Tag archive for ‘PA’
JNS On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

As Abbas era hits 10 years, Palestinians mired in political and economic muck

May 8 marks what many consider an unceremonious 10-year anniversary of Mahmoud Abbas becoming the president of the Palestinian Authority (PA), though his official term has been expired for more than six of More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, April 6th, 2015

PA Pushing ICC Probe into Israeli ‘War Crimes’ over Electric Bill

The Palestinian Authority is providing new documents to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, looking to speed up a preliminary probe into possible Israeli war crimes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Lynne Abraham Secures Pet Owners’ Vote in Philly

Animals, as if they were able to vote, seem to be the focus in Pennsylvania elections these days. Governor Wolf took office following an endorsement from the Humane PA PAC, and his opponent Republican More...

JNS On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Bipartisan Momentum Growing for Halting US Funding of Palestinian Authority

U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Robert Menendez (D-NJ),  Chuck Schumer (D-NY),  Mark Kirk (R-IL), and Bob Corker (R-TN) on Friday released a joint statement calling on the U.S. government to defund More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 12th, 2015

ICL Announces Potash Program for Ethiopia

ICL, a global manufacturer of products based on minerals in the agriculture, processed food and engineered materials markets, announced that it launched a Potash for Growth program in Ethiopia. The program More...

JNS On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Sen. Paul Launches Bill to Defund Palestinian Authority over International Court Bid

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has introduced legislation calling on the U.S. government to defund the Palestinian Authority (PA). The bill, titled “Defend Israel by Defunding Palestinian Foreign Aid More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Netanyahu Retaliates where It Hurts: Abbas’ Pocketbook

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has been on a tear, attempting to cut short the Palestinian path to statehood by bypassing the tiresome—and often disheartening—peace process with Israel,  More...

Tibi Singer On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Hamas-PA Unity Government ‘Deliberately Impeding’ Gaza Construction: Official

Senior Hamas official Mousa Abu Marzouq on Saturday slammed the Palestinian national consensus government for failing to take charge, accusing it of “deliberately impeding the reconstruction of Gaza More...

JNS On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Abbas Threatening to Break Off Ties with Israel if UN Measure Fails

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas threatened to break off ties with Israel if the Palestinian-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution demanding Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Bethlehem Hurting for Christmas Tourists, Israel Blamed

The holiday tourism industry in the Palestinian Areas is hurting this Christmas season and of course it is all Israel’s fault. Bethlehem hotels usually fill up with tourists from around the world this time More...

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