Palestinian Authority

News for Palestinian Authority

PA mounting pressure on Israel to allow elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA mounting pressure on Israel to allow elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA 'Foreign Minister' intends to harness the European Union to the mission of allowing the elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 14:50
Palestinian Authority spokesman: 'Israel waging religious war against Muslim sites'

Palestinian Authority spokesman: 'Israel waging religious war against Muslim sites'

Steps to prevent disruptions to Memorial Day ceremonies constitute 'racial aggression' and 'desecration' of Muslim sites, PA spokesman says.Dalit Halevi, 14/04/2021 12:12
Lebanese report: Situation in Gaza may 'explode' if Israel interferes in elections

Lebanese report: Situation in Gaza may 'explode' if Israel interferes in elections

Hamas sent message to Israel to avoid interference in elections, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 12:02
Pastors call to cease Palestinian Authority efforts to destroy the Altar of Joshua

Pastors call to cease Palestinian Authority efforts to destroy the Altar of Joshua

US Pastor Council condemns the destruction of the site and views it as a crime against faith and history.Akiva Spiegelman, 08/04/2021 16:26
Biden --- a “nice guy”

Biden --- a “nice guy”

He certainly made a career of it, if on no other quality worthy of leadership, and some might say he’s nice to all the wrong people. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 04/04/2021 13:24
Report: Biden quietly transferred $75 million to Palestinian Authority

Report: Biden quietly transferred $75 million to Palestinian Authority

The Biden administration is quietly ramping up assistance to the Palestinian Authority, according to The Associated Press.Elad Benari, 01/04/2021 00:11
'Urgent action required' - Palestinian Authority taking over 'Area C'

'Urgent action required' - Palestinian Authority taking over 'Area C'

Kobi Eliraz, Former advisor to Defense Minister, says Israel still capable of preventing massive PA takeover of lands in 'Area C.'Kobi Eliraz, 30/03/2021 22:44
Israel's revenge against top Palestinian Authority official

Israel's revenge against top Palestinian Authority official

Israeli security officials confiscated VIP border pass from top PA foreign affairs official over ICC case against Israel.David Rosenberg, 21/03/2021 20:34
What has anyone ever done for the Palestinian Arabs?

What has anyone ever done for the Palestinian Arabs?

Part I: What have the Israelis ever done for the Palestinians? Opinion.David Stone, 21/03/2021 06:58
Biden plans to 'reset' ties with PA

Biden plans to 'reset' ties with PA

Internal draft memo shows Biden administration crafting a plan aimed at “resetting” US ties with the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 18/03/2021 02:43
Shipment of coronavirus vaccines for Palestinian Authority arrives in Israel

Shipment of coronavirus vaccines for Palestinian Authority arrives in Israel

Shipment of 60,000 coronavirus vaccines is transferred from Ben Gurion Airport to the Palestinian Authority and Gaza.Kobi Finkler, Chana Roberts, 17/03/2021 17:18
PM vows action against Palestinian roads

PM vows action against Palestinian roads

Prime Minister Netanyahu says that he will not allow illegal Palestinian construction to cut off Jewish settlements.Shlomo Witty, 14/03/2021 17:18
Likud held secret talks with PLO in bid to win over Arab voters

Likud held secret talks with PLO in bid to win over Arab voters

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Office opened talks with Palestinian Authority, hoping PA would quietly back Likud ahead of electionArutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 09:06
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
Israel transfers 1,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Gaza

Israel transfers 1,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Gaza

Israel passes 1,000 vaccines to Gaza, following request from Palestinian Authority.Kobi Finkler, 17/02/2021 13:08
Only an Israel victory over Palestinian Lawfare will stop the ICC process

Only an Israel victory over Palestinian Lawfare will stop the ICC process

The Palestinian Authority has taken off its gloves, if it ever even had them on. Israel should do likewise. Op-ed.Alex Nachumson, 08/02/2021 10:45
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 complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

PA complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

Palestinian Authority demands the UN punish the UAE for the trade deals which were signed between Samaria and UAE bussinesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 18:13
How the Palestinian Authority 'celebrates' Tu B'Shvat holiday

How the Palestinian Authority 'celebrates' Tu B'Shvat holiday

Armed PA police illegally oversee land-grab near security barrier adjacent to Green Line in Area C - under full Israeli control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 12:46
'Israel can't be eternally blamed for Palestinian bungling'

'Israel can't be eternally blamed for Palestinian bungling'

Jerusalem Dep. Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum pushes back on criticism against Israel for Palestinian Authority's failed handling of COVID crisisArutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2021 15:01
Analyst says PA elections are a smokescreen

