Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had seven conditions, including that Hamas recognize Israel, disarm and sever ties with Iran.
Israel said that the deal will only be acceptable if Hamas recognizes Israel and gives up its weapons.
Saeb Erekat is only 62. He requires oxygen and can no longer walk.
Issa Amro was detained after criticizing the arrest of a journalist who called for the resignation of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud abbas.
“I think we have a chance of doing it…usually when you have two groups that would like to see something happen, good things can happen.”
Amnesty International noted “a chilling escalation in attacks on media and freedom of expression” in Palestinian-controlled areas.
Abbas is overweight, a heavy smoker and had heart surgery last year. Israeli leaders are concerned what will happened in the West Bank if Abbas dies.
The IDF said that it removed equipment and documents from PalMedia, which provides broadcast services to outlets like the BBC and Russia Today.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said that Israel can manage without security cooperation, but that the Palestinians will suffer without it.
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