'Trump gave Jerusalem to Israel - no peace until we get it back'

PA chief blasts Trump's Jerusalem declaration, warns that there will be 'no peace, no stability' until city is capital of Palestinian state.David Rosenberg, Yesterday, 11:42 AM

'Unfortunate PA chooses to miss yet another opportunity'

Trump administration chastises PA over its refusal to meet with VP Pence during upcoming trip.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 10:07 PM

Abbas aide: There will be no meeting with Pence

Aide to PA chairman confirms Abbas won't meet U.S. Vice President following Washington's policy shift on Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Sunday, 5:09 AM

White House: Pence still plans to meet Abbas

White House says canceling meeting between PA chairman and VP Pence would be "counterproductive."Elad Benari, Friday, 2:05 AM

EU calls for 'Palestinian restraint' as Trump announcement nears

EU diplomatic chief calls on Abbas to show restraint, contain violence amid expected recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel by Trump.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 5:56 PM

Hamas: Violence will sweep the region

Hamas leader warns against US recognition of J'lem, as Abbas reportedly intends to declare US no longer relevant in peace process.Dalit Halevy, 12/6/2017, 4:57 PM

Trump tells Abbas embassy is to move to Jerusalem

Abbas reportedly tells POTUS there will be no Palestinian state without its capital in Jerusalem as Trump reveals intention to move embassy.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2017, 5:40 PM

PA: US recognition of Jerusalem would end peace process

Senior adviser to Abbas tells reporters Trump would end chances for 'deal of the century' by saying Jerusalem is Israel's capital.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2017, 3:46 PM

Abbas finding little support for campaign against Trump

PA chairman is trying to recruit Arab leaders to convince Trump not to recognize Jerusalem, but they are not cooperating.Elad Benari, 12/4/2017, 1:09 AM

Abbas aide: Jerusalem recognition will destroy peace

Senior adviser to PA chairman warns: American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will destroy the peace process.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2017, 5:46 AM

PA: We'll demand equal rights throughout 'Palestine'

PA's UN envoy speaks in Abbas's name, demands equal rights if Israel does not end the "occupation".Dalit Halevi, 11/30/2017, 6:45 AM

Erekat: Abbas respects Kushner

Senior PA official changes tune on U.S., denies Abbas refused call from Trump's son-in-lawElad Benari, Canada, 11/24/2017, 9:27 PM

Islamic Jihad: Abbas thwarted reconciliation

Senior Islamic Jihad member accuses PA chairman of thwarting efforts to reach reconciliation due to his caving to "Zionist plots".Dalit Halevi, 11/24/2017, 12:06 AM

Report: Abbas refuses phone call from Kushner

Arab media report that PA chairman refused to speak to Trump’s son-in-law.Nitsan Keidar, 11/23/2017, 12:04 AM

Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman says Palestinians suffered "historic injustice" in 1948.Dalit Halevi, 11/21/2017, 4:08 AM

Trump puts PA on notice, PA 'surprised'

PA surprised over threats by the United States to shut down the PLO office in Washington unless it starts serious talks with Israel.Elad Benari and Dalit Halevi, 11/19/2017, 1:16 AM

PA to Trump: Terror payments won't stop

PA says terrorists in prison for murdering Israelis are 'heroes' that the PA is 'responsible for.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 10:58 PM

Abbas: We won't relinquish the 'right of return'

PA chairman vows that the state of Palestine will be established.Dalit Halevi, 11/16/2017, 5:14 AM

PA: Saudis won't normalize ties with Israel without peace

PA official says Abbas was told by Saudi King there will be no normalization of ties with Israel before Israel-PA peace deal is reached.Elad Benari, 11/15/2017, 6:04 AM

Will MK Oren Hazan be put on international terror list?

Palestinian Authority lobbying international bodies to include MK Oren Hazan on terror list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 10:07 PM

Abbas: Hamas ministers will recognize Israel

PA chairman hosts former Israeli MKs, claims he won't appoint Hamas ministers to unity government unless they openly recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 10/30/2017, 2:05 AM

Fatah continues campaign against Balfour Declaration

Abbas's movement calls on Britain to apologize for the 1917 Balfour Declaration.Dalit Halevi, 10/26/2017, 5:16 AM

Abbas rules out militias in Gaza

PA chairman says reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas must lead to a single authority with one law and one army.Elad Benari, 10/25/2017, 3:43 AM

Jordan's King backs Fatah-Hamas deal

Jordan's King Abdullah II says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation will help in pushing forward Israel-PA peace talks.Elad Benari, 10/23/2017, 5:43 AM

Details of Trump's upcoming Middle East peace plan revealed

Report claims US peace plan focuses on 'regional normalization' between Israel and Arab world, makes no demands of either Israel, PA.David Rosenberg, 10/22/2017, 9:25 PM

PA adamant on unity with Hamas

Abbas spokesman says PA chairman insists on implementing the reconciliation agreement with Hamas.Dalit Halevi, 10/18/2017, 5:42 AM

PA blasts Israel's 'settlement assault'

Abbas spokesman accuses Netanyahu of "defying the world" following approval of construction in Beit El.Elad Benari, 10/18/2017, 4:14 AM

Hamas, Fatah, sign full reconciliation agreement

PA to assume full control of Gaza Strip by December under agreement signed in Egypt.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2017, 7:47 PM

Abbas says 'no' to Trump

PA chairman refuses to stop paying terrorists who murder Jews, says payments to murderers 'a national and moral obligation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 6:46 PM

