Opposing the funding by the Palestinian Authority may seem simple enough, but it could sting the PA's prestige, boost Hamas and harm security cooperation with Israel
The hard-line document is based on one key notion: The concessions made by the PLO and Abbas' dominant Fatah faction haven't made Israel change
Analysis Despite Trump's Statements During Netanyahu Meet, Abbas and Palestinians Get Another Reprieve
Trump came and Trump will go, while the Palestinians remain with their demand to be freed of Israeli rule, which for them means military occupation, colonialism, apartheid.
Leading contender for key post, Marwan Barghouti, is serving life sentence in Israeli jail.
'It defies logic that the most qualified candidate is blocked because it is perceived as detrimental to Israel,' PLO member adds.
Palestinian leaders are fuming over warnings from Trump administration about halting aid and even restoring the PLO to list of terror groups. Not all these would be new policy, as a law authorizing some of these steps was passed in 2015.
Walid Daka, suspected of smuggling cell phones into jail, has a blood disease and is not supposed to be left alone. Prison service says he gets medical supervision 'like all prisoners.'
Lebanese Shi'ites welcomed Israel's invasion with flowers. But we dismissed any possible alliance with them, a mistake of critical proportions.
Tensions between West Bank's Fatah and Gaza's Hamas mar first Palestinian exercise in democracy in a decade.
A jury last year awarded $218 million to Americans affected by Palestinian terror attacks that have killed Americans. The award was automatically tripped under the Anti-Terrorism Act.