Abbas spokesman named deputy PA Prime Minister

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina to serve as deputy PM, information minister, while maintaining current duties.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 6:21 PM

His name was Yotam Ovadia

Every dead terror victim means the devastation of two families. Giulio Meotti, 7/31/2018, 10:35 PM

Abbas meets PA teen who slapped soldiers

After her release from prison, Ahed Tamimi meets PA chairman, who praises her struggle against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 7/30/2018, 3:08 AM

Elkin: Attack stems from Palestinian Authority incitement

Minister Zeev Elkin refers to Adam stabbing attack, blames Palestinian Authority of supporting and inciting terror.Hezki Baruch, 7/29/2018, 2:06 PM

'Abbas is directly responsible for attack'

Economy Minister: 'Anyone who talks of political settlement and desire to live in peace cannot finance murderers and martyrs.'Hezki Baruch, 7/29/2018, 11:46 AM

'Close to war, no policy for Gaza'

Minister Yisrael Katz harshly criticizes the defense minister's conduct against terrorism: tLiberman's policy is impossible and incorrect,'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 12:18 PM

Abbas advisor: Jewish Israeli MPs 'defile' Muslim holy sites

Allowing Israeli MPs to visit Temple Mount 'Zionist ISISism'.Mordechai Sones, 7/25/2018, 6:59 PM

Two million to perpetrators of Ramallah lynch

Palestinian Authority TV portrays terrorists who lynched two IDF reserve soldiers as 'heroes.'Shimon Cohen, 7/24/2018, 9:29 AM

Abbas: The martyrs have priority over everything

PA chairman again stresses that the PA will continue to pay terrorists and their families.Elad Benari, 7/24/2018, 5:14 AM

Abbas spokesman: We thwarted the 'Deal of the Century'

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh says Arabs' steadfastness have led to the thwarting of Trump's peace plan.Elad Benari, 7/23/2018, 6:16 AM

Abbas: 'Right of Return' is sacred

PA chairman blasts Nationality Law as "racist", says the Palestinians will continue the struggle to realize the "sacred" right of return.Dalit Halevi, 7/20/2018, 6:15 AM

Argentine soccer star to Abbas: I am a Palestinian

Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona meets PA chairman, expresses solidarity.Ben Ariel, 7/16/2018, 5:46 AM

Putin and Abbas meet in Moscow

Russian President hosts PA chairman who complains about U.S. embassy relocation and Israel's "settlement policy".Elad Benari, 7/15/2018, 6:42 AM

Abbas: Payments to terrorists will continue

PA chairman says PA will not stop paying families of terrorists imprisoned in Israeli jails, stresses they are "our martyrs".Elad Benari, 7/9/2018, 6:14 AM

ANALYSIS: Finding a way out of the Palestinian Arab quagmire

Will cutting funds to PA empower Hamas, or force the PA to cut terror spending? Will rehabilitating Gaza improve the security situation?Yochanan Visser, 7/6/2018, 12:34 PM

'Abbas declared war on Israel long ago'

MK rebuts PA Chairman claim Israel withholding terror salaries 'declaration of war'.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 12:57 PM

Arabs rally in Ramallah against Trump peace initiative

Hundreds of Palestinian Arabs rally in Ramallah, back Abbas' position on Trump's "Deal of the Century".Elad Benari, 7/3/2018, 6:13 AM

Report: Abbas to form unity government with Hamas

PA chairman reportedly pursuing new unity coalition with Hamas to blunt US efforts towards peace circumventing PA.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2018, 1:16 PM

Abbas: Al-Quds is occupied

PA chairman accuses Israel of implementing a policy of ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/2/2018, 5:44 AM

PA Chairman tells Prince William: We're serious about peace

PA Chairman Abbas meets Prince William, says he 'hopes he'll visit when Palestine is independent.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 3:13 PM

Abbas to meet Putin in Moscow

PA chairman to visit Russia for World Cup finals, expected to meet Putin.Elad Benari, 6/27/2018, 6:05 AM

Prime Minister opposes law to offset terrorist salaries

National Security Council claims law to offset PA funds would harm Abbas' status; Likud attempts to declaw bill.Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2018, 3:53 PM

Arab officials: We'll go over Abbas' head

Senior officials in moderate Arab states express willingness to hear peace plan even if PA Chairman Abbas opposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 8:15 AM

Abbas, Haniyeh congratulate Erdogan

PA chairman and Hamas leader congratulate Turkish President on his reelection.Elad Benari, 6/25/2018, 2:05 AM

Kushner: I'm ready to work with Abbas

Trump's senior adviser sends a message to Palestinian Arabs as PA chairman continues to boycott him. "You deserve a bright future".Elad Benari, 6/24/2018, 5:07 AM

Report: PA Chairman under pressure to meet US envoys

Arab nations, Palestinian Authority officials, pressure PA chairman to backpedal on promise to reject US-proposed peace plans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 10:47 AM

'For heaven's sake, recognize the Jewish State'

PM says Israel has offered a Palestinian State, but peace has remained far off because of refusal to accept Jewish State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2018, 9:45 PM

Abbas thanks Argentina for cancelling soccer game

PA chairman welcomes efforts to prevent Israel from "harming the status of Jerusalem".Elad Benari, 6/8/2018, 2:05 AM

