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Palestinians Denounce Trump’s $50 Billion Economic Plan

TEL AVIV – Palestinian officials on Saturday slammed a $50 billion economic peace plan that was unveiled by the White House as bribery, with PA President Mahmoud Abbas saying it effectively “ended the Palestinian cause.”

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Wednesday he will stop accepting all tax transfers from Israel, if the Jewish state follows through on a pledge to withhold a portion of reimbursements

Palestinian Extremist Hanan Ashrawi Says She’s Been Denied U.S. Visa

TEL AVIV – Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi claimed she was denied a visa to enter the U.S., citing her support for non-violent resistance as a possible reason.  “It is official! My US visa application has been rejected. No reason given,”

Hanan Ashrawi speaks during a press conference on February 24, 2015 in the West Bank city of Ramallah

U.S. Shutters Consulate in Jerusalem as Embassy Fills Role

JERUSALEM – In a move that angered Palestinians, the U.S. officially closed its consulate in Jerusalem on Monday, merging consular activities with the main embassy which was relocated to the capital in May. 

US says closing consulate in Jerusalem no policy shift

Senior Palestinian Official Accuses White House Of Being ‘Settlers’

TEL AVIV – A senior Palestinian official slammed the White House Saturday for being full of “settlers,” Hebrew-language media reported. “We used to say there were settlers in the Israeli coalition borne of the far right that detests Palestinians, Arabs

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Palestinians Reject John Kerry’s Two-State Solution

“The six principles that Kerry presented are undeniable Zionist principles that serve Israeli interests. For example, he spoke about Jerusalem – a capital of two states. He didn’t say that East Jerusalem is occupied, but rather that Jerusalem is a capital of two states… Secondly, he said ‘a Jewish state,’ giving them [Israel] a great prize. We have refused and still refuse to say that Israel is a Jewish state…”

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - APRIL 17: The Israeli flag is burned by Palestinian militants during an anti-Israel rally on April 17, 2004, in Gaza, Gaza Strip. Thousands of palestinians attended demonstrations, to support prisoners who are held in israeli jails in towns and refugee camps along the Gaza Strip, …

Palestinians Slam Visit of Kenya President To Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians are criticizing the Kenyan president’s visit to the region, saying his stops in east Jerusalem and the West Bank are akin to accepting Israel’s occupation. During his first official visit to Israel this week, Kenyan President

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on February 23, 2016