The Palestinian Authority said it was cutting off police coordination with Israeli forces and Middle Eastern countries condemned the raid, warning of possible fallout.
The Gaza Strip needs major reconstruction after the Israeli military hit buildings and infrastructure. Experts say the U.N.-backed process of vetting projects ends up increasing costs and delays.
Israel and the Palestinians are again locked in bitter fighting. Here is a look at some key events in the conflict over the past decade and a half.
Often the voice of the Palestinians in peace talks with Israel, Erekat's pursuit of peace through negotiation never prevailed. He was 65.
President Trump declared that his "vision presents a win-win opportunity for both sides." Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called it a "disastrous announcement."
The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem long served as a key diplomatic line to the Palestinian Authority. Now the U.S. is downgrading the mission and merging it with the Embassy to Israel.
The U.S. is ceasing aid to the Palestinians as a new anti-terror law takes effect Friday but will continue efforts to coordinate between Palestinians and Israelis.
An ex-Palestinian intelligence chief and an attorney filed complaints against the Palestinian Authority after an anonymous document alleged the government tapped their calls for the U.S. spy agency.
If the Egyptian-brokered deal succeeds, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza will be reunited under one leadership for the first time since Hamas wrested control of Gaza 10 years ago.
"I've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is the deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Let's see if we can prove them wrong," he said alongside Palestinian leader Abbas.