Tag: Palestinians

Palestinian Authority under threat, could collapse – UN report

The United Nations Mideast envoy, Nickolay Mladenov, has warned that the viability of the Palestinian Authority (PA), which nominally controls the Israeli-occupied Palestinian West Bank, is under threat and facing unprecedented challenges. In a report released Thursday by the office of the United Nations Special Coordination for the Middle East Process, the organisation warned that: […]

Palestinians turn to Russia to bypass US peace plan

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to visit Moscow in the coming months with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Palestinians are urging Russia to play a greater role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as they embark on an international campaign to bypass the Trump administration’s peace plan, which is scheduled to be released in the […]

Abbas believes Trump’s peace deal will be thwarted

PA chairman makes clear the Palestinians will continue to oppose President Trump’s “Deal of the Century”. Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that the Palestinian Arabs face many challenges, and primarily the so-called “Deal of the Century”, as the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the PA has come to be […]

World Leaders Ignore Danger of a Palestinian State

The long-standing platitude that peace can only come to Israel and Palestinian Arabs through the creation of a Palestinian state seems alive and well. Thus, at the September session of the United Nations General Assembly currently in progress, French president Emanuel Macron promoted its creation, saying that, “There is no other credible alternative to the […]

PA Discrediting Peace Plan

Trump’s Envoys Seeking Peace Plan Backing President Trump in determined to present his plan for peace in the Middle East. He calls it “The Ultimate Deal.”The Palestinians are renouncing the peace plan and attempting to discredit it before it can even be offered. This week, President Trump’s son-in-law is visiting key Arab leaders to encourage backing […]

Poll: Drop in Support for Two-State Solution in Both Israelis and Palestinians

Researchers have found a drop in support for a two-state solution among both the Israeli and Palestinian populations. Lead researchers Dr. Dahlia Scheindlin and Dr. Khalil Shikaki Tuesday revealed the results of a survey, conducted in June and early July, which included interviews with 1,200 Palestinians and 900 Israelis. According to the poll, 53 percent […]

France to propose new peace plan

France is expected to propose a new plan for a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA), an official in Paris said Saturday night.   The comments came ahead of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s trip to France, where he will mark the 75th anniversary of the Vel d’Hiv roundup, where more than 13,000 […]