Trump's Move to Slash Palestinian Cash: What It Means for Future Talks

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops following a protest in the West Bank City of Nablus  Dec. 8 2017

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops following a protest in the West Bank City of Nablus Dec. 8 2017

Israelis consider Jerusalem their eternal capital, but Palestinians have also long aspired to establish the city's eastern sector as the capital of a future Palestinian state, making the city a sensitive subject in potential peace talks.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyHaley: "Open question" if USA athletes will attend Olympics amid North Korea tensions Haley: Trump isn't deciding who controls east Jerusalem Emergency UN Security Council meeting called after Trump's Jerusalem announcement: report MORE suggested this week that the U.S. could cut funding for the Palestinians unless they agreed to return to the negotiating table with Israel.

"This strategy needs us to move on two tracks".

US aid accounts for 40 percent of the budget for the U.N.'s Relief and Works Agency (for Palestinian refugees only) better known as UNRWA.

The International Criminal Court in The Hague is planning on investigating Israeli leaders over Israeli settlement expansion in Jerusalem and West Bank, as well as the 2014 aggression on Gaza titled 'Operation Protective Edge'.

He accused Hamas of cooperating with Israel to crack down on jihadists sympathetic to IS in Gaza and work with the Egyptian government to obstruct the activities of IS branch in neighboring Egypt.

"UNRWA is an organisation that perpetuates the problem of the Palestinian refugees", he said.

Praise the Sun: Dark Souls Remastered Has Been Announced
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One militant steps forward, saying: 'Never surrender to them.

Just a month ago previous year, President Trump infuriated Muslims all over the Middle East led by the Palestinians when he announced that the U.S. government would move their embassy from Tel Aviv to the newly proposed capital of Jerusalem. "I am talking about the Palestinian Authority's official media outlets; their official schools; their official camps". But after these latest tweets, Israeli officials had a different take.

Fourteen Palestinians have been killed since Trump's December 6 announcement, majority in clashes with Israeli forces.

Some of that US taxpayer money goes to a policy dubbed "pay to slay" where the PA pays convicted terrorists and their families monthly salaries.

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump tweeted he was considering halting payments to the PA.

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) monitored the escalation of Israeli attacks against fishermen in the Gaza Sea, in addition to the continuous shooting and shelling against them since 06:00 on Monday morning, despite sailing within the allowed fishing areas.

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