Jordanian King meets with PA President Abbas

King Abdullah II of Jordan traveled to the Ramallah headquarters of the Palestinian Authority (PA) on Monday for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. By Erin Viner “We and…

PIJ prisoner ends hunger strike

Hisham Abu Hawash had refused food for 141 days in protest of his detention in Israeli prison. By Erin Viner According to his family and his attorney Jawad Boulos, Abu…

New Israeli settlement permits anger EU

The European Union insists Israel’s building of new homes for Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria is “illegal.” By Erin Viner The Israel Land Authority published tenders on Sunday for…

Sweden: PA corruption hinders aid

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde stated that “widespread corruption” in “Palestine” is “an obstacle” for Stockholm’s “ambitions to help with economic development.” By Erin Viner This, according to Radio Sweden…

Abbas critic dies in PA custody

By Erin Viner for TV7 Furor has erupted in the Palestinian Authority (PA), after the death of a known activist detained by President Mahmoud Abbas' security forces. Nizar al-Banat, 43,…

Israel prepares for Palestinian Day of Rage

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz held a broad intelligence briefing ahead of today's scheduled parade in Jerusalem, attended by IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, Police Commissioner Yaakov…

Arab-Jewish tensions simmer in Jerusalem

The truce between Israel and Hamas held into its 4th day today, as international mediators continue efforts to secure an extended period of calm after the worst outbreak of fighting…

Israel, Hamas reach ceasefire deal

An Egyptian-mediated truce between Israel and Hamas went into effect at 2 AM local time this morning (2300 GMT Thursday) following the worst violence in years between the two sides.…

Palestinians endorse Russian vaccine

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has approved Russia’s coronavirus vaccine for use. Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh informed his cabinet during a session in Ramallah that, "The Health ministry signed an…

Norway takes pro-Israel action

Norway has enacted several recent measures in support of Israel over the past week. The parliament in Oslo endorsed the severance of financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA), for…