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.Ben Ariel, 9/30/2016, 1:13 AM

Mahmoud Abbas to attend Peres funeral in Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority leader pledges to attend former Israeli president's funeral in Jerusalem on Friday, despite diplomatic deadlock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 3:51 PM

Abbas urged not to dismiss Netanyahu's invitation

Editorial in Saudi Arabian newspaper appeals to PA chairman not to dismiss invitation for him to address the Knesset.Elad Benari, 9/28/2016, 5:53 AM

ADL condemns Abbas 'sidestepping' UN speech

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas 'falsely cast Israel as an impediment to peace' rather than working towards a solution via direct negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2016, 8:39 AM

Danon rips Abbas' UN speech as 'ticking time bomb' of incitement

Israeli Ambassador to United Nations warns PA leader's accusations of 'Israeli aggression against holy sites' could spark attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2016, 10:03 PM

Netanyahu: Change is coming to the UN

'Lay down your arms - the war against Israel at the United Nations has ended.' Prime Mininster invites Abbas to address Israeli Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2016, 9:06 PM

Abbas: Israel destroying two-state solution

'Israeli settlers are just like terrorists', says PA president at UN. Abbas demands UK apologize for Balfour Declaration.Yoni Kempinski, A7 Staff, 9/22/2016, 8:08 PM

Abbas to bring up 'right of return' in UN speech

PA media hints that Chairman Mahmoud Abbas will bring up demands for all 'Palestinian rights.'Dalit Halevi, 9/22/2016, 7:05 AM

Abbas and Kerry discuss 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State meets PA chairman in New York amid renewed push for Israel and the PA to resume stalled peace talks.Elad Benari, 9/20/2016, 12:15 AM

Abbas a KGB agent - what does it mean for the region?

Arab affairs expert Yoni Ben Menachem relates to the implications the report on Abbas's KGB past holds for IsraelILTV, 9/19/2016, 11:59 AM

Abbas claims terror attacks are because Palestinians 'lost hope'

PA chairman dismisses incitement, attributes terror wave to lone wolf attackers who had "lost hope".Elad Benari, 9/19/2016, 2:16 AM

The businesses of Mahmoud Abbas and his sons

The PA chairman’s two sons own an economic empire in the territories worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Abbas’ main endeavor is to find a successor who will ensure both the continued existence of his sons’ businesses and their wellbeing. Yoni Ben Menachem, 9/16/2016, 3:43 PM

Abbas: Israel is the one that performs ethnic cleansing

PA chairman fires back at Netanyahu's video, says the remarks are “toxic wind gusts”.Orli Harari, 9/12/2016, 4:15 AM

Dichter: Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptable

MK Avi Dichter welcomes Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, but says that if the PA is imposing preconditions, it means it's not serious about talking.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2016, 6:15 AM

Russia: Netanyahu, Abbas agree to meet

Israeli Prime Minister prepared to meet with Palestinian Authority President with no preconditions.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 1:53 PM

PA rejects report that Abbas was KGB agent

Senior PA official says Channel 1 report that Mahmoud Abbas was a KGB agent is part of an "Israeli campaign".Ben Ariel, 9/8/2016, 3:14 AM

Report: Abbas was a K.G.B. agent

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas was a K.G.B. agent, according to an exclusive report from Israel's Channel 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 8:15 PM

Netanyahu and Abbas willing to meet, but blame each other

Both Prime Minister Netanyahu and PA chairman say they are willing to meet to relaunch peace talks, while trading blame for stalled talks.Elad Benari, 9/7/2016, 2:12 AM

Report: Abbas accepts Russia plan to meet Netanyahu

PA ambassador to Russia says chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a Russian proposal for him to meet Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 9/6/2016, 4:12 AM

PA willing to participate in any peace initiative

Abbas's spokesman says the PA is prepared to participate in any initiative aimed at a "comprehensive and fair solution".Elad Benari, 8/30/2016, 4:14 AM

Poll: Hamas will win the Palestinian elections

Hamas stands neck-and-neck in Judea-Samaria, and wins by a massive margin, in a recent poll conducted ahead of PA elections.Dalit Halevi, 8/28/2016, 9:13 AM

Abbas warned: Don't let Hamas win local elections

Report: Members of PA chairman's Fatah movement warned him that Hamas will win Judea and Samaria elections and asked him to cancel the vote.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/27/2016, 12:35 AM

Abbas calls for release of all terrorist prisoners

PA chairman's Fatah movement expresses solidarity with terrorist prisoners serving in Israel, calls on PA Arabs to work to free them.Dalit Halevi, 8/23/2016, 5:45 AM

Egyptian president: Putin willing to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Egyptian President tells journalists he was told by Putin that he is ready to host direct talks between Netanyahu and PA.Elad Benari, 8/22/2016, 6:12 AM

Report: Erdogan and Abbas to meet in Turkey

Turkish President and PA chairman will reportedly meet at the end of the month to discuss key issues.Elad Benari, 8/15/2016, 6:53 AM

Report: PA Chairman Abbas refused to meet Netanyahu

A US proposal to organize a meeting between PM Netanyahu and Abbas falls through due to PA Chairman's refusal to meet without preconditions.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/11/2016, 9:24 AM

The Middle East: Where words speak louder than actions

Pushing a false and deceptive narrative, words count. Actions do not matter. Meir Jolovitz, 8/10/2016, 4:22 PM

Did the Arabs actually go out to vote in droves on election day?

New interview provides evidence that Arab citizens were indeed going out to vote "in droves" as PM Netanyahu was criticized for saying.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2016, 9:48 PM

PA insists on timeframe for any peace talks with Israel

PA chairman meets Kerry and French counterpart in Paris, says any reboot of peace talks with Israel should happen within a clear timeframe.Elad Benari, 7/31/2016, 5:07 AM

Kerry and Abbas to discuss 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State to meet PA chairman Abbas in Paris to discuss stalled peace process.Elad Benari, 7/29/2016, 5:46 AM

Foreign Ministry chief blasts PA initiative to sue Britain

Dr. Dore Gold: PA initiative to sue UK over Balfour Declaration shows its refusal to accept the Jewish people's connection to Israel.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2016, 4:15 AM

PA wants to sue Britain for 1917 Balfour declaration

At an Arab League conference, PA Minister tells of plan to sue the UK for Balfour declaration, which called for 'national home' for Jews.Shimon Cohen, 7/26/2016, 7:52 AM

Abbas emasculates Quartet, humiliates UN and EU

Abbas refused to accept the Quartet Report criticizing him - instead of only Israel. David Singer, 7/25/2016, 7:40 AM

Netanyahu offers Abbas condolences over brother's death

In a rare phone call, Netanyahu offers PA chairman condolences on the death of his brother.JTA, 7/25/2016, 6:32 AM

Hollande: France is committed to Israel-PA peace

French President meets PA chairman in Paris, says his country is committed to leading international efforts to help secure Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 7/22/2016, 1:15 AM

Foreign min. chief challenges Abbas: Tear down terror monument

Israeli Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold recounts experiencing deadly attack - whose mastermind was recently honored by PA.Ari Soffer, 7/20/2016, 12:55 PM

Kerry and Abbas to meet in Paris, discuss peace talks

State Department says Kerry will travel to Paris this week for talks with PA chairman on peace prospects with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2016, 4:38 AM

Abbas urges African Union to support French initiative

PA chairman calls on African Union member states to support the French peace initiative, which Israel rejects.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 6:46 AM

Netanyahu urges Abbas to sack inciting advisor

Prime Minister Netanyahu calls on PA chairman to fire adviser who called to slit the throats of Jews.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/16/2016, 1:29 AM

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