Abbas welcomes Paris conference statementPA chairman urges countries to recognize the "State of Palestine" following Paris peace conference.
Report: Abbas trying to establish back channel to TrumpAbbas meets with American businessmen in attempt to set up back channel to Trump.
PA establishes "Palestinian" embassy in the VaticanPA chairman and Pope Francis attend inauguration of embassy of "Palestine" at the Vatican.
Abbas asks Putin to stop Trump from moving the embassyPA asks Russian President to intervene in order to stop the United States from moving its embassy to Jerusalem.
Pope Francis and Abbas to meet at the VaticanPope Francis will grant PA chairman an audience at the Vatican on Saturday, the third meeting between the two.
PA attempts to mobilize Arabs against move of US embassyPA leaders call for prayers at mosques around Middle East to protest possible transfer of US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Paris conference to ask Israel and PA to commit to two statesCountries that attend Paris peace conference to call on Netanyahu and Abbas to publicly renew their commitment to the two-state solution.
Abbas writes to Trump: Don't move US embassy to JerusalemAbbas writes to Trump that moving US embassy to Israel's capital would be "disastrous" for peace process.
Abbas aide: Moving American embassy a 'declaration of war'Mahmoud Al-Habbash, senior advisor to PA chairman, warns Donald Trump in a sermon not to move the American embassy to Jerusalem.
Erekat: Abbas willing to meet Netanyahu in MoscowPLO Secretary-General says PA chairman is willing to attend a three-way peace summit in the Russian capital.
This is the moment for an Israeli victoryIt’s time to shake up the stagnant status quo in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Kerry: Moving US Embassy could cause 'explosion' in Middle EastOutgoing Secretary of State says moving US Embassy may cause 'explosion' and cause Jordan and Egypt to withdraw support for Israel.
Abbas warns Trump: Don't move the embassyPA chairman says that moving the American embassy to Jerusalem could jeopardize peace prospects.
Abbas: 'Settlements' threaten the two-state solutionPA chairman says Paris peace conference is an opportunity to reach a peace agreement but criticizes Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria.
PA received only 1/2 of expected foreign funding in 2016PA announces budget deficit of over $1 billion following decline in foreign funding.
Fatah threatens 'bloodshed' if Trump moves embassyFatah follows Palestinian Authority lead, threatens 'return to bloodshed' if Trump goes through with promise to move US Embassy.
Abbas warns against moving U.S. embassy to JerusalemPA chairman says there will be “serious implications” if Trump moves American embassy to Jerusalem.
Abbas willing to work with Trump administrationPA chairman expresses willingness to work with the incoming American administration to establish a Palestinian state.
Abbas: Stop building and peace talks can resumePA chairman responds to Kerry speech by again imposing preconditions on peace talks.
Abbas 'euphoric' over passage of anti-Israel UN resolutionPA President says anti-Israel UN resolution and Paris peace conference can end 'settlements' once and for all.
Speaker Ryan: Obama abstention 'absolutely shameful'House Speaker, Senator McCain and Israeli lawmakers blast Obama administration for abstaining at the UN Security Council.
Abbas's foe sentenced to three years in prisonMohammed Dahlan sentenced in absentia to three years for allegedly embezzling $16 million.
Are Mahmoud Abbas' days numbered?ILTV speaks with Lenny Ben David: Is Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas floundering? If so, who will be his successor?
Russia waiting for Israel, PA proposals for peace summitRussian official says his country is waiting for Israeli and PA proposals on holding a direct meeting between Abbas and Netanyahu.
Netanyahu: I'll meet Abbas if French conference is canceledPrime Minister Netanyahu speaks with French President, agrees to meet PA chairman - but not at France-led peace conference later this month.
Abbas associates elected for senior Fatah positionsUnsurprisingly, PA chairman's close associates elected as heads of the ruling bodies of his Fatah party.
Abbas praises terrorists againAbbas, the leader of Fatah, the PLO, and the Palestinian Authority praised the Palestinian “fighters” and “heroes” over the generations.
Who poisoned Arafat?A commission of inquiry appointed by the Palestinian Authority Chairman says that Arafat was poisoned by his rival Mohammed Dahlan.
Fatah chooses members for its ruling bodiesAbbas's Fatah party holds a vote for members of its ruling bodies that could give clues to a possible successor to Abbas.
