(Scott Johnson) Yesterday I noted the speech of Palestinian Authority President for Life Mahmoud Abbas, referring readers to the Times of Israel account of the speech and Times of Israel editor David Horovitz’s column on it. Abbas had given his speech this past Sunday to the PLO Central Council. Show More Summary
US President Donald Trump had threatened in a tweet to cut millions in contributions in order to force Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas into coming to the negotiating table to hash out a peace deal with Israel.Show More Summary
GAZA (Reuters) - Life began to look up for Gaza's Palestinians when reconciliation between its Hamas Islamist rulers and the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority in October brought a drop in crippling prices.
The Palestinian Authority leader assailed the Trump administration over its handling of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, vowing to reject American leadership of any peace talks.
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Jerusalem is "not for sale" the Palestinian government has warned the US, after Donald Trump threatened to cut off $300 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority. Relations between the White House and the Palestinians have souredShow More Summary
Analysts say withdrawing US money to Palestinian Authority may deprive US of influence on its leaders.
Palestinian authorities have reacted with outrage and accused Donald Trump of “blackmail” after the US suggested it would temporarily stop funding humanitarian aid to Palestinian refugees. In a tweet, Mr Trump accused the Palestinians of being “no longer willing to talk peace”. Show More Summary
The Palestinian Authority said Wednesday it had agreed to restore payments for electricity in the Gaza Strip after a cut in June worsened a power crisis in the blockaded enclave. The electricity payments have been a key issue in ongoing...Show More Summary
GAZA (Reuters) - The Palestinian Authority said on Wednesday it asked Israel to fully restore Israeli electricity flows to the Gaza Strip, a move that could nearly double the daily connection time in an enclave suffering severe power shortages.
Trump threatened to cut funding to Palestinian Authority, blaming Palestinians for non-existent peace process
The president tweeted that the U.S. pays the Palestinians millions of dollars a year yet receives "no appreciation or respect"
Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Trump appeared to threaten to cut off US aid money to the Palestinian Authority Tuesday, asking why the US should make "any of these massive future payments" when the Palestinians are "no longer willing to talk peace....
Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why … Click to Continue »
A senior Palestinian leader has expressed outrage at President Donald Trump's threat to cut funding to the Palestinian Authority, calling his tweets "blackmail." Hanan Ashrawi said in a statement on … Click to Continue »
President Trump threatened Tuesday to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority amid a backlash over his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that has threatened to undermine potential peace talks in the Middle East. In a pair of tweets, Trump said the Palestinians show “no appreciation or […]
After recently targeting Pakistan on Twitter, President Trump took aim at the Palestinian Authority on Tuesday. Read more...
Trump Threatens To Cut Off US Aid To Palestinian Authority Tyler Durden Tue, 01/02/2018 - 19:04
The comments came just weeks after Trump announced he would move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the U.S. should make "any of these massive future payments" when they are "no longer willing to talk peace."