The U.S. State Department condemned on Wednesday the rocket fire from Gaza, but also said that Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas cannot do much to stop the attacks, despite having signed a unity pact with Hamas. “We condemn all rocket fire from Gaza. It is unprovoked aggression against civilian targets and is totally unacceptable […]
The US and European decision to continue funding the Palestinians under their new, Hamas-backed government, is a landmark: For the first time, the US and Europe will be bankrolling an organization branded under their own laws as terrorist, as well as its armed militia, the Ezz e-Din al-Qassam, DEBKAfile’s counterterrorism sources note.
United States Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to start a two-day visit to Jordan Wednesday, where he will meet with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, Jordanian daily newspaper al-Arab al-Yawm reported Sunday. The report, cited by the Ma’an news agency, quoted a “high-profile” Jordanian official as saying that Abbas and Kerry […]
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was scheduled to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Amman on Wednesday, Jordanian newspaper al-Arab al-Yawm reported on Sunday. Meanwhile the two spoke hours before the Palestinian were set to swear in their new unity government Monday. Kerry and Abbas were expected to discuss the now-defunct Israeli-Palestinian […]
Chief Israeli negotiator Tzipi Livni and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met briefly in London on Thursday night, in the first meeting between Israeli and Palestinian officials since peace talks failed last month, Channel 2 reported. Read More: Livni and Abbas discuss Fatah-Hamas unity gov’t in meeting in London | JPost | Israel News.
President Abbas, you have publicly stated that the Arab failure to accept the 1947 partition was a mistake. You have also stated that the Second Intifada that began in the year 2000 was a mistake. Was it a mistake for the PLO to be created in 1964 with its Charter exclusively dedicated to the […]
Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas thinks that Hamas, with whom he recently signed a reconciliation pact, does not need to recognize Israel. A senior PA official on Sunday told the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper that Abbas insists that Hamas does not need to recognize Israel or renounce terrorism, even after the unity pact with his […]
Are we on the brink of the greatest prophetic fulfillment in 2,000 years? The Israeli and Palestinian Peace Agreement By Irvin Baxter The prophecy foretells that a peace agreement will be signed between Israelis and Palestinians and that this agreement will mark the beginning of the Final Seven Years to the Battle of Armageddon […]
Will it be Peace or War? While running for the presidency, Candidate Obama promised that he would not wait till the last year of his presidency to work for peace in the Middle East. He said he would start in the first year. You can mark this as one promise that has been kept. One […]