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US seeking to improve ties between Israel and PA

US seeking to improve ties between Israel and PA

US envoy concludes visit to Israel and PA which included "productive engagements" with Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/07/2021 23:35
US official to Israel: I've never seen the PA in a worse situation

US official to Israel: I've never seen the PA in a worse situation

Report: US envoy warned Israeli officials that the PA is facing dangerous economic and political crises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 06:05
PA, US discussing resumption of negotiations

PA, US discussing resumption of negotiations

PA officials meet US envoy, discuss with him their demands for the resumption of negotiations with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 15/07/2021 04:38
Top US official to visit Israel, PA

Top US official to visit Israel, PA

State Department's top official on Israeli-Palestinian Arab issues, Hady Amr, will travel to Jerusalem on Sunday.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/07/2021 01:39
Abbas: Biden must rescind recognition of PLO as terror organization

Abbas: Biden must rescind recognition of PLO as terror organization

PA chairman tells J Street Conference that Biden administration must rescind 1987 determination that the PLO is a terror group.Elad Benari, 19/04/2021 04:11
PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh welcomes restoration of US economic aid to the PA as well as its restoration of aid for UNRWA.Elad Benari, 08/04/2021 05:23
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
PA welcomes restoration of US aid

PA welcomes restoration of US aid

PA cabinet leader says resumption of US financial aid is "an important step in the right direction".Elad Benari, Canada, 27/03/2021 01:09
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
PA cabinet leader: Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future

PA cabinet leader: Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future

The Biden administration has renewed ties with the PA that have been frozen since 2017, after Trump recognized Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 17/03/2021 06:32
Biden administration renews contacts with PA

Biden administration renews contacts with PA

The PA has been boycotting the US since former President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 04:16
PA officials: There are ongoing contacts with the US

PA officials: There are ongoing contacts with the US

PA official says US administration clarified its support for the two-state solution and its opposition to Trump's peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 27/01/2021 06:07
PA hopes Biden will stop Israel's 'settlement attack'

PA hopes Biden will stop Israel's 'settlement attack'

PA cabinet leader urges US president-elect to act to halt Israel's "settlement activity in Judea and Samaria."Dalit Halevi, 19/01/2021 03:08
PA opposes US recognition of 'settlement products'

PA opposes US recognition of 'settlement products'

Abbas spokesman says new US move will not legitimize "settlements" which will eventually be dismantled.Dalit Halevi, 20/11/2020 04:43
PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA cabinet leader: Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria would "legitimizes the settlements".Elad Benari, Canada, 13/11/2020 20:11
Palestinian Authority: Biden's victory creates a new reality

Palestinian Authority: Biden's victory creates a new reality

PA cabinet leader calls for action to create a new political process under the auspices of the incoming US administration.Dalit Halevi, 10/11/2020 05:35
PA leaders welcome Biden victory

PA leaders welcome Biden victory

Senior PA officials happy Trump was not reelected. "Nothing was worse than Trump's era."Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2020 04:38
'All the settlements are illegal'

'All the settlements are illegal'

PA attacks agreement permitting scientific cooperation between Israel and the United States in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 29/10/2020 03:39
PA cabinet leader: God help us if Trump wins

PA cabinet leader: God help us if Trump wins

Mohammad Shtayyeh says a Trump victory in the US presidential elections will be disastrous.Elad Benari, 14/10/2020 05:12
Abbas adviser: Israel and the US are blackmailing us

Abbas adviser: Israel and the US are blackmailing us

PA chairman's adviser Nabil Shaath claims Israel and the US are blackmailing PA leaders by imposing financial sanctions.Elad Benari, 07/10/2020 06:12
US national security adviser: We want to see the Palestinians in their own state

US national security adviser: We want to see the Palestinians in their own state

Robert O'Brien says US administration is "committed to a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine".Elad Benari, 04/09/2020 04:02
Russia offers to mediate between US and PA

Russia offers to mediate between US and PA

Russia reportedly offers to facilitate meeting between US and PA as part of an initiative to slow or stop Israeli sovereignty moves.Elad Benari, 21/05/2020 05:08
Senior US official warns Palestinians

