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United Nations, New York, USA, February 20 2018 - Moment of Silence by Senior advisor to President Trump Jared Corey Kushner and Nikki R. Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the UN in Honor of the Survivors of the massacre in Florida During the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle ...
Faced with the radicalization of the pro-Iranian axis and with a recent surge of violence in the West Bank, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas finds himself between a rock and a hard place. While he does not want to appear reluctant to join a possible regional cycle of uprising, violence is actually the last ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has stepped up his diplomatic offensive to secure support for international sponsorship of the peace process. ... Russian president Vladimir Putin (R) greets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 12, 2018.
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.
Ramallah: The US has disqualified itself from being an "honest broker" in the Middle East peace process, Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas has said ... Mahmoud Abbas lashed out at the United States' decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital and slashing the aid package to the Palestinians as ...
Just a month later, though, on January 14, 2018, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas publically confirmed that such an offer was made, or in his own words: "In one case we were offered Abu Dis." Reacting to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Mahmoud ...
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 ...
File - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. A former Palestinian intelligence chief and the head of the West Bank bar association have sued the government of President ...
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 ...
22 with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on European Union member states to recognize the State of Palestine. Abbas' adviser for diplomatic affairs Majdi al-Khalidi, who ...
Nabil Abu Rdeneh, spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, said the Palestinians would not accept the presence of "one Israeli soldier" on sovereign Palestinian lands. "Either there will be full Palestinian sovereignty or there will be no security, no peace and no stability," he said. Advocates of ...
1. While US Vice President Mike Pence visited Israel, PA President Mahmoud Abbas flew to Brussels, seeking to enlist European Union recognition of Palestinian statehood and to sideline US peace efforts. For whatever it's worth, EU officials are backing Abbas on Jerusalem, but are not throwing US ...
Mahmoud Abbas urges EU to 'swiftly recognise' Palestine as US announces plan to move embassy to Jerusalem by 2019. ... Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, has urged European Union (EU) countries to "swiftly recognise" the State of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital.
"Arabs have a long, unbroken history, with many ups and downs. They are used to waiting. Patience is a mighty instrument." by Uri Avnery. January 22nd, 2018. By Uri Avnery. Comments. When I first met Yasser Arafat in besieged Beirut, in the summer of 1982, Abu Mazen was not present. But when I met him again in Tunis, ...

A ceremony was held in Ramallah honoring Karim Yunes and Maher Yunes, two terrorists with Israeli origins who are serving long prison terms for the murder of an Israeli soldier. One of them, Karim Yunes, is the longest-imprisoned terrorist in Israel, who in May 2017 was appointed to Fatah's Central ...
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 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 ...
AFP-JijiRAMALLAH, West Bank (AFP-Jiji) -- Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's peace efforts as the "slap of the century" at a key meeting Sunday on the White House's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In a wide-ranging two-hour speech, Abbas ...
The threat came as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday denounced Donald Trump's peace efforts as the "slap of the century" at a meeting on the White House's decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In a two-hour speech to the Palestinian Central Council in ...
Jerusalem (JTA) -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denied a Jewish connection to Israel in a speech to the Palestinian leadership. "Israel is a colonial project that has nothing to do with Jews," Abbas said during a more than two-hour speech in Ramallah, to a meeting of the Palestine ...
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 ...
The speech by Mahmoud Abbas ratcheted up what has been more than a month of harsh rhetoric toward Trump since the president's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have sunk to a new low, boding poorly for a peace plan the White House ...
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to condemn Tuesday night's killing of a Jewish settler and stop "financing murderers and their families". "Herein lies the true root of the conflict - the refusal to recognise the State of Israel within any borders ...
The PA's request had been taken Israel by surprise. Until recently, the Palestinian reconciliation process had reportedly remained stuck over President Mahmoud Abbas' refusal to remove the sanctions on Gaza, until control over the armed forces in Gaza was resolved. Israel had based all its plans on these ...
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.
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 occasion for another dire prediction of the death of the peace process from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday.
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, ...
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of "declaring war" on Palestinian people after its parliament approved a law that would make it harder to divide Jerusalem. The amendment, which passed on Tuesday, requires a supermajority in order to cede control over any part of the Middle ...
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 ...
Mahmoud Abbas calls on France to step up as he rejects US as peace broker. Palestinian president: ' The US has proven to be a ... The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, meets his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on Friday. Photograph: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty ...
Istanbul -- Breaking with years of courting the U.S., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for the United Nations to replace Washington as a Mideast mediator and suggested he might not cooperate with the Trump Administration's much-anticipated effort to hammer out an ...
Istanbul -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that the Palestinians won't accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel "from now on" after the Trump Administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State. Abbas was speaking at a ...
Calling Jerusalem the "eternal capital of the State of Palestine", the president of the Palestinian Authority said on Wednesday the US could no longer be a mediator in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. His comments were in response to an earlier announcement by Trump during which he said the US ...
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 ...
Shareshare on facebook · Tweet · send via email · reddit · stumbleupon. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a conference on Jerusalem at the Al-Azhar Conference Center, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Abbas blasted Trump again over Jerusalem, sayAmr Nabil/AP ...
At the end of the Islamic summit in Istanbul, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced on December 13, 2017, that the Palestinians would appeal to the UN Security Council to annul President Trump's declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and would also request that the ...
This official was briefed on the details of the surprise meeting last month between Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority (and head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, the PLO), and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. Abbas was summoned to Riyadh on November 6 by the ...
Istanbul -- Breaking with years of courting the U.S., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for the United Nations to replace Washington as a Mideast mediator and suggested he might not cooperate with the Trump administration's much-anticipated effort to hammer out an ...
Istanbul -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that the Palestinians won't accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel "from now on" after the Trump Administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State. Abbas was speaking at a ...
Egypt's president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday to discuss the repercussions of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ambassador Bassam Radi, the spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency, said that a lengthy ...
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to visit the White House, the Trump administration confirmed to Haaretz on Thursday, as the political fallout from the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital cast a shadow over a planned visit to the ...
Calling Jerusalem the "eternal capital of the State of Palestine", the president of the Palestinian Authority said on Wednesday the US could no longer be a mediator in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. His comments were in response to an earlier announcement by Trump during which he said the US ...
Tags; Benjamin Netanyahu · Donald Trump · Israel · Mahmoud Abbas · Palestinian Authority. Read a recap of President Donald Trump's announcement that he's recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, as live-blogged by MarketWatch's Robert Schroeder. 12:55 pm (EST). Good afternoon and ...
In his calls to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah II, Trump delivered what appeared to be identical messages of intent. Both leaders warned Trump that moving the embassy would threaten Mideast peace efforts and security and stability in the Middle East and the world, ...


 

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