Tag: Mahmoud Abbas

Netanyahu assails Abbas in tweetstorm on eve of new US peace bid

Amid resurgent US peacemaking efforts and the arrival of two top Washington envoys to the region, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Monday of lying that he wants peace and “poisoning” the minds of young Palestinians. “Palestinian President Abbas tells the world that he educates Palestinian children for peace. That’s a […]

Abbas rejects Trumps peace proposal

Fatahs Revolutionary Council congratulated the “heroic” hunger-striking terrorists for their “victory” over Israel in what the terror organization called a “fight for freedom and honor.”In a committee meeting titled “The meeting for freedom and honor in support of our heroic prisoners,” the Council expressed its pride and admiration of the prisoners for “standing strong,” and […]

Trump furious with Abbas: You lied to me

President Donald Trump lambasted Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, after the president claims the PA leader deceived him regarding his party’s involvement in anti-Israel incitement. Trump met with Abbas in the PA-controlled city of Bethlehem last week during his two-day visit to Israel. The two held a joint press conference, at which time the president […]

“You Tricked Me” – Trump Reportedly Rages At Palestine’s Abbas For ‘Lying To Him’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu publicly called out Abbas’ claim, noting the PA’s continued material support for jailed terrorists and promotion of hateful propaganda encouraging young Arabs to take up arms against Israel. “I heard President Abbas yesterday say that the Palestinians teach their children peace,” said Netanyahu. “Unfortunately, that’s not true. They name their schools […]

How Benjamin Netanyahu and Abbas are fighting not to lose blame game with Trump

In the fall of 2011, a group of US congressmen decided to block $200 million in State Department funding from reaching the Palestinian Authority. The money, designated for healthcare, state building efforts and food programs, was withheld to try and discourage President Mahmoud Abbas from taking his unilateral bid for statehood to the United Nations […]

‘Abbas has decided to sign peace deal with Israel’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has crossed the Rubicon and voiced “unprecedented” readiness to reach a peace deal with Israel, sources close to the efforts to renew talks between Israel and the Palestinians have told The Jerusalem Post. Abbas, according to the sources, made this clear to President Donald Trump during their meeting at the […]

Saudi king reportedly invites Abbas to Riyadh summit with Trump

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has reportedly invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Muslim leaders in Riyadh later in May, local media reported Wednesday. Jordan’s King Abdullah and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika are also among the dignitaries invited to the summit taking place during Trump’s […]

Abbas is ready to meet Israel’s PM as part of Trump’s peace efforts

Mahmud Abbas said Tuesday Donald Trump was expected to visit the Palestinian territories “soon” and that he was ready to meet Israel’s prime minister as part of the US president’s peace efforts. Trump is expected in Israel later this month as part of his first foreign trip and the Palestinian president said “we are looking […]

Abbas Holds Media Reception at Swanky D.C. Hotel

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was honored with a reception Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C., in which he gave brief remarks indicating that he is optimistic about the Trump administration’s ability to lead successful peace talks. The remarks were delivered through the Palestinians’ new chief representative to the United States, Husam Zomlot. Zomlot announced that his […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: I look forward to talks with Trump to advance peace

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said he looked forward to talking with US President Donald Trump about the best way to advance peace between Israel and the Palestinians. He spoke just one day after Trump announced the start of a new peace process during a joint press conference with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas […]