Mahmoud Abbas


Netanyahu: Abbas Speech ‘Takes Off the Mask’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s extraordinary outburst against the U.S. and Israel continued to reverberate on Monday, as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other Israeli leaders responded. “I heard what…

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Official: Abbas ‘Losing It’ With Speech Cursing Trump

Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas has “officially lost it,” a senior government official traveling with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was quoted as saying in response to the speech Abbas made…

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Abbas to Present Demands to EU at End of Month

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will soon begin actively shopping around for a successor to the United States as a mediator in Mideast peace talks. Abbas plans to meet with…

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Netanyahu Calls on Abbas to Condemn Terror Attack

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to condemn the murder of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, Hy”d, in a drive-by shooting in the Shomron on Tuesday…

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Abbas Denounces New Yerushalayim Law

The passage of a new law requiring a supermajority of 81 votes out of 120 in the Knesset to approve ceding any part of Yerushalayim in peace talks was the…

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Abbas Calls Father of Girl Who Slapped Soldier

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas made a personal phone call to the father of Ahed Tamimi, a Palestinian teen who is being held in detention after slapping and kicking an…

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Report: Abbas Writes Off Trump As ‘Lost Cause’

The rift between the Trump administration and the Palestinians has worsened in recent days, according to a local media report. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has told his people that…

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Saudi King Receives PA President Abbas

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh on Wednesday and reiterated the kingdom’s support for the Palestinian people, state news agency SPA reported. The king…

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Abbas in Cairo, Istanbul to Rally Region Over Yerushalayim

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday intensified efforts to rally Middle Eastern countries against U.S. recognition of Yerushalayim as Israel’s capital, setting up talks with Arab leaders, beginning in…

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Sisi Invites Abbas to Cairo

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to Cairo on Monday to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Yerushalayim as Israel’s capital, in a statement…

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Palestinians to Snub VP Pence During Mideast Visit

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Pence’s visit to the region this month, in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Yerushalayim as…

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