Senior US official warns Palestinians

“If the Palestinians continue to refuse to come to the table it will make our decision-making regarding annexation much easier."Elad Benari, 13/05/2020 00:10
PA denies receiving aid from US

PA denies receiving aid from US

PA denies reports that it will be receiving $5 million in humanitarian aid from Trump administration.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/04/2020 00:16
US to provide $5 million in aid to PA

US to provide $5 million in aid to PA

Trump administration will give $5 million in humanitarian assistance to help PA hospitals cope with coronavirus.Elad Benari, 17/04/2020 05:27
Abbas planning 'diplomatic intifada' against Trump peace plan

Abbas planning 'diplomatic intifada' against Trump peace plan

PA chairman to present alternative peace plan in speech at the UN this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2020 03:55
PA official lauds US resolution supporting 'two-state solution'

PA official lauds US resolution supporting 'two-state solution'

Mohammad Shtayyeh says House resolution in support of "two-state solution" is in harmony with international law.Elad Benari, 10/12/2019 06:33
Erekat blames US for Israeli construction in Hevron

Erekat blames US for Israeli construction in Hevron

Senior PLO official: Israel’s decision to build new Jewish neighborhood in Hevron a direct result of US policy shift on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 02/12/2019 04:03
PA cabinet leader: Trump no longer an honest broker

PA cabinet leader: Trump no longer an honest broker

Mohammed Shtayyeh urges US Congress members to pressure Trump administration to retract its “unilateral steps” towards the Palestinians.Elad Benari, 03/10/2019 06:26
Abbas: US does not respect international law

Abbas: US does not respect international law

PA chairman asserts that the United States did not respect international law when it moved its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/09/2019 06:42
PLO welcomes resignation of Jason Greenblatt

PLO welcomes resignation of Jason Greenblatt

PLO official Hanan Ashrawi claims US envoy's resignation is an admission of failure of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, 06/09/2019 03:33
PA: Trump trying to antagonize the Palestinian people

PA: Trump trying to antagonize the Palestinian people

PA “foreign ministry” blasts US intention to allow US citizens born in Jerusalem to list “Jerusalem, Israel” on their US passports.Elad Benari, 05/09/2019 06:36
Abbas: Palestinians are spreading peace

Abbas: Palestinians are spreading peace

PA chairman claims that he wants to promote peace but the US is getting in the way.Dalit Halevi, 30/08/2019 06:35
State Department plays down removal of PA from website

State Department plays down removal of PA from website

State Department official responds to website's removal of the Palestinian Authority: There has been no change to our policy.Elad Benari, 28/08/2019 05:13
PA blasts State Department for removing it from its website

PA blasts State Department for removing it from its website

Abbas spokesman says US move shows it is "fully aligned with the extremist Israeli right-wing."Elad Benari, 26/08/2019 06:12
Abbas snubs visiting Republican delegation

Abbas snubs visiting Republican delegation

PA chairman fails to show up at meeting with visiting Republican congressional delegation, sends other officials to meet the group.Ben Ariel, 14/08/2019 06:12
Greenblatt: Trump hasn't yet decided when to unveil peace plan

Greenblatt: Trump hasn't yet decided when to unveil peace plan

US envoy says it is unclear whether the political component of the peace plan will be unveiled before or after Israeli elections.Elad Benari, 13/08/2019 01:07
Abbas: We will not renew ties with Trump

Abbas: We will not renew ties with Trump

PA chairman says relations with the current US administration would not be renewed until Trump recognizes the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 15/07/2019 03:04
PA spokesman: We'll talk to US if it accepts two-state solution

PA spokesman: We'll talk to US if it accepts two-state solution

Official spokesman for PA chairman: PA leadership ready to resume talks with US if it agrees to abide by “international peace references”.Elad Benari, 12/07/2019 06:38
Report: PA reconsidering boycott of US

Report: PA reconsidering boycott of US

Israel Hayom newspaper reports that the Palestinian Authority is trying to straighten things out with Trump administration.Elad Benari, 09/07/2019 00:34
PLO sets conditions for renewal of ties with US

