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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

Abbas lets slip: All of Israel is 'the occupation'

In recent speech to UN General Assembly, 'moderate' Palestinian Authority leader makes his ultimate intentions clear.Ari Soffer, 11/2/2015, 2:34 PM

Abbas orders military funerals for terrorists

Following Saturday funeral for terrorists' bodies returned by Israel, PA head orders grants to terror families, allows Hamas flags.Ari Yashar, 11/2/2015, 10:52 AM

State Dept. says 'PA has no right to join the ICC'

Spokesperson condemns Abbas's unilateral move in meeting with International Criminal Court, but says Kerry 'still believes in progress.'Nitsan Keidar, 10/31/2015, 8:05 PM

Abbas hands over Israeli 'war crimes' file to ICC

Delegation led by PA chairman meets ICC, hands over a file documenting alleged Israeli "ethnic cleansing".Elad Benari, Canada, 10/30/2015, 8:14 PM

UN warns of looming Israel-Arab 'catastrophe'

Latest spate of violence in Israel is 'dangerous in the extreme,' says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 5:49 PM

Abbas begs UN for special protection

PA chairman asks global community for 'special regime' to 'protect' Palestinians - despite ongoing Palestinian terrorist campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 2:58 PM

Abbas: Peace talks stalemate is Netanyahu's fault

PA chairman tells local council heads in the Galilee that it's Netanyahu's fault - not his - that peace talks are stuck.Nitsan Keidar, 10/28/2015, 4:46 AM

Mogherini urges Netanyahu, Abbas to meet Quartet

EU foreign policy chief urges Israeli, PA leaders to meet Quartet envoys in order to restore peace talks.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2015, 1:14 AM

Mogherini calls for concrete steps to end violence

EU foreign policy chief meets PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas to discuss ongoing violence between Israelis and Palestinians.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2015, 5:46 AM

Abbas demands 'incentives' to stem Arab terror

Amid global efforts to calm tensions, PA chairman calls for release of terrorist prisoners and resumed negotiations.Cynthia Blank, 10/25/2015, 7:50 AM

UN chief calls for Netanyahu-Abbas talks

UN Secretary-General says it's for Israeli and Palestinian leaders to meet face-to-face to lower tensions over terror wave.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/23/2015, 9:32 PM

PA sets 'conditions' for Abbas-Netanyahu meeting

Palestinian Authority foreign minister says Israel must "withdraw from occupied areas" before a Netanyahu-Abbas meeting.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2015, 6:16 AM

Abbas's brother in law treated in Israel

While the PA's incitement against Israel continues, Israel agrees to have PA chairman's brother in law undergo surgery in Tel Aviv.Nitsan Keidar, 10/23/2015, 12:15 AM

PM demands global condemnation of Arab incitement

'It's important that the international community demand Abbas to stop the incitement and stop spreading lies about the Jewish state.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2015, 9:43 PM

Netanyahu: Abbas Hasn't Condemned One Attack

In meeting with UN Sec. General Ban Ki-moon, Netanyahu accuses Mahmoud Abbas of 'fanning the flames' of terror.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2015, 10:00 PM

'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'

Foreign Ministry officials confirm to Arutz Sheva an active fight against the PA's push to claim the Kotel as their own.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2015, 7:07 PM

Likud Minister: Abbas Incites Just Like the Nazis

Minister Steinitz tells Washington conference that Abbas is 'world's top anti-Semite, he is worse than Arafat.'Nitsan Keidar, 10/19/2015, 9:12 AM

Kerry to Meet Netanyahu in Germany

US Secretary of State will be in Germany at the same time as Israeli PM; will meet Mahmoud Abbas separately as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2015, 3:32 PM

Bennett: Abbas is a Terrorist, Don't Talk to Him

Jewish Home chairman attacks Netanyahu's statement that he is willing to meet PA chairman in an attempt to end terror wave.Hezki Baruch, 10/18/2015, 3:28 AM

Tibi: Abbas Wasn't Lying About Terrorist

MK Ahmed Tibi claims PA chairman was simply mistaken when he accused Israel of executing a very much alive teen terrorist.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/17/2015, 12:02 AM

Could Peace Talks Begin Again in Jordan?

Knesset Committee Chairman Tzachi Hanegbi indicates a diplomatic summit may be afoot - if Abbas agrees to attend.Tova Dvorin, 10/16/2015, 10:10 AM

Kerry to Abbas: Don't Incite to Violence

For the first time, Secretary of State speaks directly to PA chairman, calls on him not to incite violence against Israelis.Ben Ariel, 10/16/2015, 6:43 AM

PA-Dissolving Window of Opportunity 'Now Open'

Given the terrorism wave and world inattention, analyst Aaron Lerner says now is the perfect geopolitical time to dissolve the PA.Hillel Fendel, 10/15/2015, 10:25 PM

PLO Rewrites Abbas Speech - Still Gets it Wrong

After Abbas derided for claiming Israel 'executed' 13-year-old Arab terrorist who is in fact alive, speechwriters 're-translate' his speech.Ari Soffer, 10/15/2015, 5:12 PM

'Executed' Child Terrorist in Stable Condition

Despite being 'executed in cold blood,' according to PA chairman, terrorist Ahmed Mansara actually set to be discharged in coming days.Ido Ben Porat, 10/15/2015, 1:44 PM

