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Respond to Palestinian Authority expansion plans by building in Atarot

Respond to Palestinian Authority expansion plans by building in Atarot

Atarot is Jewish-owned land captured by Jordan in 1948 and liberated in 1967. It can solve the housing shortage and demography crisis. Op-edNadav Shragai, 14/10/2021 10:00
Ministers reject law to preserve Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem

Ministers reject law to preserve Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem

Law was promoted by MK Bezalel Smotrich, would have enabled prosecution of PA officials who subvert Israeli sovereignty in Jewish capital.Hezki Baruch, 10/10/2021 20:32
Facing European hypocrisy, it's time for Israel supporters to remake the cultural weather

Facing European hypocrisy, it's time for Israel supporters to remake the cultural weather

When it comes to the West, Israelis not only fail to grasp the depth and extent of Jew-hatred, they also don’t try to understand it.Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 08/10/2021 09:54
UN speech:The only card Abbas has left

UN speech:The only card Abbas has left

The Palestinian Authority leader’s lawfare strategy is proving incredibly effective, and even deadly. Op-ed.Amnon Lord, 26/09/2021 23:59
Abbas condemns killing of 5 terrorists in shootouts

Abbas condemns killing of 5 terrorists in shootouts

PA chairman calls operation to prevent imminent Hamas terror attack 'field execution,' warns 'situation could explode.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 14:31
How Israel has been aiding and abetting illegal Palestinian Authority construction

How Israel has been aiding and abetting illegal Palestinian Authority construction

Through incessant legal and procedural appeals the PA has upended Israeli law enforcement, laying foundatioons for a Palestinian state.Op-edNaomi Kahn, 15/09/2021 06:30
Minister Eli Avidar: 'Stop accepting Hamas and supporting the Palestinian Authority'

Minister Eli Avidar: 'Stop accepting Hamas and supporting the Palestinian Authority'

Minister Eli Avidar slams previous government's policy, claims Palestinian Authority 'fights terror.'Hezki Baruch, 14/09/2021 12:31
Palestinian Authority helping Israel capture escaped terrorists

Palestinian Authority helping Israel capture escaped terrorists

Fearing elimination of the terrorists and escalating tensions, PA reportedly cooperating with Israel to help capture 6 escaped terrorists.David Rosenberg, 10/09/2021 09:23
Where is the half billion shekels for the PA coming from?

Where is the half billion shekels for the PA coming from?

Security source says Israeli taxpayers won't bear the cost of massive loan to the Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 22:14
'Israel's loan will end up in hands of terrorists'

'Israel's loan will end up in hands of terrorists'

Shurat Hadin head slams decision to lend the PA NIS 500 million without demanding end to actions against Israel at Hague or incitement.Shimon Cohen, 31/08/2021 16:33
MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich, chair of the Religious Zionism party, demands to know source of 500 million promised to the Palestinian Authority by DM Gantz.Hezki Baruch, 31/08/2021 14:02
Likud: Bennett sells out Israel's security

Likud: Bennett sells out Israel's security

Right-wing parties furious at govt. for loaning NIS 500 million to PA. Shurat Hadin to petition Supreme Court against loan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 21:58
Israel to lend PA 500 million shekels

Israel to lend PA 500 million shekels

Minister Benny Gantz announces numerous steps to strengthen PA following meeting with Mahmoud Abbas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 17:23
Yoaz Hendel: 'Abbas is a terror supporter and pays terrorists'

Yoaz Hendel: 'Abbas is a terror supporter and pays terrorists'

Communications Min. says Israel has interest in supporting Palestinian Authority economy. YESHA leader: Would you meet a Holocaust denier?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 10:31
Squad Congresswoman persona non grata in Palestinian Authority

Squad Congresswoman persona non grata in Palestinian Authority

Rashida Tlaib reportedly no longer welcome in PA for criticizing Mahmoud Abbas over crackdown on protesters.Gary Willig, 26/08/2021 15:34
PA police attack 2 Washington Post journalists

PA police attack 2 Washington Post journalists

Police assault journalists covering protest in Ramallah, say 'we don't care' when told they are from international media.Gary Willig, 25/08/2021 16:11
The Palestinian Solidarity Statement I’d like to see: Stop abusing your children!

The Palestinian Solidarity Statement I’d like to see: Stop abusing your children!

