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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Thursday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for transferring funds to Hamas during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in which the two displayed unity, despite gaping disagreements.

Top Palestinian Body Urges Abbas to Nix Agreements with Israel

A top Palestinian body on Monday passed a motion urging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend all agreements with Israel and revoke recognition of the Jewish state until Israel formally recognizes a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines.

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - JUNE 27: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in the Office of the President, during his official tour of Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories on on June 27, 2018 in Ramallah, West Bank. (Photo by Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images)

Abbas: PLO Could Bolt Agreements with Israel

A top Palestine Liberation Organization body will be reviewing agreements that the Palestinians had concluded with Israel, and could decide to abrogate many of them, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said in a television interview.

Muslims holds placards reading "Palestine will be Free" and "Anti-Israel" during a rally at the Putra Mosque in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak led a huge rally to protest the U.S.President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Report: Trump Admin Freezes PLO Bank Accounts in U.S.

The US has decided to freeze all bank accounts belonging to the (Palestine Liberation Organization) PLO in the country as the White House ramps up pressure on the Palestinians to enter into peace talks with Israel, according to a report in Al Jazeera on Sunday evening.

US State Department official says the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington can remain open but must restrict activity to the peace process with Israel

Cruz, Ros-Lehtinen: Palestinian Embassy in Washington ‘Violates U.S. Law’

TEL AVIV – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have been urged by two members of Congress to shutter the Washington D.C. bureau of the Palestine Liberation Organization, which endorses “flagrant violations” of U.S. law such as payments to terrorists.

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12 Points the Palestinians Claim Are inside Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan

While the Trump administration has kept its forthcoming proposal for an Israeli-Palestinian deal tightly guarded, a policy paper made public on Friday by a top Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official claims to know the contents of the U.S. deal framework.

BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 12: Arabic-speaking protesters, including a woman holding a photograph of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, attend a gathering to protest against the recent announcemment by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 12, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. …

PLO’s Washington Envoy: Trump ‘Backstabbed’ the Palestinians

By recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and initiating a process to move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, US President Donald Trump backstabbed the Palestinians, the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington envoy charged on Thursday.

A Palestinian man walks past a graffiti of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) and assassinated Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) deputy leader Khalil al-Wazir, also known as Abu Jihad, in Gaza City on August 6, 2009. Israel has for the first time admitted assassinating the PLO's former number two, Abu …

Report: PLO Moves to Withdraw Recognition of Israel

The Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the umbrella organization that is internationally-recognized as the representative of the Palestinian people, will push to withdraw formal recognition of Israel and end Washington’s longstanding role as mediator of the peace process.

Palestinian chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, speaks to journalists during a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 4, 2016. / AFP / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Palestinian Official at UN: Hamas, PFLP Are Not Terrorist Groups

The Algemeiner reports: A senior PLO official and former negotiator with Israel went before a UN forum on Thursday to emphatically deny that Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) were terror groups. “Hamas and the PFLP

TOPSHOT - Inmates that are to appear in court for their trial are rounded up at the Quezon City Jail in Manila in this picture taken on July 29, 2016. There are 3,800 inmates at the jail, which was built six decades ago to house 800, and they engage in …

Palestinian Official Vows to Continue Paying Terrorists, Defying U.S.

The Palestine Liberation Organization is still paying wages to convicted terrorists imprisoned in Israel, a Palestinian official confirmed Wednesday, contradicting comments by US Secretary of Defense Rex Tillerson that the provocative policy is being stopped.

A Palestinian supporter of the secular Fatah movement takes a picture with his mobile phone through his party's flags during a huge gathering in Gaza city, 12 November 2007, to mark the anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat. Hamas police killed six people in Gaza City today as hundreds …

Turkey to Host Hamas Conference Despite New Ties with Israel

Despite the recent thawing of ties between Israel and Turkey, Istanbul is set to play host this weekend to a well-attended conference whose speakers and organizers are either affiliated with Hamas or once held senior posts in the Palestinian terror group.

French president Francois Hollande (R) and Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas give a press conference following a meeting at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris on June 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO BERTRAND LANGLOIS (Photo credit should read BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Palestinian Fatah Party Ends Conference With Boost For Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tightened his hold on Fatah and shut out a key rival, according to unofficial results Sunday of leadership elections in the movement which has dominated West Bank politics for decades.