Tag: Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas gestures during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian Authority Brags It Thwarted Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority on Saturday boasted that it has managed to “incapacitate” President Donald Trump’s as yet unveiled peace plan, which it sees as no more than a “conspiracy” aimed at “liquidating” the Palestinian cause and national rights. 

UN chief Antonio Guterres says Congolese, Malian and Yemeni groups have been added to a black list of those violating children's rights in wartime

UN Chief Demands Hamas Stop Kite Terror

TEL AVIV – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Hamas Saturday to stop sending incendiary balloons and terror kites over the border and risk “another devastating conflict” in Gaza. 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank Town of Ramallah, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP)

Caroline Glick: The Road to Peace Does Not Run Through Ramallah

President Donald Trump’s Middle East mediators, senior advisor Jared Kushner and chief negotiator Jason Greenblatt, are due in the Middle East this week to discuss aspects of their proposal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians with regional leaders.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank Town of Ramallah, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Still in Hospital

JERUSALEM — The Palestinian president’s condition has seen a “clear improvement” after he was taken to hospital with a fever, an Arab lawmaker in Israel’s parliament with close ties to Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is warning that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit

Saudi Crown Prince: Palestinians Should Accept Peace Offer Or Shut Up

TEL AVIV – In a staggering development that caused witnesses to “literally fall of their chairs,” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman slammed the Palestinian leadership for missing every opportunity for peace with Israel for decades, saying they should either resume negotiations or “shut up,” according to multiple witnesses at a meeting between the crown prince and Jewish leaders in New York.

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 …

U.S. Envoy Friedman: If Abbas Refuses to Negotiate, His Replacement Will

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman slammed the Palestinian leadership in an interview Wednesday, saying that the aging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is replaceable and if he continues to show no interest in negotiating with Israel,

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 . (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Palestinian Authority Applies To Join Eight International Treaties at UN

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority has filed official requests this past week to join eight international treaties including the UN’s International Convention against Apartheid in Sports and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, according to a report from Channel 2 news.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 . (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Hamas Accuses Abbas of ‘Undermining’ Gaza

The Hamas terror group has accused Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas of seeking to undermine Palestinian unity, following his decision announced on Monday to impose sanctions on the Gaza Strip for the attempted assassination of Rami Hamdallah.

French president Francois Hollande (R) and Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas give a press conference following a meeting at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris on June 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO BERTRAND LANGLOIS (Photo credit should read BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/GettyImages)

PA President Abbas’s Government Sued over Alleged CIA-Backed Wiretapping

A former Palestinian intelligence chief and the head of the West Bank bar association are suing the Palestinian self-rule government after a purported whistleblower alleged the two were targeted, along with many other allies and rivals of President Mahmoud Abbas, in a large-scale CIA-backed wiretapping operation.

Palestinian chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, speaks to journalists during a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 4, 2016. / AFP / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chief Palestinian Negotiator to Nikki Haley: ‘Shut Up’

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s administration is orchestrating a “coup” to get rid of the Palestinian leadership and his Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, should learn to “shut up” and refrain from criticizing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee Saeb Erekat said Saturday.

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Report: John Kerry Told the Palestinians that Trump Could Be Out of Office Within A Year

TEL AVIV — Former Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly attempted to sabotage the Trump administration’s attempts to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, urging the Palestinian Authority not to “yield to President Trump’s demands,” and suggesting that President Donald Trump could be out of office within a year.

68th United States Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during his a public lecture "Can diplomacy overcome the challenges of a new world?" for students, scientific workers and opinion leaders in Kiev, Ukraine, 15 September, 2017. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

John Kerry Getting Presidential Fever Again: ‘I Might Challenge Trump in 2020’

John Kerry was famous for being the Democratic presidential candidate who was “for it before he was against it,” and now, he seems to be “for it” again, reportedly saying in a secret meeting with a Palestinian operative that he is thinking of challenging President Donald Trump in the 2020 race for the White House.

US President Donald Trump's first National Security Strategy says China and Russia are 'attempting to erode American security and prosperity'

Member Of Palestinian Parliament Calls U.S.A. ‘Head Of The Snake’

A member of the Palestinian parliament said the U.S.A. was “the snake’s head” and “the source of racism,” according to a report carried by an official Palestinian Authority radio station shortly after U.S. President Donald announced that the U.S.A. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.