Palestinian National Authority


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Palestinian National Authority

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the authority formed in 1994 to govern the Palestinian Administered Territories: it controls policy on health, education, social welfare, direct taxation, tourism, and culture and manages elections to the Palestinian Council. Abbreviation: PNA
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Noun1.Palestinian National Authority - combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO
political entity, political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
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They have become a party to the conflict, which rules out the possibility of participation in the peace process," Palestinian National Authority (PA) Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki said, RIA Novosti reported.
We as leaders of business and respected figures in our community, representing the private sector in the state of Palestine regard with honor and pride the PLO as the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people and the Palestinian National Authority with the related government agencies as our national government providing us with rule of law, security and enabling environment.
Citing unnamed official sources, Al Anbat claims that the department removed Qurei's name from the list in a "political" decision due to Qurei having served in the Palestinian National Authority.
Palestinian President Abbas has been leading the campaign to gain support for the resolution despite threats by the United States and Israel that they will punish the Palestinian National Authority by withholding much-needed funds for the West Bank government.
The Palestinian Premier emphasized the need for the international community to bear its moral and legal responsibility and to compel Israel to stop dangerous policies and practices and to enable the Palestinian National Authority to develop the regions called (C) both economically and socially and called for Israeli compliance with international law and resolutions and to bring Israeli occupation to an end in order to ensure self-determination in favor of the Palestinian people and the establishing of a Palestinian State on the pre-1967 borders with its capital in East Jerusalem.
The Exequatur confirming the concurrence of the Palestinian National Authority for this appointment was formally handed over to Mr.
The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) will approach the UN and other international institutions and lodge complaints against Israel whose Defence Minister Ehud Barak cancelled the transfer of bodies of Palestinian martyrs to PNA at the last minute.
Beneath the radar, the Palestinian National Authority is successfully promoting the notion that popular resistance through nonviolent methods is the preferred means to advance the Palestinian cause and achieve the final goal of ending the occupation and establishing the Palestinian state.
On Sunday, Qatar's Al-Jazeera news channel revealed classified documents that the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) was ready to let Israel annex Jewish settlements and neighborhoods in East Jerusalem as part of a compromise enabling the creation of a Palestinian state.
Muscat, Jan 16 (ONA) His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received a cable of thanks and appreciation from President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine, Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and Chairman of the Palestinian National Authority after concluding his visit to the Sultanate.
Summary: Agadir - HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolences to the President of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas following the death of his brother, the militant Haj Ata Ridha Chahada Abbas.
ISLAMABAD, January 01, 2011 (Frontier Star): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has sent a message of greetings to the Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority Dr.

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