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Will there soon be an Egyptian-mediated peace summit?

Reports claim Netanyahu has agreed to meet with Abbas and el-Sisi; PM office neither confirms nor denies; Palestinians reportedly opposed.Shai Landesman, 7/11/2016, 7:06 PM

Belgian newspaper urges condemnation of Abbas 'blood libel'

Jewish newspaper from Belgium urging European leaders to condemn PA chairman's accusation that rabbis poisoned Palestinian wells.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 2:09 AM

Abbas urged to abandon negotiations with Israel

Deputy head of the Palestinian National Council says the PA should attack Israel instead of negotiating with it.Dalit Halevi, 7/8/2016, 12:04 AM

Abbas urges UN Security Council to reject Quartet report

Palestinian Authority upset at Quartet's calls to end incitement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 2:52 PM

Report: Abu Mazen boycotting Middle East Quartet

It seems the PA can't take the heat: in wake of accusations levelled in the Quartet report, Abbas calls for the boycott of Mid-East Quartet.Rachel Kaplan, 7/5/2016, 11:41 AM

Official PA TV teacher of Islam: 'The Jews are a people of lies'

In another example of incitement, Islamic scholar says on official PA TV that 'Jews are a people of lies; their practice is to start wars'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 6:13 PM

Erdogan: I consulted with Hamas on the deal with Israel

Turkish President says he spoke with PA and with Hamas leaders Mashaal and Haniyeh before signing reconciliation with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 2:14 AM

Canada blasts Abbas's blood libel accusations against Israel

Canada lodges formal complaint with the PA after Abbas accused rabbis of poisoning Palestinian water.Dalit Halevi, 7/1/2016, 3:12 AM

Ambassador Danon calls for UN to condemn Kiryat Arba murder

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon calls for UN Security Council to condemn Ariel murder, 'put end to Palestinian incitement'Shai Landesman, 6/30/2016, 7:00 PM

Palestinian Scout Organization erases Israel from map

Celebrating acceptance into the World Organization of the Scout Movement, PA denies the existence of Israel.David HaCohen, 6/28/2016, 4:43 PM

Abbas advisor: If you find an Israeli, slit his throat

Palestinian Authority official offers violent comments in interview, saying he would refuse to have any contact with Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 1:12 PM

Abbas admits anti-Israel blood libel 'baseless'

Palestinian Authority leader makes rare admission of Judaism's roots in Land of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2016, 9:00 PM

ADL blasts Abbas for rekindling anti-Semitic stereotypes

Anti-Defamation League says PA chairman's claims in speech in Europe are "disturbing and significant".Ben Ariel, 6/24/2016, 6:13 AM

Abbas's big lie

Abbas's latest lie says it all about the "Palestinian narrative" he represents. Ari Soffer, 6/23/2016, 10:09 PM

Abbas's blood libel 'a reminder why we have no lasting peace’

Jewish leaders respond to PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the European Parliament.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/23/2016, 10:08 PM

UN Ambassador: 'Abbas revealed his true colors'

Danny Danon denounces PA President Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with President Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 8:41 PM

EU-backed Rivlin-Abbas meeting fails to materialize

EU plan for Reuven Rivlin, Mahmoud Abbas fails when Abbas refuses to talk without 'preparation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 6:43 PM

Abbas: Israel is committing mass-murder

Palestinian Authority president blasts Israel's 'occupation' as 'genocidal' during speech to European Union parliament.David Rosenberg, 6/23/2016, 2:10 PM

Abbas refuses to meet Rivlin

Palestinian Authority president refuses European Union-brokered meeting with Israeli presidentArutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 12:54 PM

Demands for new investigation into Yitzhak Herzog

Dr. Michael Ben-Ari calls on Attorney General to open investigation into opposition head's negotiation with Abbas.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/21/2016, 1:28 PM

Shaked: 'We were saved from Camp David 2'

Justice Minister says Herzog was only pushing Left's agenda, but is thankful Israel was saved from another dangerous failure.Shimon Cohen, 6/20/2016, 4:29 PM

Inside the Herzog-Abbas agreement

'Better a divided Jerusalem than a war-torn one', says chief negotiator.Shimon Cohen, 6/20/2016, 3:09 PM

Elkin: The Likud's victory saved Israel

Minister Ze’ev Elkin responds to secret letter between Herzog and Abbas in which opposition leader agreed to divide Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2016, 3:12 AM

Herzog signed secret agreement to divide Jerusalem

Zionist Union leader also accepted 'right of return' for Palestinian Arabs into Israel, surrender of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 9:59 PM

Roundup the usual suspect, Mahmoud Abbas

He is the head of the snake. Jack Engelhard, 6/9/2016, 8:03 AM

Abbas: 'The Bible says we were here before Abraham'

PA head exposed claiming 'Palestinians invented an alphabet here 6,000 years ago' - as his adviser claims 5,000 years of 'history.'Ari Yashar, 6/6/2016, 7:11 PM

Abbas demands Jerusalem on 'Naksa Day'

On Jerusalem Day - or 'setback day' - PA head says Palestinians will accept 'nothing less' than a reset to 1967 borders.Ari Yashar, 6/5/2016, 5:12 PM

Abbas adopts a soft tone on Liberman

PA chairman says Israel's new Defense Minister should be judged based on his approach to peace talks.Elad Benari, 6/1/2016, 1:12 AM

Report: Abbas wants NATO to replace the IDF

PA head tells Arab League that ‘we will not accept or recognize’ Israel as ‘a Jewish state,' calls for NATO to take over in Judea-Samaria.Gil Ronen, 5/29/2016, 4:52 PM

Abbas pushes for deadlines, divided Jerusalem at peace summit

PA leader seeks to maximize impact of French peace summit, including international monitors, time caps, and division of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2016, 8:50 AM

Report: Arab countries plotting to replace Abbas with archrival

UAE, Egypt and Jordan reportedly planning to have PA chairman be replaced by Mohammed Dahlan.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/28/2016, 1:00 AM

Hamas: We can execute people without Abbas's consent

Hamas claims that the death penalty in Gaza can be carried out without the consent of PA chairman.Ben Ariel, 5/27/2016, 2:15 AM

Sisi vows to fight for Abbas - because of Liberman?

