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Hamas Homeless after Split with Syria

The Hamas terrorist organization is homeless following its split with Syria and new obstacles to a unity agreement with the PA’s Abbas.

Hamas Homeless after Split with Syria, Fatah

Abbas Declares Diplomatic War on Jerusalem

Abbas turns around PA efforts to erase evidence of Jewish roots of the Temple Mount, accuses Israel of removing Jerusalem’s Arab identity.

Abbas Declares Diplomatic War on Jerusalem

IDF Says Ground Invasion in Gaza ‘Matter of Time’

It is only “a matter of time” before the IDF has to re-enter Gaza to control terror, IDF Chief of Benny Gantz warns.

IDF Says Ground Invasion in Gaza ‘Matter of Time’

Fatah's Facebook Features Terrorist ‘Martyrs’

Fatah, the Palestinian Authority’s ruling party, praises terrorists on its official Facebook site despite US concerns over incitement.

Fatah's Facebook Features Terrorist ‘Martyrs’

Arab Expert: Abbas Fears Assassination

Director of the Center of Palestine Studies in the UAE says PA chief taking part in negotiations to avoid Arafat's fate.

Arab Expert: Abbas Fears Assassination

Minister: Abbas a Terrorist in a European Suit

Abbas is a snake, says Minister Landau who adds that clothes do not make a man: “Abbas is a terrorist dressed in a European suit.”

Cabinet Minister: Abbas a Terrorist in a European Suit

Terror Victim: Abbas' Appointment Hurts Families

Dov Kalmanovitz, wounded in the First Intifada: Abbas appointing a terrorist is like sticking fingers in the eyes of bereaved families.

Terror Victim: Abbas' Appointment Hurts Bereaved Families

Israeli, PA Delegates to Meet Again Next Week

Israeli and PA negotiators end "positive" meeting in Jordan, agree to meet again next week.

Israeli, PA Delegates to Meet Again Next Week

Peres: Quartet Intervention Doomed

The Quartet’s intervention in the peace process is doomed; the Palestinian Authority and Israel will return to direct talks, Peres says.

Peres: Quartet Intervention Doomed

Abbas Appoints Freed Senior Terrorist as Advisor

Mahmoud Abbas rewards a senior terrorist under Arafat, recently freed win the Shalit deal, appoints him as an advisor.

Abbas Appoints Released Senior Terrorist as Advisor

Abbas: All Options on Table Unless Israel Concedes

Abbas delivers a cryptic message on the eve of PA-Israeli talks in Jordan. “All options are on the table,” but no renewal of the Intifada.

Abbas: ‘All Options on Table’ If Israel Does not Concede

Edelstein: Abbas Set Up'National Terror Government

Government Minister Yuli Edelstein said Thursday that the latest deal between Hamas and Fatah should not surprise Israelis.

Edelstein: Abbas Set Up 'National Terror Government'

Abbas Meets Sadistic Female Terrorist

Head of PA meets Amna Muna, who tempted a Jewish youth into a death trap and was released in Shalit deal.

Abbas Meets Sadistic Female Terrorist

Israel: PA Flag at UNESCO Based on Science Fiction

Sarkozy stands with Abbas in a PA flag-raising ceremony at UNESCO in Paris, an act Israel says is based on science fiction.

Israel Says PA Flag-Waving at UNESCO Based on Science Fiction

Abbas’ Trojan Horse Builds Ties with Israeli Arabs

The Palestinian Authority makes inroads into Israel and signs an exchange pact with Nazareth, an Israeli Arab city in the Galilee.

Abbas’ Trojan Horse Builds Ties with Israeli Arabs

'Peace Talks' Continue in Reverse

The Quartet continues to go through the motions of “peace talks” even though Abbas has publicly dismissed them as being irrelevant.

'Peace Talks' Continue in Reverse

King Abdullah Visits Abbas on Eve of Hamas Unity

Jordan’s King Abdullah visits Ramallah for the first time in 11 years – and two days before Abbas and Hamas are to from a unity government.

King Abdullah Visits Abbas on Eve of Hamas Unity Deal

Islamic Jihad Accepts Conditional Ceasefire

Islamic Jihad terrorists accept an Egypt proposal for a ceasefire on condition that Israel does not continue to strike terror targets.

Islamic Jihad Accepts Conditional Ceasefire

Abbas May Lose Out in United Nations

Abbas’ “go for broke” strategy in the UN may backfire. He counts on the backing of Brazil, but it soon will leave the Security Council.

Abbas May Lose Out in United Nations

Abbas Uses More Foreign Aid for Freed Terrorists

Abbas matches Hamas’ generosity and honors freed terrorists with a $5,000 grant, partially funded by the United States and Europe.