Trump: Netanyahu is 'a bigger problem' than Abbas

WH denies claim President Trump told UN Chief that Israeli PM Netanyahu is a 'bigger problem' in negotiations than PA chief Mahmoud Abbas.David Rosenberg, 10/5/2017, 7:41 PM

Abbas admits: No Palestinian state in the near future

PA chairman acknowledges Palestinian statehood not in the offing, says Netanyahu government has blocked establishment of Palestinian state.David Rosenberg, 10/3/2017, 10:24 AM

PA sets conditions for Hamas

Ahead of reconciliation talks between PA and Hamas, Abbas asserts: There will be no Palestinian state until Hamas gives up its weapons.Nitzan Keidar, 10/3/2017, 10:04 AM

Abbas: I will continue terrorist payments

PA chairman reiterates his supports for Arabs who committed terrorist attacks against Israelis.Gary Willig, 10/1/2017, 6:03 PM

PA issues weak condemnation of Har Adar attack

Abbas spokesman says PA chairman "condemns all acts of violence", does not mention Har Adar by name.Dalit Halevi, 9/29/2017, 1:08 AM

“Completely normal” terrorist murders three Israelis

What concerns the people of Har Adar, of all Israel, of America and the entire world, is namely – who’s next? Jack Engelhard, 9/27/2017, 11:20 AM

Danon: Deadly attack result of Abbas' payments to terrorists

Israel's Ambassador to the UN slams PA policy to pay salaries to terrorists as motivating deadly attack in which 3 Israelis were murdered.Gary Willig, 9/26/2017, 7:17 PM

Abbas: Israeli 'occupation' can't continue

PA chairman urges UN to take steps to impose peace on Israel, accept the PA as a full member.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/20/2017, 8:37 PM

Abbas praises Trump's seriousness about peace

PA chairman praises Trump for his efforts to achieve a peace deal with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/20/2017, 7:07 PM

Abbas and Haniyeh speak amid reconciliation efforts

PA chairman and Hamas leader speak for the first time in nearly a year.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2017, 5:06 AM

PA: Ridiculous if Trump doesn't commit to 2 states

PA official says meeting between Trump and Abbas meaningless if US president doesn't commit to 2 state solution.AFP, 9/18/2017, 7:46 PM

Abbas to give 'important' speech at UN

Abbas spokesman says his UN speech will "define the characteristics of the next stage".Dalit Halevi, 9/18/2017, 6:44 AM

Abbas welcomes Hamas overtures

PA chairman welcomes Hamas’s announcement that it agrees to talks with Fatah as well as to dismantle the Gaza administrative committee.Dalit Halevi, 9/18/2017, 4:04 AM

Abbas: We won't agree to expanded autonomy

PLO rejects any agreement with Israel that doesn't involve the establishment of a Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 9/14/2017, 4:05 AM

'Abbas begat Oslo - and he'll bury it'

'Not many remember, but Abbas was the one who whispered in Arafat's ear and motivated him to go ahead,' Minister says.Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2017, 1:17 PM

Abbas: We won't leave our land

PA chairman vows to remain in Judea and Samaria, calls for 'peaceful popular uprising.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 11:05 PM

Palestinian Authority honors terrorists

Fatah leaders award prize to mother of three notorious terrorists from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad who were killed by Israel.Tzvi Lev, 9/11/2017, 9:58 AM

Detention of PA activist who criticized Abbas extended

PA court extends for four days the detention of Issa Amro, who was arrested after criticizing PA chairman.Elad Benari, 9/8/2017, 2:07 AM

Trump to meet both Netanyahu and Abbas

Officials say Trump will meet both Netanyahu and Abbas on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss peace initiative.Elad Benari, 9/6/2017, 6:08 AM

PA activist detained after calling for Abbas to resign

Hevron activist Issa Amro arrested after Facebook post calling on PA chairman to resign.Elad Benari, 9/5/2017, 4:04 AM

Abbas to Trump: I'll never stop funding terrorists

Report: PA chief tells Jared Kushner he would rather lose position than halt payments to jailed terrorists and their families.David Rosenberg, 8/29/2017, 8:21 AM

Erdogan: Israel 'undermining' peace efforts

Turkish President meets Abbas, calls on Israel to end actions that undermine efforts to reach a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 8/29/2017, 5:06 AM

White House: Report on 'settlements' is false

White House official calls report in Al-Hayat false and adds, 'This is complete nonsense, the words were never said.'Mordechai Sones, 8/27/2017, 10:21 AM

Report: Kushner promised plan within four months

Plan for Israel and the PA ready in 3-4 months - on the condition that the PA refrains from attacking Israel on the international front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2017, 8:12 AM

US: No reason to freeze building in Judea, Samaria

Jared Kushner tells PA Chairman Abbas there's 'no reason' to freeze building, Israel has compromised enough.Nitsan Keidar, 8/26/2017, 9:22 PM

PA officials 'frustrated' Trump won't commit to two states

Palestinian Arab officials continue to insist on clarity to Trump administration's approach to peace process with Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/25/2017, 11:49 PM

PA Chairman: I'll pay terrorists' salaries until my dying day

Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas tells the US that he won't stop paying terrorists' families 'even if it costs him his position.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2017, 9:43 AM

Abbas welcomes Trump's peace efforts

Amid reports of pessimism among PA leaders, Abbas meets Kushner and says he appreciates his peace efforts.Elad Benari, 8/25/2017, 1:09 AM