Despite attempts by local vendors to decorate their shop fronts to attract customers, the holiday season this year has not met expectations.
"The US decided to support Israel’s claims and rhetoric of an exclusive 'Jewish capital,' over the inclusion and respect that a city important to the three monotheistic religions should have," Abbas claimed, ignoring the fact that when the holy city had been under Arab rule, from 1949 to 1967, Jews were completely banned from their holy sites.
The PLO, and not the PA, maintains a network of missions and embassies, and represents the PA abroad.
The youth of the predominantly Orthodox town of Yitzhar (pop. 1,468), held a traditional "swearing in" ceremony on Mount Ebal on the third light of Hanukkah.
Avitzur, the Bar Mitzvah boy, said: "I don't enjoy being here. But it also gives me strength."
The Arabs sprayed the cave with tear gas, and some of the children were injured from gas inhalation.
Challenging the Secretary of State's threat, Fatah announced the implementation of the PA leadership's decision to go to the ICC.
Starting in 2015 in the US, in 2016 in Australia, and in August 2017 in Canada, NGOs led by Defense for Children International Palestine (DCI-P) have been conducting a campaign under the label of “No Way to Treat a Child.”
The goal was to train a reserve of professionals with the knowledge and skill of applied Epidemiology to investigate outbreaks of unusual morbidity.
Hamas on Wednesday turned over control of the Rafah crossing with Egypt to the Palestinian Authority, and so, for the first time in more...
The Americans have known about the law for several months.
The project is part of a commitment by the US administration to support a thriving economy and real opportunities for PA businesses.
In recent days, the Regavim movement discovered heavy machinery belonging to the PA paving a highway along the old Turkish railway tracks, as well as constructing new buildings near the old Turkish railroad station.
Hamas terrorists in Israeli jails – start packing, y'all goin' home now, hear?
The combination of an Arab man standing next to bulldozer and the call to slaughter immediately suggested to Police that the author was going out on a ramming attack against Israeli civilians.
The report claims that during the decade of the blockade there has been an increase of half a million civilians in Gaza, without any improvement in services. Instead, poverty, unemployment and the decline in purchasing power have increased dramatically.
'Israeli Intelligence has developed a predictive policing system that analyzes social media posts to identify Palestinian suspects.'
"The fact that the Judea and Samaria land registry is still written in the original Turkish illustrates more than anything else that the area of real estate [in the Civil Administration] is lagging a generation behind."
"She's a brave girl," a relative said. "She's been through many things in life and seen more than she should have seen. It's time for her to have an easy life."
Both the Hamas in Gaza and the PLO in Judea and Samaria have not held parliamentary elections in more than a decade, and it remains to be seen who would win such an election – should the PA government call one.
On Saturday evening, Haniyeh released a statement saying, "The reconciliation is a will and a decision, to prevent Israel from swallowing up the West Bank and continuing its siege of the Gaza Strip.”
If anyone asks, this is why Israel closes off the Gaza Strip and the Palestinian Authority for the duration of Jewish holidays: to commemorate the Park Hotel massacre.
"You kidnap Palestinian students from campus and torture them in your jails. You torture your political rivals."
"Mahmoud Abbas will be 92 a decade from now. Israel will not intervene in his replacement, but we will certainly expect changes."
Even though almost 55% of respondents believe the peace process should be resumed, some 80% believe it is dead.