Abbas Uses More Foreign Aid to Pay Freed Terrorists

Abbas Demands: Now Release Fatah Terrorists

PA Chairman Abbas demands that Israel release more than 500 Fatah terrorists, based on alleged promise from former PM Olmert.

Abbas Demands: Now Release Fatah Terrorists

Has Gaza Become A Separate Nation?

Hamas may have pre-empted the PA statehood bid with one of its own, creating facts on the ground in Gaza. A visa is now required to enter.

Gaza Becomes A Separate Nation: Visa Required to Enter

Netanyahu Says to Quartet; Abbas in a Corner

Netanyahu agrees to the Quartet’ idea for renewed talks with the PA and may have checkmated Abbas, who cannot back down from his UN ploy.

Bibi Says ‘Yes’ to Quartet, Leaves Abbas Up a Diplomatic Tree

Abbas: Israel Land of Jesus and Mohammed, not Jews

AP refutes Abbas’ speech in the UN and notes he omitted any reference to Jewish biblical figures. Media fed up with Abbas?

Abbas' View of Israel: Land of Jesus and Mohammed, not Jews

Abbas: Bibi the Toughest Negotiator

Netanyahu is the hardest Israeli leader for the PA to negotiate with, Abbas complains in interview to Arab media.

Abbas: Bibi the Toughest Negotiator

Abbas Turns Down Quartet

Abbas, after rebuffing Obama, now rejects the Quartet’s proposal for resuming talks because it does not include pre-conditions.

Abbas Turns Down Quartet, Demands Agreement before ‘Talks’

Lieberman: Abbas Running Away from Responsibility

Abbas is running away from responsibility to make peace with Israel, Foreign Minister Lieberman says. UN set to discuss his bid.

Lieberman: Abbas Running Away from Responsibility

Obama Confirms: US to Veto PA Statehood Bid

US President Barack Obama confirmed to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in a private meeting that yes, the US will veto its statehood bid.

Obama Confirms: US Will Veto PA Statehood Bid

Western Strategy: Table PA Motion and Renew Talks

France joins the US to build a ladder for Abbas to climb down by filing a motion in the UN, let it be tabled and return to talks.

Western Strategy: Table PA Motion and Renew PA-Israel Talks

Washington Post: Abbas Not Serious for PA State

The influential Washington Post accuses Abbas of not being serious about wanting to establish the Palestinian Authority as a country.

Washington Post: Abbas Not Serious for PA State

Video: Abbas Says ‘A Jewish State not Sensible’

Abbas unmasks what he really thinks about Israel in a speech in Ramallah: Present to us something sensible – not “the Jewish State.”

Video: Abbas Says ‘Be Sensible – not a Jewish State’player

Hamas, Islamic Jihad Unite against Abbas

PA unity is further away than ever as the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorist groups unite to denounce Abbas for his “unilateral moves.”

Hamas, Islamic Jihad Unite against Abbas

Gilad: PA Opposes Terror, and is Fighting It

Top security expert says that the PA is doing far more to fight terror than most Israelis realize.

Gilad: PA Opposes Terror, and is Fighting It

PA ‘Offers’ Israel: Accept Demands or Face the UN

Abbas tries to climb off a high diplomatic tree and “offers” Israel previously refused non-starters in return for halting its UN ploy.

PA ‘Offers’ Israel: Accept Demands or Face the UN

PA Denies Split with Jordan on UN Bid

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas denies a split with Jordan on the upcoming UN statehood bid. German official meets in Ramallah.

PA Denies Split with Jordan on UN Statehood Bid

Rotem: Investigate Leftists Who Visited Ramallah

MK David Rotem asked Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein to investigate 20 Israeli leftists who visited PA chief Abbas in Ramallah Sunday.

MK Rotem: Investigate Israeli Leftist Group Who Visited Ramallah

US Desperate to Resurrect Peace Process

US makes a desperate last-minute try to return to the “peace process” and stop the PA from going to the UN for recognition.

US Desperate to Resurrect Peace Process

Jordan: PA's September Plan Will Hurt 'Refuge

Jordan again voiced its opposition to the PA's plan to seek recognition for an Arab state in Judea, Samaria, and Jerusalem

Jordan: PA's September Plan Will Hurt 'Refugees'

‘Abbas, Tell Ahmadinejad to Shut Up’

Scripps-Howard news wrote an editorial that if Abbas wants the UN to recognize the PA, he should tell Ahmadinejad to “shut up."

Int’l News Agency: Abbas Should Tell Ahmadinejad to Shut Up

Abbas Delays Democratic Elections – Again

Abbas, who serves as PA chairman two years beyond his term, now delays local elections for third time and without setting a new date.

Abbas Delays Democratic Elections – Again