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Egypt Invites Mahmoud Abbas to Lead Palestinian Reconciliation Talks in Cairo

I24 News – Egyptian media on Tuesday reported that the Egyptian government has invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to lead a Palestinian reconciliation meeting in Cairo next week. The talks reportedly would involve several Palestinian factions, including rivals Fatah and Hamas. Egypt brokered a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas...
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Gaza crisis and Biden call make Mahmoud Abbas relevant again

Ramallah — The crises in Jerusalem and Gaza have made Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas relevant again, with foreign ministers stopping by his headquarters and the phones ringing with calls from world leaders. Why it matters: In the early days of the crisis, Abbas appeared isolated internationally and powerless domestically. The...
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in the Middle East to meet with both Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas on a mission to bolster Gaza ceasefire following 11 days of hostilities

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Israel at the start of a Middle East tour aimed at shoring up the Gaza cease-fire. He will face the same obstacles that have stifled a wider peace process for more than a decade, including a hawkish Israeli leadership, Palestinian divisions and deeply rooted tensions surrounding Jerusalem and its holy sites.
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Wants Israel's 'War Crimes' Punished by International Courts

Amid fighting between Israel Defense Forces and Gaza-based Palestinian factions, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in a televised address Wednesday that Israel is committing "organized state terrorism and war crimes" and accused it of "brutal attacks on civilians and deliberate bombardment of homes," the Associated Press reported. Abbas said the...
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Mahmoud Abbas

Palestine cuts off all ties with Israel and US: is it a bluff?. Mahmoud Abbas says all agreements with US and Israel are void but others call move a cry for help. Palestine cuts off all ties with Israel and US: is it a bluff?. Palestinians cut ties with Israel...
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The old, embittered leadership of Mahmoud Abbas

In a recently leaked recording, Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas was heard hurling a slew of insults at the world: “[obscenity] China, [obscenity] Russia, [obscenity] America and [obscenity] all the Arabs.” Surprisingly, Israel was absent from the inclusive lineup. Abbas was also reported in early April to have refused a call from U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, asking for it to come instead from the Oval Office. Such incidences, coupled with the rising tension in Jerusalem and the indefinite delay of the Palestinian elections, expose a simmering frustration among the Palestinians and are alarming signs for a brewing storm.
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Mansour Abbas, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Abraham Effect

Israel’s March 2021 parliamentary elections and those scheduled for the Palestinian Authority on May 22, 2021, in the West Bank have focused international attention on two Arab leaders; Mansour Abbas, leader of Israel’s United Arab List faction (Ra’am), and Mahmoud Abbas, leader of the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority and Chairman of its ideological “parent,” the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
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Palestinian elections delayed says President Mahmoud Abbas

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday delayed planned elections, blaming Israel for uncertainty about whether it would allow them to proceed in East Jerusalem as well as in the occupied West Bank and Gaza. “We have decided to postpone the election until the participation of our people...
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J Street Embraces Mahmoud Abbas; How Will US Jews Respond?

J Street’s decision to feature Mahmoud Abbas at its “first-ever virtual national conference” earlier this week, demonstrates just how far J Street is from it being the firmly pro-Israel, Zionist group it wants American Jews to believe it is. Just three years ago this month — on April 30, 2018...
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Mansour Abbas, Mahmoud Abbas and the ‘Abraham Effect’

Israel’s March 2021 parliamentary elections and those scheduled for the Palestinian Authority on May 22, 2021, in the West Bank have focused international attention on two Arab leaders: Mansour Abbas, leader of Israel’s United Arab List faction (Ra’am), and Mahmoud Abbas, leader of the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority and chairman of its ideological “parent,” the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
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J Street to Feature PA Leader Mahmoud Abbas in Virtual Annual Conference

The leftwing organization “J Street” will hear a prerecorded video address by Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas at its annual conference, to be held in a virtual format this year on Monday and Tuesday this week. In his address, Abbas is expected to thank President Joe Biden for restoring funding...
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Mahmoud Abbas to address J Street conference

(JTA) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver a prerecorded address to J Street’s annual conference, a signal of the determination among progressives to place the Palestinian issue at the forefront of U.S. policy,. Abbas will thank President Joe Biden for resuming assistance to the Palestinians cut off by...