PA to Trump: We must have an airport, Dead Sea resort

Palestinian Authority delegation reportedly told President Trump its infrastructure demands for Israel, including airport in Samaria.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2017, 2:00 PM

PA official: We take Trump's peace efforts seriously

PA official Riyad al-Malki says Abbas was assured by Trump he will solve Israel-PA conflict in a year.Elad Benari, 5/19/2017, 5:06 AM

Abbas working to end terrorist hunger strike

PA official says Abbas is trying to apply pressure through international sources to put an end to hunger strike by terrorist prisoners.Elad Benari, 5/19/2017, 4:04 AM

Ben-Dahan: Israel will boycott terrorist Hevron mayor

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan said Israel will not cooperate with a murderer, and instead will build more in Jewish Hevron.Hezky Baruch, 5/17/2017, 8:10 PM

US Ambassador: There's no demand for a building freeze

New US Ambassador to Israel says Trump is coming to Israel with no 'pre-prepared plan or road map.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 9:13 AM

PA chairman cheers prisoners, praises terrorists

During India visit, Mahmoud Abbas praises terrorists, martyrs - but says he wants peace with Israel.Shimon Cohen, 5/17/2017, 8:20 AM

Abbas: We want a state alongside Israel

Speaking in India, PA chairman says a peace agreement will help the fight against terror.Dalit Halevi, 5/17/2017, 6:10 AM

Indian leaders take PA Chairman on tech tour

India partners with Palestinian Authority to bring jobs to civilians. Will it work?AFP, 5/15/2017, 1:50 PM

Abbas visits India

PA chairman lands in New Delhi for three-day visit ahead of Indian PM's historic trip to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 3:07 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Precursor for victory - A diplomatic “Iron-Dome”

Israel requires a massive strategic public diplomacy offensive to generate the freedom of action required for victory-oriented policy.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/12/2017, 12:51 PM

Trump envoy: Israel, PA will both need to compromise

White House special envoy Jason Greenblatt pledges to diplomats that Trump administration will help forge peace between Israel, PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2017, 9:45 AM

Russia voices support for Trump's peace efforts

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia will give its "full support" for Trump's efforts to restart Israel-PA negotiations.AFP, 5/11/2017, 9:14 PM

Abbas: I'm ready to meet with Netanyahu - if Trump is present

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas declares his willingness to meet with Israeli PM, if meeting is organized by President Trump.David Rosenberg, 5/9/2017, 1:03 PM

PA claims funding anti-Israel terror advances peace

Ahead of President Trump's visit to Israel, Fatah responds to questions raised by Trump, says money for jailed terrorists good for peace.Shimon Cohen, 5/9/2017, 8:31 AM

Trump dodges Arab trap in Ramallah

PA officials planned photo-op 'ambush' of President Trump passing by grave of arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat.David Rosenberg, 5/8/2017, 12:11 PM

Fatah-Hamas conflict deepens

PA Chairman signs order exempting Gaza from paying taxes to Hamas, Hamas leadership slams order, says it's 'illegal.'Ido Ben Porat, 5/7/2017, 1:27 PM

Netanyahu: We want peace

Prior to US President Trump's upcoming visit, Israeli PM Netanyahu emphasizes that 'Israel wants peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 11:51 AM

Putin and Abbas to meet next Thursday

Russian President and PA chairman to meet on May 11 in Sochi.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/5/2017, 11:47 PM

What was Abbas doing there with the POTUS?

The gravity of being President has still not quite been absorbed by Donald Trump. Abbas is a killer, a murderer, a terrorist, a warlord and a Holocaust denier. Jack Engelhard, 5/5/2017, 9:11 PM

Abbas 'satisfied' by talks in Washington

PA Chairman says that Trump is committed to a two-state solution based on pre-'67 borders.Dalit Halevy, 5/5/2017, 8:22 AM

Trump deletes tweet saying it was an 'honor' to meet Abbas

Tweet from President Trump calling meeting with Abbas an 'honor' mysteriously disappears less than a day after being posted.JTA, 5/4/2017, 9:07 PM

Netanyahu: Abbas lied to Trump

'I heard Abbas say that the Palestinians teach their children peace. Unfortunately, that's not true.'Nitzan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 2:16 PM

'It's time to reveal Abbas's true intentions'

Middle East expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera says Israel should place certain conditions for Abbas before even discussing a peace agreement.Eliran Aharon, 5/4/2017, 4:45 AM

PA official: Israel allowed payments to terrorists

Senior PA official claims Israel had agreed to allow PA to pay families of terrorists. PM's office: That's nothing but a spin.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 4:08 AM

Trump hopes for 'something terrific' between Israel, PA

President Trump expresses optimism following his meeting with PA chairman.Elad Benari, 5/4/2017, 1:35 AM

The Middle East: Where the improbable is usually the truth

President Trump must come to understand that unless the belligerents facing Israel in the Middle East miraculously eschew their own ideologies, peace in the Middle East is not only improbable, it is impossible. Meir Jolovitz, 5/4/2017, 12:32 AM

Trump raised issue of terrorist payments with Abbas

US President Donald Trump addressees PA incitement and payments to terrorists during meeting with PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Gary Willig, 5/3/2017, 9:46 PM

Smotrich warns against renewal of negotiations with PA

MK Betzalel Smotrich(Jewish Home) referred in an Arutz Sheva interview to the Trump-Abbas meeting and to the building freeze.Hezki Baruch, 5/3/2017, 9:16 PM

