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United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reiterated Thursday his country’s demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) stop handing out financial rewards to Palestinian terrorists and their families, The Times of Israel reported. Friedman made his comments as the PA declared its intention to make monthly payments to the relatives...

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On September 13, 1993, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin shook hands with PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn, marking the signing of the Oslo Accords that were supposed to pave the path towards an independent Palestinian state and peace for Israel. Looking back after 25 years, with...

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In an interview with Chris Ingram of News Talk Florida, Kenneth Bricker, The Israel Project’s Senior Press Associate, characterized the Trump administration’s recent decision to close the PLO offices as a message to the Palestinian Authority, which has refused to negotiate with Israel in recent years, that “the double game is...

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The decisions by President Donald Trump to have the United States stop funding United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which aids those defined as Palestinian refugees, as well as cut funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) has prompted criticism and predictions of disaster. A recent Washington Post editorial asserted that...

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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) must undergo significant reform to advance the chances of peace between Israel and the Palestinians, Joshua S. Block, CEO and President of The Israel Project, wrote in an op-ed published by The Algemeiner on Tuesday. “This issue is not a matter...

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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) must undergo significant reform to secure past levels of funding from the United States, a senior American diplomat said on Tuesday, The Algemeiner reported. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said, “We were supposed to the last time...

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Fatah and Hamas, the two dominant Palestinian factions, are unable to agree on reconciliation or even on a truce agreement with Israel that could improve conditions for residents of Gaza, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who also is head of the Fatah party, objects to...

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The United States announced that it would cut $200 million in annual aid from the Palestinian Authority (PA), The Jerusalem Post reported Friday. The impetus for reducing the aid, according to a State Department spokesman, was the result of a review “to ensure these funds are spent in accordance with...

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Israel’s finance minister is eliciting support for a plan to strengthen the West Bank’s economy from the United States and European Union even as the Palestinian Authority is opposing such efforts, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday. During the past three years, Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon has been promoting a plan to build jointly-operated...

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is said to have angered the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with his rejection of an Egypt-brokered truce between Israel and Hamas to end the violence in Gaza, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. According to a report by the London-based Al-Hayat daily...

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