transferred a budget of 350 million NIS since the current government came to power.

Israel gives additional concessions to the Palestinian Authority

'We're working towards Palestinian state'

Saudi envoy to PA visits Ramallah for the first time amid Israeli-Saudi normalization talks.

'We're working towards Palestinian state'

Saudi delegation to visit PA chairman in Ramallah

Saudi delegation, led by Saudi envoy to PA, to visit PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah this week.

Saudi delegation to visit PA chairman in Ramallah

The lessons of Oslo

Israel is in a region where peace between countries does not prevail, and using force is an alternative for resolving conflicts. Op-ed.

The lessons of Oslo

'Palestinian Authority part of the probem not the solution'

Religious Zionism says coalition divided regarding the attitude toward the Palestinian Authority.

'Palestinian Authority part of the probem not the solution'

PA politicians livid at academics who criticized Abbas

Palestinian Arab politicians blast academics who wrote open letter criticizing PA chairman's antisemitic speech.

PA politicians livid at academics who criticized Abbas

Netanyahu: 'No limit to the fake news'

Netanyahu says decision was made by previous government in January 2022 to transfer armored vehicles to replace old ones.

Netanyahu: 'No limit to the fake news'

Reports of arms transfer to PA leave government in upheaval

Ministers and MKs from Religious Zionism and Otzma Yehudit are furious. Defense Minister Gallant denies transfer of 1,500 weapons occurred.

Reports of arms transfer to PA leave government in upheaval

These are the PA's demands as part of Israeli-Saudi deal

PA seeks cash boost and more control of land in Judea and Samaria as part of Israel-Saudi Arabia normalization.

These are the PA's demands as part of Israeli-Saudi deal

US official to meet with Palestinian delegation

WH Coordinator for the Middle East will discuss the PA's demands in return for Israel-Saudi normalization.

US official to meet with Palestinian delegation

PA presents Saudis with long list of demands

Among the demands: transferring parts of Israeli-controlled land to PA, and US and Saudi consulates in Jerusalem.

PA presents Saudis with long list of demands

Saudi Arabia offering to resume financial support to PA

The move is a sign that the kingdom is making a serious effort to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.

Saudi Arabia offering to resume financial support to PA

PA delegation to travel to Saudi Arabia amid normalization talks

The Palestinian Authority will send a delegation to Riyadh to confirm that Israel will make concessions as part of the deal.

PA delegation to travel to Saudi Arabia amid normalization talks

Egypt, Jordan, PA leaders discuss Israel-Saudi normalization

Possible normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia discussed in meeting between President Al-Sisi, King Abdullah II, and Abbas.

Egypt, Jordan, PA leaders discuss Israel-Saudi normalization

PA livid after Burqa suspect released to house arrest

PA foreign affairs bureau says the decision is "proof of the legal system's submission to the occupation mechanism."

PA livid after Burqa suspect released to house arrest

Cabinet decides on relief measures for PA

Among the concessions: Equating tolls, promoting an industrial area near Hebron and freezing the PA's tax debts for a year.

Cabinet decides on relief measures for PA

Ben-Gvir criticizes concessions to Palestinian Authority

National Security Minister Ben-Gvir, during a Security Cabinet meeting, opposed proposed economic concessions to the PA.

Ben-Gvir criticizes concessions to Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Authority minister filmed burning Jewish property

Minister Moayad Shaaban and other PA officials were filmed burning property near Avnei Hefetz in Samaria. No arrests have been made.

Palestinian Authority minister filmed burning Jewish property

Palestinians demand 'settler organizations' added to terror list

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry claimed that 'armed settler militias' are committing war crimes against Palestinians.

Palestinians demand 'settler organizations' added to terror list

Israel will work to prevent collapse of Palestinian Authority

Israel will insist the PA ceases its anti-Israel activity, incitement, payments to the families of terrorists, and illegal construction."

Israel will work to prevent collapse of Palestinian Authority

'The current situation is unacceptable'

Following conversation with Gallant, top PA official says PA leadership will gather to decide on future of relations with Israel.

'The current situation is unacceptable'

Ending terror against Israelis now

The 'occupation' is a bad thing, all agree. Since it is suicide to allow a PA state, the only option is sovereignty and annexation. Op-ed.

Ending terror against Israelis now

'Flag Dance is a surrender to the Jewish extremists'

Spokesman for PA chairman warns against Flag Dance passing through the Temple Mount complex, says it could lead to a security escalation.

'Flag Dance is a surrender to the Jewish extremists'

How a Holocaust happens

Remembering the Holocaust may allow us the consolation of assuming that the "worst" has already happened. Alas, this may not be true.Op-ed.

How a Holocaust happens

'Investigate disappearance of Israelis in Gaza'

UN Committee tells PA to investigate disappearance of Israeli citizens Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed, who are held in Gaza.

'Investigate disappearance of Israelis in Gaza'

'Why is Netanyahu still funding murderers?'

Real blame goes to Bennett, who saved PA from financial implosion, says Morris Hirsch.

'Why is Netanyahu still funding murderers?'

Our efforts to lower terrorism perpetuate the conflict

Compromise, negotiation and allowing the Jewish State’s honor and position to be pushed back are met with war, time and time again. Op-ed.

Our efforts to lower terrorism perpetuate the conflict

What are the Palestinian Arabs thinking?

A new poll by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PCPSR), provides a fresh view of Palestinian Arab opinions. Op-ed.

What are the Palestinian Arabs thinking?