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Meretz minister: Senior govt officials meeting with PA counterparts

"Mahmoud Abbas is the best partner we ever had, we'll regret it if we don't make progress."

Senior govt officials meeting with PA counterparts

PA chairman vows: We will continue to pay allowances to families of 'martyrs'

On "Nakba Day", Mahmoud Abbas says he is committed "to the rights of the families of the martyrs and prisoners."

'We will continue to pay allowances to families of martyrs'

Abbas: Al Jazeera journalist a 'martyr for Jerusalem'

PA chairman at funeral of journalist accuses Israel of murder, vows to never have any joint investigation.

Abbas: Al Jazeera journalist a 'martyr for Jerusalem'

PA chairman Abbas: Harming of Al-Aqsa caused tension and instability

PA chairman condemns Elad attack, says "killing of Palestinian and Israeli civilians will lead to further deterioration."

'Harming of Al-Aqsa caused tension and instability'player

Biden pushing for meeting with Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah

American official tells Israel National News that Biden administration working to arrange Ramallah meeting during Biden's upcoming trip.

Biden pushing for meeting with Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah

Herzog speaks to Abbas for first time since start of terror wave: I hope for peace

President Herzog calls UAE Crown Prince, King of Bahrain and PA chairman on the occasion of the end of the Ramadan month.

Herzog speaks to Abbas: I hope for peace

Abbas to Shin Bet chief: I am unable to calm the tensions

PA chairman met Shin Bet chief Ronen Bar, told him that Israel should be the one to calm the tensions in the region.

'I am unable to calm the tensions'

Abbas adviser: Palestinians were here before the Romans, Greeks

A senior advisor to Mahmoud Abbas says Jews have no connection to Israel while the Palestinians predate even the Canaanites.

Abbas adviser: Palestinians were here before Romans, Greeksplayer

Blinken speaks to Lapid and Abbas: It is important to end the cycle of violence

Secretary of State speaks to Foreign Minister and PA chairman, calls for restraint and "refraining from actions that escalate tensions".

'It is important to end the cycle of violence'

Putin condemns Israeli actions on Temple Mount

Russian President sides with Arabs in phone call with PA President in apparent retaliation for Israeli condemnations of Ukraine war.

Putin condemns Israeli actions on Temple Mount

Retired IDF general: Disappointed by Abbas' weak condemnations

Former head of COGAT says he expected a significant condemnation from PA chairman of recent attacks.

Disappointed by Abbas' weak condemnations

Abbas powerless to stop terror attacks?

Activist for the Fatah terrorist organization says Mahmoud Abbas has 'employed himself' for the past 17 years.

Abbas powerless to stop terror attacks?player

Which Abbas did this?

Who did Minister Benny Gantz thank for condemning terror, Mansour or Mahmouod? Is there a difference?Op-ed.

Which Abbas did this?

Gantz thanks Abbas for condemning Bnei Brak terror attack

Defense Minister speaks by phone to PA chairman, says Ramadan must be a month of quiet and not a period marked by terror.

Gantz thanks Abbas for condemning Bnei Brak terror attack

PA chairman: The settler crimes will lead to an escalation

Mahmoud Abbas' office condemns IDF operation in Jenin in which fire was opened at soldiers.

'The settler crimes will lead to an escalation'

Foreign Ministry tweet blames 'settlers' for recent violence

Foreign Ministry quotes Mahmoud Abbas in blaming settlers for recent terror attacks in which 11 people were murdered.

Foreign Ministry tweet blames 'settlers' for recent violence

Yet again

It will not stop until Israel cracks down seriously at those places where the hatred is simmering and confiscates the weaponry. Op-ed.

Yet again

PA chairman warns against incitement against Palestinians

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas hopes Bnei Brak attack will not be used for actions against PA citizens.

PA chairman warns against incitement against Palestinians

Abbas blasts West's 'double standards' in meeting with Blinken

PA chairman claims West penalizes Russia over its invasion of Ukraine while ignoring alleged Israeli "crimes" against Palestinians.

Abbas meets Blinken, blasts West's 'double standards'

Gantz to Bennett: Your office worked behind my back

PM and Defense Minister discuss tension between them following Bennett's demand that Gantz not meet with Jordan's King and PA chairman.

