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PA Chairman Accepts New PM's Resignation

PA Chairman Accepts New PM's Resignation

PA Chairman Abbas accepts Hamdallah's resignation. 'Abbas wanted 'yes man' with no powers,' PA source says.Chana Ya'ar, 23/06/2013 11:53
'Pragmatist' Hamdallah to Replace Fayyad

'Pragmatist' Hamdallah to Replace Fayyad

Mahmoud Abbas has decided to appoint an academic named Rami Hamdallah as his new prime minister.Arutz Sheva, 03/06/2013 13:53
Abbas Names New Prime Minister

Abbas Names New Prime Minister

Rami Hamdallah will be the Palestinian Authority's new prime minister, replacing Salam Fayyad.Elad Benari, 03/06/2013 02:46
German Minister Meets Fayyad

German Minister Meets Fayyad

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: "Germany is ready to help create a climate of confidence."Gil Ronen, 18/05/2013 21:51
Fayyad Denies Speaking to the New York Times

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2013 05:36
Fayyad Blames Failed Leadership and Israel

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/05/2013 01:50
PA’s ‘Moderate’ Fayyad: Free All Terrorists

PA’s ‘Moderate’ Fayyad: Free All Terrorists

PA second-in-command says it is wrong to imprison Arabs for terrorism against Israel.Maayana Miskin, 28/04/2013 08:41
Fayyad is Hardly a Moderate

Fayyad is Hardly a Moderate

A hard look at Salim Fayyad's record paints a very different picture than the one the world has adopted. David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency, 28/04/2013 00:05
Fayyad Urges New Elections in Farewell Address

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.Chana Ya'ar, 17/04/2013 16:55
Fatah Official: Time to Make Peace with Hamas

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.Elad Benari, 16/04/2013 06:42
PA Looking for New Prime Minister

PA Looking for New Prime Minister

PA mulling the prospect of a new prime minister after Salam Fayyad resigned.Elad Benari, 15/04/2013 03:14
US, Canada Thank Fayyad, 'Strong Partner'

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.Chana Ya'ar, 14/04/2013 14:16
Abbas Accepts Fayyad's Resignation

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2013 04:45
U.S.: Fayyad Not Going Anywhere, as Far as We Know

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.Elad Benari, 12/04/2013 05:45
Diplomats: Fayyad Resignation Signals New PA Woes

Diplomats: Fayyad Resignation Signals New PA Woes

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister has tendered his resignation, after criticism of him within the PA reached new highsDavid Lev, 11/04/2013 08:37
Kerry Meets with PA's Fayyad, Israel's Leaders

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.Chana Ya'ar, 08/04/2013 20:18
Abbas May Fire Fayyad

Abbas May Fire Fayyad

There is unrest in PA territories over price rises and austerity measures.Gil Ronen, 06/04/2013 20:55
PA Premier Fayyad Suffers Pancreatic Swelling

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.Arutz Sheva staff, 02/04/2013 22:57
PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Hospitalized

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Hospitalized

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad was hospitalized Monday after suddenly falling ill.Chana Ya'ar, 01/04/2013 23:24
Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

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.Elad Benari, 20/03/2013 03:43
Fayyad Hurt by Tear Gas During Weekly Protest

Fayyad Hurt by Tear Gas During Weekly Protest

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad among several Arabs who were hurt during a riot.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/03/2013 21:39
Fayyad: Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA

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.Elad Benari, 24/12/2012 06:14
Fayyad Urges Arabs to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

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.Elad Benari, 17/12/2012 04:15
Fayyad Calls for Boycott of Israeli Goods

Fayyad Calls for Boycott of Israeli Goods

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Sunday called for a total boycott of Israeli products.David Lev, 17/12/2012 02:46
Fayyad to Israel: Come Back to the Table

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.Elad Benari, 02/12/2012 04:33
Report: Fayyad to Resign as PA's Prime Minister

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.Elad Benari, 01/11/2012 04:44
Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village

Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village

Catherine Ashton joins PA olive harvest in Israeli territory. PA: This proves the land should be ours. Maayana Miskin, 26/10/2012 08:57
PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

Decision is an attempt to reduce spiraling prices as transportation union says it plans new protest actions.AFP, 23/09/2012 22:10
Protests Prompt Netanyahu to Give PA Aid Package

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.Elad Benari, 12/09/2012 01:12
Israel Fears Arab Spring Anarchy in PA

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/09/2012 13:07
PA Spring? – Hamas is Waiting in the Wings

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.Chana Ya'ar, 10/09/2012 01:14
Fayyad: Ready to Resign Over Protests

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.Elad Benari, 07/09/2012 10:47
'Arab Spring' Hits PA, Hundreds Protest in Shechem

'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.Elad Benari, 06/09/2012 06:13
PA Pays Senior Jailed Terrorist $3,000 a Month

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/09/2012 22:40
Fayyad, EU Criticize Israel Over Moving Residents

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.Elad Benari, 09/08/2012 04:13
Gunshots Fired Near Fayyad's Ramallah Compound

Gunshots Fired Near Fayyad's Ramallah Compound

PA police officers trade gunfire with assailants at Fayyad’s compound in Ramallah. No casualties reported.Elad Benari, 09/08/2012 02:15
‘Palestinian Authority on Verge of Collapse’

