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Palestinian Authority

Greenblatt: Palestinians have aspiration, not right, to East Jerusalem capital

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The forthcoming US peace plan will not be based on “fictions of international consensus” or on international law, the Trump administration’s Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt said Tuesday. Greenblatt also said that while the Palestinians may aspire to a capital in Jerusalem, they do not have a right to one. “It is true that … Read More

Top Trump negotiator: US still regards Abbas as a peace plan partner

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump’s top peace negotiator said the as yet unveiled U.S. Middle East peace plan includes the Palestinian Authority and its president, Mahmoud Abbas, as well as Hamas. “Our plan right now is with President Abbas,” Jason Greenblatt said Monday at the annual Washington, D.C., summit of the Christians United for … Read More

PA increases salaries to terrorists in 2019 despite financial crisis – report

Friday, July 5, 2019

The Palestinian Authority has paid no less than NIS 234,172,000 (more than $65 million), or, on average, NIS 46,834,400 a month in salaries to terrorist prisoners (including released prisoners), according to a PA financial expenditures report for the first five months of 2019. In research presented this week by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), this represents an … Read More

Erdogan says ‘out of question’ to support US Palestinian plan

Monday, July 1, 2019

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it was “out of the question” for Turkey to support the US economic plan for Palestinians, in comments published on Monday. The White House plan revealed last week calls for $50 billion in investment over 10 years in the Palestinian territories and their Arab neighbors. “It is out of the … Read More

Testimonies of Palestinians tortured by the PA to be shown at The Hague

Monday, June 24, 2019

(June 24, 2019 / Israel Hayom) The testimonies of Palestinians who suffered torture at the hands of the Palestinian Authority because they collaborated or were suspected of collaborating with Israel are due to be presented to the International Criminal Court at The Hague today. Two years ago, Jerusalem District Court Judge Moshe Drori ruled that … Read More

Israel’s strategic affairs minister: time for PA leader Abbas to go

Monday, June 17, 2019

(June 17, 2019 / JNS) Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan on Sunday urged the international community to take immediate action to oust Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, saying this was the only way to ensure the diplomatic process with the Palestinians moves forward. Speaking at The Jerusalem Post Conference in New York, Erdan lambasted … Read More

The Priorities of Palestinian Leaders

Friday, June 7, 2019

Let us consider some of those “other priorities….” Last week, Palestinian sources revealed that the ministers of the Palestinian Authority government have given themselves a $2,000 raise in their monthly salary… at a time when the Palestinian leadership is claiming that it is suffering from a financial crisis. Hardly a day passes without another Palestinian … Read More