Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian leader to visit Turkey this week

Palestinian leader to visit Turkey this week

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas will pay a three-day visit to Turkey from August 22-24, Palestine’s ambassador in Ankara, Faed Mustafa, said. "President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to head to the Turkish capital Ankara …

Palestinian president meets with Israeli defence minister

Palestinian president meets with Israeli defence minister

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz held a rare meeting in an effort to calm tensions and coordinate on security days before U.S. President Joe Biden's first visit to the region. Gantz said …

Blinken and Abbas speak over phone

Blinken and Abbas speak over phone

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke by phone Tuesday with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.  Abbas told Blinken that his administration is in the process of taking measures against Israel, which does not adhere to …

Putin assures of continued contacts with Palestinian leader

Putin assures of continued contacts with Palestinian leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin has assured that he would remain in touch with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas while seeing his guest off at the entrance to his Bocharov Ruchey residence in Sochi where talks between the two leaders were held on …

Mahmoud Abbas to visit Russia

Mahmoud Abbas to visit Russia

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to pay an official visit to Moscow on November 23, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki informed. "Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will visit Russia’s capital, Moscow, on November …

Turkey will continue to support Palestine, Erdogan says

Turkey will continue to support Palestine, Erdogan says

Turkey will continue to support the process of internal reconciliation in Palestine, ”Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today following talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in …

Biden urges calm in calls with Netanyahu and Abbas

Biden urges calm in calls with Netanyahu and Abbas

U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday spoke to both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to urge calm as violence in the region escalates. Netanyahu's office said he told Biden that Israel …

Abbas' Dilemma

Abbas' Dilemma

Palestine's leader is caught between rock and hard place as Trump unveils Mideast plan

U.S. unveils 'deal of the century' plan

U.S. unveils 'deal of the century' plan

  The U.S. "deal of the century" - a plan for Middle Eastern settlement on the basis of the two-state solution was unveiled.  The document is dubbed 'Peace to Prosperity: A Vision to Improve the Lives …

Abbas on Trump Mideast deal: Jerusalem is not for sale

Abbas on Trump Mideast deal: Jerusalem is not for sale

Following the introduction of the Trump administration's deal of the century, Palestinian National Authority (PNA) President Mahmoud Abbas staid that Jerusalem is not for sale, and dubbed the offer a …

Hamas chief rejects U.S. Mideast peace plan

Hamas chief rejects U.S. Mideast peace plan

Hamas movement chief Ismail Haniyeh called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ahead of the U.S. announcement of its Middle East peace plan. The sides stressed the importance of confronting the U.S Middle East …

Putin's Jerusalem triumph

Putin's Jerusalem triumph

Meeting with Netanyahu was seen as of the utmost importance right from the beginning

Abbas: Palestine stops all agreements with Israel

Abbas: Palestine stops all agreements with Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said he has decided to stop implementing agreements with Israel amid worsening relations between the two sides. "We will not bow to dictates and imposing a fait accompli by …

Putin and Abbas discuss Middle East settlement

Putin and Abbas discuss Middle East settlement

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a telephone conversation to discuss the Middle East settlement, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The …