Mahmoud Abbas

News for Mahmoud Abbas

Fatah: The prisoners who escaped are heroes

Fatah: The prisoners who escaped are heroes

Fatah, led by PA chairman, calls the terrorists who escaped Gilboa Prison "heroes" and calls for a popular uprising in support of them.Dalit Halevi, 09/09/2021 05:00
Abbas speaks to Herzog and Gantz ahead of Rosh Hashanah

Abbas speaks to Herzog and Gantz ahead of Rosh Hashanah

PA chairman wishes Israeli citizens a happy new year in conversations with President and Defense Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/09/2021 23:23
Gantz: Bennett approved my meeting with Abbas

Gantz: Bennett approved my meeting with Abbas

Defense minister defends his meeting with PA chairman, decision to loan NIS 500 million to the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 22:58
MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich, chair of the Religious Zionism party, demands to know source of 500 million promised to the Palestinian Authority by DM Gantz.Hezki Baruch, 31/08/2021 14:02
Senior government official: Gantz behaving like a government within a government

Senior government official: Gantz behaving like a government within a government

Senior official in the government speaks out against Defense Minister following his meeting with PA chairman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 06:08
Islamic Jihad, Hamas rip Abbas for meeting Gantz

Islamic Jihad, Hamas rip Abbas for meeting Gantz

Islamic Jihad and Hamas criticize PA chairman for "shaking Benny Gantz's blood-stained hands".Dalit Halevi, 31/08/2021 04:36
Israel to lend PA 500 million shekels

Israel to lend PA 500 million shekels

Minister Benny Gantz announces numerous steps to strengthen PA following meeting with Mahmoud Abbas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 17:23
Yoaz Hendel: 'Abbas is a terror supporter and pays terrorists'

Yoaz Hendel: 'Abbas is a terror supporter and pays terrorists'

Communications Min. says Israel has interest in supporting Palestinian Authority economy. YESHA leader: Would you meet a Holocaust denier?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 10:31
Gantz meets Abbas: Israel seeks to strengthen PA’s economy

Gantz meets Abbas: Israel seeks to strengthen PA’s economy

Defense Minister meets PA chairman to discuss security-policy, civilian and economic issues.Elad Benari, 30/08/2021 00:29
Fatah: There will be no peace without return of 'refugees'

Fatah: There will be no peace without return of 'refugees'

Fatah movement led by Mahmoud Abbas stresses that the Temple Mount belongs only to Muslims.Dalit Halevi, 22/08/2021 04:40
Israeli minister thanks Abbas for firefighting assistance

Israeli minister thanks Abbas for firefighting assistance

Public Security Minister Omer Bar-Lev thanks PA chairman for sending assistance to put out the fires near Jerusalem this week.Dalit Halevi, 19/08/2021 05:09
Jordanian King calls for efforts to ensure Palestinian state

Jordanian King calls for efforts to ensure Palestinian state

King Abdullah II meets PA chairman, calls for international efforts to enable Palestinian Arabs to establish their independent state.Elad Benari, 16/08/2021 06:11
Abbas to demand international protection at the UN

Abbas to demand international protection at the UN

PA chairman intends to demand international protection for the "Palestinian people" in upcoming speech at UN General Assembly.Dalit Halevi, 09/08/2021 02:04
Israel ups number of PA workers allowed in Judea & Samaria

Israel ups number of PA workers allowed in Judea & Samaria

Following talks between Defense Minister Gantz and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, Israel to add 15,000 Arab workers in Judea & Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 10:07
Abbas fires senior PA official who criticized journalist's death

Abbas fires senior PA official who criticized journalist's death

Ramallah national library director fired days after writing post criticizing PA over journalist who was beaten by police and died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 22:40
ANALYSIS: Biden’s effort to revive ‘peace process’ based on old mistaken views

ANALYSIS: Biden’s effort to revive ‘peace process’ based on old mistaken views

US operates under mistaken old assumptions of Obama Administration when peace is impossible as long as Mahmoud Abbas is in power.Yochanan Visser, 26/07/2021 18:26
Gantz wishes PA president Abbas a 'Happy Eid'

Gantz wishes PA president Abbas a 'Happy Eid'

Israel's Defense Minister called Abbas in the first high-level contact with the PA chairman since 2017 signing a renewal of relations.ILTV, 21/07/2021 08:09
Gantz congratulates Abbas on Eid al-Adha

Gantz congratulates Abbas on Eid al-Adha

Defense Minister, PA chairman hold positive conversation, discuss need to promote trust-building measures between Israel and the PA.Ben Ariel, 20/07/2021 03:36
PA accuses Bennett of inciting religious war over Temple Mount

PA accuses Bennett of inciting religious war over Temple Mount

PA rejects PM Bennett's statements respecting 'status quo' on Temple Mount after over 1,500 Jews visit holy site on Tisha B'Av.Dalit Halevy, 19/07/2021 20:21
ANALYSIS: Does Abbas really want peace with Israel?

