Israel-Palestine relations

Israel Says Deal Reached To Halt Rolling Blackouts In West Bank

JERUSALEM (AFP) –  Israeli and Palestinian officials reached an agreement on Wednesday to stop several days of rolling blackouts in the occupied West Bank over what Israel says is some $450 million in debt. Under the agreement, the Palestinian Authority would

Photo dated 13 July 2006 showing power cables in Germany. A sudden weekend surge in demand for electricity in Germany 04 November 2006, due to freezing weather plunged much of Europe into blackness as France and other power exporting countries found their grids overtapped.

Israel Cuts Power At Second Palestinian City Over Unpaid Debt

The Times of Israel reports: Israel’s state-owned electric company on Monday continued to scale back its electricity supply to Palestinian cities due to almost two billion shekels in unpaid debt, limiting its supply to the city of Bethlehem and vowing

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Netanyahu: ‘I’ll Clear My Schedule This Week To Meet Abbas’

The Jerusalem Post reports: Prime Minister Bejmain Netanyahu once again invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to Jerusalem for talks, four days after Abbas said in a Channel 2 interview that he was waiting for such an invitation. “A few

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas meet at Netanyahu's residence September 15, 2010 in Jerusalem, Israel.

Abbas: Security Coordination With Israel Preventing ‘A Bloody Intifada’

Haaretz reports: The Palestinian Authority is “on the brinks of collapse” if the current situation continues, PA President Mahmoud Abbas warned in an interview, broadcast Thursday night, with Channel 2 journalist Ilana Dayan. Abbas said he was insisting on continuing security

A Palestinian youth carries an Algerian flag as he rides a bicycle during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces near the Beit El settlement on the outskirts of Ramallah in the West Bank, on October 14, 2015