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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.

PA, Israel Sign Agreements on Taxes, Transfer of Goods

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.

Fayyad: We've Never Been More Marginalized

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.

PA Told Clinton: No Weapons or Prisoners, No Talks

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.

Saudis Give PA Emergency Donation, Fayyad Welcomes It

PA Facing 'Worst Financial Crisis' Ever

The Palestinian Authority government is facing its “worst financial crisis” since its establishment, its labor minister says.

PA Facing 'Worst Financial Crisis' Ever, Says Minister

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.

Fayyad Says Abbas Has Lost Bid for UN Recognition

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 cabinet

Abbas and Fayyad Set to Reshuffle PA Cabinet

Fayyad Pulls Out of Netanyahu Meet

Without explanation, Palestinian Authority PM Salam Fayyad will not join the delegation delivering chairman Abbas' letter to PM Netanyahu

Fayyad Pulls Out of Netanyahu Meet

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.

Fayyad May Be Abbas’ Pawn in Diplomatic Chess Game

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.

Fayyad Ignores Israeli Sovereignty, Launches New Dam

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.

Former Amb.: Israel Should Set 'Red Lines' for Talks with PA

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.

Netanyahu-Fayyad Confab After Passover

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.

PA Wants Money More Than Peace

Fayyad: Palestinian Cause Does Not Justify Terror

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad lambasted Otzar HaTorah shooter Mohammad Merah calling him a 'terrorist' and 'criminal'

Fayyad: Palestinian Cause Does Not Justify Terror

EU Contributes Funds to Upgrade Crossing into Gaza

EU contributes 13 million euros to upgrade the Kerem Shalom crossing through which goods enter Gaza.

EU Contributes Funds to Upgrade Crossing into Gaza

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.

PA Prime Minister: No Aid Means Reduction in Expenses

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 sovereignty

PA Actively Defying Israel in Jerusalem

Fayyad Faces Protests Over Austerity Plans

1,000 Palestinian Authority Arabs march in Hevron in protest of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s austerity plans.

Fayyad Faces Protests Over Austerity Plans

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.

Fayyad Meets with Freed Would-Be Murderer

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 2013

Fayyad Seeks to Wean PA Off Foreign Aid

Second PA Minister Indicted in Corruption Probe

Ramallah's ongoing corruption probe continues to cast doubts on popular claims that the PA is 'ready for statehood.'

Second PA Minister Indicted in Corruption Probe

PA Admits Israeli Sanctions Are Cutting Deep

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad says Israel freeze of tax revenues to Ramallah is having a 'devastating impact'

PA Admits Israeli Sanctions Are Cutting Deep

Fayyad Warns: No Tax Money - No More PA

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad: If Israel doesn't transfer our tax money, we will fail financially and cease to exist.

Fayyad Warns: No Tax Money - No More PA

Fatah Backs Fayyad Against Hamas

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas is backing Salam Fayyad as his choice for Prime Minister despite Hamas' continued objections to his remaining.

Fatah Backs Fayyad Against Hamas

Fayyad Stepping Down?

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad called on factions to pick his replacement so Hamas can no longer use him as a pretext to avoid unity.

Fayyad Stepping Down?

PA Unrest as Crisis Continues

The PA heads off a strike by promising to pay salaries, but warns that needs will go unmet in August. Arab League nations blamed.

PA Unrest as Financial Crisis Continues

PA Camps Glorify Terrorists

A Fatah-sponsored summer camp has divided its campers into three groups named after terrorists who carried out lethal attacks against Israel

PA’s Summer Camps Glorify Terrorists

Report: The Stillborn State

PA auditors are once again asking "where's the money?" as corruption probes multiply. Can such a state survive?

Report: Corruption in the Stillborn PA State

Fayyad Shoots for Beggar State

Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad says PA's dependency on charity is not a valid argument against assuming mantle of statehood.

Fayyad Shoots for Beggar State

PA: Salaries to go Unpaid

A blow to statehood goal? PA cannot pay salaries, blames donor countries.

PA: Salaries Unpaid, Fayyad Blames Donors

Fayyad: UN's 'PA State' Symbolic

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad acknowledged Tuesday that U.N. recognition of its “state” would change nothing.

Fayyad: UN's 'PA State' Symbolic Only

Fayyad: Freedom or Right to Vote

PA Prime Minister calls on Israel to give PA Arabs "freedom or right to vote", in what sounds almost a request for Israeli citizenship.

Fayyad to Israel: Give Us Freedom or Right to Vote

PA 'Unity' Falters Over Fayyad

The much ballyhooed Palestinian Authority “unity” appears to be falling apart over the question of who will lead its government.

PA 'Unity' Falters Over Fayyad

Fayyad Suffers Heart Attack

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister hospitalized in Texas after suffering heart attack while visiting his son.

Fayyad Suffers Heart Attack While in U.S.

Abbas to be Prime Minister

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is to serve as Prime Minister in the PA transition government; Fayyad and Haniyeh to be his deputies.

Abbas to be Prime Minister in PA Transitional Government

France Adds Funds for PA Gov't

France has agreed to provide additional funding to the new Fatah-Hamas unity government to help cover salaries after Israel froze funds.

France Adds Funds for PA Unity Gov't

Cash Freeze: PA Whines

Fayyad complains he can't pay salaries after Israel cut off PA cash in response to reconciliation with Hamas.

PA Whines Over Israeli Cash Freeze

IMF, World Bank: PA OK for State

The International Monetary Fund gave the Palestinian Authority a boost this week, saying it can run the economy of an independent nation.

Int'l Monetary Fund, World Bank: PA Ready for Statehood

PA ‘Double Talks’

Palestinian Media Watch once again shows how PA leaders say one thing to their own people and another to the rest of the world.

PA Double Talk on Honoring Terrorist, Jerusalem Bombing

PA: No IDF in Jordan Valley

The Palestinian Authority has rejected another compromise, this time concerning an Israeli military presence in the Jordan Valley.

PA Rejects Compromise on Jordan Valley Sovereignty