ANALYSIS: Does Abbas really want peace with Israel?

Is Abbas' call to Herzog genuine? Or is he making peace offers to Israel because he’s in serious trouble at home?Yochanan Visser, 13/07/2021 16:43
Abbas calls to congratulate Herzog

Abbas calls to congratulate Herzog

PA chairman phones Israel's new President to congratulate him on taking office.Elad Benari, 12/07/2021 04:38
Erdogan to Abbas: We will not remain silent about Israel's atrocities

Erdogan to Abbas: We will not remain silent about Israel's atrocities

Turkish President hosts PA chairman, says Turkey will not remain silent against the “Israeli oppression” of Palestinian Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2021 06:21
Abbas phones Rivlin, expresses hope for peace

Abbas phones Rivlin, expresses hope for peace

PA chairman calls Israeli President on the eve of his departure from office.Elad Benari, 07/07/2021 05:36
PA seeks international protection

PA seeks international protection

PA "ministry of foreign affairs" calls on international community to sanction Israel.Dalit Halevi, 06/07/2021 23:58
Abbas seeks Canadian pressure on Israel

Abbas seeks Canadian pressure on Israel

PA chairman meets Canadian Foreign Minister, calls on Canada to pressure Israel to stop "aggression" against the Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 06/07/2021 04:36
Watch: Protesters clash with PA forces over activist's death

Watch: Protesters clash with PA forces over activist's death

In a largely-unprecedented development, PA residents have clashed with security forces for over a week after a popular activist was killed.ILTV, 05/07/2021 21:41
UN urges PA to ensure safety of protesters

UN urges PA to ensure safety of protesters

UN human rights chief's call comes after security forces and supporters of chairman Mahmoud Abbas attacked demonstrators over the weekend.Elad Benari, 02/07/2021 05:07
Jordan's King backs Palestinian Arab statehood

Jordan's King backs Palestinian Arab statehood

King Abdullah II of Jordan expresses support for Palestinian Arabs in establishing an independent and viable state.Elad Benari, 02/07/2021 04:36
Trudeau to Abbas: Canada regrets casualties in Gaza

Trudeau to Abbas: Canada regrets casualties in Gaza

Canadian PM speaks to PA chairman, expresses support for PA positions on Sheik Jarrah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 22:34
President Rivlin to President Abbas: Israel will exist forever, we can live together

President Rivlin to President Abbas: Israel will exist forever, we can live together

During speech, President Rivlin says it is their role to finally "bring an end to this conflict."Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 21:47
Political assassination? PA critic beaten, declared dead

Political assassination? PA critic beaten, declared dead

A prominent critic of corruption within the PA was brutally beaten by security forces, declared dead upon arrival at the hospital.i24NEWS, 27/06/2021 12:51
Fatah dismisses notion that Israeli government is 'fragile'

Fatah dismisses notion that Israeli government is 'fragile'

Fatah statement says Palestinians do not accept the claim that the Bennett government will not be able to make decisions.Dalit Halevi, 25/06/2021 06:07
PA chief Mahmoud Abbas lauds attacks on settlers, IDF

PA chief Mahmoud Abbas lauds attacks on settlers, IDF

Palestinian Authority chairman encourages 'martyrs' in their attacks on Israeli security forces and Jews living in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevy, 22/06/2021 11:00
Poll: Support for Hamas surges among Palestinian Arabs

Poll: Support for Hamas surges among Palestinian Arabs

About 53 percent of Palestinian Arabs believe Hamas is “most deserving of representing and leading the Palestinian people.”Ben Ariel, 16/06/2021 05:06
Saudi King criticizes 'Israeli aggression in Jerusalem'

Saudi King criticizes 'Israeli aggression in Jerusalem'

Saudi King speaks to PA chairman, says kingdom will pressure Israel’s “occupation government”.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/05/2021 01:37
Abbas speaks to Blinken: Stop the Israeli aggression

Abbas speaks to Blinken: Stop the Israeli aggression

US Secretary of State phones PA chairman following Gaza ceasefire.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/05/2021 01:11
Abbas: Israel committing 'war crimes' in Gaza

Abbas: Israel committing 'war crimes' in Gaza

PA chairman vows to prosecute Israel at the International Criminal Court for "war crimes" in Gaza.Elad Benari, 20/05/2021 06:08
Biden to Abbas: Hamas must stop firing rockets at Israel

Biden to Abbas: Hamas must stop firing rockets at Israel

US Pres. Biden speaks with PA chairman Abbas, emphasizes renewed US funding and need for two-state solution as an end to conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2021 22:17
Abbas: We want a future without settlers

