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Palestinians downplay recommendation to suspend recognition of Israel
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is unlikely to endorse a resolution that aims to end compliance with the 1993 Oslo Accords, on which the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is based.
Protesters decry the offical closing of PLO Mission, as flag comes down
While the move initiated last month by U.S. President Donald Trump was celebrated by many, it was slammed by others.
Despite outcry, shuttered PLO Mission didn’t aid peace process while contravening U.S. law
Essentially, the PLO Diplomatic Mission has been operating illegally since 1987. Subsequent administrations, however, allowed it to stay open anyway for political and diplomatic reasons.
Trump administration revokes visas of PLO mission head, family in Washington
The United States has unceremoniously evicted the head of the recently shuttered PLO mission in Washington, telling him and his family that their visas have been revoked.
Putting the PLO in its place
By closing the PLO mission, Trump, Bolton and all the rest of the president’s men have rolled the Palestinian issue 30 years back in time to where it stood in the 1980s.
Netanyahu: US ‘made correct decision’ in closing PLO office in Washington, D.C.
“The U.S. took the correct decision,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a statement. “Israel supports these actions that are meant to make it clear to the Palestinians that refusing to negotiate and attacking Israel in international forums will not bring about peace.”
Responses to closure: PLO is ‘not a state’, has ‘no right to mission in Washington’
In exclusive interviews, JNS asks subject matter experts and Jewish communal leaders about the Trump administrations shuttering of the PLO Mission in Washington.
Stephen M. Flatow
Terror organizations not welcome in Washington
The shutdown of the PLO office was ordered just days before the 25th anniversary of the Oslo accords. The entire premise of those accords was that Yasser Arafat and the PLO had sincerely forsaken terrorism and were committed to living in peace with Israel.
US orders closure of PLO Mission in Washington
While Jews around the world were celebrating the Jewish New Year, the U.S. State Department confirmed that it was ordering the closure of the Palestinian Liberation Organization Mission in Washington, D.C.
Congressmen urge Treasury Department to blacklist Palestinian official
According to Reps. Zeldin and Lamborn, Palestinian official Issa Karake is directly responsible for the department that facilitates financial remuneration and other support for Palestinian terrorists.
Washington PLO envoy says J Street members are ‘Palestinian allies’
The words of Husam Zomlot were warmly received during a 34-minute speech that talked about “two democratic states” and “a meaningful peace process.”
Zionist Organization of America
Susan Tuchman, David Schoen & Morton Klein
U.S. government supports the terrorists, and not the victims, in lawsuit
After losing at trial and facing the prospect of paying millions in damages to the terror victims, the PLO and P.A. tried a new ploy: reneging on their sworn commitments by challenging the court’s jurisdiction over them. Instead of calling them out for this sleazy maneuver, our government unconscionably filed a brief supporting them.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Why is Trump betraying terror victims?
In a worrisome move, the administration is siding with the PLO in a lawsuit that aims to bring justice to American victims of Palestinian terror.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Don’t blame Trump for Abbas rejecting peace
Some in the so-called peace camp prefer to blame Palestinian misbehavior on President Donald Trump rather than own up to the truth about Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
US withholds $65 million from UN’s Palestinian refugee agency, calls for changes
The U.S. on Tuesday announced announced a major cut in its current funding of UNRWA, the United Nations agency dedicated solely to Palestinian refugees, while calling for reforms to the organization.