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UN chief 'regrets' opposition to former PA leader as Libya envoy

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres "deeply" regrets U.S. opposition to the appointment of Salam Fayyad as envoy to Libya.

UN chief 'regrets' opposition to former PA leader as Libya envoy

UN chief defends choice of PA leader as Libya envoy

UN Secretary-General says he chose Salam Fayyad as UN envoy to Libya because of his personal qualities and competence.

UN chief defends choice of PA leader as Libya envoy

PLO condemns US veto of ex-PM as UN Libya envoy

US envoy to the UN blocks PLO official's appointment as peace envoy to Libya.

PLO condemns US veto of ex-PM as UN Libya envoy

PA Chairman Accepts New PM's Resignation

PA Chairman Abbas accepts Hamdallah's resignation. 'Abbas wanted 'yes man' with no powers,' PA source says.

PA Chairman Forced to Accept New PM’s Resignation

'Pragmatist' Hamdallah to Replace Fayyad

Mahmoud Abbas has decided to appoint an academic named Rami Hamdallah as his new prime minister.

Kerry Hails Choice of 'Pragmatist' Hamdallah to Replace Fayyad

Abbas Names New Prime Minister

Rami Hamdallah will be the Palestinian Authority's new prime minister, replacing Salam Fayyad.

Abbas Names New Prime Minister

German Minister Meets Fayyad

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: "Germany is ready to help create a climate of confidence."

German Minister Meets Fayyad

Fayyad Denies Speaking to the New York Times

Outgoing PA Prime Minister denies giving an interview to the New York Times, in which he blamed the PA’s troubles on failed leadership.

Fayyad Denies Speaking to the New York Times

Fayyad Blames Failed Leadership and Israel

The PA's outgoing Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad, blames failed leadership for the PA’s problems, but also accuses Israel - as usual.

Fayyad Blames Failed Leadership and Israel for PA's Woes

PA’s ‘Moderate’ Fayyad: Free All Terrorists

PA second-in-command says it is wrong to imprison Arabs for terrorism against Israel.

PA’s ‘Moderate’ Fayyad Calls to Free All Terrorists

Fayyad is Hardly a Moderate

Fayyad is Hardly a Moderate

Fayyad Urges New Elections in Farewell Address

Outgoing PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad urged the Ramallah government to hold new elections to reunite PA Arabs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza.

Fayyad Urges New Elections for PA Unity in Farewell Address

Fatah Official: Time to Make Peace with Hamas

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas must form a government with the Hamas terror group, a member of the Fatah party says.

Fatah Official: Now that Fayyad is Gone - Make Peace with Hamas

PA Looking for New Prime Minister

PA mulling the prospect of a new prime minister after Salam Fayyad resigned.

PA Looking for New Prime Minister

US, Canada Thank Fayyad, 'Strong Partner'

The US and Canada praise resigning Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad for his role as a “strong partner” in state-building.

US, Canada Thank Fayyad, 'Strong Partner'

Abbas Accepts Fayyad's Resignation

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas accepts the resignation of his prime minister Salam Fayyad, who quite despite U.S. efforts for him to stay.

Abbas Accepts Fayyad's Resignation

U.S.: Fayyad Not Going Anywhere, as Far as We Know

The United States reacts warily to reports that PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad would resign because of a dispute with Mahmoud Abbas.

U.S.: Fayyad Not Going Anywhere, as Far as We Know

Diplomats: Fayyad Resignation Signals New PA Woes

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister has tendered his resignation, after criticism of him within the PA reached new highs

Western Leaders Disappointed Over Fayyad Resignation

Kerry Meets with PA's Fayyad, Israel's Leaders

US Secy of State John Kerry met Monday with PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in Jerusalem ahead of ongoing talks with Israeli officials.

Kerry Meets with PA’s Fayyad, Israel's Leaders

Abbas May Fire Fayyad

There is unrest in PA territories over price rises and austerity measures.

Abbas May Fire Fayyad

PA Premier Fayyad Suffers Pancreatic Swelling

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad was hospitalized for an inflamed pancreas on Tuesday, after being admitted previous night with stomach pains.

PA Premier Fayyad Suffers Pancreatic Swelling

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Hospitalized

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad was hospitalized Monday after suddenly falling ill.

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Suddenly Hospitalized

Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

International donors are making progress toward finding the $1.2 billion needed to help fund the PA, officials say.

International Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

Fayyad Hurt by Tear Gas During Weekly Protest

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad among several Arabs who were hurt during a riot.

Fayyad Hurt by Tear Gas During Weekly Incitement Protest

Fayyad: Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad calls for an urgent Arab summit to address the PA's financial crisis.

Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA, Charges Fayyad

Fayyad Urges Arabs to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad urges Arab League nations to make good on $100 million a month in pledged "safety net" funds.

Fayyad Urges Arab Nations to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

Fayyad Calls for Boycott of Israeli Goods

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Sunday called for a total boycott of Israeli products.

Demanding Cash, Fayyad Calls for Boycott of Israeli Goods

Fayyad to Israel: Come Back to the Table

The Palestinian Authority’s Prime Minister calls Israel to resume peace talks despite the unilateral move at the United Nations.

Fayyad to Israel: Come Back to the Table

Report: Fayyad to Resign as PA's Prime Minister

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has presented a plan to form a more inclusive factional government.

Report: Fayyad to Resign as PA's Prime Minister

Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village

Catherine Ashton joins PA olive harvest in Israeli territory. PA: This proves the land should be ours.

Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village, ‘Proof Israel Should Go’

PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

Decision is an attempt to reduce spiraling prices as transportation union says it plans new protest actions.

PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

Protests Prompt Netanyahu to Give PA Aid Package

Netanyahu orders the transfer of a 250 million shekel advance to the PA from tax revenues collected by Israel.

Protests Prompt Netanyahu to Give PA Aid Package

Israel Fears Arab Spring Anarchy in PA

Israeli military and government leaders fear the social protests in the Palestinian Authority will lead to anarchy, seek aid for Ramallah.

Israel Fears Arab Spring Anarchy in PA

PA Spring? – Hamas is Waiting in the Wings

A “Palestinian Authority Spring” appears to be limping, but getting off the ground in Ramallah against Fayyad and Abbas. Hamas is waiting.

"PA Spring" Aimed at Leaders, Who Blame Israel

Fayyad: Ready to Resign Over Protests

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says he will resign if that's the will of the people, blames Israel for the PA’s financial troubles.

Fayyad: Ready to Resign Over Protests

'Arab Spring' Hits PA, Hundreds Protest in Shechem

Hundreds of protesters gather in the main square in Shechem, calling for the ouster of PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.

'Arab Spring' Hits PA as Hundreds Protest in Shechem

PA Pays Senior Jailed Terrorist $3,000 a Month

The PA has granted jailed terrorists hefty pay hikes for murdering Israelis. The salaries are higher for those with Israeli citizenship.

PA Pays Senior Jailed Terrorist $3,000 a Month

Fayyad, EU Criticize Israel Over Moving Residents

PA PM Fayyad slams Israel over its plan to move residents of 12 shepherd nomad communities to make way for army training zones.

Fayyad, EU Criticize Israel Over Moving PA Residents

Gunshots Fired Near Fayyad's Ramallah Compound

PA police officers trade gunfire with assailants at Fayyad’s compound in Ramallah. No casualties reported.

Gunshots Fired Near Fayyad's Ramallah Compound

‘Palestinian Authority on Verge of Collapse’

The Palestinian Authority is on the verge of collapse, says a PA economist. “The collapse will be harder the later it occurs.”

Palestinian Authority Economist: PA on Verge of Collapse