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Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas delivers a speech to mark the eighth anniversary of the death of the late leader Yasser Arafat, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 11, 2012.

PLO: Calling Jerusalem Israel’s Capital Constitutes ‘Incitement’

TEL AVIV – The Palestinians consider any declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as being tantamount to “incitement,” a report released on Sunday by the PLO Department of Culture and Information said. The report also labelled as incitement any calls to counter the so-called “terror kites” being flown over the border from the Gaza Strip. 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank Town of Ramallah, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP)

Caroline Glick: The Road to Peace Does Not Run Through Ramallah

President Donald Trump’s Middle East mediators, senior advisor Jared Kushner and chief negotiator Jason Greenblatt, are due in the Middle East this week to discuss aspects of their proposal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians with regional leaders.

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Abbas Health Rumors Spark Fears of Succession Battle

TEL AVIV — Recent reports of a deterioration in the health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas set off fears of a political war of succession that could work to the advantage of Hamas, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

US special envoy Jason Greenblatt (L) attends the launch of a project to improve access to wastewater treatment and water for Palestinian farmers, on October 15, 2017, in the city of Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The $10 million project aims to increase the number of homes connected to …

PA Slams Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Over Claim Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt is a “Zionist” who has “no chance of succeeding” in securing peace in the region, the Palestinian Authority said Monday, after Greenblatt slammed the Palestinian leadership for “walking away” from negotiations and “lecturing” the U.S. on its decisions regarding aid money.

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 Authority President Mahmud Abbas gestures during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Fatah Anniversary Celebrations to Become Protest Against Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

TEL AVIV — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement plans to turn events surrounding the organization’s current 53th anniversary celebrations into “angry protests” against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Fatah leadership member Samir Burdeini told Breitbart Jerusalem.

Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli troops on the other side of Israel's controversial separation barrier during a Fatah Day protest on January 1, 2010 in Ni'ilin, West Bank. Palestinians from this village marked the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah faction of the PLO during their weekly demonstration …

PLO Member Group Threatens to Attack U.S. Targets in Israel

TEL AVIV — The Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades, the so-called military wing of the Marxist-oriented Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, is threating to attack American targets in Israel and the Palestinian territories – the first time it has publicly done so in decades.

A masked activist of Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade, a militia linked to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement, marches as he holds the Koran and his rifle during a show of support September 25, 2002 in Deir el Balah, southern Gaza Strip. Nine schoolboys were wounded during clashes with Israeli …

Fatah Official: We Will Arm Our Own ‘Military Wing’ In Gaza

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian “resistance” in Gaza will not be disarmed as part of the recent reconciliation deal between the Strip and the government in Ramallah, according to Fatah official Abbas Zaki who spoke to Palestinian media.

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Hamas Terror Chief: Our Weapons Belong to All Palestinians

TEL AVIV — Hamas is treating the issue of reconciliation with the Fatah movement and the Palestinian Authority as a strategic one, according to the organization’s Gaza chief, Yahya Sinwar, who added during a meeting with unions in Gaza that divisions will not be allowed to continue.

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EXCLUSIVE – Fatah Official: We Are Preparing to Govern the Gaza Strip

TEL AVIV — Fatah Revolutionary Council secretary Fayez Abou Aita told Breitbart Jerusalem in an interview that his movement is preparing to return to power in the Gaza Strip amid progress in Egypt-brokered talks toward reconciliation between the movements of Fatah and the Hamas terrorist group.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner looks on during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on May 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

EXCLUSIVE – PLO Official: Meeting With Kushner Will Be A ‘Waste of Time’

TEL AVIV — Meetings between the Palestinian Authority and American government delegates led by President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner are “a waste of time,” Dr. Wasel Abu Yousef, director of the Palestinian Liberation Front and member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee, told Breitbart Jerusalem.

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.