Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abu al-Gheith caused a stir when he stated during a recent television interview that the priority of the Palestinian cause – resisting Israel and pushing for a Palestinian state – has been somewhat 'reduced,' before clarifying that 'it is still a pressing circumstance that we [Arab states] must strive to resist.'
The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday expressed fear that the talk about easing restrictions on the Gaza Strip was part of an Israeli-Palestinian 'conspiracy' to transform the Palestinian cause into a 'humanitarian issue.'
Senior PLO official Ahmad Majdalani said Tuesday that May 14, the day the US is expected to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, will be 'a day of rage.'
The Trump administration will ask Israel to withdraw from four Arab neighborhoods in east Jerusalem, which will likely become the capital of a future Palestinian state, US officials told Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman during his visit to Washington last week.
U.S. President Donald Trump's Israel-Palestinian peace plan will call for an independent Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital, the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported Wednesday,
In remarks during talks with US Vice Mike Pence in Amman, the king said the only solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was a two-state one.