All posts tagged Mahmoud Abbas

Israel pleased as US cuts UNRWA funding

There is dismay in the international community but delight in Israel, after America ended a funding to the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees.

Hamas and PA clash over Israel talks

Palestinian politics has been turned on its head, with Hamas deep in negotiations with Israel and the moderate Palestinian Authority furious about the process.

Palestinians give Tamimi hero’s welcome

The Palestinian teenager who became famous for slapping an IDF soldier left prison on Sunday – and instantly became a sought-after celebrity.

Prince: ‘Never forget’

THE 70-year taboo on members of the British Royal Family officially visiting Israel was finally broken this week as an RAF plane with Prince William on board touched down at Ben Gurion Airport.

US Embassy move: ‘A great day for Israel’

After years of Israeli campaigning and complaining, the US moved its embassy to Jerusalem on Monday, in what Israel's President lauded as a "brave step".

Abbas’ apology over his Shoah comments rejected

The Palestinian President has apologised "if people were offended" by his claims that the "social function" that Jews took on in Europe was the cause of massacres, including the Holocaust.

Palestinian terrorists kill three Israelis

They had already started preparations for a family Passover. But the Coleman children will now enter the festival without their father, due to Palestinian terrorism.

Trump’s peace plan – what’s on the cards?

The Palestinians are coming under growing pressure from their friends to drop their antagonism to Washington's upcoming peace plan, according to Arabic media.

Abbas ‘running away from dialogue’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas took to the international stage on Tuesday to call for a conference to advance peace efforts amid a falling out between the Palestinians and the Trump administration.

Protests, praise for Pence’s Israel visit

America's Vice-President left Israelis overwhelmed and Palestinians seething, as he wrapped up a 48-hour visit to Israel this week.