Hamas rejects Abbas' call for peace

Hamas terrorist group rejects Abbas' authority to speak for Arabs and says all 'Palestine' belongs to Arabs.Gary Willig, 5/3/2017, 8:29 PM

'There can be no peace until incitement ends'

US President and PA chairman deliver joint address on plans to jump-start stalled peace process.Gary Willig, 5/3/2017, 7:16 PM

Trump to seek Abbas commitment to peace

Sources say Trump will ask PA chairman to cooperate with his Middle East peace initiative.Elad Benari, 5/3/2017, 6:16 AM

Senators to Trump: Demand Abbas stop paying terrorists

Republican senators urge President Trump to demand that Abbas end his practice of paying terrorists and their families.Elad Benari, 5/3/2017, 5:12 AM

Abbas heads to Washington

PA chairman to meet President Donald Trump, discuss peace process with Israel.Elad Benari, 5/2/2017, 6:13 AM

PA chairman, Jordanian king meet ahead of Trump visit

Mahmoud Abbas, King Abdullah say 'only solution' is two-state solution, slam 'unilateral measures' in Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 5/1/2017, 10:35 AM

PA: We will continue paying jailed terrorists

Official says PA still supports payments to Arab terrorists sitting in Israeli jails, despite Israel's calls to stop encouraging terror.Tal Polon, 4/30/2017, 9:10 AM

Egypt urges US to play 'active' Mideast peace role

Egyptian president says two-state solution is 'only way' to bring stability to Middle East.AFP, 4/29/2017, 8:38 PM

Thousands rally in Ramallah for destruction of Israel

Even as Abbas prepares for talks with Trump next week, he allows Islamist org to rally and call for armies to 'take over all of Palestine'.Hillel Fendel, 4/27/2017, 4:15 PM

Abbas: Willing to meet Netanyahu in Washington

PA chairman tells Japanese newspaper he's willing to meet Prime Minister Netanyahu under Trump's patronage.Elad Benari, 4/20/2017, 6:12 AM

White House: Trump seeking 'conflict-ending settlement'

White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirms May 3 meeting between Trump and Abbas in Washington.JTA, 4/19/2017, 10:17 PM

Report: Trump to demand PA stop paying terror family salaries

PA officials to Al-Quds newspaper: 'Washington expected to propose unconditional return to negotiations; US reluctant to transfer embassy'.Mordechai Sones, 4/19/2017, 5:46 PM

Abbas to meet President Trump next month

PA chairman to visit US President May 3 following meetings with US special envoy Jason Greenblatt. PLO official says 'settlers control WH.'JTA, 4/16/2017, 4:34 PM

Abbas to discuss peace process with Trump

Abbas advisor says PA chairman will soon visit Washington at Trump's invitation.Dalit Halevi, 4/7/2017, 2:15 AM

Hamas warns Abbas against 'unilateral steps'

Hamas demands that it be included in the PLO parliament.Dalit Halevi, 4/4/2017, 4:35 AM

Abbas to visit Russia on May 11

PA chairman to visit Russia on May 11, discuss peace process with Putin.Elad Benari, 4/3/2017, 5:14 AM

Abbas: Trump is serious about peace

PA chairman praises President Trump's efforts to achieve peace between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 3/31/2017, 6:13 AM

Trump envoy meets Abbas

Jason Greenblatt meets PA chairman ahead of Arab Summit, describes meeting as very positive.Dalit Halevi, 3/29/2017, 1:04 AM

Abbas to Israel: Don't waste peace opportunity

PA chairman urges Israel to reach peace agreement based on the “two-state solution”.Elad Benari, 3/28/2017, 6:15 AM

Abbas to propose new peace initiative at upcoming Arab summit

Offers new 'Palestinian issue' solutions in light of 'settlement expansion' and international withdrawal from support for two-state solutionMordechai Sones, 3/26/2017, 1:03 PM

Merkel: Israeli construction undermines 'two-state solution'

German Chancellor meets Abbas, expresses concern about Israel's building in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/24/2017, 11:41 PM

Abbas and Sisi discuss 'Palestinian cause'

PA chairman meets Egyptian President amid reports of tensions between Fatah and Egypt.Elad Benari, 3/21/2017, 4:46 AM

PA official: Trump wants to work with us

Jibril Rajoub, possible successor to Mahmoud Abbas, says US President Donald Trump expressed strong desire to end suffering from conflict.AFP, 3/20/2017, 7:35 PM

Abbas honors official who authored 'apartheid' report

PA awards the PA’s highest honor to former UN official Rima Khalaf.Elad Benari, 3/20/2017, 6:14 AM

Abbas to meet Sisi in Cairo

PA chairman to meet Egyptian President amid strained relations between PA and Egypt, before Abbas' meeting with President Trump.AFP, 3/19/2017, 6:41 PM

How does terrorist warlord Abbas rate a White House invitation?

Abbas is a terrorist murderer, particularly good at grinning and wearing a clean tie as his brothers in Gaza continue to build terror tunnels into Israel. Jack Engelhard, 3/18/2017, 7:56 PM

PA furious over terrorist designation

PA chairman: Decision to designate Palestinian National Fund a terrorist organization is against the Oslo Accords.Dalit Halevi, 3/17/2017, 6:12 AM

Abbas: Trump brings 'hope' for peace

PA leader says he looks forward to first meeting with US President Donald Trump.AFP, 3/16/2017, 6:40 PM

PA satisfied with Abbas-Greenblatt meeting

Abbas’s spokesman says Abbas’s meeting with Trump’s envoy was “positive and encouraging”.Dalit Halevi, 3/15/2017, 6:13 AM