The status quo is not the ideal solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But it’s better than any of the alternatives.
For decades, the Palestinian authorities have sent payments to prisoners and the families of those killed in the conflict with Israel. The U.S. and Israel say those funds subsidize terror. Palestinians see it differently. The Forward unpacks this complicated history.
The Palestinian Authority is “on the brink of collapse,” its president, Mahmoud Abbas, told Israeli TV.
A left-wing Jewish-Israeli activist who was recorded saying he helps Palestinian authorities find and kill Palestinians who sell land to Jews was released from jail.
As Israel frets about the lifting of sanctions on Iran and its troubled relations with the European Union, on the other side of the Middle East conflict - the Palestinians - an uneasy quiet has fallen that speaks of ideas running out.
The Palestinian Authority’s Minister of Information, Mahmoud Khalifa, was awarded the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, one of the highest honors that can be given to a foreigner.
The Palestinian Authority is not going to collapse, despite reports to the contrary, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said there were questions about how long the Palestinian Authority (PA) could survive and warned of the impact it would have on Israel.
Israel said on Friday it would release millions of dollars of tax income to the Palestinian Authority, three months after freezing the payments in protest at unilateral Palestinian moves towards statehood.
Headlines suggested the Palestinians were cutting security ties to Israel. That would be a huge story, but J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s not really what it seems.