In pre-interview meeting, Knesset Member Sharren Haskel admits PLO chief Erekat actually, “promoted, financed, and pushed for an armed struggle against the State of Israel,” up until his death. That comment led to the BBC canceling scheduled interview.
By Yonatan Gottleib
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) canceled an interview it scheduled with Likud MK Sharren Haskel after, according to her, it became clear to them that she was not mourning the death of terror-supporter Erekat.
According to MK Haskel, she agreed to the BBC’s request to be interviewed about Erekat’s death, but in the briefing call she told them that he “promoted, financed, and pushed for an armed struggle against the State of Israel.” Continue Reading »
Gulf State journalists mock Abbas following the Palestinian autocrat’s tantrum that severed ties with Israel, ending the ability of Gazans & Palestinians to be treated in Israeli hospitals, but granted exception for fellow kleptocrat, PLO chief Saeb Erekat.
By Baruch Yadid/TPS
Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the PLO and chief Palestinian Authority negotiator, is currently hospitalized in serious condition at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. Erekat had a lung transfer a year ago, and has contracted COVID-19.
There is a great embarrassment in the PA following Erekat’s hospitalization because it is a step that requires civilian and security coordination with Israel and exposes the discrimination of senior PA officials over its residents, who are banned from seeking medical treatment in Israel. Continue Reading »
PLO propagandist Saeb Erekat, who has become a mega-millionaire delegitimizing and demonizing Israel to the world, turns to Israeli hospital to save his life after experiencing respiratory difficulties associated with the global pandemic, COVID-19.
Secretary General of the Executive Committee of the PLO, Saeb Erekat, who contracted the coronavirus earlier this month in the Palestinian Authority and now considered to be in critical condition, was given permission by Israel’s Defense Ministry to be transferred to Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center.
The 65-year-old Palestinian official was put on ventilator after experiencing respiratory difficulties.
“Erekat had a quiet night but this morning his condition deteriorated and is now defined as critical, and due to respiratory distress he was intubated and sedated,” the hospital said in a statement. Continue Reading »
Academic standards evaporate with Harvard’s hiring of this openly anti-Israel propagandist to educate American university students. Erakat, proponent of the Palestinian ‘Pay-to-Slay Jews’ National Project and the BDS movement, will perpetuate his false narrative to thousands of students that will further embed antisemitism among yet another generation.
In a ‘scoop’ not covered by mainstream media, the pro-Israel blogger known as ‘Elder of Ziyon’ has informed us of an incredible announcement by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs website:
Cambridge, Massachusetts – The Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs has named four senior leaders in diplomacy to be Fisher Family Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year:
Julie Bishop, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party;
Saeb Erakat, the Chief Palestinian Negotiator and Head of the Negotiations Affairs Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO);
Federica Mogherini, former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission; and
Peter Wittig, former Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States. Continue Reading »
PLO leader Saeb Erekat, who’s also Palestinian lead negotiator, goes on media frenzy lambasting delegations planing to attend the June economic conference hosted in Bahrain, meant to serve as prelude to Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’.
By Mohammad Al-Kassim from The Media Line
The Palestinian leadership has lashed out at members of the international community who have agreed to attend the U.S.-led economic conference set for Bahrain in late June, which the Palestinian Authority is boycotting.
Saeb Erekat, executive secretary of the Palestine Liberation Organization, told a number of Arab news outlets he expected the summit to fail.
In an interview with Almayadeen, a Lebanese news channel, he said: “If I’m not going, do you know what’s best for me better than I do?” Continue Reading »
The PLO chief said that the promises by Romania & Honduras at AIPAC to move their embassies to Jerusalem were part of [Trump’s] attempt to impose solution on the Palestinians, then bombastically decried the moves “illegal” warning, it would “contribute to igniting the region.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH.
PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat on Sunday urged Romania and Honduras to backtrack on their intention to move their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
PLO Secretary-General, infamous fabulist, renowned Palestinian spin-master, Chief PA ‘peace negotiator’ [peace obstructor] and grandmaster propagandist, Saeb “Pinocchio” Erekat – – YouTube Screen Shot
“These moves are unilateral and illegal,” Erekat said. Continue Reading »
The leading diplomat and official PA peace negotiation team leader urges the international community to boycott the new Palestinian Affairs Unit inside the Jerusalem Embassy, which was created to consolidate & expedite requests by taking over the responsibilities of the (now closed) U.S. Consulate, that was also located in the Israeli capital.
