A substantial bipartisan majority of members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urging him to end incitement.
On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags.
Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to blame the wave of Palestinian unrest on Mahmoud Abbas. J.J. Goldberg finds three big flaws in the accusation, starting with the concept that someone so deeply unpopular could inspire a mass uprising.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon held talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday but after two days of discussions in the region appeared no nearer to ending weeks of Israeli-Palestinian violence.
A three-week-old uprising by knife-wielding, Internet-generation teenagers against Israelis has left 80-year-old Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas looking like yesterday’s man, unable either to oppose the violence or openly endorse it.
Were Abbas and Netanyahu slinging mud or constructing cunning political strategies through their respective United Nations speeches this week? J.J. Goldberg breaks it down.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in his address to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that the Palestinian Authority was no longer bound by agreements it has signed with Israel.
He is in the view of some Palestinians, and perhaps his own mind, the man who would be king.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is reportedly having a $13-million luxurious presidential palace built near Ramallah despite his government facing a $2-billion deficit.
President Mahmoud Abbas is acting to shake up Palestinian politics with peace talks with Israel in deep freeze and unity efforts with Hamas Islamists who run the Gaza Strip stalled.