Opinion The Arab World Just Trashed Trump's Mideast 'Peace' Plan

2019-02-19

Despite U.S. envoys' exaggerations and pretense, the Warsaw conference burst the Trump Mideast team's biggest delusion: that Arab states would back a deal that sells out Palestine, and Palestinians

Letter from Dr. Saeb Erekat, PLO Secretary General, to the Diplomatic Missions in Palestine regarding the “Warsaw Conference”. ...

2019-02-14

Distinguished Diplomatic representatives, Last year marked three decades since the Palestine Liberation Organization’s historic compromise endorsing its position on the independence of the State of Palestine on the 1967 border, with East Jerusalem as its capital. This painful compromise, that reduces the State of Palestine to a mere 22% of our historic homeland, was taken after consultations with Palestinian groups as well as with the international community.

Dr. Saeb Erekat on the Decision of the Trump Administration to Terminate all USAID Projects and Staff Contracts in Palestine

2019-02-03

Hundreds of Palestinians will be losing their jobs as a result of the U.S. decision to terminate all USAID projects in Palestine. An additional step in a series of punitive and unethical measures, carried out by the Trump Administration, against the people of Palestine to pressure its leadership to compromise on our inalienable right to self-determination. We recognize and appreciate the contribution of the American people, as well as the work of USAID and its role in advancing development and stability in Palestine throughout the past years.

Dr. Saeb Erekat Secretary General of the PLO :on Amnesty International Report regarding settlement tourism

2019-01-30

The report released by Amnesty International provides further information about a reality that we have been denouncing for years. Israel continues to use tourism as a tool to normalize its illegal occupation and colonization of Palestine; from the use of images of Palestine, the promotion of Israeli products, to the development of the tourism industry in illegal settlements, including in and around occupied East Jerusalem.

Statement by PLO Secretary General Dr. Saeb Erekat on the abduction of the Governor of Jerusalem Mr. Adnan Gheith,...

2018-10-21

On Saturday October 20, around 7:00 pm, three vehicles carrying Israeli Occupation Forces intercepted the car of the Governor of Jerusalem, Mr. Adnan Gheith, pulling him out of the vehicle and taking him to an unknown location. Governor Gheith was in Beit Hanina, north of Jerusalem, at the time of the abduction. Now Governor Gheith has been transferred to the Ofer Detention Center, Prison, and Military Court, in the West Bank village of Beitunia.

Dr . Saeb erakat : what an age and era of immoral unethical behaviour , in the corridors of decision-making in...

2018-09-29

Dr . Saeb erakat Secretary General of the Plo said today , 29 th of sept. 2018 , (record in our history that Nasser Musbeh, 12, and Mohammad al Haoum, 14, are two Palestinian children among the 7 civilians killed by Israeli forces on Friday, the 28 th of sept. 2018 . The silence and lack of action from the international community towards those crimes is simply outrageous and encourages Israel to continue acting with impunity.

Dr. Ashrawi meets with diplomatic representatives: “We urge governments worldwide to rescue the chances of multilateralism...

2018-09-26

At the start of the meeting, Dr. Ashrawi introduced the modified changes to the PLO Department of Public Diplomacy and Policy and its work, and she pledged closer communication and coordination with the diplomats on issues of joint interest and mutual cooperation.