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Abbas: Secret talks are being held at a time when Hamas continues to issue “baseless accusations” against PA.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinian Authority officials say they will only meet if Israel agrees to a number of preconditions
By JPOST.COM STAFF
PA foreign minister says Palestinians submitted request to set date for filing cases about settlements, alleged war crimes.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,YONAH JEREMY BOB
A security official from the Palestinian Authority said that members of the terror cell were planning attacks meant to take place in Israel.
In addition to the release of prisoners and an end to West Bank building, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas wants a guarantee that talks will last for at least a year.
Calling coalition extreme, Erekat says it will be counteractive to "peace and stability" in region.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Nickolay Mladenov, who replaced Robert Serry as UN peace envoy in February, laments failure to implement Palestinian unity deal.
Statement comes in response to the PA’s ongoing security crackdown on Hamas supporters in the aftermath of the Islamist movement’s victory in the Bir Zeit University elections last week.
According to sources in Jerusalem, 1.851 billion NIS to be transferred this week; agreement reached through dialog between COGAT and PA officials.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Balata has been the scene of tensions and armed clashes over the past few weeks between gunmen and Palestinian security forces.
Senior Hamas official says group does not conduct any negotiations with Israel; “We negotiate with the occupation only through the rifle.”
They two leaders will discuss the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as well as other issues relating to the Middle East.
As relations with the Palestinian Authority get worse, the security and stability in the area is further undermined, defense officials believe.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
The Foreign Ministry's Emmanuel Nachshon calls the Palestinian decision to join International Criminal Court “political, cynical and hypocritical.”
By HERB KEINON
“As Palestine formally becomes a State Party to the Rome Statute today, the world is also a step closer to ending a long era of impunity and injustice," PA foreign minister says.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,YONAH JEREMY BOB,HERB KEINON
Israel pledges to release frozen funds accrued, but whether it releases upcoming revenues dependent on PA actions.
Strongly-worded statement from the PA Foreign Ministry says Liberman “poses threat to humanity.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,LAHAV HARKOV
Hamas officials strongly condemned the crackdown.
Citing security concerns, Israel keeps a naval blockade on Gaza, which is ruled by the Islamist Hamas movement.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Kerry phoned Abbas to urge him to refrain from taking “harsh” decisions before the upcoming Israeli elections.
The PA Foreign Ministry accused Kerry of ignoring international condemnations of Israel.
Hanan Ashrawi’s announcement comes in response to Monday's verdict, which found the PLO and the PA liable for supporting terrorist attacks in Israel more than a decade ago.
Until now, the PA president had no personal risk going to the ICC, as the Gaza war at most, put Israel and Hamas at risk.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinian official says charges are baseless and the New York Court ignored the legal precedent set by other US courts.
"The defendants have already been boasting that they will appeal the decision and we will never collect on the judgment – but we will go to the end of the earth to collect it.”
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The Israel Electric Corporation cut off power supplies to the Palestinian cities of Jenin and Nablus for about 45 minutes, as a warning regarding the Palestinian debt to the company.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
The officials were responding to consistent claims from top US and EU officials that if the money is not transferred soon the PA may fall apart or stop security cooperation with Israel.
Defense minister says Palestinian Authority preferred to try and sue Israel before the ICC than take responsibility in coastal enclave.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Army has increased operations in West Bank for the seizure of ammunition.
Rawabi, which is located on a Samaria hilltop between Ramallah and Nablus, is the first planned Palestinian city in the West Bank that offers affordable modern homes.
Abbas arrived in Brussels after a three-day visit to Sweden, where he inaugurated the Palestinian embassy in Stockholm.
The important point that the PA’s defense team hoped to make was that any alleged wrongdoing attributable to PLO or Fatah employees cannot be transferred or placed at the feet of the PA.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
The sellers are to be given a two week window in order to get rid of existing products from the banned Israeli companies.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DOV LIEBER
Monthly transfers will be held up until Israel “finishes formulating its response to the Palestinian Authority's unilateral move to the ICC, said an official.
Hamas says PA security forces provided Israel with details about figures and houses not only from Hamas, but also Fatah and Islamic Jihad.
The two Palestinians were throwing firebombs onto a civilian roadway.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Abbas determined to “end Israeli occupation in spite of pressure the Palestinian leadership is facing.”
Tensions in Fatah spilled into violence over the past week as Dahlan’s supporters attacked Abbas loyalists on a number of occasions.
Dozens of survivors of the attacks may testify in a trial, expected to last up to three months.
Abbas accuses Israeli government of employing “systematic plan to alter the identity of Jerusalem and choking its residents.”
United States provides approximately $500 million in an annual assistance to the Palestinian Authority.
By HERB KEINON,JTA
US officials examining whether move violates US appropriations law for continuation of Palestinian aid.
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Palestinian officials have warned the PA may dissolve without these funds.
NGO believes it can file wider range of complaints against Hamas, including for thousands of rocket attacks against Israel.
Abbas says Palestinians will resume their statehood bid at the United Nations Security Council “despite pressure we are facing.”
Palestinian chief undaunted by failed bid to win a United Nations Security Council resolution mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
"It should come as no surprise that there will be implications for this step, but we continue to review," a US official told Reuters.
Islamist group reiterates opposition to draft statehood resolution; slams PA for "another failure added to the choice of compromise" with Israel.
PLO envoys says Palestinian leadership set to convene emergency meeting on next steps after UNSC rejected draft statehood resolution.
Britain says it cannot support new Palestinian UN draft resolution.
State Department says draft bid calling for Israeli withdrawal to pre-1967 lines "sets arbitrary deadlines" for reaching peace deal, doesn't meet Israel's security needs.
