Mar 6 2015 - 10:51am Palestinian leaders say they'll cut security coordination with Israel
March 6, 2015

Palestinian leaders in the West Bank said on Thursday they would halt the security coordination with Israel which is widely credited with keeping order in the territory and preventing attacks in Israel.

Mar 5 2015 - 11:00am Settlers torch 2 Palestinian cars near Ramallah
March 5, 2015

Extremist Israeli settlers torched two vehicles in the Palestinian village of al-Mughayyir in the northeast Ramallah district overnight Wednesday.

Mar 5 2015 - 10:59am Gaza's sole power plant shuts down due to lack of fuel
March 5, 2015

The Gaza Strip's sole power plant was shut down on Wednesday evening as Qatari-donated fuel supplies finally ran out, a Gaza power authority said.

Mar 5 2015 - 10:58am Abbas refused to end ICC bid in return for frozen funds
March 5, 2015

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of "gangsterism" on Wednesday over its decision to withhold the transfer of more than $100 million a month in tax revenues it collects on the Palestinians' behalf.

Mar 4 2015 - 11:15am PA pays limited salaries as Israel withholds taxes
March 4, 2015

For the third month in row, the Palestinian Authority will pay its civil servants only 60 percent of their monthly wages, as a result of Israel withholding tax revenue.

Mar 4 2015 - 11:13am Abbas: We’ll work toward peace with whoever wins Israeli vote
March 4, 2015

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday that he was willing to work with whichever party wins the upcoming Israeli elections and that achieving peace is central to regional stability.

Mar 4 2015 - 11:12am In Congress, Netanyahu Faults ‘Bad Deal’ on Iran Nuclear Program
March 4, 2015

With dark warnings and a call to action, PM Netanyahu of Israel used one of the world’s most prominent venues on Tuesday to denounce what he called a “bad deal” being negotiated with Iran and to mount an audacious challenge to President Obama.

Mar 3 2015 - 10:18am Israel's Netanyahu to address Congress amid strained ties with Obama
March 3, 2015

A quarter of Democratic U.S. lawmakers will not attend Tuesday's speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who will escalate his campaign against President Barack Obama's Iran diplomacy in an address that has put unprecedented stress on the two leaders' already strained ties.

Mar 3 2015 - 10:16am EU seeks to bolster Quartet by involving Arab states
March 3, 2015

High-level discussions are under way to more closely involve Arab states in the work of the Middle East Quartet and reinvigorate the four-member group that has been seeking to mediate in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 2002.

Mar 3 2015 - 10:15am PLO to file ICC case against Israel in April
March 3, 2015

The PLO is to lodge its first complaint against Israel for alleged war crimes at the International Criminal Court on April 1, a senior official told AFP on Monday.

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