‘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.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 06/08/2012 11:20
PA, Israel Sign Agreements on Taxes, Goods

PA, Israel Sign Agreements on Taxes, Goods

Finance Minister Steinitz and PA Prime Minister Fayyad agree on arrangements regarding taxation and the transfer of goods.Elad Benari, 01/08/2012 04:48
Fayyad: We've Never Been More Marginalized

Fayyad: We've Never Been More Marginalized

PA PM Salam Fayyad says "the Palestinian cause" has never been more marginalized, attacks Israel for building in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 30/07/2012 06:39
PA Told Clinton: No Weapons or Prisoners, No Talks

PA Told Clinton: No Weapons or Prisoners, No Talks

PA PM Fayyad met in Jerusalem with US Secy of State Clinton, but said nothing new: no talks with Israel without concessions first.Chana Ya'ar, 17/07/2012 11:38
Saudis Give PA Emergency Donation

Saudis Give PA Emergency Donation

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad hails an emergency $100 million donation received from Saudi Arabia at the request of PA Chairman Abbas.Elad Benari, 16/07/2012 01:15
PA Facing 'Worst Financial Crisis' Ever

PA Facing 'Worst Financial Crisis' Ever

The Palestinian Authority government is facing its “worst financial crisis” since its establishment, its labor minister says.Elad Benari, 02/07/2012 05:44
Fayyad Says Abbas Has Lost Bid for UN Recognition

Fayyad Says Abbas Has Lost Bid for UN Recognition

Salam Fayyad took a direct slap at Abbas and said the PA is losing its bid for UN recognition while its financial situation worsens.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 09/05/2012 11:50
Abbas and Fayyad Set to Reshuffle PA Cabinet

Abbas and Fayyad Set to Reshuffle PA Cabinet

After reports of a schism over a letter sent to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the top PA leaders plan to shake up Ramallah's cabinetGabe Kahn, 30/04/2012 19:55
Fayyad Pulls Out of Netanyahu Meet

Fayyad Pulls Out of Netanyahu Meet

Without explanation, Palestinian Authority PM Salam Fayyad will not join the delegation delivering chairman Abbas' letter to PM NetanyahuGabe Kahn, 17/04/2012 19:37
Fayyad May Be Abbas’ Pawn in Diplomatic Chess Game

Fayyad May Be Abbas’ Pawn in Diplomatic Chess Game

Barak says arguments over tax money for the PA may cancel the hyped meeting between Netanyahu and Fayyad, who may be Abbas’ pawn.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/04/2012 18:32
Fayyad Ignores Israeli Sovereignty,

Fayyad Ignores Israeli Sovereignty,

PA Prime Minister inaugurates new PA construction project, despite the fact that it is located in an area under full Israeli control.Elad Benari, 17/04/2012 05:13
Former Amb.: Israel Should Set 'Red Lines'

Former Amb.: Israel Should Set 'Red Lines'

Dr. Dore Gold, former Ambassador to the United Nations, says Israel should set ‘red lines’ should it restart negotiations with the PA.Elad Benari, 17/04/2012 02:13
Netanyahu-Fayyad Confab After Passover

Netanyahu-Fayyad Confab After Passover

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is expected to hold a face-to-face meeting with PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad about restarting talks.Gabe Kahn, 04/04/2012 16:33
PA Wants Money More Than Peace

PA Wants Money More Than Peace

The PA is more than willing to talk about revenue building measures even as it refuses to come to the table to negotiate peace.Gabe Kahn., 22/03/2012 17:39
Fayyad: Palestinian Cause Does Not Justify Terror

Fayyad: Palestinian Cause Does Not Justify Terror

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad lambasted Otzar HaTorah shooter Mohammad Merah calling him a 'terrorist' and 'criminal'Gabe Kahn., 21/03/2012 17:55
EU Contributes Funds to Upgrade Crossing into Gaza

EU Contributes Funds to Upgrade Crossing into Gaza

EU contributes 13 million euros to upgrade the Kerem Shalom crossing through which goods enter Gaza.Elad Benari, 21/03/2012 05:45
Fayyad: No Aid Means Reduction in Expenses

Fayyad: No Aid Means Reduction in Expenses

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says his government will reduce expenses if donor countries fail to pay aid they pledged to the PA.Elad Benari, 18/03/2012 06:30
PA Actively Defying Israel in Jerusalem

PA Actively Defying Israel in Jerusalem

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad says the PA 'is continuously trying to allocate resources' inside Jerusalem to challenge Israel's sovereigntyGabe Kahn., 15/02/2012 20:15
Fayyad Faces Protests Over Austerity Plans

Fayyad Faces Protests Over Austerity Plans

1,000 Palestinian Authority Arabs march in Hevron in protest of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s austerity plans.Elad Benari, 05/02/2012 06:35
Fayyad Meets with Freed Would-Be Murderer

Fayyad Meets with Freed Would-Be Murderer

PA Prime Minister meets Salah Hamouri, who planned to assassinate Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and was released in the Shalit deal.Elad Benari, 22/12/2011 03:16
Fayyad Seeks to Wean PA Off Foreign Aid

Fayyad Seeks to Wean PA Off Foreign Aid

Prime minister is seeking to bolster the PA economy and wean Ramallah off billions in financial aid by 2013Gabe Kahn., 01/12/2011 21:12