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Here’s how Trump can smoke out Abbas

Well, it was nice while it lasted. For a while, it looked as if President Donald Trump might try a craftier approach to the...

Trump invites Abbas to the White House

President Donald Trump invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House. Abbas and Trump spoke on Friday and a Palestinian Authority spokesman soon...

Reform movement leaders meet with Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah

Leaders of the U.S. Reform movement met with Palestinian Authority President President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. The delegation of around 30 leaders from the Union...

Why didn’t Obama punish Palestinian incitement?

As I reflected on the horrific news from Jerusalem of the latest Palestinian terror attack against Jews, I thought about President Obama’s recent decision to not veto United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which branded Jewish neighborhoods of East Jerusalem—including the Western Wall--as “Occupied Palestinian Territory.”

Netanyahu thanks Abbas for sending firefighting crews

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for sending firefighters to assist in putting out massive fires throughout Israel.

Abbas to attend Peres funeral, Arab-Israeli party leader Ayman Odeh will not

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will attend the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, but the chairman of Israel’s Joint Arab List party said he will not attend.

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas sends condolence letter to Peres family

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called Shimon Peres a “brave” partner for peace in a condolence letter sent to his family.

Moscow says Abbas, Netanyahu agree ‘in principle’ to meet

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have agreed “in principle” to meet to discuss restarting peace talks in Moscow under the auspices of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced.

Israeli TV report: PA President Mahmoud Abbas was KGB agent

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas served as a KGB agent during the 1980s, an Israeli news station reported.

The Middle East prepares for US elections

From Jerusalem to Beirut to Cairo, the upcoming US elections are being closely followed, partly for their entertainment appeal, but also as the US remains crucial for its role in the Middle East.

Palestinian Authority president making laws by decree

Social Security law highlights problems

DNC video highlights Clinton’s Israel record, role in Iran deal

On Tuesday, as delegates and party leaders gathered to formally nominate Hillary Clinton for president in Philadelphia, the Democratic National Convention Committee released a five minute video highlighting Clinton’s accomplishment and leadership skills as secretary of state.

Belgian paper demands EU action on Abbas ‘blood libel’

A Jewish newspaper from Belgium urged European leaders to condemn a false statement by Mahmoud Abbas, who spoke in Brussels about Jewish settlers seeking to poison water wells.\n\n

Abbas walks back claim that Israeli rabbis called to poison Palestinian water

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas walked back his claim that Israeli rabbis had called for the poisoning of Palestinian water and said he did not intend to offend Jewish people.

Abbas declines meeting with Rivlin while both in Brussels

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin expressed regret that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas declined to meet with him while the two leaders were in Brussels.

Why are Zionists mocking Abbas for acknowledging Zionism?

Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, visited Saudi Arabia this month and presented King Salman with a framed 1930s-era copy of the Palestine Post.

Hamas seeks to re-introduce death penalty for murder

Amid a surge in violent crime, leaders from the Hamas movement which controls the Gaza Strip have begun advocating implementation of the death penalty for convicted murderers, even though carrying out capital punishment without the authorization of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas would be illegal.

Abbas: PA ‘on the brink of collapse,’ Israel should share intelligence info

The Palestinian Authority is “on the brink of collapse,” its president, Mahmoud Abbas, told Israeli TV.

Biden returning to Israel 6 years after diplomatic row over building

Vice President Joe Biden will visit Israel for the first time since a 2010 trip set off a diplomatic row over Israeli building in eastern Jerusalem.

John Kerry and Mahmoud Abbas meet in Jordan

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Jordan called on the United States to ensure the viability of the two-state solution.

Kerry stresses ending incitement in call with Abbas

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a call with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas stressed the need to end incitement.

Responding to Kerry article, Netanyahu blames Palestinians for lack of peace progress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed the Palestinians for the lack of progress toward peace in an apparent response to statements by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

Poll: Two-thirds of Palestinians support stabbings, reject two-state solution

A growing majority of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza support an armed uprising against Israel, reject a two-state solution and want Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to resign.

Abbas claims Israel is harming the environment

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of violating “international laws related to the environment.”\n

Abbas’ Fatah party blames Paris attacks on Israel

The Fatah party of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has blamed the terror attacks in Paris on Israel.

Indyk: Settlement freeze will turn Abbas into partner

Freezing settlement construction will be a met by a partner willing to engage in a diplomatic process to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, former Middle East envoy Martin Indyk said on Thursday.

In Hebrew, Netanyahu retracts comments on unilateral withdrawal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is used to admonishing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for saying one thing in English, but another thing in Arabic.

Obama wants to hear how Netanyahu will preserve 2-state option

President Barack Obama expects Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to outline how he plans to preserve the two-state solution when they meet next week, his top aides said.

Is Abbas responsible for inciting the terror in Israel?

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of tampering with the status quo on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

On Europe trip, Abbas gets red carpet — and some hard questions

On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags.

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“The only way to a comprehensive and just peace is the establishment of a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.”
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