IsraelNationalNews.com

In today's headlines:‏ תג בכותרות

Netanyahu invites Abbas '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

'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

Abbas: Netanyahu is still a partner for peace

In interview on Israeli TV, PA chairman says he still sees Netanyahu as partner for peace, denounces current terror wave against Israelis.Elad Benari, 4/1/2016, 6:13 AM

Japan backs France's peace initiative

Japanese envoy reportedly tells PA chairman his country backs France's initiative for a peace conference.Ben Ariel, 3/17/2016, 6:15 AM

France and PA discuss plans to force peace talks

Paris envoy meets with Abbas and other PA leaders on 'international conference' that Israel opposes, and is met with enthusiasm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2016, 6:42 PM

Abbas' condolence letter for 'martyr' terrorist

Letter revealed in which PA head mourns death of female terrorist who rammed car into IDF soldier, writes: 'may she rest in Paradise.'Shimon Cohen, 3/11/2016, 8:25 AM

Report: Abbas rejected new peace plan

US Vice President Joe Biden reportedly offered division of Jerusalem, total 'settlement freeze' in exchange for very little; Abbas refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 3:47 PM

Abbas: 'Occupation' the reason for violence

Abbas meets visiting Vice President, but fails to condemn terrorist attacks despite earlier criticism by Biden.Elad Benari, 3/10/2016, 12:13 AM

Netanyahu: Abbas praises US citizen's murderer

In meeting with Biden, PM notes Abbas 'not only refuses to condemn attacks, his Fatah party actually praised murderer of US citizen.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 2:28 PM

Abbas: Intifada - a peaceful popular uprising

PA Chairman expressed strong opposition to recognizing Israel as a 'Jewish State', describes intifada as a 'legitimate peaceful uprising'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2016, 9:27 AM

Abbas: Terror wave a 'legitimate peaceful protest'

PA chairman says the current "intifada" is nothing but a "popular peaceful uprising”, refuses to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Dalit Halevi, 3/3/2016, 6:14 AM

Abbas hopes French initiative succeeds like Iran

PA chairman hopes French initiative to hold an international peace conference could lead to a solution like talks on Iran's nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 4:46 AM

Elkin: PA will collapse - not 'if' but 'when'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin gives speech at Bar Ilan University: Wave of terror is preview for collapse of Palestinian Authority.Hezki Baruch, 2/29/2016, 11:17 AM

Arch-terrorist to seek PA presidency - from jail

Could the terrorist mastermind succeed Mahmoud Abbas?David Rosenberg, 2/25/2016, 12:48 PM

Terror-supporting PA official to speak at Hebrew U

Advisor to Mahmoud Abbas who openly supports terrorists invited to speak at Hebrew University debate with MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 3:12 PM

Kerry urges easing of tensions

Secretary of State meets PA chairman, calls for "calm and a decrease in violence".Ben Ariel, 2/22/2016, 4:16 AM

Abbas condemns terrorism...in Turkey

While he refuses to condemn attacks against Israelis, PA chairman is quick to condemn terror attack in Ankara.Dalit Halevi, 2/19/2016, 3:44 AM

Abbas asserts terror wave 'revenge' for Duma

PA chairman justifies meeting with families of terrorists and excuses the involvement of children in Palestinian terrorism.Shoshana Miskin, 2/8/2016, 9:04 PM

Abbas 'firmly' backs Russian airstrikes for Assad

Russian Federation Council head meets with Abbas, says he finally showed hand in supporting Assad's regime in civil war.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2016, 7:57 PM

Poll: Palestinian support for 'intifada' falling

Recent poll shows that Palestinian support for violent conflict against Israel is diminishing, both in Gaza and the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 12:09 PM

Abbas hosts family members of terrorists

Just hours after deadly attack in Jerusalem, PA chairman hosts families of terrorists who murdered Israelis.Ido Ben Porat, 2/4/2016, 3:14 AM

PM blasts Abbas for not condemning Beit El attack

Netanyahu: Abbas has failed to condemn Beit El attack even though it was carried out by one of his own men. The world must act.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2016, 4:43 AM

Obama is heading for another mideast train wreck

Obama is trying to squeeze Israel...he has departed from long-standing U.S. policy on Israel’s policies in the so-called 'West Bank'. Yochanan Visser, 1/31/2016, 10:41 PM

Abbas welcomes France's peace proposal

PA chairman supports French initiative to jumpstart the peace process through international peace conference.Elad Benari, 1/31/2016, 1:56 AM

Abbas's adviser promises escalation to gun attacks

Senior adviser and Fatah Central Committee member promises knife terrorists 'will seek rifles tomorrow,' raising Oslo War fears.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2016, 6:57 PM

Abbas's aide visits mourners' tent for terrorist

One of Abbas's aides pays condolence call for slain terrorist in Hevron.Ido Ben Porat, 1/26/2016, 10:07 AM

France trying to get Netanyahu and Abbas to meet?