Gantz to Bennett: Your office worked behind my back

Judea & Samaria council heads: Government would rather meet with Mahmoud Abbas than us

Council heads to protest outside Prime Minister's Office Sunday in first time in 15 years to call for overthrow of government.

Settler council heads: Govt would rather meet Abbas than us

Jordan's King to visit Ramallah, meet Abbas

This will be the king’s first visit to Ramallah since 2017 and will take place before Ramadan.

Jordan's King to visit Ramallah, meet Abbas

Abbas spokesman: US hasn't fulfilled any of the promises it made

PA chairman’s spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh criticizes US administration, claims it hasn't any promises made to Abbas.

Abbas spokesman: US hasn't fulfilled any promises

Israel's domestic intelligence warns U.S. of Ramadan tensions

PA affairs expert says nothing has changed since the PA took control in parts of Judea and Samaria.

Israel's domestic intelligence warns U.S. of Ramadan tensionsplayer

Abbas meets Pelosi to discuss 'two-state solution'

PA chairman meets US House Speaker in one of highest-level meetings between US and PA officials in recent years.

Abbas meets Pelosi to discuss 'two-state solution'

PA calls for action against 'Jewish terrorism'

Abbas' spokesman blames Israeli establishment for "escalating Jewish terrorism in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria."

PA calls for action against 'Jewish terrorism'

Abbas calls for revenge against Israel for elimination of terrorists

PA chairman blasts Israel: It is a crime of deliberate execution. We will no longer be patient.

Abbas calls for revenge against Israel

Abbas' potential successors named to top posts in PLO

Hamas and Islamic Jihad boycott meeting of PLO Central Council, cite Abbas' failure to institute power-sharing reforms.

Abbas' potential successors named to top posts in PLO

Former US ambassador to Israel David Friedman: I changed Trump's mind on the Palestinians

In forthcoming memoir, Friedman describes how Trump blamed Netanyahu for not wanting peace, until he showed him the real Mahmoud Abbas.

Friedman: I changed Trump's mind on the Palestinians

Blinken speaks to PA chairman Abbas

Secretary of State stresses need for PA reform, reaffirms support for two-state solution.

Blinken speaks to PA chairman Abbas

Abbas asks Gantz to release 25 veteran terrorists

PA chairman wants Israeli Defense Minister to release 25 Fatah terrorists who were arrested before the Oslo Accords.

Abbas asks Gantz to release 25 veteran terrorists

Herzog receives condolence call from PA chairman

President Herzog receives condolence calls from UAE Crown Prince and PA Chairman following death of his mother.

Herzog receives condolence call from PA chairman

Mahmoud Abbas plays Benny Gantz for a fool

Israel’s defense minister's latest session with the Palestinian Authority leader was certainly not “confidence-building.” Opinion.

Mahmoud Abbas plays Benny Gantz for a fool

Anti-Zionist Jews are more in tune with the Palestinian Arabs than Jewish liberals

Some cling to the myth of a 2-state solution, but recent statements by Mahmoud Abbas are in line with those wanting Israel destroyed.Op-ed.

Anti-Zionist Jews are in tune with the Palestinian Arabs

PA: Abbas seeks implementation of 'right of return'

PA cabinet expresses support for Abbas' moves seeking to establish a state and the return of "refugees".

PA: Abbas seeks implementation of 'right of return'

Bereaved families: Abbas pays money to terrorists thanks to Gantz

Families of terrorist victims protest outside Gantz home following his meeting with PA chairman.

'Abbas pays money to terrorists thanks to Gantz'

Lapid: I don't rule out meeting Abbas, but no point now

FM responds to criticism of Gantz's meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, says option for future negotiations must be maintained.

Lapid: I don't rule out meeting Abbas, but no point now

Israel’s peace partner calls for war

You just have to love our peace partners. They don't even pretend that what the US calls "confidence-building measures" are mutual. Op-ed.

Israel’s peace partner calls for war

Gantz: It is my duty to prevent war

Defense Minister dismisses criticism of his meeting with PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Gantz: It is my duty to prevent war

Bennett: I have no intentions of meeting Abbas

Prime Minister says he approved not only the meeting between Defense Minister and PA chairman, but also the location.

Bennett: I have no intentions of meeting Abbas