The poll indicates that 61 pc of Palestinians would choose the Islamic militant group’s leader, Ismail Haniyeh, for president.
Some 400 hectares in the Etzion settlement bloc near Bethlehem were declared “state land, on the instructions of the political echelon.
“Unfortunately the world doesn’t blame the Israelis,” said Meshaal.
The travel advisory said US citizens need to be aware of the risks of travel there because of the current conflict.
Moving from fragile truce to long-term settlement will require Netanyahu to summon sincerity and vision.
The development comes against the backdrop of a broad Israeli ground operation in the West Bank in search of three Israeli teens who went missing in the Palestinian territory.
51among more than 65 Palestinians detained overnight in the search for the teens.
The arrests brought the total number of Palestinians detained since the kidnapping to over 200, most of them Hamas activists.
Witnesses said Palestinians threw rocks at soldiers conducting house-to-house searches in al-Jilazoun refugee camp, outside Ramallah.
Spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said Sunday militants “will not feel safe” until the teens return home.
A senior military official said he “could not confirm if they are alive or dead.”
22 women joining the elite force marks the fall of another gender barrier in Palestine.
The report accuses Israel of “war crimes and other serious violations of international law” against Palestinians.
Abbas has spoken in general terms in past meetings with journalists of a phased pullout from the West Bank.
John Kerry visited the region to push peace talks in which settlements represent a major hurdle.