The UN chief, meanwhile, says he sees no reason for the U.S. to block former Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad's appointment: 'He is right person for the job'
'Palestinians can't be getting freebies all the time,' prime minister tells cabinet.
Diplomats suspect the White House intervened in the last minute to block the former Palestinian prime minister's appointment as head of UN mission to Libya, Foreign Policy reports.
Danny Danon took Hamas' side by opposing ex-Palestinian prime minister's appointment as the head of the UN mission to Libya.
'It defies logic that the most qualified candidate is blocked because it is perceived as detrimental to Israel,' PLO member adds.
Former Prime Minister Salam Fayyad denies wrongdoing, yet assets have been frozen.
The much maligned lobbying group can be accused (and is) of many things, but predictability isn't one of them, as J Street taps Salam Fayyad to open its national summit.
Rami Hamdallah will have to decide where he is headed, either retracting his resignation or confirming it, leaving after less than three weeks in office.
U.S. Jewish Author Leon Wieseltier: Jewish State Won’t Last Unless Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Solved
Renowned Jewish-American author, in Israel to receive award, says he fears the country's survival may be in jeopardy, adding that much of the blame lies with Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Rami Hamdallah, a political independent and linguistics professor, was named on Sunday by Western-backed President Mahmoud Abbas to replace Salam Fayyad, who quit in April.