Rivlin urges Abbas: Condemn Gaza terror

President calls Palestinian Authority Chairman to congratulate him on month of Ramadan.Mordechai Sones, 6/4/2018, 7:02 PM

Abbas refused to meet Democratic delegation

PA chairman refused to meet with a delegation of Democratic lawmakers due to his anger over Trump's Jerusalem recognition.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/2/2018, 1:26 AM

Abbas: Jerusalem put me in the hospital

PA chairman blames stress of US embassy opening in Jerusalem for his recent hospitalization.Shlomo Wrubel, 5/28/2018, 8:19 PM

Abbas released from hospital

PA Chairman Abbas leaves hospital, expects to be back at work on Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2018, 2:26 PM

Abbas 'in excellent health', says hospital official

PA chairman is in excellent health but no date has been set for his discharge from hospital.Elad Benari, 5/27/2018, 6:08 AM

Has Trump decided the PLO is dead and buried?

Israel condemns PLO lies but Trump contemplates PLO demise. David Singer, 5/23/2018, 1:59 PM

Abbas presents anti-Israel cartoon

PA chairman Abbas displays cartoon showing Israeli soldier as a baby killer in PAGary Willig, 5/22/2018, 4:15 PM

'No time frame' for Abbas discharge from hospital

PA Chairman remains hospitalized for third day. Ramallah hospital spokeswoman: 'He's doing fine but still needs to take care.'AFP, 5/22/2018, 12:00 PM

Abbas planning 'painful response'

Senior PA official says Abbas planning to submit legal cases against Israel to the International Criminal Court.Dalit Halevi, 5/22/2018, 6:15 AM

Ahmed Tibi visits Abbas in hospital

Arab MK says PA Chairman suffers from pneumonia: 'I walked with him in corridor about six times. We talked about various political issues.'Mordechai Sones, 5/21/2018, 10:58 PM

Abbas' condition improving

PA leader said to be released from hospital tomorrow following complications from ear operation.AFP, 5/21/2018, 3:10 PM

PA chief Abbas still hospitalized

PLO spokesman downplays hospitalization of PA chief, but says no plans yet to discharge aging PA leader from hospital.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2018, 11:09 AM

PA chief Mahmoud Abbas rushed to hospital

Palestinian Authority leader rushed to Ramallah hospital after complaining of chest pains, fever.David Rosenberg, 5/20/2018, 8:27 PM

PA recalls envoys to 4 European nations

PA representatives to Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Austria recalled after their ambassadors attend reception for new US embassy.AFP, 5/16/2018, 3:12 PM

IDF on high alert adjacent to Gaza

Reinforced IDF fighters deploy anticipating Hamas-led riots. Yesterday, 59 terrorists killed.Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2018, 3:52 PM

Abbas hospitalized for 'minor surgery'

PA chief admitted to Ramallah-area hospital for surgery on Tuesday.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2018, 2:18 PM

Abbas: US embassy in Jerusalem a 'settlement'

PA leader says no peace under US leadership.Gary Willig, 5/14/2018, 7:44 PM

Poland's flagrant contradictions

What do Mahmoud Abbas and the Polish government have in common?Walter Bingham, 5/11/2018, 6:48 PM

Apology? Abbas again mocks the Holocaust

PA chairman meets Chilean President, compares suffering of Jews in the Holocaust to Palestinian suffering.Elad Benari, 5/10/2018, 5:36 AM

Abbas: Moving embassies to Jerusalem is against int'l law

PA chairman urges Latin American countries not to follow in Paraguay’s footsteps and move their embassies to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 5/8/2018, 4:05 AM

Would a change in PA leadership affect the Peace Process?

BESA joins the debate on the future of the post-Abbas Palestinian Authority.Dr. George N. Tzogopoulos, 5/7/2018, 4:30 PM

U.S. asks Security Council to condemn Abbas

United States asks UN Security Council to reject PA chairman's anti-Semitic remarks.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2018, 11:08 PM

Defense Minister: Abbas is a worthless Holocaust denier

Defense Minister Liberman rejects PA Chairman's apology, says he's a 'worthless Holocaust denier.'Uzi Baruch, 5/4/2018, 2:52 PM

Abbas apologizes for anti-Semitic speech

PA Chairman Abbas says he 'fully respects Judaism' and 'condemns the Holocaust.'Ido Ben Porat, 5/4/2018, 2:02 PM

Figuring out Abbas a generation too late

What took so long for the world to wake up? Jack Engelhard, 5/4/2018, 10:31 AM

Britain: Abbas remarks unhelpful to peace

Britain’s Middle East minister criticizes PA chairman's anti-Semitic speech, says his remarks were deeply concerning.Elad Benari, 5/4/2018, 3:08 AM

Abbas re-elected as PLO chief

PA chairman to continue serving as chairman of the Executive Committee of the PLO.Elad Benari, 5/4/2018, 2:09 AM

'Abbas is more extreme and dangerous than Arafat'

Dr. David Bukay of the University of Haifa: Abbas is a wolf in sheep’s clothing.Benny Tocker, 5/4/2018, 1:06 AM

A Jewish member of the Palestinian Authority?

PA showcases Jewish member of Palestinian National Council in response to the uproar over Mahmoud Abbas' anti-Semitic comments.Tzvi Lev, 5/3/2018, 6:26 PM