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

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