Mahmoud Abbas called on the United Nation to pursue efforts to “bring an end to Israeli occupation of the state of Palestine within a set timeframe.”
Mahmoud Abbas said his meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday attested to the U.S. president’s seriousness about reaching a Middle East peace
Amnesty International noted “a chilling escalation in attacks on media and freedom of expression” in Palestinian-controlled areas.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told a delegation of Israeli left-wing lawmakers that the Trump administration is in “chaos”
Abbas is overweight, a heavy smoker and had heart surgery last year. Israeli leaders are concerned what will happened in the West Bank if Abbas dies.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said that Israel can manage without security cooperation, but that the Palestinians will suffer without it.
Abbas said he would reduce the amount of money the Palestinian Authority pays to Israel to supply electricity, in a move meant to pressure Hamas.
Israel will reduce electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip after the Palestinian Authority limited how much it pays for power.
JERUSALEM — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to suspend his demand that Israel freeze West Bank settlement construc…
Leaving Israelis and Palestinians with a vague message of hope and no details, President Trump wrapped up his first visit to the region.