Palestine Authority


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Noun1.Palestine 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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When Modi reaches Ramallah, the capital of the Palestine Authority, from Jordan's capital Amman in a helicopter, he will be the first Indian prime minister to visit Palestine where he will meet President Mahmoud Abbas.
The Palestine Authority (PA) will reject any further peace talks if they are spearheaded by the US, Abbas stressed, branding David Friedman, the US ambassador to Israel, "a settler" and "an offensive human being" with whom he has refused to meet.
Prince Mohammed's United Arab Emirates counterpart, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, working through Egyptian general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has helped put a key building block in place by facilitating reconciliation between rival Palestinian factions, Palestine Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's Al Fatah movement and Hamas, the Islamist movement that controlled the Gaza Strip.
And he proved it with India's drastic policy shift with regard to the Palestine Authority.
It was highly criticised by the Egyptian press and accused El Sherif of obtaining funds from the Palestine authority.
government, was launched with Jordan, Israel and the Palestine Authority in 1998 to control the fruit fly using SIT.
The Israeli view was echoed in an recent op-ed in The Washington Post , in which novelist and New York University law fellow Thane Rosenbaum argued that the Palestine Authority continued to endorse violence by supporting the families of Palestinians who had died in violent acts against Israel.
The HRW campaign against the Israeli settlement teams came as Palestine Authority president Mahmoud Abbas told the UN general assembly earlier this month that he would put forward a Security Council resolution that would condemn the Israeli outposts.
Iran has announced it will make payments to the families of Palestinians killed by Israel or whose homes have been bulldozed by Israel--but the Palestine Authority (PA) immediately slammed the plan as unacceptable.
It will be recalled that the Palestine Authority gained non-member observer state status at the United Nations in November, 2012.
My concern here is with the sad speech by Palestine Authority and Palestine Liberation Organization President Mahmoud Abbas.
The West Bank has been demilitarised for more than 10 years with the Palestine Authority police enforcing a strict ban on arms of all kinds, but what has been their reward?