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Palestinian Authority Claims Cutting Funds Over ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Will Result in Anarchy

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority has warned that Israel’s decision to implement legislation to cut off funding to the PA over its so-called pay-for-slay scheme will result in anarchy in the West Bank, with PA President Mahmoud Abbas saying that if Israel deducts even “one penny” from tax monies owed to the PA, the PA would not accept the money transfers. 

UN envoy 'no longer acceptable' for Palestinians

EU Sides With UN Envoy in Spat with Palestinian Authority

TEL AVIV – Amid sharp objections from the Palestinian leadership, the European Union on Sunday supported United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolay Mladenov’s efforts to reach a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.

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Palestinian Authority, Hamas Begin Reconciliation Meetings in Gaza

The government of the Palestinian Authority is set to begin fulfilling governmental roles in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Monday, announcing that his government has arrived in the enclave to move into governmental offices and accept responsibility for security and border crossings.

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Hamas, Fatah Prep for Possible Power Transfer in Gaza

TEL AVIV — The movements of Hamas and Fatah are continuing to prepare for the possibility of a reconciliation deal that would see Hamas ostensibly hand over of power in the Gaza Strip to the government of the Palestinian Authority led by Fatah, the movement of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

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Palestinian PM Dismisses Netanyahu’s Direct Talks Proposal

RAMALLAH (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) – Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday dismissed an Israeli proposal for direct negotiations instead of a French multilateral peace initiative, calling it an attempt to “buy time”.