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At World Economic Forum, Palestinian Authority president calls on international community to intervene on issue of settlement building.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Abbas: Secret talks are being held at a time when Hamas continues to issue “baseless accusations” against PA.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas and the pope met privately for 20 minutes, according to the report by AFP.
In addition to the release of prisoners and an end to West Bank building, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas wants a guarantee that talks will last for at least a year.
During Tunisia visit, PA president says France to soon present peace initiative to the UN Security Council.
Former Kerry staffer praises ex-boss, says ‘treated unjustly’ by Israeli public.
By HERB KEINON
Former US president calls for elections in Palestinian territories
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,STEVE LINDE
PA president and Russian leader meet in Moscow, discuss current state of Israeli-Palestinian relations as well as armed conflicts in Middle East.
Senior Hamas official claims Palestinian Authority leader refuses to share power.
They two leaders will discuss the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as well as other issues relating to the Middle East.
As relations with the Palestinian Authority get worse, the security and stability in the area is further undermined, defense officials believe.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Bayit Yehudi leader's comments come after two IDF soldiers stabbed by Palestinian assailant in West Bank.
By LAHAV HARKOV
PA president angry that Israel took out a third of the funds to pay for services rendered to the Palestinian population by Israel, including electricity, water, and hospital services.
In an interview with the website of the Arab-language newspaper Kul al-Arab, Abbas reaffirmed his commitment to a two-state solution.
PA will look to activate "an Arab financial security net," Abbas says.
Nabil Abu Rudeineh says that the PA will continue to work with any Israeli government that recognizes "legitimate international resolutions."
PLO leaders voted on Thursday to halt cooperation with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
The recommendation will be referred to another PLO body, the Executive Committee, to decide on the timing of its implementation.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
PLO Central Council is set to convene in Ramallah this week to discuss the Palestinian response to Israel’s decision to withhold tax revenues belonging to the PA.
Army has increased operations in West Bank for the seizure of ammunition.
Abbas arrived in Brussels after a three-day visit to Sweden, where he inaugurated the Palestinian embassy in Stockholm.
The committee will have 40 members and will be headed by PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat.
Abbas determined to “end Israeli occupation in spite of pressure the Palestinian leadership is facing.”
Tensions in Fatah spilled into violence over the past week as Dahlan’s supporters attacked Abbas loyalists on a number of occasions.
Liberman says incitement of Abbas, Haniyeh, Zoabi and Tibi behind Tel Aviv terror attack; Herzog: "There is no sense of security today for the citizens of Israel."
Hamas deputy leader says group is not willing to negotiate any new prisoner exchange deals until Israel fulfills terms of Shalit deal.
Public employees in Gaza go on strike over salary dispute; "Every day, the government proves it is a government of division and not national consensus," says Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Masri.
Abbas accuses Israeli government of employing “systematic plan to alter the identity of Jerusalem and choking its residents.”
Sami Abu Zuhri says PA playing dangerous game with destiny of Palestinians.
Palestinian chief undaunted by failed bid to win a United Nations Security Council resolution mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
In response to failure of UN draft resolution PA leader signs to join International Criminal Court.
By HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
State Department says draft bid calling for Israeli withdrawal to pre-1967 lines "sets arbitrary deadlines" for reaching peace deal, doesn't meet Israel's security needs.
By MICHAEL WILNER,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Abbas said that the Palestinians will decide on their future moves regardless of the result of the vote, but did not elaborate.
"The world is on our side," says PA president; only 9 countries opposed Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in 2012, notes Abbas.
Out of total desperation given the near-zero chance of gaining UN Security Council approval of a draft mandating an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank, Abbas has now turned to Russia.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti took issue with the text and called on the PA leadership to conduct an immediate and comprehensive revision of its wording.
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat on Tuesday urged the United States to refrain from blocking a Palestinian drive for statehood.
So far, only seven permanent members have thus far announced their intention to vote in favor of the proposed resolution.
The PA leader’s actions over the last few months – indeed, over the last few days – indicate that he is interested in keeping Netanyahu well-ensconced in power.
PA president meets with Palestinian leadership in Ramallah, details contents of newly-submitted draft resolution to force an Israeli withdrawal by 2017.
Palestinian media reports attribute incitement to supporters of former senior Fatah official Muhammad Dahlan, who Abbas ousted from the movement in 2011.
Served as a top adviser to former PM Salam Fayyad.
Abbas’s advisor on religious affairs also said that the Palestinian leaders also decided to support and activate “popular resistance” against Israel.
A confidant of Abbas said that the Palestinians will maintain the security cooperation with Israel as long as it serves the Palestinians interests.
Abbas condemns death of Ziad Abu Ein as "barbaric assassination."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Could the recognition of Palestinians as observers at the International Criminal Court be a stepping stone towards full membership?
Acceptance was announced during a session of the ICC's 122-member organizational body at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Palestinian television shows are discussing the political drama in Israel non-stop and are inciting the atmosphere.
Hamas rejects Abbas' claim that it colluded with Israel and calls on Abbas to stop spreading lies.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
PA president accuses Israel and Hamas of holding negotiations together, saying that Fatah has no presence whatsoever in the Strip.
Abbas threatens to pursue resolution if Jerusalem refuses to resume peace negotiations.
