Posts Tagged ‘palestinian authority’

Israel returns Palestinian bodies

May 31st, 2012 Comments off

Israel hands over to the Palestinian Authority the remains of 91 Palestinians who died carrying out attacks against Israel.
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Fuel arrives in Gaza after deal

April 4th, 2012 Comments off

Fuel from Israel arrives in the Gaza Strip as a result of a deal between the territory’s Hamas-led government and the rival Palestinian Authority.
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Palestinian Authority suspends plans to raise taxes (Reuters)

January 29th, 2012 Comments off

Reuters – The Palestinian Authority announced on Sunday it was suspending plans to raise income tax that have sparked widespread protests but said it was still seeking ways to cut costs in 2012 to plug a gap resulting from lower-than-expected foreign aid revenues.
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Israel to free Palestinian taxes

November 30th, 2011 Comments off

Israel says it will release tens of millions of dollars of tax money that it has withheld from the Palestinian Authority over the past month.
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Palestinians: Israel suspends tax pay transfers (AP)

November 3rd, 2011 Comments off

Israeli soldiers playing the roles of mock victims lie on the ground during a drill simulating a missile attack in Holon near Tel Aviv November 3, 2011. Israel staged a mass drill on Thursday, simulating a missile attack in the centre of the country at a time of intense speculation that the Jewish state could launch strikes on Iran, although the military dismissed any link. REUTERS/Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)AP – The Palestinians say Israel has carried out its threat to suspend transfer of tax payments to the Palestinian Authority over this week’s admission of Palestine to the U.N.’s cultural agency.

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‘Hackers’ cut Palestinian network

November 1st, 2011 Comments off

The Palestinian Authority says hackers have cut phone and internet services in the West Bank and Gaza – a day after the Palestinians’ successful bid to join Unesco.
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Abbas: Israel Promised to Release More Prisoners (

October 20th, 2011 Comments off – In an interview with TIME, the head of the Palestinian Authority recalls an earlier promise by a previous Israeli prime minister — and he wants Netanyahu to keep it
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Palestinian Authority support erodes as US leans on council

September 22nd, 2011 Comments off

The Palestinian Authority has indicated it won’t push for an immediate vote in the UN Security Council, after US diplomatic efforts saw support for statehood begin to erode.
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Mahmoud Abbas Hangs Tough on Palestinian Statehood (

September 12th, 2011 Comments off – In a meeting with the Western press, Mahmoud Abbas talks about how the Palestinian Authority is going to push forward at the U.N. in September
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Palestinian Authority: ‘More settlments might, could potentially, if continued, (inhale) impede & become obstacles to what is left of Peace!’

August 16th, 2011 Comments off