Palestinians fume as US plan seeks to reduce PA presence in Jerusalem

By Israel Hayom— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent tirade against U.S. President Donald Trump was prompted by a stipulation in Washington’s peace plan that seeks to reduce the role the PA plays in Jerusalem, Israel Hayom learned Wednesday. Relations between Washington and Ramallah have sunk to a new low following Trump’s Dec. 6 recognition…

Palestinians Attack American Delegation in Bethlehem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— A crowd of angry Palestinian protesters chased American diplomats out of Bethlehem on Tuesday, signifying a shift of focus in Palestinian anger, which is now directed at the United States and its president. Jerusalem, formerly the battlefield for the Muslim-Jewish conflict and directly north of Bethlehem, appears to…

Report: Trump Prepared to Kick Palestinians Out of Washington

By Israel Today— US President Donald Trump won’t stop merely as cutting financial aid if the Palestinian Authority doesn’t change its belligerent tune, and soon. According to sources that spoke to Israel’s Channel 2 News, Trump told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Davos last week that he might soon shutter the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO)…