This is how Sinwar paves his way to centrestage – at the expense of a confused Israel

May 9, 2022 by  

Yahya al-Sinwar, who barely won a second term in office, is cementing his control over the Gaza Strip, at the expense of Israeli civilians as well as the Palestinian Authority, by increasing the terrorism committed within Israel against innocent civilians. Read more

Israeli police action on Temple Mount came after coordination with Egypt and Jordan

April 24, 2022 by  

Israel’s actions on the Temple Mount last week took place after Israel notified Egypt and Jordan, a senior Palestinian Authority source said. Read more

Gaza source: ‘Deterioration in Jerusalem’ will force Hamas to attack

April 6, 2022 by  

“Hamas is not interested in opening a front against Israel,” but a deterioration in Jerusalem will force it to react, a leader in the Gaza Strip told TPS. The Palestinian Authority also estimates that Hamas is not seeking a large-scale confrontation at this time. Read more

Gaza terror organisations to respond to IDF’s operation in Jenin

April 4, 2022 by  

The Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper reported Sunday that sources in the Gaza Strip say that Egypt and Qatar are acting as mediators and have stepped up efforts to obtain calm, especially in Judea and Samaria and Jerusalem, following the operation in Jenin in which three Islamic Jihad operatives were eliminated by Israeli Special Forces as they were on their way to carry out a terror attack. Read more

ISIS in Israel? An expert tells TPS ‘An ISIS connection to recent terrorist attacks must be questioned’

March 31, 2022 by  

Is anyone other than ISIS – also known as Islamic State – behind the terrorists from Umm al-Fahm and the Negev who perpetrated the recent terrorist attacks in Hadera and Be’er Sheva? Read more

Bennett’s mission to Moscow could help Ukraine. But can he stop a new Iran deal?

March 7, 2022 by  

After more than a week of being criticized for his lack of outrage about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett sought to reverse the script by undertaking a mission of peace that no one else seemed able to attempt. Read more

PA remains silent on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

March 2, 2022 by  

The Palestinian Authority and Hamas have maintained silence and prefer not to comment on the war in Ukraine due to the fear that taking a stand with one of the sides will harm their interests. Read more

Illegal Arab residents of Sheikh Jarrah preparing for ‘Great Evacuation,’ disappointed with Hamas

February 16, 2022 by  

The Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in eastern Jerusalem is becoming a “fortified compound” following the establishment of MK Itamar Ben Gvir’s office. Read more

Abass’s office: ‘We will continue to support the prisoners in Israel and the families of the martyrs’

January 31, 2022 by  

The issue of prisoners is a top priority for the “Palestinian presidency,” and it demands their release at every official meeting, with Israelis or Americans or any international body. Read more

Gaza’s residents in fierce protest against Hamas online

January 31, 2022 by  

Gazans have launched a campaign under the banner “Kidnapped Gaza” in which they make harsh allegations against Hamas, the Islamic terrorist organization that took over the Gaza Strip in 2007, saying it destroyed the Strip and their lives. Read more

Bedouin residents of Khan al-Ahmar say they know nothing about reported evacuation agreement

January 27, 2022 by  

Reports on Tuesday evening that the government of Israel has decided to move the Bedouin outpost of Khan al-Ahmar to a new location nearby have come as a surprise to the people who live there. Read more

Israeli planting in Negev is ‘Mansour Abbas’ most significant test,’ Islamic movement says

January 13, 2022 by  

The clashes in the Negev resumed Wednesday morning and continued for the second day in a row. Residents of the unrecognized Bedouin villages worked to prevent the Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) tractors from preparing the land for planting. Read more

Egyptian mediation efforts continue as fears of another conflict loom

January 3, 2022 by  

“Egypt continues to mediate between Israel and Hamas in light of the understanding that the situation in the Gaza Strip is close to exploding and that Israel and Hamas are closer to another round of violence since Operation Guardian of the Walls ended” in May, a source told TPS yesterday. Read more

Exclusive: Syrian source tells TPS Latakia Port attack ‘especially painful’ to Syria

December 29, 2021 by  

A source in Syria has informed TPS that Monday night’s bombing of several targets in the Syrian commercial port of Latakia by the Israeli Air Force (IAF) has caused great concern in that country. Read more

PA source: US demanding that PA avoid ‘difficult’ decisions

December 24, 2021 by  

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan reiterated Wednesday night during his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas that the US is committed to a two-state solution, and stressed the importance of joint action between all parties to advance peace and stability in the region. Read more

