Tagged: Palestinian Authority

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Abbas: Final decision on cutting relations with Israel next week

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced Wednesday that the PLO would officially make a decision next week regarding the upholding of contractual relations with Israel, reported the Bethlehem-based Ma’an news agency. Abbas made...

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State Department denies calling out Abbas on incitement

The US State Department pandered once again to the Palestinian Authority (PA), backtracking on remarks noting the PA’s incitement campaign against Israel and blasting Israel’s “illegitimate” presence in Judea and Samaria. During Monday’s press...

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Netanyahu: No plans to arm PA security forces

Israel is not planning to approve arms for the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) security forces or any other “gesture” to the PA, including the release of terrorists, sources close to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told...

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‘This is not an intifada; it’s jihad’

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz (Likud) spoke at the Sderot conference Wednesday, calling for the government to take further steps against terror. “As a government minister and member of the security cabinet I am participating...

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PA shuts down newspaper over report on deal with Israel

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has shut down the local office of a pan-Arab newspaper after accusing it of “offensive” reporting on Palestinian security coordination with Israel, officials said, according to the Reutersnews agency. The...

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PA scoffs at US threat to cut funding over incitement

Following a report that the US may cut over $5 billion in aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) as punishment for the latter’s open incitement to terrorism during the current terror wave in October, the PA has...

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EU’s Mogherini calls for ‘concrete steps’ to end violence

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini met Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas late Monday to discuss “concrete steps” to calm the surge of violence between Israelis and Palestinians. “We have a...

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Palestinian Authority names road after Jerusalem stabber

The Palestinian Authority (PA) city of Surda-Abu Qash named a major road for a terrorist this month, “in order to honor” him for killing Jews. 19-year-old terrorist Mohannad Shafik Halabi murdered Rabbi Nehemia Lavi, 41, and...

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Abbas demands ‘incentives’ to stem Arab terror wave

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas has demanded that Israel provide him political incentives in exchange for his efforts to stem the latest wave of Arab terror, Channel 10 reported Saturday night. Israel, however, is reportedly reluctant...

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Abbas’ dubious day in Dubai

While thousands of Palestinians riot in the streets and dozens more have attacked Israelis in recent days, there’s at least one who doesn’t seem too concerned about goings on at home – Yasser Abbas,...

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Arab MK Tibi: Abbas Was Mistaken About 13-Year-Old Terrorist, Not Lying

MK Ahmed Tibi (Joint List) claimed on Friday that Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas was simply mistaken, not lying, when he declared in a speech earlier this week that Israel had “executed” a 13-year-old...