US Ambassador: The US is not seeking 'to replace' Abbas

Amb. Friedman rejects reports that US is interested in replacing PA Chairman. 'It's for the Palestinian people to choose its leadership.'Tal Polon, 3/29/2018, 1:07 PM

'Abbas has once again revealed his true intentions'

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN responds to decision by the PA to directly fund terrorist payments from official budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2018, 10:43 PM

'If Abbas won't work with us, we'll find someone who will'

Ambassador Friedman suggests that Abbas may soon become irrelevant to the White House. 'Someone will fill the vacuum.'Tal Polon, 3/28/2018, 10:24 PM

Israeli victory is essential for Middle East peace

Why Palestinians need an Israel victory.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 3/25/2018, 9:16 PM

Senator Cruz to PA: Look in the mirror

Senator Ted Cruz blasts PA leadership over its continued insults of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/24/2018, 12:16 AM

PA demands Ambassador Friedman be added to 'global terror list'

Dep. Min. Michael Oren suggests US deport PA envoy after PA calls for Ambassador Friedman to be labelled a 'terrorist'.David Rosenberg, 3/23/2018, 11:27 AM

Hamas: Abbas no longer a legitimate leader

Hamas leader says Abbas stole PA leadership, notes his term in office ended years ago.Dalit Halevi, 3/22/2018, 6:36 AM

PA: US Ambassador Friedman is 'anti-Semitic'

PA continues attacks on ambassador, accusing him of 'anti-Semitism' against 'the Palestinian people.' 'He is an ambassador of the settlers.'Tal Polon, 3/21/2018, 7:36 PM

Abbas to approve new measures against Hamas

PA chairman planning punitive measures against Hamas following attempt on the life of cabinet chief Rami Hamdallah.Dalit Halevi, 3/21/2018, 6:34 AM

Hotovely to Friedman: We stand behind you

Deputy Foreign Minister sends message of support to U.S. ambassador to Israel who was cursed by PA chairman.Elad Benari, 3/21/2018, 3:34 AM

'The US stopped coddling the PA and it's driving Abbas crazy'

Prime Minister speaks out after PA chief calls US ambassador 'a son of a dog', says US no longer tolerating PA behavior. 'PA is in shock'.David Rosenberg, 3/20/2018, 3:45 PM

National Council of Young Israel condemns Abbas

National Council of Young Israel: Abbas comments epitomize need to approve the Taylor Force Act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2018, 6:38 AM

Hamas: Abbas trying to cause chaos

Hamas blasts PA chairman for blaming the group for last week’s bomb attack against PA leader Rami Hamdallah.Elad Benari, 3/20/2018, 4:42 AM

Greenblatt: Abbas must choose between hate and peace

Trump’s envoy denounces PA chairman who called Ambassador Friedman the "son of a dog".Elad Benari, 3/20/2018, 12:06 AM

Is Abbas anti-Semitic? You decide

US Amb. Friedman responds to PA Chairman Abbas' claim that he is 'the son of a dog' an a 'settler.'Uzi Baruch, 3/19/2018, 10:39 PM

PA Chairman: US Ambassador is the son of a dog

PA Chairman Abbas says US Amb. Friedman is 'the son of a dog,' promises to sanction Gaza for attempt on PA leader's life.Ido Ben Porat, 3/19/2018, 8:30 PM

Abbas spokesman: We'll thwart Trump's peace plan

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh threatens increased violence against Israel as U.S. tries to renew peace talks.Dalit Halevi, 3/19/2018, 4:35 AM

Abbas meets with released terrorist who helped murder Israeli

PA chairman holds reception in Ramallah for terrorist released after serving 20 years for role in murder of Israeli in J'lem's Old City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2018, 8:26 AM

PFLP to boycott Abbas

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine says it won't attend upcoming meeting of Palestinian National Council.Dalit Halevi, 3/15/2018, 3:09 AM

Abbas blames Hamas for attempt on Hamdallah's life

PA chairman accuses "illegal government in Gaza" of being behind attack on convoy of government head.Dalit Halevi, 3/14/2018, 2:36 AM

Report: Abbas under pressure to accept Trump plan

Saudi Crown Prince and Egyptian President reportedly told PA chairman he has no choice but to accept Trump's peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2018, 6:46 AM

PA congress to meet for the first time in years

PA congress to meet next month, discuss response to Trump's Jerusalem recognition.Elad Benari, 3/8/2018, 5:15 AM

'I have a message for Abbas: Stop paying terrorists'

Netanyahu demands Palestinian Authority halt payments to terrorists, renew negotiations. '10% of their budget is for terrorist salaries.'David Rosenberg, 3/6/2018, 8:26 PM

PA: Trump is leading us to the slaughter

Senior adviser to PA chief Mahmoud Abbas claims President Trump is pushing Palestinian Authority 'into a trap'David Rosenberg, 3/6/2018, 6:42 PM

PA government rejects American peace plan

PA government stands by Abbas in rejecting Trump administration's peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 3/6/2018, 6:03 AM

Fatah official: Trump's peace plan won't be implemented

Fatah member Azzam al-Ahmad declares that Trump’s "deal of the century" will not be implemented.Dalit Halevi, 3/5/2018, 6:04 AM

Abbas: Trump's plan was coordinated with Israel

Fatah rejects Trump's peace plan, calls for "popular resistance" against the "occupation and its settlers".Dalit Halevi, 3/5/2018, 4:08 AM

PA preparing to name Abbas's replacement?