Minister: Build in Response to Abbas' 'Lies'

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas seeks to 'destroy our connection with Jerusalem,' Transport Minister Yisrael Katz slams.Moshe Cohen, 10/15/2015, 10:48 AM

IDF's Mission: Keep Things As Calm as Possible

IDF soldiers are being deployed to provide assistance to the police, and to calm the situation, analysts said.Kobi Finkler, 10/15/2015, 7:55 AM

Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement Speech

Minister Ze'ev Elkin says PA chairman is the chief instigator of terrorism and should be treated as such.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2015, 12:12 AM

Abbas Accuses Israel of Executing Child Terrorist

Netanyahu's office slams Mahmoud Abbas for 'lies and incitement' after claiming teen terrorist - who is still alive - 'executed by Israel.'Nitsan Kedar, 10/14/2015, 10:14 PM

Abbas’ UN Speech and the Unrest in Jerusalem

Nothing occurs in a vacuum. Abbas' lies are the kindling.Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan Dahoah-Halevi, 10/13/2015, 7:22 AM

Mogherini Warns Against 'Escalation' in Violence

European Union foreign policy chief speaks with Netanyahu and Abbas, calls for them to avoid "disproportionate reactions".Elad Benari, 10/12/2015, 4:17 AM

Abbas Justifies Murder: ‘Protection of Holy Sites’

PA head's advisor calls stabbing murder of two civilians in Jerusalem a ‘heroic operation.’Arutz Sheva staff, 10/11/2015, 5:48 PM

'Mahmoud Abbas is a Plucked Chicken'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett advocates a no-holds barred policy toward not only Hamas, but the PA as well.Tova Dvorin, 10/11/2015, 9:16 AM

Kerry Treats Bibi, Abbas as Equally Responsible

US Secretary of State gives same message of condemning violence and need for calm to both Israelis and Palestinians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2015, 10:45 PM

Abbas Supports 'Brothers who Defend Temple Mount'

PA chairman hints he backs Arab rioters on the Temple Mount, even as he claims he is against violence.Dalit Halevi, 10/9/2015, 3:12 AM

Congressman: Abbas is Not a Partner for Peace

Congressman Peter King tells Arutz Sheva he believes PA chairman isn't a peace partner, but it's up to Israel to decide if they trust him.Eliran Aharon, 10/8/2015, 11:45 PM

Abbas Invites Hamas, Islamic Jihad to Join PLO

Amid terror wave, PA chairman calls on Hamas and Islamic Jihad to unite with PLO to achieve 'Palestinian independence.'Dalit Halevi, 10/8/2015, 12:55 PM

Abbas 'Doesn't Want a Military Escalation'

PA head finally speaks after repeated terror attacks, playing down escalation - even though his Fatah faction initially claimed a shooting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2015, 4:46 PM

Barkat Vows to Keep J'lem United Despite Terror

'Jerusalem Arabs want the city united - they do not want to be like Gaza,' mayor Nir Barkat insists.Tova Dvorin, 10/6/2015, 12:48 PM

Abbas: Palestinian Violence 'Helps' Israel

Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called for calm, in order not to allow Israel to “benefit” from Palestinian violence.Yaakov Levi, 10/5/2015, 11:38 PM

Liberman Blaims 'Anti-Semitic' Abbas for Stabbings

Abbas and PA incitement have sparked the terror - but the state must respond decisively, Liberman urges.Tova Dvorin, 10/4/2015, 11:24 AM

Hotovely: Abbas's UN Speech Was Full of Incitement

Deputy Foreign Minister says PA has chosen to distance itself from peace and is losing the support of the world.Eliran Aharon, 10/4/2015, 5:12 AM

Netanyahu to Kerry: Where's Abbas's Condemnation?

PM Netanyahu meets Secretary of State, expresses his dismay over the PA's failure to condemn Samaria murders.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/2/2015, 8:44 PM

Abbas's Fatah Claims Shooting - What Now?

Govt. yet to formulate response to Fatah claiming murder of young couple in front of children; terror group admitted to Iran support.Ari Yashar, 10/2/2015, 8:46 AM

Ministers: Abbas is Responsible For the Murder

Ministers blame Abbas's 'mechanism of murder' in UN incitement against Israel in murder of a young couple in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2015, 9:56 PM

Netanyahu Blasts UN Silence on Iran Threats

In angry oration, PM says: 'It's not easy to oppose something that's supported by greatest powers in the world, but I refuse to be silent.'Gil Ronen, Ari Yashar, 10/1/2015, 7:04 PM

PA Leaders to Abbas: Follow Through and Dump Oslo

PA officials demand Mahmoud Abbas make good on his declaration the Oslo Accords are no longer binding.Yaakov Levi, 10/1/2015, 2:52 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu 'All Talk, and No Action'

Prime Minister is a gifted orator, Liberman admits, before slamming his 'inability' to make decisions.Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2015, 1:02 PM

Activist: If Abbas Can Denounce Oslo, So Should PM

PA chief Mahmoud Abbas' speech at the the UN General Assembly is a “major act of aggression” says Dr. Joseph Frager.Eliran Aharon, 10/1/2015, 11:49 AM