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Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian state

Last week there was some progress toward peace in the Middle East. Unfortunately, that progress wasn’t made between Israel and Palestinians seeking to create a...
Fatah

Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Secretary of State John Kerry over the weekend about the Palestinian effort to get the United Nations Security Council to support independence...
Shimon Peres

A week after Shimon Peres was buried, the tributes for the last of Israel’s founders have ceased, but the vitriol from the Arab world continues....
Abbas

The most notable attendee among the many world leaders who came to Israel to attend the funeral of Shimon Peres was the one who had...
Abbas

During his address to the United Nations General Assembly that seemed largely a challenge to the organization's legitimacy—he described its organs as s a “moral farce,” a “disgrace,”...
KGB

Palestinian Authority officials were crying smear yesterday about the report broadcast on Israel’s Channel 1 that PA leader Mahmoud Abbas was a Soviet mole. The...
Balfour Declaration

This week, the leaders of the Palestinian Authority decided to take action. It wasn’t to reform their corrupt government, make progress toward genuine peace, or...
Salam Fayyad

Once upon a time, there was a moderate Palestinian leader who pointed the way toward genuine peace with Israel as well as democracy and development...
blood libels

A day after Palestinian Authority leader repeated an obvious blood libel while speaking to the European Union Parliament, Mahmoud Abbas’s office walked it back. After...
European Union

Hats off to the British. Aside from all the other reasons to applaud Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (i.e. democracy, national sovereignty), it...
Barghouti

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas turned 81 earlier this year and often hints at retirement. But despite the speculation about his future and his occasional...
Abbas

To anyone who read Bernie Sanders’ comments about Israel in his Daily News interview last week, heard the candidate’s Middle East policy speech (that he...