Palestinian Authority

We'll sue UK over Balfour Declaration, says Palestinian leader

By Lianne Kolirin, July 26, 2016

Palestinian officials are planning to sue Britain over the Balfour Declaration of 1917 which laid out a framework for the future state of Israel.

The lawsuit will be filed in an international court, according to Riyad al-Maliki, the Palestinian foreign minister.


David Cameron rejects review of UK's funding of Palestinian Authority

By Marcus Dysch, April 7, 2016

David Cameron has rejected an MP's call for an independent review of how British taxpayers' money is used to fund the Palestinian Authority.


Our cash should go to projects promoting co-existence between Jews and Palestinians

By Joan Ryan MP, April 7, 2016

Last month, during a visit to Israel and Palestine, I spent a day in the West Bank. In Ramallah, we met representatives of the Palestinian Authority. It was, as a colleague suggested, one of the most depressing meetings they had ever experienced.


'UK government cash being paid to Palestinian terrorists'

By JC Reporter, March 28, 2016

Millions of pounds of British government money are being handed to convicted Palestinian terrorists.

The Department for International Development is expected to give up to £25.5 million this year to the Palestinian Authority, part of an aid package totalling over £70 million.


Army in secret talks to give PA security control over parts of the West Bank

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 17, 2016

Israeli generals have been holding secret talks on new security arrangements with the Palestinian Authority.

The two sides have yet to agree on the details, but this week's revelation in Haaretz of the existence of the discussions caused anger among ministers who had not been informed about them.


Israel supporters set to face counter-protest from pro-Palestinians at London rally

By Josh Jackman, October 12, 2015

Israel supporters planning a rally outside the Palestinian mission in London will be faced by a counter-protest from pro-Palestinians.

Groups including the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Jews for Justice for Palestinians, Jews for Boycotting Israeli Goods and the Jewish Socialist Group say they will be present outside the venue on Tuesday evening.


Israel braced for wave of UN pressure over peace talks

By Anshel Pfeffer, May 1, 2015

Israel is concerned that it will soon face a wave of diplomatic pressure to agree to a timetable for establishing a Palestinian state.

The main worry is that the United States will give quiet backing to a French proposal that was presented to the United Nations Security Council three months ago and created with the help of the Palestinian Authority.

Another, similar proposal has been drafted


Online 'ammunition'

By Josh Jackman, March 19, 2015

An Israel advocacy group is enabling activists across the globe to have information about the Palestinian Authority at their fingertips.

Palestinian Media Watch has created the online tool, which will offer Israel supporters information on PA policies and activities which are anti-Israel, complete with links to videos.

Itamar Marcus, who founded the 19-year-old organisation, will launch the


Rawabi finally gets water pipeline

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 3, 2015

The Israeli government has approved the connection of the new Palestinian city, Rawabi, to the water grid after more than a year of delays.

The decision will allow the company building Rawabi, which is designed to house 40,000, to finally hand over the keys to the first new flats.


New details of 'PA terror funding'

By Edwin Black, February 12, 2015

According to documents obtained from a New York terror trial, payments made to Palestinian terrorists and their families were signed off at the highest level within the PA, and adjusted according to the specifics of each terrorist act.