We are haunted by images of Palestinian Arab children conscripted to Hamas and Islamic Jihad camps. It is time to end the travesty. Op-ed.A.J. Caschetta, 22/08/2021 07:02
Gantz thanks PA for offering to help with Jerusalem fire

Gantz thanks PA for offering to help with Jerusalem fire

Defense Minister thanks Mahmoud Abbas for sending firefighters to assist in battle against massive blaze in Jerusalem mountains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 16:52
Legal watchdog accuses Biden WH of coverup to fund PA

Legal watchdog accuses Biden WH of coverup to fund PA

Organization calls for investigation into whether sections of incriminating text about PA were erased in order for US gov to transfer money.Dan Verbin, 12/08/2021 23:05
Canteen stipends for terrorists - thanks to the Prisons Service

Canteen stipends for terrorists - thanks to the Prisons Service

Israel Prisons Service, Postal Bank, sign contract allowing Palestinian Authority to transfer money to terrorists for canteen purchases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2021 08:42
Meat from the Palestinian Authority - marked as strictly kosher

Meat from the Palestinian Authority - marked as strictly kosher

Border Police raid Arab town of Ar'ara, confiscate several tons of meat unfit for consumption and bearing forged kosher certificates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 13:36
Abbas fires senior PA official who criticized journalist's death

Abbas fires senior PA official who criticized journalist's death

Ramallah national library director fired days after writing post criticizing PA over journalist who was beaten by police and died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 22:40
Israeli women found in Palestinian Authority refugee camp

Israeli women found in Palestinian Authority refugee camp

Two Israeli women found driving around PA refugee camp in the middle of the night. 'Our friend was left behind.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 16:28
Gantz and US officials discuss helping PA

Gantz and US officials discuss helping PA

The Defense Minister says that the meeting focused on various aspects of Israel's relationship with the Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2021 15:58
PA accuses Bennett of inciting religious war over Temple Mount

PA accuses Bennett of inciting religious war over Temple Mount

PA rejects PM Bennett's statements respecting 'status quo' on Temple Mount after over 1,500 Jews visit holy site on Tisha B'Av.Dalit Halevy, 19/07/2021 20:21
New report: UN funneling millions to terror-linked Palestinian NGOs

New report: UN funneling millions to terror-linked Palestinian NGOs

Zionist watchdog calls for US to enact law banning funding to United Nations until it ends funding to pro-terror NGOs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 12:59
US Assistant Sec. of State arrives in Israel for a visit

US Assistant Sec. of State arrives in Israel for a visit

Trip to include Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramallah, and Bethlehem, as well as follow-up on US Sec. of State Blinken's visit, US Embassy says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 14:30
EU study on PA textbooks includes unused 'ghost books'

EU study on PA textbooks includes unused 'ghost books'

Georg Eckert Institute says unable to locate books supposedly in the PA education system's digital library.Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom, 12/07/2021 09:55
Palestinian Authority official: No relation between Israel and Jews

Palestinian Authority official: No relation between Israel and Jews

Mohammad Shtayyeh, leading Palestinian Authority official, explains his theory that Jews, Israelites, and Hebrews are different entities.Arutz Sheva Staff , 09/07/2021 12:42
Uprising against Abbas in Ramallah

Uprising against Abbas in Ramallah

Ramallah resident Bryan Williams discusses the protests against the Palestinian Authority that have erupted in the city.Rabbi Yehuda HaKohen, 08/07/2021 03:06
Political assassination? PA critic beaten, declared dead

Political assassination? PA critic beaten, declared dead

A prominent critic of corruption within the PA was brutally beaten by security forces, declared dead upon arrival at the hospital.i24NEWS, 27/06/2021 12:51
EU study: PA textbooks teach antisemitism, glorify terror

EU study: PA textbooks teach antisemitism, glorify terror

Study commissioned by the EU finds rampant antisemitic, anti-Israel propaganda in Palestinian Authority education system.Arutz Sheva Staff , 20/06/2021 15:35
No ceasefire in Palestinian anti-Americanism

No ceasefire in Palestinian anti-Americanism

Palestinian leaders have consistently embraced America’s foes—from the Soviet Union to Iran. And that is only part of it. Op-ed., 07/06/2021 11:52
The lie that eternally bugs Israel

The lie that eternally bugs Israel

On July 17, 1968, the newborn 'Palestinian people' sprang from the PLO Charter claiming the 'West Bank' and Gaza as their birthright. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 02/06/2021 16:06
Official PA position: 'Jerusalem is ours, it won't be divided in two'

Official PA position: 'Jerusalem is ours, it won't be divided in two'

"Moderate" Palestinian Authority remains wedded to "Palestine from the River to the Sea."Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 20:09
Report: Israel considering giving vaccines to PA

Report: Israel considering giving vaccines to PA

Israel looking to give vaccines to other countries after ordering millions of AstraZeneca vaccines that will go unused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 23:00
Abbas postpones PA elections

Abbas postpones PA elections

PA chairman blames Israel's refusal to allow vote to be held in Jerusalem for decision to delay first legislative election in 15 years.Gary Willig, 29/04/2021 21:54
Foreign Ministry: Israel will not interfere in PA elections

Foreign Ministry: Israel will not interfere in PA elections

Foreign Ministry Political Director Alon Bar tells EU ambassadors Israel is concerned by Hamas strength in PA elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 19:37
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