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Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission
The Palestinians are threatening to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington
The Latest: Palestinian threat to cut communications with US
The Palestinians are threatening to cut off all communication with the Trump administration if it goes through with plans to shutter the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington
Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for 3 days under PA control
Gaza's border crossing into Egypt is running under the Palestinian Authority's control for the first time in a decade
US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered
U.S. officials say the Trump administration is putting the Palestine Liberation Organization on notice that it may shutter their Washington office
Palestinians say opening of Gaza border crossing delayed
A senior Palestinian official says the long-awaited opening of the Gaza Strip's border crossing with Egypt has been delayed due to "special circumstances."
Tens of thousands mark Arafat death anniversary in Gaza
Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza are marking the 13th anniversary of the death of Fatah founder and Palestinian Authority leader for the first time since Hamas took over the territory
Jared Kushner made unannounced trip to Saudi Arabia
President Trump 's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, a senior White House official confirmed. The trip was not announced ahead of time. On his third trip to Saudi Arabia this year, Kushner, whose White House portfolio includes the Middle East, left the
The Note: Republicans say 'trust us' on health care, but can you?
THE TAKE with ABC News' MaryAlice Parks Sen. Bill Cassidy insists his bill passes " the Kimmel test ," but health care experts resoundingly disagree. Policy wonks from universities, think tanks and insurance groups were quoted in article after article yesterday, explaining that states could get
Trump says he has reached decision on Iran deal: 'I'll let you know'
President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he has made a decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal, but refused to offer additional information. "I have decided," Trump told reporters three times this morning as he met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. "I'll let you
The Note: Will go-it-alone leave Trump empty-handed?
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Home and getting to business : President Trump is at the White House, with only meetings with national security adviser H.R. McMaster , budget director Mick Mulvaney and the Office of Legislative Affairs on the schedule. Where’s Mitch? Senate Majority Leader Mitch