Analyst says PA elections are a smokescreen

Arab affairs analyst Ehud Yaari says that the upcoming PA elections are a show at best.Shlomo Witty, 17/01/2021 16:56
250m coexistence initiative only whets the PA appetite for thievery and corruption

250m coexistence initiative only whets the PA appetite for thievery and corruption

Let us face reality, tell no tales about how the money will be used.This is not Scheherazade. Opinion. Charm Tenenbaum, 29/12/2020 16:00
'The Mideast has changed, time to restart negotiations'

'The Mideast has changed, time to restart negotiations'

Israeli Defense Minister calls on Palestinian Authority to resume final status talks with Israel, plans coronavirus testing at checkpoints.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2020 12:51
Israel transfers over $1 billion to the Palestinian Authority

Israel transfers over $1 billion to the Palestinian Authority

3.8 billion shekels released in taxes collected by Israel on behalf of the Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 02/12/2020 11:58
Palestinian terrorist organizations support Hamas

Palestinian terrorist organizations support Hamas

Coalition of terrorist groups in Gaza warns Israel against continuing the 'siege' and PA of restarting security cooperation with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 26/11/2020 22:33
Palestinian Authority: Israel to give us millions of COVID-19 vaccines

Palestinian Authority: Israel to give us millions of COVID-19 vaccines

PA official says Ramallah will get a percentage of vaccines procured by Israel in any deal for coronavirus vaccines.Gary Willig, 22/11/2020 08:14
PA agrees to receive money from israel

PA agrees to receive money from israel

Palestinian Authority to resume ties, security coordination it had cut off in May over sovereignty plans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 18:53
Abbas urges Biden to 'enhance' Palestinian-US ties

Abbas urges Biden to 'enhance' Palestinian-US ties

PA chairman hopes new administration will reverse pro-Israel policy of Trump Administration.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2020 11:53
Ruling: PA to pay NIS 13m compensation for terror attack

Ruling: PA to pay NIS 13m compensation for terror attack

Ruling refers to 2002 terror attack in which Gadi and Tzipi Shemesh were murdered.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 12:30
PA Arabs sue Britain over Balfour Declaration

PA Arabs sue Britain over Balfour Declaration

Lawsuit filed against Britain in PA court in Nablus over 1917 Balfour Declaration for support of a Jewish home.AFP, 22/10/2020 20:55
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 quits Arab League role in protest against peace deal

PA quits Arab League role in protest against peace deal

PA resigns from presidency of the Council of the Arab League after League declines to condemn UAE, Bahrain for peace deal with Israel.AFP, 22/09/2020 15:15
PA to mark 'black day' to mourn Arab normalization with Israel

PA to mark 'black day' to mourn Arab normalization with Israel

PA prime minister says signing of peace accords with Israel a 'defeat' for Arabs, 'another painful date in calendar of Palestinian misery.'AFP, 14/09/2020 16:18
On anniversary of Oslo Accords, Fatah praises "Intifada," calls for "resistance"

On anniversary of Oslo Accords, Fatah praises "Intifada," calls for "resistance"

On anniversary of signing of Oslo Accords, Palestinian Authority calls for violent 'resistance' against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2020 07:09
Bill would declare Palestinian Authority a 'foreign political entity'

Bill would declare Palestinian Authority a 'foreign political entity'

New bill would allow for prosecution of Israeli citizens who cooperating with PA gov't or security agencies against the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 18:45
British Foreign Sec. to visit Israel, press for peace with Palestinian Authority

British Foreign Sec. to visit Israel, press for peace with Palestinian Authority

British Foreign Sec.Dominic Raab to visit Israel, press for peace with Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 13:46
Report: US promises PA Israel will not apply sovereignty

Report: US promises PA Israel will not apply sovereignty

PA reportedly agrees to renew ties with US after receiving assurances there will be no Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2020 18:28
MKs call for PA Prisoner's Commission to be declared a terrorist organization

MKs call for PA Prisoner's Commission to be declared a terrorist organization

MKs from across the political spectrum write to Defense Minister Gantz asking him to act against PA group which pays terrorists salaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2020 21:10
Palestinian Authority prefers conflict with Israel over COVID-19 mitigation

Palestinian Authority prefers conflict with Israel over COVID-19 mitigation

UN report shows PA leaders obstructing COVID-19 measures and Palestinian Arabs receiving critical supplies from Israel. Op-ed.Steven Emerson, 25/07/2020 21:21
Report: European Union orders Palestinian Authority to coordinate with Hamas

