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Palestinians: In-Depth Reports

Abbas in a Race against Time to Choose Successor

According to Fatah sources, Abbas intends to retire and move to Qatar. Read More »

Stop the Palestinian Authority’s Funding of Terrorism

The Palestinian Authority’s annual budget lists hundreds of millions of dollars to fund terrorists in prison, so-called martyrs’ families. The Jerusalem Center’s Yossi Kuperwasser challenges the international donors to end this illegal and immoral practice. Read More »

Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Authority – Ties Are Fraying

Why did the Saudis suspend aid to the Palestinian Authority? Read More »

Trump’s Election Upsets the Palestinian Authority’s Diplomatic Campaign Against Israel

Plan to expel Israel from the UN thwarted? Read More »

Have Some of the Palestinian Security Forces Gone Rogue?

Another attack on Israelis by a Palestinian officer. Read More »

American BDS Organization Takes Its Case to Capitol Hill

Organizers mask their anti-Semitism and goal of Israel’s demise Read More »

Why Is a Delegation from the International Criminal Court Visiting Israel This Week?

A delegation from the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor’s office is visiting Israel and the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah this week (October 5 – 9, 2016) to meet “with Israeli and Palestinian officials at the working levels.”

What is the delegation’s mission? Read More »

The Businesses of Mahmoud Abbas and His Sons

Patronage and Corruption in the Palestinian Authority Read More »

Israel’s Rights in the Territories under International Law

Reference to the “Palestinian territories” is a complete fallacy. Read More »

International Law Expert: Israel Is Not an “Occupier”

International law defines “occupation” as one power occupying the lands of a foreign sovereign. In Israel’s case, Israel is not occupying any foreign sovereign’s land; Israel entered the area known as the West Bank in 1967 and took over the authority to administer the land from Jordan, which was never considered to be a sovereign in the area. Read More »

The West Must Insist that the Palestinians Change Their Narrative

Only real mutual recognition will lead to peace. Read More »

Arab Affairs Expert Pinhas Inbari on Instability in Palestinian Cities

Tensions and even anarchy in Nablus, Hebron, and Ramallah on the eve of Palestinian local elections. The Palestinian Authority has little control in the municipalities. Read More »

Palestinian Ballots and Bullets. Anarchy in the West Bank in the run-up to October elections.

Yoni Ben-Menachem, the Jerusalem Center’s senior Middle East Analyst: The Palestinian Authority has arrested 100 suspects and in Nablus confiscated some one million shekel’s worth of weapons, including rockets. Read More »

Egypt and Jordan Fear a Hamas Victory in the West Bank

Sharp divisions within Abbas’ Fatah organization Read More »

The Hot Arab Summer in the West Bank

Internal tensions continue in Palestinian cities. Read More »