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US welcomes Gantz-Abbas meeting

US welcomes Gantz-Abbas meeting

State Department spokesperson: US very pleased Gantz hosted Abbas at his home in Israel.

US, PA renew economic dialogue after five years

US, PA renew economic dialogue after five years

Senior US and PA officials renew US-Palestinian Economic Dialogue for the first time since Trump administration ceased cooperation.

Abbas: Israel must stop 'unilateral measures'

Abbas: Israel must stop 'unilateral measures'

PA chairman meets US Under Secretary of State: Israel must stop its unilateral measures that undermine the two-state solution.

Abbas: We will not agree to the abuse of our prisoners

Abbas: We will not agree to the abuse of our prisoners

PA chairman meets US ambassador to the UN, urges Washington to recognize a Palestinian state.

PA blasts Israel for opposing Jerusalem consulate

PA blasts Israel for opposing Jerusalem consulate

PA: Israel, as "occupying power", does not have the right to veto the US administration’s decision.

PA disappointed by Biden administration

PA disappointed by Biden administration

PLO leadership disappointed at the slow pace of political activity under the Biden administration.

Biden told Bennett he will not abandon Palestinian consulate

Biden told Bennett he will not abandon Palestinian consulate

Biden reportedly told Bennett during their White House meeting that he will not abandon his plan to reopen US consulate in Jerusalem.

PA: The US alone cannot be in charge of the peace process

PA: The US alone cannot be in charge of the peace process

Senior PA official says Palestinian Arabs insist that any future peace talks with Israel be held as part of international peace conference.

US to delay reopening of consulate in Jerusalem

US to delay reopening of consulate in Jerusalem

Biden administration agrees to Israeli request and will hold off on reopening US consulate in Jerusalem until after budget passes.

US seeking to improve ties between Israel and PA

US seeking to improve ties between Israel and PA

US envoy concludes visit to Israel and PA which included "productive engagements" with Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.

'I've never seen the PA in a worse situation'

US official to Israel: I've never seen the PA in a worse situation

Report: US envoy warned Israeli officials that the PA is facing dangerous economic and political crises.

PA, US discussing resumption of negotiations

PA, US discussing resumption of negotiations

PA officials meet US envoy, discuss with him their demands for the resumption of negotiations with Israel.

Top US official to visit Israel, PA

Top US official to visit Israel, PA

State Department's top official on Israeli-Palestinian Arab issues, Hady Amr, will travel to Jerusalem on Sunday.

Abbas: Biden must rescind recognition of PLO as terror org.

Abbas: Biden must rescind recognition of PLO as terror organization

PA chairman tells J Street Conference that Biden administration must rescind 1987 determination that the PLO is a terror group.

PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh welcomes restoration of US economic aid to the PA as well as its restoration of aid for UNRWA.

Report: Biden quietly transferred $75 million to PA

Report: Biden quietly transferred $75 million to Palestinian Authority

The Biden administration is quietly ramping up assistance to the Palestinian Authority, according to The Associated Press.

PA welcomes restoration of US aid

PA welcomes restoration of US aid

PA cabinet leader says resumption of US financial aid is "an important step in the right direction".

Biden plans to 'reset' ties with PA

Biden plans to 'reset' ties with PA

Internal draft memo shows Biden administration crafting a plan aimed at “resetting” US ties with the Palestinian Authority.

'Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future'

PA cabinet leader: Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future

The Biden administration has renewed ties with the PA that have been frozen since 2017, after Trump recognized Jerusalem.

Biden administration renews contacts with PA

Biden administration renews contacts with PA

The PA has been boycotting the US since former President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

PA officials: There are ongoing contacts with the US

PA officials: There are ongoing contacts with the US

PA official says US administration clarified its support for the two-state solution and its opposition to Trump's peace plan.

PA hopes Biden will stop Israel's 'settlement attack'

PA hopes Biden will stop Israel's 'settlement attack'

PA cabinet leader urges US president-elect to act to halt Israel's "settlement activity in Judea and Samaria."

PA opposes US recognition of 'settlement products'

PA opposes US recognition of 'settlement products'

Abbas spokesman says new US move will not legitimize "settlements" which will eventually be dismantled.

PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA cabinet leader: Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria would "legitimizes the settlements".

Palestinian Authority: Biden's victory creates a new reality

Palestinian Authority: Biden's victory creates a new reality

PA cabinet leader calls for action to create a new political process under the auspices of the incoming US administration.

PA leaders welcome Biden victory

PA leaders welcome Biden victory

Senior PA officials happy Trump was not reelected. "Nothing was worse than Trump's era."

'All the settlements are illegal'

'All the settlements are illegal'

PA attacks agreement permitting scientific cooperation between Israel and the United States in Judea and Samaria.

PA cabinet leader: God help us if Trump wins

PA cabinet leader: God help us if Trump wins

Mohammad Shtayyeh says a Trump victory in the US presidential elections will be disastrous.

Abbas adviser: Israel and the US are blackmailing us

Abbas adviser: Israel and the US are blackmailing us

PA chairman's adviser Nabil Shaath claims Israel and the US are blackmailing PA leaders by imposing financial sanctions.

'We want to see the Palestinians in their own state'

US national security adviser: We want to see the Palestinians in their own state

Robert O'Brien says US administration is "committed to a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine".

Russia offers to mediate between US and PA

Russia offers to mediate between US and PA

Russia reportedly offers to facilitate meeting between US and PA as part of an initiative to slow or stop Israeli sovereignty moves.

Senior US official warns Palestinians

Senior US official warns Palestinians

“If the Palestinians continue to refuse to come to the table it will make our decision-making regarding annexation much easier."

PA denies receiving aid from US

PA denies receiving aid from US

PA denies reports that it will be receiving $5 million in humanitarian aid from Trump administration.

US to provide $5 million in aid to PA

US to provide $5 million in aid to PA

Trump administration will give $5 million in humanitarian assistance to help PA hospitals cope with coronavirus.

Abbas planning 'diplomatic intifada' against Trump plan

Abbas planning 'diplomatic intifada' against Trump peace plan

PA chairman to present alternative peace plan in speech at the UN this week.

PA official lauds US resolution supporting 'two-state solution'

PA official lauds US resolution supporting 'two-state solution'

Mohammad Shtayyeh says House resolution in support of "two-state solution" is in harmony with international law.

Erekat blames US for Israeli construction in Hevron

Erekat blames US for Israeli construction in Hevron

Senior PLO official: Israel’s decision to build new Jewish neighborhood in Hevron a direct result of US policy shift on Judea and Samaria.

PA cabinet leader: Trump no longer an honest broker

PA cabinet leader: Trump no longer an honest broker

Mohammed Shtayyeh urges US Congress members to pressure Trump administration to retract its “unilateral steps” towards the Palestinians.

Abbas: US does not respect international law

Abbas: US does not respect international law

PA chairman asserts that the United States did not respect international law when it moved its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

PLO welcomes resignation of Jason Greenblatt

PLO welcomes resignation of Jason Greenblatt

PLO official Hanan Ashrawi claims US envoy's resignation is an admission of failure of Trump peace plan.