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Mohammad Al-Kassim, The Media Line
Israel informed the PA it would not allow elections in Jerusalem and ‘there will be no elections without Jerusalem,’ Abbas says
Fearing major loss for his Fatah party, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will delay May elections, placing blame on Israel for not allowing east Jerusalem voting
Ongoing protests directly outside Old City of Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate since the start of Ramadan have left over 100 injured, and dozens arrested
High vaccination rate means ‘return to normalcy’ well underway
A house divided may bring an end to the political career of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
Palestinians are celebrating the International Criminal Court decision that the body has jurisdiction over the situation in the Palestinian territories, despite Israel’s insistence to the contrary.
Turkey, Jordan and the Arab countries that have normalized relations with Israel in recent months are all working around each other in order to position themselves to strike a deal with Israel for control over Jerusalem’s Muslim holy sites.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is bracing for a stormy four years.
His presence infuriated Palestinians, who said his stop at the winery reinforced the notion that the Trump Administration is biased toward Israel.
Palestinian Authority officials are enraged by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s plan for a visit this week to an Israeli-operated winery near Israeli settlements in the West Bank, which are considered illegal by most of the world.
The US election is over, and Israelis and Palestinians are on tenterhooks, waiting to find out the incoming president’s policies and whom he will appoint to carry them out.
Saeb Erekat, the chief peace negotiator for the Palestinians, was buried in his West Bank hometown of Jericho on Wednesday after succumbing the day before to COVID-19. He was 65.
President-elect Joe Biden has promised a change in US policy on Iran, but with the myriad domestic issues demanding his immediate attention, chances are any rapprochement with the Islamic Republic will have to wait.
Palestinians Hoping a Biden Victory Will Enable Restoration of Relations With Washington (with VIDEO)
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Despite attempts to improve the state of journalists and journalism in the Palestinian territories, violations continue.
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THE MEDIA LINE — At least 40 people have been quarantined against their will in a Palestinian hotel near Bethlehem, in the West Bank, due to...
THE MEDIA LINE — Though most Syrians oppose normalizing relations with Israel and reject efforts toward establishing diplomatic ties, Syrian opposition leader Fahad Almasri has not...