Tag: Palestinian Authority

Tensions Ease in Gaza, Allowing Money and Fuel to Roll In

JERUSALEM — For months, Israel has tried to quell Gaza’s border protests through force. Now Israel is taking a different approach, easing a blockade and allowing millions of dollars in aid to flow into Gaza and to Hamas, its bitter foe, which controls the impoverished enclave. The aim of the […]

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The Broken Pieces of Middle East Peace

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Camp David accords — the high-water mark of Middle East peacemaking. How far we have fallen since then. It makes you weep. Rather than a breakthrough, Israelis and Palestinians seem to be inching closer and closer to a total breakdown. Without some […]

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Soros-Funded J Street: Trump ‘Recklessly Endangering’ Mideast by Cutting Aid to UN Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Agency

The Times of Israel reported: US Jews were split Friday night over the Trump administration’s decision to cut all funding to the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency hours earlier, with left-leaning Jewish organizations calling UNRWA “deeply flawed” but arguing that stripping it of aid would endanger Israel and destabilize the region. … The liberal Middle East […]

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Unable to Stop Flaming Kites, Israel Moves to Choke Off Gaza Commerce

JERUSALEM — Unable to thwart the waves of incendiary devices lofted into Israel on kites and birthday balloons from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli government opted for a punitive response on Monday, clamping down on cargo shipments in and out of Gaza in hopes that its rulers would halt the airborne arson themselves. The new […]

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Israel Penalizes Palestinians for Payments to Prisoners and ‘Martyrs’

Issa Qaraqe, the Palestinian Authority’s commissioner of prisoner affairs, told the official Voice of Palestine Radio on Tuesday, “The goal of this law is not only theft, but to delegitimize the Palestinian struggle, which is represented by our martyrs and prisoners, by branding them as criminals and terrorists.” “What they don’t know is that no […]

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Jared Kushner Criticizes Abbas, Questioning His Ability to Make Peace

JERUSALEM — Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser on the Middle East, said the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, was afraid to make peace with Israel, bore responsibility for the deteriorating situation in Gaza and was prioritizing his own political survival at the expense of his people’s needs. Mr. Kushner, who is on […]

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Caroline Glick: Prince William’s Problematic Itinerary in Israel

Israel was established 70 years ago. But June 25 will be the first time the Jewish state has ever been the destination for a British royal visit. For 70 years, the British Royal family has boycotted Israel and so refused to officially come to terms with its very existence. It isn’t that Israel has been […]

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WATCH – Giuliani: Palestinian Authority ‘Not Entitled to Be a State’

TEL AVIV – Lawyer to President Donald Trump Rudy Giuliani said the Palestinian Authority is a “murder machine” run by a “renegade group of terrorists and thieves” and is not worthy of being given a state. In a series of scathing interviews with Israeli media outlets this week while on a visit to the country, […]

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Fatah Official: Trump Is ‘Hitler’s Copy’ Who Prefers Palestinians ‘Dead’

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump is “the copy of Hitler” who would rather see Palestinians “dead” than free, an official from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction wrote in an oped published in the PA’s daily Sunday.  “This racist [Trump], the copy of Hitler, does not want to see us free but rather dead, […]

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