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News and updates about Mahmoud Abbas

The PA's delusional demand:

'Release all prisoners, including Nukhba terrorists'

Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of "kidnapping" Palestinians from the Gaza Strip since October 6 last year and of using sexual violence against them.

'Release all prisoners, including Nukhba terrorists'

In conversation with Abbas

Blinken urges further PA reforms

Secretary of State welcomes new PA cabinet, says revitalized PA is essential to delivering results for the Palestinian people.

Blinken urges further PA reforms

Poll:

Archterrorist Barghouti would win Palestinian vote

Majority of Arabs in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza would vote for archterrorist Marwan Barghouti in elections, prefer Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh to 'moderate' Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas.

Archterrorist Barghouti would win Palestinian vote

Two 'moderates': Adolph Hitler and Mahmoud Abbas

Until 1939, as anti-Jewish oppression intensified, the US State Department continued to avert its eyes from the nightmare that was the Hitler regime. And in the present, efforts by the US to create a terrorist Palestinian State continue. Opinion.

Two 'moderates': Adolph Hitler and Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian PM:

'Our goal is allowing refugees to return'

The newly appointed Palestinian Prime Minister has written to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to formally accept the responsibility for forming a new government.

'Our goal is allowing refugees to return'

Abbas names Mohammad Mustafa as PA cabinet leader

US welcomes appointment of new PA cabinet leader as it pushes for reforms in the PA.

Abbas names Mohammad Mustafa as PA cabinet leader

Report:

Abbas to appoint financial advisor as PA PM

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is expected to appoint his financial advisor Mohammad Mustafa as Prime Minister amid US pressure to form a cabinet made of professional ministers instead of politicians to reform the PA.

Abbas to appoint financial advisor as PA PM

Following construction approval:

Abbas spokesman calls for sanctions against Israel

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, spokesman for Mahmoud Abbas, criticizes Israel's approval of new housing units in Maaleh Adumim, Efrat, and Kedar.

Abbas spokesman calls for sanctions against Israel

Abbas calls for international peace conference

PA chairman meets Turkish President, discusses with him the international efforts to stop the "Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip".

Abbas calls for international peace conference

Abbas: Do not limit Al-Aqsa visitors in Ramadan

In a meeting with the King of Jordan, Palestinian Authority chair Mahmoud Abbas expresses objection to division between the Gaza Strip and Judea and Samaria, and to Israel's permanent occupation of the Gaza Strip.

Abbas: Do not limit Al-Aqsa visitors in Ramadan

PA chief to Hamas:

Reach a prisoner swap deal quickly

All sides bear responsibility for failure to reach prisoner swap agreement until now, Palestinian Authority chairman Abbas says.

Reach a prisoner swap deal quickly

Chairman Abbas:

'We will not allow another Nakba'

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas told Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani that he will prevent the displacement of Palestinians at all costs.

'We will not allow another Nakba'

Abbas:

'Gaza an inseparable part of the State of Palestine'

PA chairman urges the Biden administration to allow humanitarian aid, food and medicine to enter the Gaza Strip and to provide water, electricity and fuel.

'Gaza an inseparable part of the State of Palestine'

Abbas spokesman calls on US to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman's spokesman says that the positive statements from Washington are not enough and that official recognition of the state of Palestine is required.

Abbas spokesman calls on US to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman:

'There is no solution except for return of refugees'

“Palestinian Presidency”, headed by PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas, denounces what it calls Israel's “oppressive campaign” against UNRWA.

'There is no solution except for return of refugees'

PA urges Biden to recognize a Palestinian state

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, spokesman for PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas, responds to Netanyahu's statement that he opposes the establishment of a Palestinian state.

PA urges Biden to recognize a Palestinian state

'You're not welcome here'

Blinken 'welcomed' in Ramallah by protesters

Blinken met with PA Chairman Abbas and told him that he supports steps that would lead to an independent Palestinian state.

Blinken 'welcomed' in Ramallah by protesters

Good terrorists versus bad terrorists

We are supposed to believe that overnight the PA has changed its spots. After all, Abbas wears a suit. Op-ed.

Good terrorists versus bad terrorists

Mahmoud Abbas:

'Israel's claim of self-defense is unacceptable'

PA chairman claims he will agree to bear responsibility for the Gaza Strip if it is recognized as being part of a Palestinian state.

'Israel's claim of self-defense is unacceptable'

PA chairman rejects proposal to establish government of experts

PA leadership rejects proposal to establish a government that will oversee the Gaza Strip in cooperation with Hamas.

