Tag Archives: Palestinian Authority

“Bizarrely, while Israel has approved the new Gaza hospital project, Palestinian Authority officials are trying to foil it”

GATESTONE Palestinians: What Is Wrong With Building a Hospital? by Bassam Tawil August 2, 2019 It hardly counts as news that Palestinian Authority leaders are obsessed with US President Donald J. Trump and his administration. Yet, these leaders have actually … Continue reading

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“The decision to “halt work” on all agreements with Israel was announced on Thursday night by PA President Mahmoud Abbas during an emergency meeting of the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah”

JERUSALEM POST Palestinians skeptical about Abbas’s move to ‘halt’ agreements with Israel by Khaled Abu Toameh July 28, 2019 A committee entrusted with carrying out the Palestinian leadership’s decision to end all agreements with Israel is expected to meet in … Continue reading

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Switzerland and Netherlands freeze UNRWA contributions in wake of scandal

ALGEMEINER Netherlands Becomes Second Country to Suspend UNRWA Funding Over Corruption Allegations Against Palestinian Refugee Agency by Staff July 31, 2019 The allegations of systematic corruption at the highest levels of UNRWA — the United Nations body dedicated solely to … Continue reading

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PA security forces raid homes of Palestinian businessmen who attended Bahrain “Peace to Prosperity” conference

JERUSALEM POST After threat from U.S., PA frees businessman who attended Bahrain summit by Khaled Abu Toameh June 30, 2019 Palestinian Authority security forces released Hebron businessman Saleh Abu Mayaleh on Saturday at 10:45 p.m., after he had been detained … Continue reading

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“They’ve rejected every peace initiative. Their no-show this week in Bahrain should be the last”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Take the Palestinians’ ‘No’ for an Answer bu Eugene Kontorovich June 23, 2019 …After so many rejections, one might conclude that the Palestinian Authority’s leaders simply aren’t interested in peace. Had they accepted any of the peace … Continue reading

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“The Palestinians are right to believe that the Arab world no longer cares about them and their problems”

GATESTONE Palestinian Leaders and Inconvenient Truths by Khaled Abu Toameh May 4, 2019 …The Arab betrayal of the Palestinians is not new. Instead of supporting their Palestinian brothers, the Arab states have been cutting aid to them. According to one report, … Continue reading

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Palestinians terrorize and torture their journalists and the world stands silent

GATESTONE Palestinians: Arresting, Torturing Journalists by Khaled Abu Toameh March 7, 2019 The Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank is continuing its unremitting security crackdown on Palestinian journalists, particularly on those who are not affiliated with Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling … Continue reading

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