Abbas: We want a future without settlers

PA chairman demands that Israel put an immediate end to the "occupation", pledges to continue the "resistance".Dalit Halevi, 13/05/2021 06:37
Blinken speaks to Abbas, calls for rocket fire to stop

Blinken speaks to Abbas, calls for rocket fire to stop

Secretary of State: Israelis and Palestinians deserve equal measures of freedom, dignity, security, and prosperity.Elad Benari, 13/05/2021 03:58
Biden tells Abbas to end violence

Biden tells Abbas to end violence

US President delivers letter to PA chairman asking him to de-escalate tensions as Hamas rains hundreds of rockets on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2021 22:49
ZOA urges President Biden to condemn PA incitement against Jews

ZOA urges President Biden to condemn PA incitement against Jews

“Stop falsely blaming the Jews," the Zionist Organization of America said, imploring the WH to denounce Abbas.Dan Verbin, 11/05/2021 15:13
Abbas blames Israel for Jerusalem violence

Abbas blames Israel for Jerusalem violence

PA chairman urges international community to responsibility and "stop the aggression."Elad Benari, Canada, 07/05/2021 22:25
Middle East expert: Did PA cancel elections from fear of Hamas?

Middle East expert: Did PA cancel elections from fear of Hamas?

While Abbas accused Israel of preventing elections, insiders are questioning if it was his fear of Hamas that prompted the cancellation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 14:12
Abbas: We'll strengthen our grip on eastern Jerusalem

Abbas: We'll strengthen our grip on eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman pledges to support programs that will help strengthen the resilience of Arab residents in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 05/05/2021 05:33
Jewish leaders condemn postponement of PA elections

Jewish leaders condemn postponement of PA elections

Conference of Presidents criticizes PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas for postponing the elections that had been scheduled for later this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 06:45
Abbas declares state of emergency

Abbas declares state of emergency

It is unclear whether the move is related to the postponement of the Palestinian parliamentary elections.Elad Benari, 04/05/2021 04:08
Hamas threatens confrontation with PA

Hamas threatens confrontation with PA

Senior Hamas official threatens to take to the streets and clash with PA after Abbas decides to postpone parliamentary elections.Dalit Halevi, 30/04/2021 05:14
Official: Abbas postpones PA elections

Official: Abbas postpones PA elections

PA chairman officially announces that the PA elections will be postponed, cites Israel refusal to permit Jerusalem Arabs to vote.Elad Benari, 30/04/2021 00:47
J Street and Abbas deserve each other

J Street and Abbas deserve each other

The group completely misunderstands the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ignoring its psychological, historical and religious roots. Op-ed.Mitchell Bard, 29/04/2021 23:59
Abbas postpones PA elections

Abbas postpones PA elections

PA chairman blames Israel's refusal to allow vote to be held in Jerusalem for decision to delay first legislative election in 15 years.Gary Willig, 29/04/2021 21:54
Abbas: There will be no elections without eastern Jerusalem

Abbas: There will be no elections without eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman clarifies the PA is adamant on having Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem vote in next month's elections.Elad Benari, 26/04/2021 05:35
Mansour Abbas, Mahmoud Abbas and the ‘Abraham Effect’

Mansour Abbas, Mahmoud Abbas and the ‘Abraham Effect’

Israel’s Ra’am Party head Mansour Abbas’s responsiveness to his Arab constituency opens a Pandora’s box for the leadership in Ramallah.Dan Diker & Khaled Abu Toameh, 23/04/2021 12:06
Abbas recorded cursing China, Russia and the United States

Abbas recorded cursing China, Russia and the United States

In leaked recording, PA chairman uses slew of curse words against China, Russia, the US and "all the Arabs".Dalit Halevi, 23/04/2021 04:01
Mahmoud Abbas, PA chief, claims willingness to renew ties with US

Mahmoud Abbas, PA chief, claims willingness to renew ties with US

At J Street conference, Mahmoud Abbas claims he’s ready to ‘remove obstacles’ to relations with US.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, 22/04/2021 09:27
JStreet pushes for US to condition aid to Israel, PA chief Abbas makes virtual appearance

JStreet pushes for US to condition aid to Israel, PA chief Abbas makes virtual appearance

PA head Mahmoud Abbas appealed to Democratic Party leaders to pressure Israel, revoke PLO's status as terrorist organization.i24NEWS, 21/04/2021 21:28
Abbas: Biden must rescind recognition of PLO as terror organization

Abbas: Biden must rescind recognition of PLO as terror organization

PA chairman tells J Street Conference that Biden administration must rescind 1987 determination that the PLO is a terror group.Elad Benari, 19/04/2021 04:11