Likud Minister: Abbas is our greatest enemy'Mahmoud Abbas is even more of an enemy than Yasser Arafat was,' says senior Likud member.
Abbas: We will never recognize IsraelPA chairman and Fatah leader declares the Palestinian Arabs will never give up on their fight to achieve an independent state.
Abbas re-elected head of FatahPalestinian Authority chairman's party re-elects him party head at its first congress since 2009.
Abbas's archrival: Barghouti is a better leaderMohammed Dahlan, longtime rival of PA chairman, says he will not repeat the mistake of supporting Abbas's reelection as head of Fatah.
Fatah invites Hamas and Islamic Jihad to its congressHamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups confirm they have been invited to PA chairman faction's congress to be held in Ramallah this week.
Netanyahu thanks Abbas for firefighting assistancePrime Minister Netanyahu thanks PA chairman for sending firefighters to assist in extinguishing the fires in Israel.
Netanyahu: Even the Arab states realize Israel isn't the problem'More countries are getting the message that we're willing to meet anytime, anywhere - but Abbas is not'.
Hamas official: Oslo is deadSenior Hamas official tells Lebanon news channel that Hamas 'supports cancelling the Oslo Accords.'
Abbas calls on Trump to work towards Palestinian statePA chairman's office says president-elect should work towards a Palestinian state.
Palestinian Authority: Israel trying to kill AbbasPA claims Israel eliminated Arafat, is plotting to assassinate his successor, Mahmoud Abbas.
Abbas archrival won't run against himMohammed Dahlan, PA chairman's political rival, rules out a presidential run, supports Marwan Barghouti instead.
Abbas plans Fatah congress amid succession rumorsAging Palestinian Authority leader agrees to first Fatah congress since his term expired in 2009, amid speculation of possible replacement.
Hamas: PA doesn't represent the Palestinian peopleSenior Hamas official says Ramallah government lost legitimacy, parliament debates reinstating Hamas government.
PA officials pleased with anti-Israel UNESCO resolutionPA officials welcome UNESCO resolution denying Jewish connection to Jerusalem, say it sends a message to Israel to "end the occupation".
PA officer jailed after criticizing AbbasOfficer who criticized PA chairman for attending Peres funeral sentenced to jail, only to be later pardoned by Abbas.
New York Times to Obama: Hit Israel hardNY Times tells Obama to pass decision in UN spelling out borders of Israel, 'Palestine.'
Mahmoud Abbas hospitalized following chest painsPalestinian Authority president undergoes heart catheterization in Ramallah after complaining of fatigue and chest pains.
Kissing Mahmoud AbbasIs it the same Abbas I know who was fawned over by Israeli leaders at the Peres funeral?
Palestinians clash over Abbas attendance of Peres' funeralPA Chairman's attendance of Peres' funeral led to violent Palestinian student clashes today.
Netanyahu stopped Peres from establishing Palestinian stateShimon Peres and Abbas reportedly set up program to allow Jews to remain in Palestine, only to have Netanyahu pull the plug.
'I don't get why people lined up to shake Abbas's hand'Jewish Home chairman surprised to see so many senior Israeli officials standing in line to shake hands with PA chairman at Peres funeral.
Abbas under fire for attending Peres funeralPA chairman criticized by his people for attending the funeral of Shimon Peres and shaking Netanyahu's hand.
Watch: Netanyahu, Rivlin shake hands with PA chairmanIsraeli Prime Minister and President both shake hands with PA chairman at the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
Hamas: Abbas 'disregarding the blood of the martyrs'Hamas blasts PA chairman for attending the funeral of former President Shimon Peres and sending condolences to his family.
Mahmoud Abbas to attend Peres funeral in JerusalemPalestinian Authority leader pledges to attend former Israeli president's funeral in Jerusalem on Friday, despite diplomatic deadlock.
Abbas urged not to dismiss Netanyahu's invitationEditorial in Saudi Arabian newspaper appeals to PA chairman not to dismiss invitation for him to address the Knesset.
ADL condemns Abbas 'sidestepping' UN speechPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas 'falsely cast Israel as an impediment to peace' rather than working towards a solution via direct negotiations.
Danon rips Abbas' UN speech as 'ticking time bomb' of incitementIsraeli Ambassador to United Nations warns PA leader's accusations of 'Israeli aggression against holy sites' could spark attacks.