ABBAS CONFERS with senior Fatah official Mahmoud Aloul (right) during a ceremony marking the anniver
Abbas calls emergency meetings to discuss annexation

The meetings will take place as Abbas faces increased pressure from some PLO and Fatah officials to take drastic measures in response to the Israeli plan.

PLO in diplomatic blitz to prevent ‘annexation,’ free prisoners

Earlier, Erekat said that Britain, Japan and Norway officials told him that they rejected any “annexation” of parts of the West Bank and affirmed their continued support for UNRWA.

A member of medical staff swaps a Palestinian worker for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing, upo
PA fears workers returning from Israel will raise number of coronavirus cases

PLO: Settlements are spreading the disease to Palestinians.

PA President Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo on January 31
Palestinian officials deny rumors about Abbas’s health

Palestinian officials on Saturday denied that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus.

PLO flag hoisted over Jerusalem's Old City walls near the Damascus Gate, Jan. 1, 2020
PLO: Israel exploiting coronavirus to expand settlements

Criticism comes despite cooperation with Israel in combating the pandemic.

Fatah leader arrested for casting doubt on Abbas’s mental health

Last week Abbas denounced the physicians’ strike as a “despicable” act and said he does not have money to meet their demands.

Jewish member assaulted by Arab at Harvard Club event sues institution

"All I did was ask a simple question, and right when I got up, a grown man my father's age, got up, and tried putting his hands on me, he tried taking the microphone from me."

King of Jordan Abdullah II addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France January 15, 2020.
Arab world not following PA’s lead - analysis

The Palestinians are set to reject the plan out of hand, but they may not have the backing of the Arab world.

The time the CIA took a terrorist to Disneyland

In 1969, the CIA opened up a back channel with the PLO, which was then considered by the US and others to be a terrorist group.

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