Erakat, a member of the Palestinian parliament since 1996, was a key figure in the Palestinian political landscape, an indispensable briefer for foreign envoys and a suave tactician who could register indignation when necessary.
Secretary General of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation and Chief Negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, told TRT World that instead of visiting Israel, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas should come to Palestine to discuss its future.
The international community's focus on battling Covid-19 provides the perfect cover for criminal political adventurism.
What is the point of 'international law' when it can be summarily dismissed by the US in service to its ally Israel?
The Israeli right led by Benjamin Netanyahu is having to grab increasingly more land from neighbours in order to shore up support at home.
“This step shows the US government is not only biased toward the Israeli occupation, but is fully aligned with the plans of the extremist Israeli right-wing,” says Palestinian Authority (PA) spokeperson Nabil Abu Rudaineh.
Solidarity will not bring justice for the Palestinians at a time when they have been abandoned by their neighbours.
In the wake of Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest win, experts voice concerns that the hawkish politician may bring future negotiations with Palestinians to a standstill and trigger another uprising.
Leaked details of the US plan for a settlement between Palestine and Israel reveals that very little is being done to ensure that the deal is fair to Palestinians.
Majority of the disputed city's roughly 300,000 Palestinians are expected to boycott the polls again, despite calls by a minority to use the moment to seize influence in a city under full Israeli control for decades.
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat and medical staff at the Al Istishari Hospital in Ramallah play down concerns about the health of 82-year-old President Mahmoud Abbas.
Donald Trump will not travel to Israel for the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, according to a White House statement released on Monday. The delegation will include Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, as well as Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.
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