Diplomatic sources reveal Sisi asked for Abbas's positions so as to press them at UN, blame Liberman's appointment for Egyptian shift.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2016, 9:36 PM

Abbas welcomes Egypt's call for peace talks

PA chairman says he welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s call for a peace agreement between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 5/18/2016, 3:13 AM

Netanyahu’s office denies Abbas offered direct talks

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's spokesman flatly denies allegations the PM turned down Mahmoud Abbas offer to talk.JTA, 5/17/2016, 4:39 PM

Abbas in Egypt to discuss Israel-PA peace process

PA chairman to meet with a number of Egyptian officials and discuss Gaza tension as well as peace process.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2016, 3:13 AM

Abbas admits he still pays terrorists' salaries

PA chairman lets slip in meeting with Norwegian FM that he violated a 2014 pledge to stop the practice.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/4/2016, 8:22 PM

Gazan freerunner seriously hurts himself, Israel treats him

Gazan suffers major fall while showing off his parkour, Abbas orders to do 'whatever needed' - meaning Israeli aid.Ari Yashar, 5/1/2016, 3:50 PM

Abbas fires Shechem governor - over Passover sacrifice?

PA head fires Ahram Rajoub with no reason; speculation is Abbas is angry he took part in Samaritan sacrifice with MKs Smotrich and Zohar.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/27/2016, 10:47 AM

MK Zoabi calls for 'bully' Abbas to be replaced

Arab MK accuses PA leadership of 'oppressing' Palestinians who have abandoned the 'illusion' of peace with Israel.Ari Yashar, 4/25/2016, 8:52 PM

Abbas blasts Israeli 'occupation' at UN climate summit

Ambassador Danny Danon says PA chairman is spreading hatred, after Abbas claims "Israeli occupation" is ruining the environment.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/22/2016, 10:59 PM

Passover and the Palestinians

Hear oh Israel the cry of people in bondage under you. Let the Palestinians go. Let them make unto themselves a nation. Oh, eally? Steve Apfel, 4/21/2016, 11:00 PM

After bus bombing: Abbas' Fatah calls for more terror attacks

Fatah movement, aligned with PA President Mahmoud Abbas, releases propaganda video calling for murder of Jews just days after bus bombing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2016, 5:06 PM

Abbas: We reject all forms of terrorist activity

Following Jerusalem bus bombing, PA chairman insists he is against violence targeting civilians.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2016, 3:14 AM

Putin tells Abbas he backs Israel-PA peace efforts

Russian President meets PA chairman in Moscow, backs efforts aimed at facilitating the Middle East peace process.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 5:12 AM

'No security for Israelis till terrorists go free'

Abbas' Fatah accuses Israel of running 'Nazi detention centers,' declares 'no peace until prisoners are released.'Dalit Halevy, 4/17/2016, 6:00 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu is holding secret talks with Abbas

Former ally of PM outlines 'strange signs' indicating covert negotiations on Israeli withdrawals, says results will be revealed at UN.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2016, 2:35 PM

Abbas' brother gets treated in Tel Aviv hospital

Despite PA chair's enmity, his brother who lives in Qatar chose to get cancer treatment in Israeli hospital, in latest of surprising trend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2016, 8:16 AM

Abbas cuts funding to yet another PLO faction

PA chairman cuts funds to Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a day after cutting off the PFLP.Ben Ariel, 4/13/2016, 5:14 AM

Abbas looks to UN Security Council for anti-Israel resolution

Palestinian Authority leader pushes for UN intervention against Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 11:28 AM

Abbas establishes constitutional court in effort to keep power

Revealed: PA chairman has quietly established a constitutional court in attempt to maintain power and allow him to sideline Hamas.Ben Ariel, 4/12/2016, 3:15 AM

PFLP slams Abbas for cutting its funds

Communist terror group, which is second-largest PLO faction after Abbas' Fatah, reports he cut its $70,000 a month.Ari Yashar, 4/11/2016, 10:41 PM

French, PA leaders to plan 'comprehensive' Israel peace deal

France, PA schedule second meeting of high-level officials in April as plans for peace summit gain momentum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 10:50 PM

Abbas reiterates: All of Israel is 'occupation'

Not for the first time, Mahmoud Abbas tells PA TV that 'occupation' began in 1948 - contradicting claims in English he supports '2 states.'Ari Soffer, 4/6/2016, 3:41 PM

Abbas: I'm ready to work with Israel to stop the incitement

PA chairman tells visiting journalists he is ready to work with Israel to stop the “mutual incitement” between the sides.Ben Ariel, 4/6/2016, 6:13 AM

Netanyahu invites Abbas to talk 'any day this week'

After Abbas claims he would come if PM invites him, Netanyahu calls his bluff: 'I've cleared my schedule this week. Any day he can come.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2016, 6:26 PM

Rivlin: If Abbas is serious, I am ready to meet with him

During a meeting with Czech Foreign Minister, President Rivlin discussed a possible meeting to negotiate with the Palestinians.Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 2:47 PM