Palestinian


Abbas Curbs Social-Media Expression

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social-media and news websites — the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank — with a vaguely worded…

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Israel, Jordan, and PA in Joint Rescue Exercise

Recent tensions over Har HaBayis apparently behind them, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority will for the first time conduct a joint rescue exercise, Yisrael Hayom reported Friday. The exercise,…

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Trump Team Brushes Off Palestinian Criticism

Officials in the Trump administration seem unperturbed by accusations made recently by Palestinian leaders that they are biased in favor of Israel and cannot act as honest brokers in the…

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China’s Four-Point Peace Plan, Nothing New

China’s U.N. ambassador has urged the international community to support President Xi Jinping’s new four-point proposal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and establish an independent Palestinian state. Liu Jieyi said…

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Top PA Negotiator Erekat in Line for Israeli Lung

Top Palestinian Authority negotiator Saeb Erekat is on a “short list” for a lung transplant in an Israeli hospital. Erekat, who has led the PA negotiating team in discussions with…

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Netanyahu Seeking to Calm Tensions at Har Habayis

Israeli efforts to calm tensions at Har Habayis continued on Wednesday as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu conducted a flurry of consultations with security advisors, the Jordanian government and the Palestinian…

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