Islamic Jihad takes responsibility for deadly Samaria attack

December 19, 2021 by  

The Islamic Jihad terror organization took responsibility for the attack in which Yehuda Dimentman was shot and killed and two other Israelis were injured on Thursday night in Samaria. Read more

US messages to Ramallah: ‘Economic Dialogue – Yes, Diplomatic Contacts – No’

December 16, 2021 by  

The Biden administration has postponed the move to open a US consulate in Jerusalem, the newspaper Al-Quds reported, stating that this development is a result of pressure exerted by Israeli elements and the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC on the Biden administration. Read more

Drawing the borders first: ahead of the Abu Mazen Benny Gantz meeting

December 13, 2021 by  

Israel’s Minister of Defence Benny Gantz and the chairman of the Palestinian Authority Abu Mazen are expected to soon meet for new negotiations. Read more

US contributes to PA budget for the first time since 2017

December 2, 2021 by  

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) general budget shows that the US transferred financial aid to its coffers in October, for the first time since March 2017, the last time the US did so under the administration of former President Donald Trump. Read more

Egypt’s proposal infuriates Hamas: economic rehabilitation in exchange for long term truce

December 1, 2021 by  

A Palestinian source has told TPS that Egyptian intelligence had recently offered the Hamas leadership to open economic horizons for it in Egypt and pursue a very generous passage policy at the border crossings, in exchange for a long term ceasefire with Israel, but Hamas sees this as interfering in its internal affairs and as an Egyptian bargaining chip. Read more

Hamas begins registration for work permits in Israel

November 29, 2021 by  

Hamas’ civilian offices in the Gaza Strip have begun the registration process for obtaining work permits in Israel. Read more

PA formulating massive aid package for eastern Jerusalem

November 17, 2021 by  

The Palestinian Authority (PA) government announced during its weekly meeting a series of assistance programs for eastern Jerusalem in education, housing, security, energy, and infrastructure development. Read more

Hamas wants prisoner exchange deal signed before the PA elections

November 15, 2021 by  

A source in the PLO told TPS on Sunday “Hamas is interested in signing an exchange of prisoners and prisoners with Israel before talks begin on the formation of a unity government or elections in the Palestinian Authority.” Read more

PLO Central Committee demands Abbas renounces recognition of Israel

November 15, 2021 by  

A source in the PLO has told TPS that the PLO Central Committee is pressuring its Executive Committee and its chairman, Abu Mazen, to renounce recognition of Israel before the end of the year of time that Abu Mazen had given Israel to withdraw from the Judea and Samaria. Read more

PA to declare Israeli organisations as terrorist entities in response to Israel’s proscribing of 6 PFLP-Linked ones

November 8, 2021 by  

The Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Saturday that it is preparing lists of “settler organizations” operating in Judea and Samaria with a goal of prosecuting them. Read more

Palestinians demand the reopening of the American consulate in Jerusalem: behind the scenes, what America demands from the PA in exchange for opening the consulate

November 8, 2021 by  

The Palestinian Authority is losing patience and is demanding that the United States fulfil its promise to reopen the US Consulate in Jerusalem, this is according to various sources in the PA and the PLO. Read more

Hamas leader Haniyeh calls for continued ‘armed resistance’

November 5, 2021 by  

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh laid out the terrorist organization’s vision for the coming years and states that “we must adopt a strategy of resistance and return.” Read more

Sheikh Jarrah residents reject compromise that could prevent their evictions

October 29, 2021 by  

Earlier this month, the Jerusalem court proposed a solution to the issue of Arab families who are to be evicted from homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem. Read more

PFLP demands that PA take action to save its six organisations designated as terror groups

October 25, 2021 by  

Representatives of the civic organizations of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which were declared by Israel as terrorist organizations over the weekend, announced at a press conference held on Saturday in Ramallah that they will continue to operate despite the Israeli government’s decision to shut down their activities. Read more

‘A Ticket to Freedom’: Gaza’s rush for work permits in Israel

October 8, 2021 by  

Hundreds of residents of the Gaza Strip lined up on Wednesday night near the Central District Chamber of Commerce building in the Gaza Strip to be the first in line to receive 2,500 permits for work and trade with Israel, after 4,500 lucky Gazans have already managed to obtain permits and left for Israel. Read more

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