(Scott Johnson) Yesterday I noted the speech of Palestinian Authority President for Life Mahmoud Abbas, referring readers to the Times of Israel account of the speech and Times of Israel editor David Horovitz’s column on it. Abbas had given his speech this past Sunday to the PLO Central Council. Show More Summary
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has again blasted President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. leader's decision to recognize contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital was "sinful." Abbas, who has openly cursed Trump … Click to Continue »
The Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council declared it should no longer be bound by the 1993 Oslo peace accords
US President Donald Trump had threatened in a tweet to cut millions in contributions in order to force Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas into coming to the negotiating table to hash out a peace deal with Israel.Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday for a fiery, invective-filled speech against President Donald Trump, in which he proclaimed the U.S. role as arbiter of the Mideast conflict over, attacked the administration's envoys and described Israel as a colonial conspiracy.
In a fiery two-hour speech on Sunday where Mahmoud Abbas unloaded on the Trump administration, Israel and Arab partners, the Palestinian president confirmed a report published more than a month ago about back channel peace talks where the U.S. Show More Summary
There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump and his aides in a pugnacious speech — a very … Click to Continue »
President Trump promised in May that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would be solved during his presidency. Now, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says his U.S. counterpart has destroyed any chance of that happening. In a speech given...Show More Summary
Benjamin Netanyahu said Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas was inadvertently helping Israel after the Palestinian leader delivered a furious speech denouncing Donald Trump and rejecting the US as a mediator for peace talks. Mr Abbas...Show More Summary
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday President Donald Trump ought to be ashamed of himself for saying the Palestinians rejected peace talks. In a two-hour rebuke of Trump’s Palestinian policy …...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas laid into President Trump, among others, in a two-hour speech Monday, saying he rejects Trump's attempt for a Middle East peace "deal of the century"—and he hopes the president's house is demolished. Abbas, addressing the Palestinian Central Council, said he had rejected a proposal for...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the U.S.: "Damn your money."
Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have sunk to a new low
Israel's defense minister says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has "lost his senses" following his fiery speech against President Donald Trump. Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that Abbas has given up … Click to Continue »
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad, internationally-backed panel to broker any peace talks with Israel, but did not rule out a U.S. role in such a panel.
“Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the state of Palestine and it is not for sale for gold or billions," Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says after Donald Trump says he took Jerusalem "off the table" and will now strip Palestinians of 100s of millions in U.S. aid for refusing to negotiate.
Twelve ways the revolting "peace" record of the Palestinian Authority president speaks for itself.
The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, meets his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on Friday. The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has said that he would “no longer accept” any peace plan proposed by the United States, instead calling on France and Europe to play a stronger role in peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinians were killed in renewed clashes with Israeli forces, Gaza's Health Ministry said Friday, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged France and Europe to play a stronger role in peace efforts amid continued fallout over President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he’ll no longer accept any U.S. plans for Mideast peace because of the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Abbas says the United States is “no longer an honest mediator in the peace process” and that the Palestinians “will no longer accept any plan from the United States […]