Report: European Union orders Palestinian Authority to coordinate with Hamas

Will the Palestinian Authority and Hamas join together to fight Israel's plans of sovereignty?Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2020 13:46
Israel concerned by Palestinian Authority's lack of governance

Israel concerned by Palestinian Authority's lack of governance

Israel concerned over lack of security coordination with Palestinian Authority, lack of governance in areas under PA control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2020 11:56
Egypt intervening to stop Israel from applying sovereignty

Egypt intervening to stop Israel from applying sovereignty

Egyptian FM urges Palestinian Authority chief to restart negotiations with the US in hopes of 'ending thoughts of annexation.'Nitzan Kedar, 21/07/2020 10:46
Report: Palestinian Authority's coronavirus death rate is 0.64%

Report: Palestinian Authority's coronavirus death rate is 0.64%

Palestinian Authority reports four COVID-19 deaths over weekend, 0.64% coronavirus death rate.Dalit Halevi, 19/07/2020 00:15
PA calls on Israel to close crossings

PA calls on Israel to close crossings

PA Mohammed Shtayyeh asks Israel to stop flow of people between PA and Israel due to spread of coronavirus.AFP, 06/07/2020 17:05
PA: Anyone who cooperates with Israel 'should be shot'

PA: Anyone who cooperates with Israel 'should be shot'

PA, Fatah officials declare that anyone who has any dealings with Israel is 'traitor' who deserves the death penalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2020 17:43
PA arrests Arabs who agreed to be interviewed by Channel 13 journalist Tzvi Yehezkeli

PA arrests Arabs who agreed to be interviewed by Channel 13 journalist Tzvi Yehezkeli

"All they said was they'd prefer to have an Israeli ID card - now they're in PA torture facilities."103 FM, 17/06/2020 16:24
PA lies to International Criminal Court

PA lies to International Criminal Court

PA submits text of speech given by Abbas leaving out part where he talks about paying terrorists, a war crime.Gary Willig, 17/06/2020 16:22
PA destroying documents in fear of Israeli raids

PA destroying documents in fear of Israeli raids

PA security services say they are destroying secret documents in case Israel performs raids on their offices after applying sovereignty.AFP, 16/06/2020 16:58
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
Palestinian Authority: Hamas is illegally taking over land, taxing residents

Palestinian Authority: Hamas is illegally taking over land, taxing residents

Palestinian Authority news outlet blames Hamas for taking over land, demanding a fee from those on unregistered land.Dalit Halevi, 06/06/2020 21:48
Former terrorist: 'Occupation' industry a lie which serves corruption

Former terrorist: 'Occupation' industry a lie which serves corruption

Ex-Fatah terrorist describes how left-wing organizations, PA leaders exploit Palestinian Arabs for their own monetary gain.Shimon Cohen, 02/06/2020 20:21
Palestinian Authority rejects COVID-19 aid from UAE due to coordination with Israel

Palestinian Authority rejects COVID-19 aid from UAE due to coordination with Israel

UAE shipment of humanitarian supplies will be redirected from the PA to the needy, UN says.Marcy Oster/JTA, and A7 Staff, 22/05/2020 12:45
PA says it ended intelligence sharing with CIA

PA says it ended intelligence sharing with CIA

Saeb Erekat says all security cooperation with the US and Israel has been terminated over sovereignty plans.AFP, 21/05/2020 17:16
Palestinian Authority condemned for violence-promoting school textbooks

Palestinian Authority condemned for violence-promoting school textbooks

European Parliament condemns Palestinian Authority textbooks that promote hate and violence.Marcy Oster, JTA, 19/05/2020 09:04
Poll: Palestinian Arabs back new intifada to combat Trump plan

Poll: Palestinian Arabs back new intifada to combat Trump plan

Support for two-state solution among PA Arabs falls to historic low, with nearly two-thirds backing new intifada to block Trump peace plan.David Rosenberg, 13/05/2020 12:03
Palestinian Authority paves over Hasmonean fortress, destroying remains of ancient wall

Palestinian Authority paves over Hasmonean fortress, destroying remains of ancient wall

After declaring ancient Hasmonean fortress a 'Palestinian Heritage Site', PA paves over the fortress, destroying remains of wall, cisterns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 11:15
Poll: Most Jerusalem Arabs prefer to join Palestinian Authority over Israeli citizenship

Poll: Most Jerusalem Arabs prefer to join Palestinian Authority over Israeli citizenship

A few years ago, most Jerusalem Arabs preferred Israeli citizenship over being part of the Palestinian Authority. Now opinions have changed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 08:32