PA chairman rejects proposal to establish government of experts

Survey: Palestinian Authority Arabs support Oct. 7th massacre

Close to 90% oppose PA leader Abu Mazen and call for his resignation

Survey: Palestinian Authority Arabs support Oct. 7th massacre

Due to diplomatic immunity:

Germany won't prosecute Abbas for Holocaust comments

Berlin AG drops Mahmoud Abbas’ Holocaust hate speech case due to diplomatic immunity.

Germany won't prosecute Abbas for Holocaust comments

Abbas is ready to rule Gaza, Netanyahu: 'Not on my watch'

PA sources told Sky News that its chairman is ready to take control of the Gaza Strip.

Abbas is ready to rule Gaza, Netanyahu: 'Not on my watch'

PA Chairman Abbas denies Israel's right to self-defense

In an address for the Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Abbas called for an immediate stop to the 'Israeli aggression.'

PA Chairman Abbas denies Israel's right to self-defense

Did Biden just ban Mahmoud Abbas from visiting the USA?

Biden intends to ban “extremists attacking civilians.” First on the list should be Abbas, unless it is ok to attack civilian Jews? Op-ed.

Did Biden just ban Mahmoud Abbas from visiting the USA?

Prime Minister Netanyahu:

'Any future administration in Gaza will not deny massacre'

Prime Minister responded to PA Chairman's claim that Israel was behind the Oct. 7th massacre.

'Any future administration in Gaza will not deny massacre'

Palestinian Authority chief:

'May there be a curse upon the occupation'

Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority chairman, says Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza is 'reckless, aggressive,' & a 'war of destruction.'

'May there be a curse upon the occupation'

Abbas' spokesman:

'The Gaza Strip is an integral part of the State of Palestine'

PA chairman's spokesman says that Israeli attempts to separate Judea and Samaria from the Gaza Strip will fail.

'The Gaza Strip is an integral part of the State of Palestine'

PA chairman at Arab summit:

'We own the land, Jerusalem and the holy places'

Mahmoud Abbas pledges to persecute Israel's leaders in the international legal arena.

'We own the land, Jerusalem and the holy places'

Chairman Abbas:

'PA will be part of the solution in the Gaza Strip'

Mahmoud Abbas states the Gaza Strip is an 'integral part of the State of Palestine.'

'PA will be part of the solution in the Gaza Strip'

Liberman: 'Returning PA to Gaza is delusional'

Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman warns against attempting to back the Palestinian Authority as the new government of Gaza.

Liberman: 'Returning PA to Gaza is delusional'

Blinken to Abbas:

'Gazans must not be forcibly displaced'

US Sec. of State discusses 'extremist violence against Palestinians with PA chairman after Jewish man murdered by terrorists in Samaria.

'Gazans must not be forcibly displaced'

Why are the October 7 atrocities being denied?

If the Jews are the villains, then it is moral to hate them. and stand with Hamas. And it is immoral to support the Jews and Israel. Op-ed.

Why are the October 7 atrocities being denied?

Not so fast:

PA chairman walks back condemnation of Hamas

PA's official news agency amends report which said that PA chairman condemned Hamas’ attacks on Israel.

PA chairman walks back condemnation of Hamas

Abbas:

'Hamas actions do not represent Palestinian people'

In second condemnation of Hamas massacre, PA chairman says the PLO is the "sole representative" of Palestinian Arabs.

'Hamas actions do not represent Palestinian people'

PA chairman speaks with Biden:

Abbas condemns Hamas massacre, but not absolutely

PA chairman also supports Egypt's refusal to allow Gaza civilians to flee through the Rafah Crossing.

Abbas condemns Hamas massacre, but not absolutely

PA chairman to visit Moscow

PA envoy to Moscow says Mahmoud Abbas will visit Russia soon and the two sides maintain "daily contacts".

PA chairman to visit Moscow

Abbas:

'Israel not independent, US the true power occupying Palestine'

PA chairman makes bizarre claims about Israel and the US, status of women in Israel during Digital Life and Creativity forum.

'Israel not independent, US the true power occupying Palestine'

Amid normalization talks:

Saudi delegation to visit PA chairman in Ramallah

Saudi delegation, led by Saudi envoy to PA, to visit PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah this week.

Saudi delegation to visit PA chairman in Ramallah

UN chief to visit PA in October

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres informs PA chairman he will visit the region in October.

UN chief to visit PA in October

Danon blasts Abbas:

'The Palestinians deserve better and deserve more'

MK Danny Danon responds to PA chairman's UN speech: Region engaged in moving towards true peace, he continues his tirade against Israel.

