Latest Palestinian National Authority Stories

2008-07-23 06:00:11

By Anthony H. Cordesman Having just returned from the Middle East, I find it hard to have much optimism about peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel sees Hamas' control of Gaza as a situation it cannot do anything about.

2008-07-20 12:00:20

Excerpt from report by Palestinian news agency Wafa website ["His Excellency in Joint Press Conference with British Prime Minister: Deeply Concerned Over the Fact That Israel Does Not Abide by Principles, Spirit of the Annapolis Conference" - WAFA headline] Bethlehem, 20 Jul (WAFA) - [Passage omitted] For his part, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown pledged to present additional $60 million to the PNA: $30 million for the PNA budget, thus raising the overall sum his country transferred to...

2008-07-04 09:00:43

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ["PALESTINIANS THANK TURKISH RED CRESCENT" - AA headline] GAZA (A.A) - 03.07.2008 - Palestinian Ministry of Health officials have said that medicine sent by the Turkish aid organization Kizilay (Red Crescent) a few months ago, became remedy for many people.

2008-07-01 09:00:38

Text of report by Palestinian newspaper Al-Hayat al-Jadidah on 25 June Officials at the Modern Media Institute at Al-Quds University said on 24 June that it is likely that the local transmission of Al- Quds Educational TV will shortly cover all the Palestinian territories in preparation for becoming a satellite channel next year.

2008-06-22 03:00:17

Three U.N. agencies reported that the percentage of Palestinians not getting enough to eat has grown 4 percent since 2006. The report was released Friday by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the U.N. World Food Program and the U.N.

2008-06-19 09:00:31

Text of report by Hamas-backed newspaper Filistin website on 18 June ["Exclusive" report from Gaza: "During a Workshop of the Palestinian Media Forum: A Call To Media Managers to Adopt a Strategy That Is Based on the Language of Unification."] Journalists and media men have called on media managers to adopt a strategy that is based on language that unifies sides and to apply pressure on the political leaderships to issue their orders to stop all forms of incitement and adopt a unified media...

2008-06-18 21:00:02

JERUSALEM _ Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement were set to halt mutual attacks across the Gaza border early Thursday under a deal for a temporary cease-fire brokered by Egypt, with both sides expressing hope that unlike previous truce agreements, this calm would hold.

2008-06-18 09:00:16

By DION NISSENBAUM By Dion Nissenbaum McClatchy News Service JERUSALEM Sunrise on Thursday could bring a rare, new calm to Israel's volatile border with the Gaza Strip.

2008-06-17 18:00:03

JERUSALEM _ Sunrise on Thursday could bring a rare, new calm to Israel's volatile border with the Gaza Strip. After months of Egyptian-mediated negotiations, Israeli and Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip have agreed to a phased-in, six-month cease-fire that's set to begin at 6 a.m.

2008-06-15 18:00:03

An atmosphere of confidence is needed to create an independent Palestinian state in the Middle East, U.S. Secretary of State Condeelezza Rice said Sunday.

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