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Along with the Palestinian public employees in Gaza, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas cut the salaries of the Palestinian prisoners from the Gaza Strip held inside Israeli jails, Quds Press reported on Friday. Sources told Quds Press that they had contacted the head of the PLO's Committee ...
Palestinians will not allow any country to move their embassies to Jerusalem, President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday. According to Palestine's official WAFA news agency, Abbas, during a meeting in West Bank city of Ramallah, said: "The administration of Palestine will not let U.S. President Donald ...

The Palestinian Authority's official TV channel reported on a boy, Abd Al-Hamid Qadouha, preparing to join the Gaza "Return March" despite having been wounded by a tear gas canister. Abd Al-Hamid donned combat gear, carried a Palestinian flag, and wore a picture of President Mahmoud Abbas on his ...
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (2:29 A.M)- Mahmoud Abbas 'Palestinian Authority' (PA) President, announces that Hamas has 60 days to capitulate to PA demands or sanctions will be pressed against the Gaza Strip. Al-Jazeera reported yesterday that the sanctions to be introduced will include; stripping all Gazans ...
President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas congratulated Abiy Ahmed on being elected as the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia. The president on his message expressed the aspiration of Palestine to strengthen cooperation in more advanced manner under the new leadership of Ethiopia. Similarly ...
In its 2018 budget, the PA allocated around NIS 1.28 billion (around USD 360 million), approximately 7% of the budget, to two institutions that assist terrorists imprisoned in Israel, released terrorists, and families of shahids. The institutions are the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs and the ...

FILE -- In this March 1, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting of the Fatah Revolutionary Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Abbas said Sunday, April 8, 2018, that unless he gets full control over the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, including weapons, he will “not be ...
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he is 'not responsible' for violence in Gaza Strip until Hamas cedes control ... Ramallah: Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says that unless he gets full control over the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, including the groups weapons, he will "not be responsible for ...
President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas on Friday instructed the Palestinian representation to UN to convey an emergency meeting of the Security Council over clashes in Gaza that claimed the lives of 17 Palestinians. Husam Zomlot, the head of the Palestinian General Delegation to U.S., said that ...
Hamas is worried by Mahmoud Abbas' intention to impose tough sanctions on the Gaza Strip and drag it into a war with Israel. Hamas is preparing to torpedo Abbas' plan with a mass march on Israel's border. The PA chairman's claim that Hamas is responsible for an assassination attempt on Prime Minister ...
Mahmoud Abbas has explained to the Egyptian president that if he doesn't receive total authority in the Gaza Strip immediately, he will take harsh sanctions against its residents. The PA chairman is considering whether to declare Gaza a “rebel zone” and to create new political realities for the Palestinian ...
FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. A series of recent health scares have raised new concerns about octogenarian Abbas, reviving anxiety ...
President Abbas says Hamas orchestrated attack on prime minister's convoy, prompting Hamas to call for elections. 20 Mar 2018. Mahmoud Abbas said that if the "assassination attempt" had succeeded, the attack would have opened the door for a bloody civil war [File: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters]. President of the ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called the US ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" because of his support for Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank. Mr Abbas, speaking at a Palestinian leadership gathering, also blamed Hamas for a bomb attack last week on the convoy of ...
President Mahmoud Abbas called US ambassador to Israel David Friedman a 'settler', 'son of a dog' to Palestinian leaders in Ramallah on Monday. Photograph: Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images. The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has called the US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, a “son ...
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The chief Palestinian legislative body, Palestine National Council, will hold its first meeting in ...
Senior Fatah official Mahmoud al-Aloul has been appointed as a temporary stand-in for Mahmoud Abbas in case the head of Fatah and the Palestinian Authority becomes unfit to continue in his positions before elections take place. According to Fatah sources, Gen. Majid Faraj, head of the General ...

