Tag: PA President Mahmoud Abbas

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Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Due in Israel Wednesday

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations Jason Greenblatt will arrive in Israel on Wednesday for what has typically been a routine meeting with envoys from the Quartet on Middle East peace, comprised of the US, EU, UN and Russia.

David Friedman, ambassador to Israel nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Friedman, the combative bankruptcy lawyer Trump tapped as his envoy to Israel, said he regretted using 'inflammatory rhetoric' during the divisive 2016 presidential campaign, but didn't specify which remarks he apologized for. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Terror-Supporting Palestinian Authority Claims U.S. Ambassador Is Blocking Peace  

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has released a statement harshly criticizing U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Freidman for his factual statement that the Palestinian Authority rewards terror by way of its payments to Palestinians who are imprisoned by Israel or were killed due to their involvement in terrorist attacks against Israel.

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PA Newspaper Editorial: This Is the Time for Confrontation

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian newspaper Al Hayat Al Jadida, considered the official publication of the Palestinian National Authority, is calling on Palestinians to prepare for a “confrontation” with Israel over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

PALESTINIAN-POLITICS Palestinian Authority President and head of the Fatah movement, Mahmud Abbas attends a Fatah 'Revolutionary Council' meeting in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah on September 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Abbas: We Will Seek Full UN Membership

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said that the Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations and join dozens of additional international organizations in response to the recent US policy changes on Jerusalem.

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Fatah Official to Hamas: We’re A Bigger Enemy Of Israel

TEL AVIV — Jibril Rajoub, a member of the central committee of Fatah, the Palestinian Authority president’s movement, has lashed out at Hamas in a television interview with al-Quds, saying that Fatah is Israel’s greatest enemy and not Hamas.