By MICHAEL WILNER,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas said that the Palestinians will decide on their future moves regardless of the result of the vote, but did not elaborate.
Resolution calls for a full IDF withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines within three years.
Survey finds each side perceives the other as constituting a threat to its very existence.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti took issue with the text and called on the PA leadership to conduct an immediate and comprehensive revision of its wording.
Barghouti accuses Abbas of making unjustified concessions on rights, calls for significant revision, Malki: Amendments are being made.
So far, only seven permanent members have thus far announced their intention to vote in favor of the proposed resolution.
La dynamique avocate Nitsana Darshan-Leitner mène campagne contre ceux qui financent les auteurs d’attentats terroristes. Au nom des victimes de la terreur, avec ou sans le soutien du gouvernement
By PAUL ALSTER
Regard sur les questions économiques avec la gouverneuse de la Banque d’Israël. Elle explique notamment pourquoi le fait d’être une femme ne lui a jamais posé de problème dans ce monde dominé par les hommes
By NIV ELIS
Si le dossier israélo-palestinien n’a pas été un sujet de fond de la campagne électorale, il risque de revenir sur le devant de la scène dès le lendemain du scrutin
Mardi 30 décembre, l’Autorité palestinienne n’est pas parvenue à faire passer sa résolution. Pourquoi la France a-t-elle soutenu le texte ? Qui sont aujourd’hui les alliés d’Israël ?
Washington et Ramallah ne cessent de répéter qu’elles ne souhaitent pas interférer dans les élections israéliennes, et pourtant, sur le terrain, chacun a déjà choisi son camp
Pope Francis - like Pope Benedict - has joined the evil-doers to the chagrin of the Jewish people.
By DAVID SINGER
"Palestinian statehood" has been one cry heard persistently during Foreign Office questions over several years.
By JERRY LEWIS
PA lawyer: I fear jury will rule against Palestinian Authority because of who they are, not what they did; Plaintiffs: PA didn’t have to pay terrorists if it did not want to.
Defense tells court they plan to close their case by next Tuesday, February 17.
By FRANK G. RUNYEON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
First terror trial in US against PA sees cross-examination of head of Palestinian Authority’s equivalent to the CIA on Tuesday.
The PA's interim-appeal to the US Supreme Court was denied.
Response to Peace Index Poll very different than surveys taken before the March 17 election, which consistently found that a large majority of Israelis opposed a unity government.
By GIL HOFFMAN
With demand for products growing pre-holiday, suppliers attempt to smuggle goods.
By SHARON UDASIN
The announcement was made in a press release by the Prime Minister's Office just before sundown Friday.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
"If the Palestinian Authority ceases, or were to cease security cooperation, or even decide to disband as a result of their economic predicament,then we would be faced by yet another crisis."
A win against the PA would signal a clear, more plaintiff-friendly playing field for filing US terrorism cases, despite years without a high-profile victory.
"Israel is withholding our money and this means that the ‘State of Palestine’ will face a crisis.”
The nongovernmental group Honenu had defended the two men and, together with attorney Adi Kedar, had secured their freedom only after appealing the arrest to the High Court of Justice on Wednesday.
Some 30,000 cases of H5N1 had been identified, with 15,000 resultant deaths and 10,000 other birds "destroyed."
Dozens of survivors of terrorist attacks may testify in a trial expected to last up to three months.
Lead lawyer: "More than a decade after these six horrific terrorist attacks left Americans dead or wounded, today marks the day that survivors brought the perpetrators to face justice."
Palestinians pursue Israelis for alleged Gaza war crimes, settlement activity, Jerusalem may file counter suits.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Lawyer Nitsana Darshan-Leitner directs her campaign on behalf of the victims of terror at those who bankroll the perpetrators.
The Palestinian campaign includes legal efforts, mass media manipulation, active public diplomacy, incitement, boycotts and sanctions.
By GILEAD SHER
While the appeal of marathons is for their physical challenge and diverse locations, two long-distance courses in the West Bank have an extra element: politics.
By DARA FRANK
In the Hebron area, the PA General Intelligence Service arrested Anan al-Shahateet, a student at the Polytechnic University, and summoned for interrogation his colleague, Mohamed Rashaideh.
The Palestinian Authority has accused Fatah gunmen of imposing a rein of terror and intimidation on Balata camp residents and wealthy families living in Nablus.
Palestinian Authority ministers were dispatched to Hamas-controlled Strip as part of effort to solve salary dispute.
Abbas releases statement of backing for Saudi-led alliance poised to fight against Shi'ite Houthi rebels in Yemen.
At PLO Central Council meeting in Ramallah, PA president calls on Israel to cease settlement construction, release prisoners for return to peace talks.
PMO announces that Israel’s Water Authority will hook Rawabi up to its grid.
“The camp has been hijacked by an armed group that is terrorizing and threatening to kill residents who dare to speak out,” the Fatah Office of Information and Culture said.
“They want to create chaos in the Gaza Strip,” the Hamas official charged. “There is no Islamic State presence in the Gaza Strip as the Palestinian Authority and some media outlets claim.
Artist Mohammed Sabanneh, a Muslim, said he meant no harm.
The protest in Jerusalem was among a number of demonstrations across the Middle East on Friday, some turning violent, against Charlie Hebdo's new cover featuring Mohammad.
By DOV LIEBER,REUTERS
The preliminary inquiry could lead to charges against Palestinian and Israeli officials.
Palestinian Authority says can't fulfill its responsibilities toward Palestinians in enclave unless Hamas relinquishes control.
"I have been placed on a terrorist death list,” Kemp told an audience.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
If he remains in power, Netanyahu will lead Israel into international sanctions and increasing boycotts.
By GERSHON BASKIN