Channel 2 News reports that France is trying to organize a regional conference on security that will force Netanyahu and Abbas to meet.Elad Benari, 1/26/2016, 6:13 AM

Watch: Daily Israel afternoon news brief

Two attacks foiled over weekend, Abbas condemns incitement against Israel, Israel evicts Jews in Hebron and fans outraged over Blatt firing.ILTV/Arutz Sheva, 1/24/2016, 2:15 PM

Abbas: We will not back down from our demands

PA chairman dismisses the idea of "negotiations for the sake of negotiations" with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 1/24/2016, 6:33 AM

US indicates Abbas lied about peace talks

State Department shoots down Abbas's claims his negotiation attempts were snubbed by Netanyahu, saying it isn't aware of the attempts.Nitsan Keidar, 1/22/2016, 8:18 AM

Abbas claims Netanyahu snubbed him

Hours after PM reiterates invite to negotiate, PA head claims Netanyahu's people dropped efforts to set a meeting 2 months ago.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2016, 8:40 PM

Abbas's anti-Semitism duplicity fools Europe

Abbas tells Greek parliament Judaism is 'honorable,' but when his PA addresses Arabs it teaches 'The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.'Ari Yashar, 1/14/2016, 5:56 PM

Abbas: Decision on relations with Israel next week

PLO leadership to officially decide regarding security coordination, upholding of contractual relations with Israel.Gil Ronen, 1/6/2016, 9:25 PM

Abbas denies PA on verge of collapse

Mahmoud Abbas waves off reports of Palestinian Authority's imminent collapse - but Israel is already reportedly preparing for the day after.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2016, 7:29 PM

Abbas: Israel wants to continue the 'occupation'

PA chairman blasts Israel in speech marking Fatah's anniversary, blames Jewish state for the failure to achieve peace.Elad Benari, 1/1/2016, 3:12 AM

'Abbas can stop the Palestinian terror in a moment

Palestinian Media Watch's Itamar Marcus says Abbas can stop the terror, and Israel needs to force his hand to do so.Raphael Poch, 12/24/2015, 4:24 PM

Watch: PA passports to be issued soon?

From today's edition of ILTV. Is the PA planning to start issuing passports for a Palestinian state?ILTV, 12/23/2015, 4:12 AM

Abbas announces plans for 'Palestine' passports

PA chairman declares that within a year, PA passports will say "State of Palestine".Ben Ariel, 12/22/2015, 6:14 AM

Abbas: End to 'occupation' spells end to terror

In visit to Greece, PA chairman extends 'hand' to Israel in solving Palestinian crisis, while simultaneously blaming it for attacks.Dalit Halevi, 12/21/2015, 10:52 PM

Abbas visits Greece, parliament mulls recognition

PA chairman to meet Greek PM Alexis Tsipras following reports that parliament is planning to vote on recognition of Palestinian statehood.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2015, 6:43 AM

Abbas: Attacks are 'justified popular uprising'

PA chairman justifies current terror wave, claims young Palestinian Arabs are carrying out attacks out of “frustration”.Reut Hadar, 12/15/2015, 4:13 AM

Rivlin: Obama 'concerned' about Abbas's future

President Rivlin says President Obama expressed concern over the future of the PA chairman and the peace talks.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2015, 6:12 AM

Abbas opposes construction at the Kotel Plaza

PLO Executive Committee condemns 'Beit Haliba' construction plans, calling them attempt to seize 'Islamic holy site.'Shoshana Miskin, 12/7/2015, 8:40 AM

Clinton: Abbas could be replaced by ISIS flag

Leading presidential candidate tells Saban Forum that PA chairman must be strengthened, says she believes in "two-state solution".Elad Benari, 12/7/2015, 4:42 AM

Netanyahu: Does Abbas want Tel Aviv?

Prime Minister addresses the Saban Forum in Washington, D.C.Gil Ronen, 12/6/2015, 6:18 PM

Peres: Abbas is fighting terrorism

Former President claims PA chairman is a partner for peace, says Netanyahu is failing to promote a diplomatic initiative.Ido Ben Porat, 12/4/2015, 5:13 AM

Watch: Abbas calls murdering Israelis 'peaceful'

Explaining why he won't condemn attacks, Abbas says he called on 'everyone' to conduct 'peaceful uprising' - which killed 22 so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2015, 5:13 PM

Netanyahu: Handshake with Abbas part of protocol

Netanyahu tells reporters his handshake with Abbas was part of diplomatic protocol, but stresses he is not hoping for PA's downfall.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2015, 4:15 AM

Abbas blames Israel for PA's ecological problems

PA chairman attacks Israel at climate conference, claims it is destroying the PA's natural resources.Dalit Halevi, 12/1/2015, 1:15 AM

Netanyahu, Abbas shake hands for the first time

What terror war? Israeli and PA leaders act cordially during UN conference in Paris.Tova Dvorin, 11/30/2015, 4:06 PM

Abbas asks to set deadline for 'end of occupation'

PA chairman renews calls on the UN force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. A resolution in this vein failed to pass last year.Dalit Halevi, 11/26/2015, 6:14 AM

Kerry says 'two-state solution' still viable

Secretary of State reiterates Washington’s commitment to a “two-state solution” after meeting in Ramallah with PA chairman.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2015, 6:13 AM

Abbas: 'I rejected Israeli offer of PA state'

Abbas tells Israel TV that he turned down flat an offer by Olmert for a state on the equivalent of 99.5% of Judea and Samaria.Hillel Fendel, 11/22/2015, 1:07 AM

Netanyahu 'stands by France' against terrorism

PM offers 'any assistance' needed to catch the ISIS terrorists behind mass attacks that killed 128; Abbas 'saddened' by the attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2015, 5:49 PM

Abbas refuses to condemn attack near Hevron

PA chairman ignores terrorist attack near Otniel, says only that the Palestinians "live under difficult conditions".Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/13/2015, 9:44 PM

Abbas and Sisi discuss peace process

PA chairman meets Egyptian President to discuss Israel-PA peace talks as well as Egypt's buffer zone in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2015, 5:46 AM

Congress demands Abbas stop inciting terror

369 Representatives write letter to Abbas demanding he condemn terror, stop inciting, and renew direct peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2015, 10:53 PM