By Elad Benari
Top Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Saeb Erekat on Thursday urged the international community to boycott the newly created US Embassy unit that will handle relations with Palestinian Arabs, The Associated Press reported.
The US this week merged its embassy and consulate in Jerusalem. The move followed an announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in October that the US would be shuttering the consulate facility in eastern Jerusalem, and would incorporate the services provided there in the US embassy on Agron Street. Continue Reading »
Palestinian Authority’s senior negotiator Saeb Erekat expressed dissatisfaction with Australia’s recognition of ‘west’ Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, insisting, “All of Jerusalem remains a final status issue for negotiations, while East Jerusalem, under international law, is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian territory.”
By Ryan Jones
Australia’s decision on Saturday to officially recognize the western half of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a number of outbursts, some of them very, very revealing.
The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed disappointment that, unlike US President Donald Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison only acknowledged Israeli sovereignty over half of the Holy City, and did not commit to moving his nation’s embassy there. Continue Reading »
Palestinian official Saeb Erekat says PA filed ‘war crimes’ charges against Israel at Int’l Court after Israel’s High Court of Justice approved demolition of illegally built Arab compound on public lands.
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By Arutz Sheva Staff
Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary-General Saeb Erekat said Tuesday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) had filed a war crimes suit against Israel following the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the evacuation of the illegal Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar.
National security adviser John Bolton talks about the International Criminal Court, the PLO and the US supporting Israel. Continue Reading »
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, announced that PLO mission office in Washington was officially closed due to Palestinian entrenchment over the past 10 months in refusing to engage in peace talks.
By The Associated Press
The Trump administration ordered the closure of the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington on Monday, citing the refusal of Palestinian leaders to enter into peace talks with Israel, prompting the Palestinians to accuse the administration of dismantling decades of US engagement with them.
The State Department said the US step—the latest in a series targeting the Palestinians—came after a review of the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization centered on the fact that no “direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel” are underway despite previous warnings. Continue Reading »
In an interview with Ynet, Saeb Erekat the PLO Secretary General and renowned Palestinian spin-master & fabulist, decries, “Netanyahu & Trump … believe they can take Jerusalem off the table, take refugees off the table, legalize settlements, drop the idea of two states on the 1967 lines, and they believe the Palestinians … will accept this.”
By Attila Somfalvi, Alexandra Lukash and Associated Press
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary General Saeb Erekat accused the US and Israel on Sunday of waging a “war against the Palestinians by financial pressure” after the Trump administration announced over the weekend that it would be cutting more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians. Continue Reading »
Having deemed President Trump as ‘pro-Israel’, Palestinian officials parrot Abbas, dismissing all assurances of gaining something “very good”, should they stop rejecting out of hand all calls to return to the negotiating table.
Palestinian leaders rejected apparent overtures by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday after he said they would get something “very good” in exchange for his country recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The December decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy to the city sparked fury among Palestinians, with the political leadership cutting off ties to the US administration.
The White House’s effort to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process appears to have stalled, and in interviews with i24NEWS Palestinian leaders scoffed at recent attempts to focus largely on economic growth at the expense of the most prickly political and religious subjects. Continue Reading »
PLO fabulist Saeb Erekat denounces the Trump initiated peace plan as attempt to undermine Palestinian Authority and make UNRWA extraneous, by funneling aid directly into humanitarian projects.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official Saeb Erekat on Saturday told the Voice of Palestine that the US is trying to “bring down the Palestinian Authority (PA)” in Judea and Samaria, Wafa reported.
“The goal behind this is to sustain the coup and keep Gaza separated from the West Bank on the way to creating a mini-state in Gaza while bringing down the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank,” he said, blaming the US for “destabilizing” and “creating confusion” in the PA. Continue Reading »
U.S. envoy Jason Greenblatt writes op-ed in response to Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat’s outrageous ‘inaccuracies’, “Dr. Erekat, we have heard your voice for decades and it has not achieved anything close to Palestinian aspirations or anything close to a comprehensive peace agreement…The notion that Israel is going away, or that Jerusalem is not its capital, is a mirage.”
By Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
U.S. President Donald Trump’s special Middle East envoy lashed out at a veteran Palestinian official on Sunday, saying his “false claims” and rhetoric haven’t brought peace closer.
In an op-ed published in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Jason Greenblatt responded to an earlier op-ed, penned by chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, accusing American officials of acting as “spokespeople” for Israel and criticizing the U.S. Continue Reading »