To hear Grant Rumley tell it, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is in a difficult position. “He has to appear to be swimming, because you can't really tread water in Palestinian politics,” he said yesterday in San Francisco. Rumley is the co-author of “The Last Palestinian: The Rise and Reign of ...
The battle for the succession of Mahmoud Abbas in the Palestinian Authority is heating up. This was apparent from Fatah Secretary-General Jibril Rajoub's recent attack on Egypt, which supports the candidacy of Palestinian politician Muhammad Dahlan for the position of next PA chairman. The Israeli ...
Mahmoud Abbas should send two bouquets of flowers: one to Israeli Police Chief Roni Alsheikh, and one to Shlomo Filber, currently a state's witness in a corruption case that may implicate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Alsheikh and Filber have turned Netanyahu into a lame duck on his shameful ...
The battle for the succession of Mahmoud Abbas in the Palestinian Authority is heating up. This was apparent from Fatah Secretary-General Jibril Rajoub's recent attack on Egypt, which supports the candidacy of Palestinian politician Muhammad Dahlan for the position of next PA chairman. The Israeli ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at ... JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he has undergone medical tests while in the United States and that he is in good health. Speaking ...
Narendra Modi became India's first prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank where he met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday. The Palestinian leader said he was counting on India's support for multi-country sponsorship of future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, which could ...
On Monday February 12, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Sochi, Russia's southern resort city located on the Black Sea. The place and date for this meeting are not insignificant. Almost everything the Russian president does is layered with meaning.
Every month, the UN Security Council meets to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; normally, the ambassadors of Israel and Palestine attend. This time, President Mahmoud Abbas will attend the session, an unusual move that Israel's UN ambassador says will put an end to any possibility of future peace ...
DHAHRAN (Saudi Arabia)- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed Sunday in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) Algeria's “consistent” position, under the leadership of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in favor of the Palestinian cause and its “permanent concern to support the brotherly ...
I highly appreciate your stance and unwavering support on the international scene for our nation in its struggle for the establishment of an independent state by putting an end to the conflict and declaring East Jerusalem, the city of tolerance, coexistence and peace, as its capital,” Mahmoud Abbas said in his ...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas keeps telling the world what he thinks. The curious thing is not that he makes statements in which he delegitimizes Israel's existence as a “colonial project,” as he did in January, or that he called the US ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog,” as he did two weeks ...
Egypt and Saudi Arabia are putting mounting pressure on the chairman of the Palestinian Authority to accept President Donald Trump's “deal of the century.” Senior Fatah sources reckon that Mahmoud Abbas will not compromise on Palestinian “red lines,” and when he retires from political life he will be ...
RAMALLAH (Sputnik) - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who arrived on a two-day visit to Jordan on Monday decided to cut short his stay in the country following the attack on the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday, a source told Sputnik. "President Abbas is cutting short ...
According to Fatah sources, Jibril Rajoub suspects that PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas will soon retire from political life. As Rajoub believes he is the most suitable candidate to succeed Abbas as chairman, he launched an attack on his rival Muhammad Dahlan. Dahlan has the backing of the Arab Quartet ...
Waning power. Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas(C) attends the United Nations Security Council in New York, on February 20. (AFP). Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas draws legitimacy for his leadership from internal and external sources. In both cases, his legitimacy is waning. Abbas's main ...
In recent months there has been a deterioration in the health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who will be 83 at the end of the month. Information about his health has been submitted to Israeli political and security officials. Although the security cooperation between Israel and the PA ...
MOSCOW: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas visits Russia on Monday in a bid to secure Russian President Vladimir Putin's support following Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Palestinian leader was set to visit Moscow two weeks after a visit by Israeli Prime Minister ...
Narendra Modi became India's first prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank where he met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday. The Palestinian leader said he was counting on India's support for multi-country sponsorship of future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, which could ...
On Monday February 12, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Sochi, Russia's southern resort city located on the Black Sea. The place and date for this meeting are not insignificant. Almost everything the Russian president does is layered with meaning.
NEW DELHI: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Palestine, the first by an Indian premier, as "historic and important", Palestinian presidency today said Modi and president Mahmoud Abbas will hold talks on the latest developments in the political process in the region as also other international ...
RAMALLAH: 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 ...
First, there is not, nor has there ever been, a state with the name of Palestine. Jerusalem was never a capital for the Palestinians, who are a recently established nation that never took advantage of the right to self-determination they are claiming, even though it was offered to them several times. Jerusalem ...
Every month, the UN Security Council meets to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; normally, the ambassadors of Israel and Palestine attend. This time, President Mahmoud Abbas will attend the session, an unusual move that Israel's UN ambassador says will put an end to any possibility of future peace ...
But even in this environment, Mahmoud Abbas, the 82-year-old Palestinian president, cannot escape responsibility for failure. His government is now widely seen as a corrupt gerontocracy. It is inept, remote, self-serving and ever more authoritarian. Elected to a four-year term in January 2005, he's entering ...
A number of recent or current international leaders hold earned doctorates, in fields such as law (the president of Greece), economics (the prime minister of India), or chemistry (both the chancellor of Germany and the prime minister of Belgium). But, irony of ironies, the only world leader who holds a Ph.D. in ...
This is the larger tragedy of Mahmoud Abbas. In him, the world saw a reformist, a leader who could get the Palestinians to the table and possibly clear the hurdle for the two-state solution. Instead, he has morphed into a bureaucratic tyrant at home, hostile to America and downright incendiary towards Israel.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a conference on Jerusalem at the Al-Azhar Conference Center, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. ... Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas lashed out on Wednesday at U.S. President Donald Trump over his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's ...
Palestinian leaders called on President Mahmoud Abbas to withdraw recognition of Israel and break off security cooperation, in a move that follows the Trump administration naming Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council declared it should no longer be ...
President Mahmoud Abbas, above center, of the Palestinian Authority said that Israel had killed the 1990s Oslo peace accords. But he reserved his most scathing words for the United States. “Damn your money!” Mr. Abbas said of President Trump. Mr. Abbas also confirmed a recent New York Times report ...
To hear Palestinian leaders tell it, their relationship with the Trump administration has now been simplified. “We will sever all ties with the Americans,” Ahmed Majdalani, a confidant of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, told me, “this means the end of the peace process and the U.S. role there.
At the recent meeting of the Organization for Islamic Co-operation held in Istanbul, Turkey, Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, stated that Jews were excellent at fabricating history, citing the Qur'an as his authority. In September of 2015, he said of Jews visiting the Temple Mount, ...
In a report issued on 23 December, the Israeli website cited its sources in Washington as stating that President Trump had decided to sever contacts and relations with the PA and President Mahmoud Abbas. According to Debkafile, the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan under preparation in Washington will not ...
The United States has “disqualified” itself from the Middle East peace process by recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said. Mr Abbas said the US was “no longer an honest mediator” and declared his government “will not accept any plan put forward” by ...


 

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