'The Palestinians deserve better and deserve more'

Erdan responds to Abbas:

'He proved today that he is totally detached from reality'

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN rebukes PA chairman following his UN speech.

'He proved today that he is totally detached from reality'

Minister Chikli:

'It’s time the world sees Abbas for who he really is'

Diaspora Affairs Minister responds to PA chairman's UN speech: He is one of the leading and most dangerous Holocaust deniers in the world.

'It’s time the world sees Abbas for who he really is'

Abbas at UN:

'No peace in Middle East without a Palestinian state'

PA chairman pushes back on efforts to reach normalization agreements with Arab nations, demands reparations for Balfour declaration.

'No peace in Middle East without a Palestinian state'

UAE Foreign Minister condemns Mahmoud Abbas' antisemitic speech

Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan tells Jewish leaders the UAE condemns "irresponsible" speech blaming Jews for the Holocaust.

UAE Foreign Minister condemns Mahmoud Abbas' antisemitic speech

And Martin Indyk is shocked by his friend Abbas

Blind for thirty years to the real Mahmoud Abbas, Martin Indyk has finally woken up. That doesn't make him less of a fool. Op-ed.

And Martin Indyk is shocked by his friend Abbas

Abbas voices his monstrous antisemitism, again

The Palestinian leader’s bigotry is in lockstep with the West’s hypocritical outrage.Op-ed.

Abbas voices his monstrous antisemitism, again

PA politicians livid at academics who criticized Abbas

Palestinian Arab politicians blast academics who wrote open letter criticizing PA chairman's antisemitic speech.

PA politicians livid at academics who criticized Abbas

UK Foreign Secretary:

'Abbas should condemn terror instead of spreading antisemitism'

British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly: I will make clear to PA leaders that there is no acceptance for brutality and terrorism.

'Abbas should condemn terror instead of spreading antisemitism'

PA intellectuals blast Abbas over antisemitic comments

Leading Palestinian Arab intellectuals in open letter: Abbas does not represent the Palestinian people.

PA intellectuals blast Abbas over antisemitic comments

Belgian MP blasts government's silence on Abbas' antisemitism

Belgian Member of Parliament Michael Freilich criticizes Belgian government over its failure to condemn PA chairman's antisemitic speech.

Belgian MP blasts government's silence on Abbas' antisemitism

Abbas’ true colors more evident than ever

With the expanding fireball of anti-Semitism glowing brighter each day, Israel’s "peace partner" added kerosene to the flames. Op-ed.

Abbas’ true colors more evident than ever

'Inflammatory comments':

Canada condemns Abbas' antisemitic speech

Canada says PA chairman's recent comments distort the truth and promote Jew-hatred.

Canada condemns Abbas' antisemitic speech

Following antisemitic remarks:

Paris mayor strips Abbas of the city's highest honor

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo strips PA chairman of the Grand Vermeil medal following his antisemitic speech.

Paris mayor strips Abbas of the city's highest honor

Former Miss Iraq blasts Abbas:

'Shame on every leader that gave money to this antisemite'

Former Miss Iraq Sarah Idan blasts PA chairman as well as world leaders who have provided him with financial assistance.

'Shame on every leader that gave money to this antisemite'

'Adding fuel to the fire':

Rep. Schiff blasts Abbas' antisemitic speech

Rep. Adam Schiff condemns PA chairman, who said Hitler killed Jews "because they dealt in usury and money".

Rep. Schiff blasts Abbas' antisemitic speech

Abbas spokesman defends antisemitic speech, slams critics

Nabil Abu Rudeineh says PA chairman was only quoting unnamed "Jewish, American historians" with claim Hitler killed Jews over money.

Abbas spokesman defends antisemitic speech, slams critics

How to squeeze Israel without anybody noticing

Double standards, coddling the PA, and squeezing Israel have all become routine. Op-ed.

How to squeeze Israel without anybody noticing

US antisemitism envoy:

'Mahmoud Abbas distorts the Holocaust in antisemitic speech'

Amb. Deborah E. Lipstadt "appalled" by speech by PA chairman claiming Hitler killed Jews because of their involvement in money.

'Mahmoud Abbas distorts the Holocaust in antisemitic speech'

US National Security Adviser:

'Israeli-Saudi normalization not imminent'

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan says Blinken's calls with Netanyahu and PA chairman Abbas do not indicate Saudi deal is near.

'Israeli-Saudi normalization not imminent'