Posts Tagged ‘abbas’

Abbas blasts Netanyahu’s pledge to extend sovereignty over settlements

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s spokesman, on Sunday censured a statement by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which he repeated a pledge to apply Israeli sovereignty over settlements in the West Bank. “This matter is a continuation of the attempts to create an unacceptable status quo that will not lead to peace, […]

Merkel backs two-state solution in meeting with Abbas

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Germany continues to believe a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is the only way for both peoples “to live in peace and security.” Merkel stressed her support for a two-state solution ahead of talks with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Chancellery in Berlin. “We appreciate Chancellor […]

Abbas aide fumes as Netanyahu eyes Israeli sovereignty over settlements

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s spokesman on Monday said any move that undermines “Palestinian rights” is “unjust and illegitimate,” following a report that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seeking a public declaration from US President Donald Trump backing an Israeli move to extend sovereignty over Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Zman Yisrael, The Times […]

Abbas’ declaration that he was ‘suspending all agreements’ with Israel met with collective eye-roll from Palestinians

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made a sweeping declaration on Thursday, announcing that he was “suspending all agreements” with Israel, effective Friday. “We announce the leadership’s decision to stop implementing the agreements signed with the Israeli side,” Abbas said, following an emergency meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the occupied West Bank city of […]

Unilateral Surrender? Hollow Mahmoud Abbas Suspension of Agreements with Israel

  In 2005, Mahmoud Abbas was anointed by Israel to serve its interests. Installed by a rigged election with no legitimacy, his term expired in 2009 but it didn’t matter.  Israeli hardliners kept him in power where he remains as long as staying submissive to their will, meaningless rhetoric not an issue. For over 14 years, he […]

The brewing war to succeed Mahmoud Abbas

The jockeying for the post-Abbas leadership is taking shape in a moment of political, economic, and internal crisis for the beleaguered Palestinian government.  By Daoud Kuttab Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh (R) and President Mahmoud Abbas (L) at the swearing in ceremony of the new government at the Palestinian Authority’s headquarters in Ramallah, […]

Hamas prepares for the overthrow of Mahmud Abbas

A senior Palestinian Authority official said that Hamas is preparing to overthrow Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in order to seize control of the West Bank. A similar attempt in June-July 2015 did not succeed. Although the Palestinian parliament confirmed Mahmoud Abbas as president of the Palestinian Authority, the legitimacy of the parliament and Abbas’ Presidency […]

82 NGOs tell on G77 and China Abbas is illegitimate Palestinian leader

Eighty-two NGOs in Gaza Strip sent a letter to G77 and China telling that that Mahmoud Abbas is no longer legitimate representative of Palestinians based on Palestinian Basic Law. According to Article 36 of the Palestinian Basic Law and its amendments of 2005, which was approved by Abbas himself after becoming PA president, Abbas has […]

Abbas Welcomes Pope Francis’ Call for Realizing Peace

PA President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed Pope Francis’ call for a dialogue of peace between Palestinians and Israelis.   WAFA reported, according to Al Ray, that Abbas decided to engage in a peace process based on international law and relevant resolutions of the Security Council and of the General […]

How They Do It–Netanyahu trying to renew ties with Abbas through back channels

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,992 other followers Source Article from https://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2018/11/03/how-they-do-it-netanyahu-trying-to-renew-ties-with-abbas-through-back-channels/ Related Posts People Are Already Getting Arrested For Trying to “Storm Area 51” The Facts:A parent of a child formerly enrolled in the MUSE school in California sent France trying […]

Iran 56th naval flotilla berths in Bandar Abbas

IRNA – Iranian 56th naval flotilla docked in Bandar Abbas, southern Iran, on Thursday. The flotilla was welcomed by commanders of the region. The Iranian naval fleet, including destroyer Naqdi, logistic ‘Bushehr’ navy ship, returned home after 65 days of sailing and traveling 8,782 Nautical miles, said a top military official. Constant presence of the […]

Netanyahu says that ‘Israel Wants Peace’ but that Abbas and the Palestinians ‘Make It Impossible’

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,978 other followers Source Article from https://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/netanyahu-says-that-israel-wants-peace-but-abbas-and-the-palestinians-make-it-impossible/ Related Posts Czech president wants to withdraw recognition of Kosovo – ‘Warn him of consequences’ says former US ambassador   Speaking in Serbia, the anti-mainstream Czech President Miloš Zeman said he’d […]

Is Trump now shifting toward Abbas?

The Ugly Truth ed note–readers of this website will recall that back when Trump first issued his ‘Jew-rusalem’ declaration which then resulted in everyone, his brother, sister, cousin, manicurist, gardener, milkman and everyone else in between each losing his/her mind over the entire ordeal that it was a handful of outlets–this one included–who cautioned not […]

Abbas Just Slammed Israeli Colonial Expansion in His UN General Assembly Speech

Speaking at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke of Israel’s occupation of Palestine, referring to its illegal settlement building on Palestinian lands, its racist policies against non-Jewish citizens, as well as its continuing occupation of Palestine for more than 50 years. Condemning Israeli colonial expansionism, the president demanded the international community to show […]

Abbas and Netanyahu present competing visions of peace, and Trump, at UN General Assembly

Both Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly on Thursday in New York. While Netanyahu spent most of his speech boasting of Israel’s raid on an alleged secret Iranian nuclear facility, railing into the Obama-administration’s Iran deal, and criticizing Iran’s influence in Syria […]

With Mahmoud Abbas Severing Last Ties With Trump, Palestinians Can No Longer Claim To Be Victims

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After US shuts PLO mission, Abbas said to mull severing last ties with Trump

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Palestinian National Authority – Life After Mahmoud Abbas

Traditionally, the Palestinian problem is considered by the international community (or rather’ by those politicians, UN officials, experts and journalists who call themselves so, dealing with it for generations and largely creating it) as the struggle of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Hamas (or Ramallah and Gaza) with Israel for the creation of a Palestinian […]

Abbas–‘We will thwart Trump’s peace plan’

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Mahmoud Abbas: Stop Exploiting Ahed Tamimi for Personal Gain

The father of 11-year-old, Abdul Rahman Nofal contacted me, asking for help. His son was shot in the leg during Gaza’s “Great March of Return” protests. The Strip’s dilapidated health care system could not save the little boy’s leg, as it was later amputated. His father, Yamen, himself a young man from the Buraij Refugee […]

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