Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Abbas said Wednesday he will ask the United Nations to endorse Palestinian independence this fall even if negotiations …

Israeli Defense Minister: Abbas ‘Lost His Senses’

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Monday that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas had “lost his senses” following his fiery speech against US President Donald Trump.

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Israel: Iran Missile Test a Provocation to U.S., Allies

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Saturday called an Iranian test of a missile that could reach Israel a “provocation” to the United States and a threat to the entire free world.

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Hamas Denies Israeli Claim Assassinated of Top Jihadist Was Inside Job

A spokesperson for Hamas’s military wing rejected claims by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman that the Gaza-based terror group was behind the recent assassination of one its top commanders, reiterating its claim that Israel killed Mazen Faqha.

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Syria Calls on UN to ‘Punish’ Israel Over Airport Attack

Syria on Friday called on the international community to “punish” Israel for an apparent missile attack on a major military airport west of Damascus, and accused the US, Britain and France of supporting the assault.