PA chief will outline his Security Council bid before a special session with foreign ministers.
Abbas says South Africa's success in building an independent state can serve as an inspiration to the Palestinians.
"The time has come to find the political will in order to work seriously for achieving the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people."
“We don’t want to assault anyone and we don’t want anyone to be harmed. But we also don’t want anyone to harm our people and religious sites,” said Abbas.
The official described the Ma’an report as a “rumor designed to defame the Palestinian Authority.”
PA president warns of eruption of religious wars, calls for establishing “bridges of love” with Israelis instead of "racist" West Bank security barrier.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,HERB KEINON
Congressional appropriators pen letter to Palestinian Authority president warning him that aid predicated on PA commitment to countering incitement of violence against Israelis.
UN chief expresses concern that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict "may quickly morph into a religious conflict."
"The presidency condemns the attack on Jewish worshipers in their place of prayer and condemns the killing of civilians no matter who is doing it," PA president's office says.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,JPOST.COM STAFF
PM, FM Liberman blame deadly attack on Abbas, Palestinian incitement ignored by world.
By HERB KEINON,TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Vatican tells Israel that characterization didn’t happen as reported by the media.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Numerous Palestinian officials claim that Jesus was a Palestinian, and are calling him both a Palestinian "martyr" and a "messenger of peace."
By ARIEL COHEN
PA president meets with South African Jewish Board of Deputies before meeting with country's BDS movement.
By SAM SOKOL
Hoenlein blames Palestinians for denying Jewish connection to sites such as Rachel’s Tomb and the Western Wall.
La signature du Statut de Rome par Mahmoud Abbas signifie-t-elle forcément que les soldats israéliens feront l’objet de procès ?
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Lors d’une altercation entre des manifestants palestiniens et la police des frontières israélienne, Ziad Abou Ein, dirigeant de l'OLP, a succombé à une crise cardiaque
By RUTHIE BLUM
Ils se prénomment Fadi, Ali ou Issa, et pourraient peut-être incarner demain le leadership palestinien. Pour autant, le prétendant numéro 1 reste le tristement célèbre Marouan Barghouti.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Si, 10 ans après sa mort, rares sont ceux qui pensent qu’Arafat était un bon partenaire de paix, que faut-il penser d’Abbas ?
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Pope Francis - like Pope Benedict - has joined the evil-doers to the chagrin of the Jewish people.
By DAVID SINGER
There is an elephant in the room, which Blair pointedly ignores.
By NEVILLE TELLER
EU ambassador to Israel says that there is a growing desperation about the lack of progress between Israel and the Palestinians.
By ABU KHALED TOAMEH
"Israel is withholding our money and this means that the ‘State of Palestine’ will face a crisis.”
Netanyahu: “It’s absurd for the ICC to ignore international law and agreements, under which the Palestinians don't have a state and can only get one through direct negotiations with Israel.”
Palestinians pursue Israelis for alleged Gaza war crimes, settlement activity, Jerusalem may file counter suits.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV
Bennett says "Abbas is calling for jihad in Jerusalem," after Shin Bet Chief Cohen had claimed that PA president not inciting terrorism.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Interviewer refuses to allow economy minister to show photograph of victims of the terrorist attack at Jerusalem synagogue.
Joint List members to visit Qatar.
The Palestinian leader also welcomed the Joint Arab List’s performance in the recent parliamentary elections.
Abbas releases statement of backing for Saudi-led alliance poised to fight against Shi'ite Houthi rebels in Yemen.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Joint List: PA has no partner for peace on the Israeli side; Danon: They should be helping the people who voted for them.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,LAHAV HARKOV
PA president points to PM's remarks as "proof" that the next Israeli government will not seriously attempt to resolve the Mideast conflict.
At PLO Central Council meeting in Ramallah, PA president calls on Israel to cease settlement construction, release prisoners for return to peace talks.
Them suspects are being interrogated in connection with recent attacks targeting top Fatah and PA security officials in Ramallah.
Abbas claims Hitler and Ben-Gurion were "good friends" in his 1984 work which has, to this day, received little exposure outside of the Arabic-speaking world.
Israel Radio quotes unnamed diplomat well-versed in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Artist Mohammed Sabanneh, a Muslim, said he meant no harm.
The Palestinians aren’t going to change their policy or rescind the statehood bid at the Security Council on the basis of the results of Israeli elections.
The rumor concerning Abbas’s health condition was so widespread that the PA president was forced to make a rare public appearance at a gourmet supermarket in Ramallah.
Abbas’s career as a merchant of death rather than an angel of peace stretches all the way back to the early 1970s
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
"Our aim should be incremental steps of increased political, economic and security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians; This is in both parties’ interest – and ours."
By DOUG LAMBORN
This week: Some of my writings, and the predictions/prescriptions made in them.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
History has taught us that revolutions occur when a nation suffers from the juxtaposition of two circumstances: a weak government and a failing economy.
By LIOR AKERMAN
Netanyahu’s rivals should be Obama and Abbas, not Lapid and Livni.
In Arabic, Abbas and his Fatah cronies continue inciting against “the Israeli occupation army” and encouraging the use by any means to accomplish the Palestinian objective of “liberating Palestine."
By RACHEL BRESINGER