Tag archive for ‘Palestine Liberation Organization’
News Brief On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Report: Netanyahu agreed to freeze building in settlements

    Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the PLO Executive Committee, said Saturday that US Secretary of State John Kerry had told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that Prime Minister Netanyahu More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Erekat threatens to disband the Palestinian Authority: “Very soon, you’re going to hear some decisions”

Erekat threatens to disband the Palestinian Authority: “Very soon, you’re going to hear some decisions” Says he doesn’t “condone the killing of people” but he “fully supports” his people Accuses  More...

Alan Elsner On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Israeli-Palestinian Violence Is a Failure of Political Leadership on Both Sides

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets tomorrow with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and later this week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan’s King Hussein, aiming to find ways More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

US Jewish Leaders Call Abbas To Help End Violence

  Following dozens of stabbing and shooting attacks against Israelis, World Jewish Congress and President Ronald Lauder called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to “show statesmanship More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, October 9th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Leader without Glory

I FIRST met Mahmoud Abbas in Tunis at the beginning of 1983. I knew that he was responsible for the Israel desk in the PLO leadership. Said Hamami and Issam Sartawi, the PLO delegates with whom I had been in More...

News Brief On Thursday, August 13th, 2015

“I’m 12 years old, I’m from New York, and I’m going to die”

  When Obama took office, his first phone call to a foreign leader was to the head of a terrorist group. “This is my first phone call to a foreign leader, ” Obama told the PLO’s Abbas. More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Vatican Signs Official Treaty With ‘State of Palestine’

– – The Vatican formally entered into its first treaty in history with the “State of Palestine” today. The new treaty deals with properties belonging to the Catholic Church which are More...

Adam Berkowitz On Friday, May 29th, 2015

FIFA to Vote Today on Banning Israeli Soccer

Political battles are fought in many forms. Ideally, they are discussions or debates held in a civilized manner. Unfortunately, they may take the form of armed conflict. Recently, the dispute between More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Netanyahu to EU: I support two-state solution

Prime Minister Netanyahu told the EU foreign policy chief that his position ‘hasn’t changed, ‘ and that Israel is taking steps to ease life for Palestinians. The declaration was made at the More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Vatican Recognizes Palestinian State

– – The Vatican has granted formal recognition to a State of Palestine and Israel is not happy. The move came as part of a new treaty between the Vatican and the Palestinian Authority. The treaty, More...

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