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  • ** FILE ** In this June 28, 2011, file photo, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian officials said Thursday, April 11, 2013, that Fayyad offered his resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas as part of an increasingly bitter conflict over authority. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)

    Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad offers resignation amid tensions with president

    Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has tendered his resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas.

  • Illustration: Israeli border by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    BOMS AND TEFF: Textbook ‘incitement’ debate not over yet

    “Victims of Our Own Narratives” was the title of a recent handout given to journalists filling two rooms -- one in Jerusalem and the other at the Press Club in Washington, DC. Headlines were quick to follow stating that the problem of incitement in Israeli and Palestinian school textbooks is over. However, wishful thinking aside, it is not.

  • Palestinian students attend class in a Ramallah, West Bank, school Sunday. A U.S.-funded study released Monday said both Israeli and Palestinian schoolbooks largely present one-sided narratives of the two sides' conflict. (Associated Press)

    In Israeli, Palestinian textbooks, there's seldom two sides to story

    Both Israeli and Palestinian schoolbooks largely present one-sided narratives of the conflict between the two peoples and tend to ignore the existence of the other side, but rarely resort to demonization, a State Department-funded study released Monday said.

  • Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad blasts Arab donors

    The Palestinian self-rule government is close to being "completely incapacitated," largely because Arab countries haven't delivered hundreds of millions of dollars in promised aid, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said in an interview Sunday.

  • Demonstrators holding photographs of Palestinians jailed in Israel rally in the West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, to mark the annual "Prisoners' Day." (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)

    Palestinian premier pulls out of Israel meeting

    The Palestinian prime minister pulled out of a planned meeting with Israel's leader on Tuesday, torpedoing what was set to be the highest-level talks between the sides in nearly two years.

  • Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (left) visits the offices of al-Watan TV after an Israeli army pre-dawn raid in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Feb. 29, 2012. A Palestinian broadcaster says Israeli troops raided his TV station, seizing transmission equipment, computers and documents. A computer screen on right shows an Israeli soldier during the raid. (Associated Press)

    Israeli troops raid West Bank TV stations

    Israeli troops raided two private Palestinian TV stations before dawn Wednesday, seizing transmitters and other equipment, the military said.

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    Palestinian leader dismisses presidential rumors

    A top Palestinian leader says he will not run for president, even as the two main Palestinian factions inch toward a unity deal that would allow elections as early as May.

  • A Palestinian customs worker checks a truck loaded with boxes of strawberries at the Kerem Shalom crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. Farmers in Gaza began exporting tons of produce to Europe on Sunday after Israel cracked open the volatile border. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba)

    Palestinian PM: Israeli sanctions starting to bite

    Palestinian officials said Sunday they won't be able to pay upcoming public-sector salaries that support nearly one-third of Palestinian families in the West Bank and Gaza, the clearest sign yet that Israeli economic sanctions are starting to bite.

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    Palestinian PM: Conditions 'not ripe' for peace talks

    Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says that circumstances are "not ripe" for peace talks with Israel, arguing that the international community's focus on getting Israelis and Palestinians back to the table is misguided.

  • Illustration: Palestine by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    DICHTER: Palestinian-style silence of the lambs

    Amid preparations for statehood, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad remain inexplicably silent regarding the brutal terrorist attack by Hamas' militia against Israel on Aug. 18, which claimed eight lives.

  • Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad speaks to his Cabinet members after a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, Feb. 14 , 2011. The Palestinian prime minister dissolved his Cabinet in an emergency meeting Monday, in what appeared to be a new gesture by the Western-backed government to be inspired by unrest rocking the Arab world.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

    Palestinian Authority Cabinet resigns

    The Palestinian prime minister dissolved his Cabinet in an emergency meeting on Monday in what appeared to be a gesture inspired by unrest rocking the Arab world.

  • Briefly: Middle East

    Palestinians will be ready for statehood by August, as promised in a two-year action plan, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said in an interview Tuesday, dismissing a host of steep obstacles to independenc

  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announces the transfer of budget assistance funds to the Palestinian Authority during a video conference Wednesday with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (background) in Washington. (Associated Press)

    U.S. will give Palestinians extra $150 million in aid

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Wednesday that the U.S. would give the Palestinian Authority an additional $150 million in direct aid.

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Potential investor Abdel Rahman Abu Yusef, who maintains businesses in Saudi Arabia, attended the conference hosted by the Palestinian Authority.

    West Bank seeks investors

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank - As a truck bomb exploded at a Gaza border crossing, Palestinians yesterday held a conference in a gleaming convention center to encourage investment in spite of the political and security risks.

  • Palestinian warns of summit failure

    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad warned yesterday that a regional summit backed by President Bush could backfire if it fails to advance prospects of an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty, with consequences throughout the region.

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