Amid reports of deterioration in PA chairman's condition, Fatah authorizes his deputy to serve as acting PA chief.Nitsan Keidar, 3/4/2018, 4:43 AM

Abbas welcomes Prince William's visit

PA chairman calls this summer's visit by Prince William "important".Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2018, 5:16 AM

Abbas: It was just a check up

PA chairman confirms he was admitted to American hospital, insists he was given a clean bill of health.Elad Benari, 2/23/2018, 6:15 AM

Abbas hospitalized in the United States

PA chairman hospitalized for several hours for what officials insist was a routine checkup.Elad Benari, 2/23/2018, 12:39 AM

How Trump has made Israel's leftist generals look like rank fools

No one needs to have an Israeli security clearance to monitor what the Palestinian leaders are saying about their obssessive desire to murder every Israeli in Tel Aviv. Mark Langfan, 2/22/2018, 8:00 AM

Arab League chief: Accept Abbas plan

Ahmed Aboul Gheit urges international community to positively react to peace plan put forward by PA chairman.Elad Benari, 2/22/2018, 5:43 AM

Hamas: Abbas speech doesn't represent our people

Hamas challenges PA chairman, claims the plan he presented at the UN doesn't reflect the national Palestinian position.Dalit Halevi, 2/22/2018, 5:12 AM

Netanyahu: Abbas continues to run away from peace

Israeli politicians blast Abbas remarks at UN. Bennett: I advise Abu Mazen to focus on creating a practical future.Elad Benari, 2/21/2018, 6:16 AM

Haley to Abbas: We will not chase after you

U.S. Ambassador responds to PA chairman's Security Council speech, says he has a choice between achieving peace and “hateful rhetoric”.Elad Benari, 2/21/2018, 4:12 AM

Abbas' political plan

Calls on UN Security Council to first recognize State of Palestine, then establish international framework for final status negotiations.Mordechai Sones, 2/21/2018, 1:15 AM

'We'd consider bringing in other countries to peace talks'

State Department responds to Abbas: U.S. would consider involvement of other countries in peace talks if it believes it would be helpful.Elad Benari, 2/20/2018, 11:38 PM

'We are the Canaanites'

PA chief claims Palestinians are direct descendants of Canaanites, says Palestine made contributions to humanity before Balfour Declaration.David Rosenberg, 2/20/2018, 10:23 PM

'International community must hold Mideast peace conference'

PA chief tells UN Security Council that international conference focusing on Mideast talks must be organized by mid-2018.David Rosenberg, 2/20/2018, 7:23 PM

'You're not part of the solution - you're the problem'

Ambassador Danon blasts PA chief Abbas following address at UN Security Council. 'You're not part of the solution - you're the problem.'David Rosenberg, 2/20/2018, 7:14 PM

'Iran poised to replace ISIS across Middle East'

'Time to show Abbas time isn't on PA's side', says Public Security Minister, says US must prevent Iran from taking over after ISIS defeat.David Rosenberg, 2/19/2018, 10:52 AM

How Trump is downgrading the Palestinian Authority

Trump's deeds prove his intention to punish those entities which take America’s money and then show hostile intent towards the USA - like Abbas. David Singer, 2/18/2018, 7:57 AM

Abbas to tell UN: The goal is Jerusalem

PA Chairman to make important diplomatic speech on Tuesday at UN Security Council. Spokesman says speech will focus on Jerusalem.Dalit Halevy, 2/18/2018, 7:53 AM

Trump to Putin: Now is the time to work towards peace

US Pres. Trump encourages Russia's Pres. Putin to discuss peace talks with PA Chairman Abbas.Chana Roberts, 2/14/2018, 7:52 AM

PA official: Trump demonstrated how biased he is

Senior official in Abbas' entourage responds to interview in which Trump claimed the PA uninterested in making peace with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2018, 8:27 AM

Abbas to Putin: We refuse to cooperate with U.S. mediation

PA chairman reiterates he can no longer accept the U.S. as mediator in peace talks, as Trump tells Putin it's time to work on peace.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 2:04 AM

PA warns Israel against applying sovereignty

Abbas's spokesman threatens that Israel applying sovereignty over Judea and Samaria will lead to an escalation and instability.Dalit Halevi, 2/13/2018, 12:37 AM

PA Chairman Abbas to meet Russia's President Putin

Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas visits Russia, Mideast expert warns not to expect any changes.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2018, 9:32 AM

How Mahmoud Abbas lost his marbles

Picking a fight with the United States, the government no less, may not be a smart move, as Al Capone found out. Jack Engelhard, 2/11/2018, 9:01 AM

Indian PM lays wreath on arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat's grave

Indian PM Modi meets with Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas, says he hopes 'Palestine will become a free country in a peaceful manner.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2018, 10:09 PM

PA planning 'diplomatic move' at the UN

Senior PLO official says PA will ask UN for full membership for "the state of Palestine".Dalit Halevi, 2/9/2018, 5:44 AM

PA pushes for UN Security Council to broker peace talks

After denouncing US as broker for talks with Israel, PA suggests UN Security Council as replacement. 'US-led peace talks have failed.'David Rosenberg, 2/8/2018, 10:44 PM

US Palestinian policy – water or gasoline?

The Israeli architects of the Oslo Accord – and their US partners – genuinely aimed at extinguishing fire, but failed to realize that their pumps were filled with gasoline, not water. A two-state solution is more of the same.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 2/8/2018, 9:07 AM

Abbas: Jerusalem is Arab, Islamic and Christian

PA chairman refuses to take Jerusalem and "refugees" off the negotiating table.Dalit Halevi, 2/7/2018, 4:15 AM

Likud Minister: We are going on the offensive

Public Security Minister encourages funding unifying projects instead of BDS, demands cessation of payments to Palestinian Authority.Eliran Baruch, 2/6/2018, 12:16 AM

Modi to meet Palestinian Authority chairman during Mideast tour

Indian PM scheduled to visit Oman, United Arab Emirates, and Palestinian Authority Chairman on 3-day tour.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2018, 8:37 PM