Palestinian Authority

Report: Palestinian Security Forces Halt On-Ground Cooperation with Israel

Friday, May 22, 2020

Palestinian security forces posted to areas B and C of the West Bank on Thursday retreated into the Palestinian-controlled Area A, Haaretz reported. The move reflects the Palestinian Authority’s decision to halt the security coordination with Israel over Israeli plans to formally extend its sovereignty over Area C. Area A refers to parts of the West Bank … Read More

Palestinian Authority Demolishing Ancient Jewish Fortress – Report

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Israeli NGO Regavim reported that the Palestinian Authority destroyed the Jewish heritage site of Tel Aroma in the absence of Civil Administration inspectors due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to JNS. The NGO reported that the ancient walls of the Samarian fortress and the reservoirs within were destroyed by Palestinian constructing teams, adding that … Read More

PA TV to Palestinians: ‘Al-Aqsa is More Precious Than Your Children’

Friday, April 24, 2020

Palestinian Authority TV aired a clip that reinforces the P.A.’s message that Islamic holy places and the struggle for “Palestine” are worth the sacrifice of their children. According to a new report by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) published on Wednesday, for decades, Palestinian leadership has promoted to its people the ideal of dying as “martyrs” … Read More

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Palestinian Authority’s Indoctrination of Children with Anti-Israel Hatred Moves Online

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Despite the coronavirus pandemic shutting down schools operated by the Palestinian Authority, a new report showed that educational materials containing incitement, hatred and violence are now being used extensively online. The materials were revealed by the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Textbooks (IMPACT-se), and showed numerous instances of the disturbing lessons … Read More

PA Rebuffs Call to Stop ‘Incitement’ Campaign Blaming Israel For its Virus Cases

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Senior Palestinian officials refused on Monday to back down on accusations that Israel has been responsible for intentionally spreading the coronavirus in the West Bank, after Jerusalem called such claims “incitement” and warned of significant consequences for repeating them. “We will not bow to blackmail in any form,” Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said … Read More

PA Mouthpiece Accuses Israel of Coronavirus ‘Holocaust’ Against Jailed Palestinians

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Palestinian Authority’s official newspaper recently accused Israel of launching a coronavirus “holocaust” against Palestinian prisoners in its custody, even as UN officials praised Israeli and Palestinian leaders for their strong cooperation in combating the pandemic. An editorial in the PA mouthpiece Al-Hayat al-Jadida falsely claimed that the spread of coronavirus in Israel had “caused … Read More

Abbas: Trump is a dog and the son of a dog, I won’t become a traitor

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas commented on Monday regarding US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” that “Trump is a dog and the son of a dog,” Fatah officials confirmed. “They called me from Washington and I did not pick up the phone,” Abbas said. “I said no and I will continue to say no… … Read More

Abbas said to refuse to take phone call from Trump

Monday, January 27, 2020

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly refused to take a phone call from US President Donald Trump ahead of the White House’s expected release of a Mideast peace plan rejected by Ramallah as one-sided in favor of Israel. The report by the state-run Turkish Anadolu Agency on Monday came ahead of separate meetings that Trump … Read More

Explosive device attached to balloons from Gaza land near Ashdod

Friday, January 17, 2020

Israeli police neutralized an explosive device attached to several balloons launched from Gaza into Israeli territory on Friday, The Jerusalem Post’s sister publication Maariv reported on Friday. Earlier during the day, police announced that several balloons launched from Gaza landed in an open field near the city of Ashdod and that bomb-disposal experts were at … Read More