Mahmoud Abbas

Netanyahu on UAE TV: Israel Prefers Peace to Annexation

Israeli Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu on Monday said Israel favors peace with Arab countries over annexation of the West Bank, in his first interview with an Emirati network since inking a deal to normalize relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel.

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U.S. Envoy David Friedman Reiterates Support for West Bank Annexation

TEL AVIV – U.S. support for Israel’s annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank is contingent on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extending a hand to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to restart negotiations, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said during a wide-ranging interview in The Jerusalem Post.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left and David Friedman, right, the new United States Ambassador to Israel attend a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the liberation and unification of Jerusalem, in front of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Israel captured the Old …

Fact Check: Abbas UN Speech Brimming with Anti-Israel Lies

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas once again had the opportunity to show off his polished skills in the art of double-speak in his address to the United Nations Wednesday. It was, to wit, classic Abbas: brimming with non-sequiturs, misinformation and outright lies.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C) arrives at the UN Security Council at the United Nations headquarters on February 11, 2020 in New York. - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday told the UN Security Council that the world should reject President Donald Trump's Middle East plan, which he said would …

Abbas Rages Against Trump Peace Plan in U.N. Speech

TEL AVIV – The map featured in President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled peace plan for a Palestinian state side by side with Israel is nothing more than “Swiss cheese,” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday in a damning condemnation of the proposal which he said obliterated Palestinian rights. 

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during the 66th General Assembly Session at the United Nations on September 23, 2011 in New York City. The annual event, which is being dominated this year by the Palestinian's bid for full membership, gathers more than 100 heads of state and government for …

Abbas Cutting Ties with U.S., Israel over Peace Deal

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced he was cutting all ties with both the U.S. and Israel in response to President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled peace plan, including security coordination in the West Bank. 

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas holds a placard showing maps of (L to R) historical Palestine, the 1947 United Nations partition plan on Palestine, the 1948-1967 borders between the Palestinian territories and Israel, and a current map of the Palestinian territories without Israeli-annexed areas and settlements, as he attends an Arab …

Palestinian Official On Trump Plan: ‘These Are Terms of Surrender’

TEL AVIV  – Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat on Thursday charged the Trump administration’s peace proposal with being a “copy paste” of a deal offered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2012, and added that the recently unveiled plan is essentially President Donald Trump’s and Netanyahu’s saying “you lost, we won.”

Saeb Erekat