PLO sets conditions for renewal of ties with US

Senior PLO official Saeb Erekat says Washington must commit itself to the peace process in order for PA to agree to resume contacts.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/07/2019 02:22
Greenblatt: I haven't found anything to criticize Israel over

Greenblatt: I haven't found anything to criticize Israel over

US envoy says he sees nothing to criticize in the decisions taken by PM Binyamin Netanyahu concerning relations with PA.Elad Benari, 27/06/2019 04:06
Kushner: We do not have to help the Palestinians

Kushner: We do not have to help the Palestinians

President Trump's adviser and son-in-law: If the PA continues to criticize us, the aid will be stopped.Nitsan Keidar, 25/06/2019 00:31
PA cabinet head: US waging war against us

PA cabinet head: US waging war against us

Mohammad Shtayyeh accuses United States of waging a financial and political war against the PA, reiterates rejection of peace plan.Elad Benari, 17/06/2019 06:42
Abbas again hopes US peace plan 'goes to hell'

Abbas again hopes US peace plan 'goes to hell'

For the second time in a week, PA chairman blasts US peace plan.Elad Benari, 06/06/2019 06:08
Pompeo clarifies comments on peace plan

Pompeo clarifies comments on peace plan

Secretary of State: I can see how someone might be concerned that peace plan is one-sided, but that's simply not true.Elad Benari, 04/06/2019 02:06
PA spokesman: Kushner showing contempt for Palestinians

PA spokesman: Kushner showing contempt for Palestinians

PA spokesman blasts Trump's senior adviser for suggesting the Palestinians can't maintain independent rule.Dalit Halevi, 04/06/2019 01:03
PA: US trying to renew contacts

PA: US trying to renew contacts

PA “foreign minister” Riyad al-Malki: Washington hoping to renew ties, but no Palestinian will accept its peace proposal.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/05/2019 00:15
Democratic senators call to restore aid to PA

Democratic senators call to restore aid to PA

Six Democratic senators introduce resolution to restore US humanitarian aid to Arabs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza.Elad Benari, 19/04/2019 03:08
Greenblatt to PA cabinet head: Try working with us

Greenblatt to PA cabinet head: Try working with us

US envoy rips PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh, who said the Trump administration’s peace plan will be “born dead”.Elad Benari, 18/04/2019 06:06
Iran tells Arabs to resist Trump's pro-Israel moves

Iran tells Arabs to resist Trump's pro-Israel moves

Iran calls on Palestinian Arabs to be “steadfast in their resistance” against Trump’s moves.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/03/2019 01:06
Erekat calls for boycott of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Erekat calls for boycott of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Top PA leader urges international community to boycott US Embassy unit that will handle relations with Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 08/03/2019 06:07
Fatah: Conflict with US is inevitable

Fatah: Conflict with US is inevitable

Deputy Fatah leader says US leaves PA with no other choice but a confrontation in order to thwart the "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, 03/03/2019 06:10
US downgrade of PA Jerusalem mission to take effect Monday

US downgrade of PA Jerusalem mission to take effect Monday

US official says that on Monday, the US consulate in Jerusalem, which served Palestinian Arabs, will close and merge with US embassy.Ben Ariel, 03/03/2019 03:26
Abbas adviser: Warsaw conference aims to normalize 'occupation'

Abbas adviser: Warsaw conference aims to normalize 'occupation'

Senior adviser to PA chairman says Warsaw conference lacks credibility, denies Palestinian right to self-determination.Elad Benari, 15/02/2019 05:52
Greenblatt: PA declined invitation to Warsaw conference

Greenblatt: PA declined invitation to Warsaw conference

US special envoy rejects claims PA officials weren't invited to attend Middle East conference in Warsaw.Elad Benari, 13/02/2019 05:09
PA accuses US of pressuring Arab states to stop financial aid

PA accuses US of pressuring Arab states to stop financial aid

PA “foreign minister” says PA is looking for legal ways to stop US pressure on Arab states to stop their financial aid to the PA.Ben Ariel, 12/02/2019 05:20