Mahmoud Abbas


White House Responds to Abbas Curses

The White House has responded to offensive remarks made by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas targeting ambassador to Israel David Friedman. “The time has come for President Abbas to choose…

Read more »

Abbas Lashes Out, Curses Friedman

In an extraordinary personal attack that exceeded even the vitriol and viciousness of normal Palestinian rhetoric, Mahmoud Abbas attacked U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Monday, cursing him and…

Read more »

Fatah Designates Abbas Successor

Amid speculation about the health of 82-year-old Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, the Fatah Central Committee has designated a successor, according to Yisrael Hayom. In the event that Pres. Abbas…

Read more »

Abbas at John Hopkins Hospital for ‘Checks’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has gone to a hospital in the United States for a routine check, a senior Palestinian official told Reuters on Thursday. “He is in the…

Read more »

Abbas to Putin: We Want You, Not Trump

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday he could no longer accept the role of the United States as a mediator in talks with Israel because…

Read more »

Abbas Tells Indian PM He Seeks Multi-Country Peace Mediation

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday that he is counting on India’s support for a multi-country sponsorship of any future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Such…

Read more »

Abbas Spokesman Blames David Friedman for Rift

The Palestinians are blaming the diplomatic rift with the U.S. on Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, whom they accuse of being biased for Israel, according to media reports Thursday. Palestinian…

Read more »

Putin and Abbas to Discuss New Peace Talks Format

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas plan to discuss a possible new mediation mechanism to replace the Middle East Quartet, the Interfax news agency said on Wednesday,…

Read more »

Abbas Says Multinational Peace Process Should Include Africa

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas entered competition with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for support from African countries on Sunday, as he invited them to participate in a multinational mechanism…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »