Mahmoud Abbas

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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, Monday, 4:11 AM
Mahmoud Abbas to address J Street conference

Mahmoud Abbas to address J Street conference

J Street, which claims to be pro-Israel, will feature a talk by Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas at its annual conference.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, Saturday, 8:58 PM
'Abbas is a partner, he has proven that he is against violence'

'Abbas is a partner, he has proven that he is against violence'

Outgoing Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories: PA chairman should be treated differently.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2021, 1:07 AM
PA: Israel is provoking Biden

PA: Israel is provoking Biden

Abbas spokesman: Jerusalem's decision to build in Har Homa neighborhood is a provocation.Dalit Halevi, 4/8/2021, 3:30 AM
Mahmoud Abbas flies to Germany for medical exams

Mahmoud Abbas flies to Germany for medical exams

Jordanian helicopters arrive in Ramallah to transport Palestinian Authority chief for medical exams abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2021, 2:36 PM
Mahmoud Abbas turned down call from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Mahmoud Abbas turned down call from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Palestinian Authority chairman turned down phone call from US Secretary of State six weeks ago, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2021, 2:14 PM
Mahmoud Abbas to Nadav Argaman: 'We can sit together in the same jail cell'

Mahmoud Abbas to Nadav Argaman: 'We can sit together in the same jail cell'

Palestinian Authority chair Abbas refused to cancel joint elections with Hamas, told Shabak chief 'I don't work for you,' new report shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2021, 12:09 PM
Archterrorist Barghouti to challenge Abbas in PA election

Archterrorist Barghouti to challenge Abbas in PA election

Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences in Israel, to submit independent list for upcoming PA parliamentary election.Elad Benari, 3/31/2021, 5:21 AM
Abbas receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Abbas receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

PA chairman urges Palestinian Arabs to continue to adhere to the public safety protocols and the vaccination instructions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 3:44 AM
Abbas rival: He is a failed leader

Abbas rival: He is a failed leader

PA chairman's rival Mohammed Dahlan: All Abbas cares about is staying in power and tormenting his opponents.Elad Benari, 3/18/2021, 6:15 AM
PA cabinet leader: Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future

PA cabinet leader: Biden will speak to Abbas in the near future

The Biden administration has renewed ties with the PA that have been frozen since 2017, after Trump recognized Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 3/17/2021, 6:32 AM
Abbas hails ICC decision to probe Israel

Abbas hails ICC decision to probe Israel

PA chairman welcomes International Criminal Court’s decision to launch a war crimes probe against Israel.Elad Benari, 3/5/2021, 5:43 AM
PA opposes vaccine compound on the Temple Mount

PA opposes vaccine compound on the Temple Mount

PA chairman opposes initiative proposed in Israel, claims it would give Israel a foothold in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2021, 6:20 AM
EU warns Abbas against cancelling elections

EU warns Abbas against cancelling elections

European officials reportedly warned PA chairman that cancelling the May elections could affect European aid for the PA.Elad Benari, 2/22/2021, 6:41 AM
Abbas sends greetings to a convicted terrorist

Abbas sends greetings to a convicted terrorist

Senior member of Fatah meets Marwan Barghouti, who is serving several life sentences in Israel for planning terrorist attacks.Dalit Halevi, 2/12/2021, 3:36 AM
Biden urges democracy abroad, but will it apply to the Palestinian Authority?

Biden urges democracy abroad, but will it apply to the Palestinian Authority?

His strong words about human rights were welcome. Now we’ll see if he means them when it comes to one of the main offenders. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 2/9/2021, 11:30 AM
Abbas extends COVID state of emergency

Abbas extends COVID state of emergency

PA chairman extends state of emergency which was imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic by 30 days.Elad Benari, 2/2/2021, 6:42 AM
Abbas archrival denied opportunity to run with Fatah

Abbas archrival denied opportunity to run with Fatah

Fatah movement turns down proposal made by Mohammed Dahlan to run on a joint list in the upcoming elections.Elad Benari, 1/27/2021, 6:34 AM
PA cabinet leader: Abbas will be our candidate in the elections

PA cabinet leader: Abbas will be our candidate in the elections

Mohammad Shtayyeh confirms that PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas will be Fatah’s candidate in the elections expected to be held in July.Elad Benari, 1/21/2021, 6:41 AM
French MP: Rescind award of honorary Paris citizen to Abbas over killing of Esther Horgan

French MP: Rescind award of honorary Paris citizen to Abbas over killing of Esther Horgan

French-Jewish MP Meyer Habib calls on Paris mayor to take back award to PA chairman following killing of French-Israel woman.Gary Willig, 1/18/2021, 8:26 PM
PA to hold first election in 15 years?

PA to hold first election in 15 years?

In order for general elections to take place, PA has to come to terms with Hamas & Israel must allow J'lem Arabs to participate in vote.i24NEWS, 1/17/2021, 8:19 PM
Abbas issues decree for PA elections

Abbas issues decree for PA elections

PA chairman orders legislative elections for May 22, followed by a “presidential” election on July 31.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/15/2021, 8:21 PM
PA official: Elections could take place in May

PA official: Elections could take place in May

Member of Fatah central committee says Abbas will meet with members of Elections Commission to set dates for elections.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2021, 6:46 AM
Hamas credits Abbas rival for aid to Gaza

Hamas credits Abbas rival for aid to Gaza

Hamas thanks Mahmoud Dahlan, longtime rival of PA chairman, for his help in securing assistance to Gaza from the UAE.Elad Benari, 1/13/2021, 6:26 AM
Israelis suing PA: 'Murderers paid thousands for their crimes'

Israelis suing PA: 'Murderers paid thousands for their crimes'

A team of Israeli lawyers is suing the PA for $370 million on behalf of 61 victims of Arab terror attacks.i24NEWS, 1/10/2021, 7:41 PM
Abbas: We're committed to a just and comprehensive peace

Abbas: We're committed to a just and comprehensive peace

PA chairman reiterates call for an international peace conference, says Quartet is the only body authorized to sponsor negotiations.Elad Benari, 1/1/2021, 6:27 AM
What will happen in the sure to be chaotic post-Abbas period?

What will happen in the sure to be chaotic post-Abbas period?

Their guns for the most part will be aimed at each other, but there will be enough bullets for us. Opinion.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 12/27/2020, 8:14 AM
Abbas working to thwart normalization

Abbas working to thwart normalization

PA chairman praises Indonesian President for his refusal to normalize ties with Israel before peace with Palestinian Arabs.Dalit Halevi, 12/17/2020, 6:32 AM
Abbas arrives for official visit in Qatar

Abbas arrives for official visit in Qatar

The PA chairman has in the past been angered by Qatar's assistance to Gaza, which is ruled by his Hamas rivals.Elad Benari, 12/14/2020, 6:37 AM
Abbas and Jordan's King express hope Biden will revive peace talks

Abbas and Jordan's King express hope Biden will revive peace talks

Jordan’s King Abdullah meets PA chairman, expresses support for Palestinian statehood.Elad Benari, 11/30/2020, 6:34 AM
Watch: UN, PA slam Israel's building in 'Occupied Jerusalem'

Watch: UN, PA slam Israel's building in 'Occupied Jerusalem'

Israel confirms plans to build new communities in areas liberated in Six-Day War, UN special council, Abbas decry 'illegal actions.'ILTV, 11/16/2020, 9:15 PM
Fatah: We will continue the fight against Israel

Fatah: We will continue the fight against Israel

The Fatah movement, headed by Mahmoud Abbas, vows to continue fighting Israel until a Palestinian state is established.Dalit Halevi, 11/15/2020, 6:07 AM
Erekat's death a 'huge loss' for the Palestinians, says Abbas

Erekat's death a 'huge loss' for the Palestinians, says Abbas

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas laments the death of PA's top negotiator, Saeb Erekat, as a result of coronavirus infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 11/10/2020, 1:32 PM
Two news articles, seven big Palestinian lies

Two news articles, seven big Palestinian lies

Two foaming-at-the-mouth essays appeared on November 3 in the Palestinian Arab newspaper, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida. All lies. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 11/8/2020, 7:33 PM
Abbas urges Biden to 'enhance' Palestinian-US ties

Abbas urges Biden to 'enhance' Palestinian-US ties

PA chairman hopes new administration will reverse pro-Israel policy of Trump Administration.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 11:53 AM
Macron: I did not intend to offend Muslims

Macron: I did not intend to offend Muslims

In conversation with PA chairman, French President says he did not intend to offend Islam and Muslims.Dalit Halevi, 11/3/2020, 5:58 AM
Abbas to UN: Convene an international peace conference

Abbas to UN: Convene an international peace conference

Abbas again calls for international peace conference to "end the Israeli occupation".Elad Benari, 10/29/2020, 5:19 AM
Israel must look beyond the coronavirus crisis

Israel must look beyond the coronavirus crisis

We must buld an economic axis in Judea and Samaria that will encourage PA Arabs to realize that Abbas and Hamas are not their saviors.Op-ed.Oded Revivi, 10/25/2020, 7:00 PM
Abbas blasts Sudan-Israel agreement

Abbas blasts Sudan-Israel agreement

Hamas, meanwhile, says Sudan-Israel agreement is it a "political sin" that harms both Palestinians and Sudanese.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/23/2020, 8:53 PM
Abbas advisor on Arabs who normalize: 'Hypocrites and enemies of Islamic society'

Abbas advisor on Arabs who normalize: 'Hypocrites and enemies of Islamic society'

'Hypocrites … and enemies of Islamic society': Abbas advisor on Arabs normalizing with Israel.Palestinian Media Watch, 10/14/2020, 12:34 PM
The door is open for Jordan and Egypt to negotiate with Israel, bypassing the PA and Hamas

The door is open for Jordan and Egypt to negotiate with Israel, bypassing the PA and Hamas

How many people remember that in 1964 Egypt controlled Gaza and Jordan controlled Judea and Samaria? Israel should be talking to them. Op-edDavid Singer, 10/2/2020, 4:00 PM
Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

In address to UN, PA chairman asks UN Secretary-General to convene a conference which will have authority to launch a peace process.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/25/2020, 8:22 PM
PA security forces arrest supporters of Abbas rival

PA security forces arrest supporters of Abbas rival

Seven supporters of Mohammed Dahlan, longtime rival of PA chairman, arrested by PA security forces.Elad Benari, 9/22/2020, 6:10 AM
Abbas: No peace without 'end to occupation'

Abbas: No peace without 'end to occupation'

PA leader continues to condemn peace agreement between Israel, UAE, and Bahrain.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2020, 10:37 PM
Hamas and Fatah underline rejection of Israel-UAE deal

Hamas and Fatah underline rejection of Israel-UAE deal

Abbas at virtual conference attended by Hamas leader: We will never accept the United States as the sole mediator for negotiations.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2020, 6:35 AM
Abbas: Peace can't be achieved by bypassing Palestinians

Abbas: Peace can't be achieved by bypassing Palestinians

PA chairman meets British Foreign Secretary, says Israeli normalization with Arab states will not result in peace.Elad Benari, 8/26/2020, 3:06 AM
Abbas: Israel-UAE agreement 'a stab in the back'

Abbas: Israel-UAE agreement 'a stab in the back'

PA chairman: Emiratis are denying the rights of the Palestinian people.Elad Benari, 8/19/2020, 6:06 AM
French President calls for Israel-PA talks

French President calls for Israel-PA talks

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to PA chairman, says he is determined "to work for peace in the Middle East".Elad Benari, 8/17/2020, 3:08 AM
Joint List chairman meets Abbas in Ramallah

Joint List chairman meets Abbas in Ramallah

MK Ayman Odeh and a delegation from Hadash meet PA chairman in his office in Ramallah.Dalit Halevi, 8/9/2020, 6:07 AM
Abbas: Sovereignty will eliminate any chance for peace

Abbas: Sovereignty will eliminate any chance for peace

PA warns against application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, says it will lead the region to chaos and violence.Elad Benari, 7/27/2020, 4:11 AM
Abbas: Willing to resume peace talks if sovereignty is retracted

Abbas: Willing to resume peace talks if sovereignty is retracted

PA chairman says he is willing to return to peace negotiations with Israel as soon as it retracts sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, 7/24/2020, 6:05 AM
Abbas to give a speech in Gaza

Abbas to give a speech in Gaza

Fatah and Hamas agree to hold anti-sovereignty event in the Gaza Strip, in which PA chairman will speak.Dalit Halevi, 7/21/2020, 1:06 AM
Abbas calls for release of terrorist who contracted COVID-19

Abbas calls for release of terrorist who contracted COVID-19

PA chairman calls for an “international campaign” for immediate release of Fatah terrorist who is suffering from cancer and coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2020, 5:43 AM
Abbas: We're willing to resume talks if Israel cancels sovereignty

Abbas: We're willing to resume talks if Israel cancels sovereignty

PA chairman says he is ready to resume stalled peace talks but only if Israel stops its plan to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 7/15/2020, 6:09 AM
Abbas adviser: 'Collusion' between US and Israel must be exposed

Abbas adviser: 'Collusion' between US and Israel must be exposed

PA chairman's adviser Nabil Shaath says Arabs are ready to confront any "Israeli annexation".Elad Benari, 7/3/2020, 6:36 AM
Abbas: Any Israeli application of sovereignty is 'null and void'

Abbas: Any Israeli application of sovereignty is 'null and void'

PA chairman: If Israel implements sovereignty plan, it will have to undertake its responsibilities over the area.Elad Benari, 6/25/2020, 5:01 AM
State Department: Abbas inconsistent on commitment to non-violence

State Department: Abbas inconsistent on commitment to non-violence

Annual US State Department report says PA chairman has failed to consistently maintain a stance regarding non-violence.Elad Benari, 6/25/2020, 3:07 AM