Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: ‘Shame on you’

The Palestinian president railed at President Donald Trump in a fiery, two-hour-long speech, saying “shame on you” for his treatment of the Palestinians and warning that he would have no problem rejecting what he suggested would be an unacceptable peace plan.

January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018

US Embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

The US Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, US Vice President Mike Pence says in a speech to the Israeli parliament that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern.

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: ‘Shame on you’

The Palestinian president railed at President Donald Trump in a fiery, two-hour-long speech, saying “shame on you” for his treatment of the Palestinians and warning that he would have no problem rejecting what he suggested would be an unacceptable peace plan.

December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017

'US has disqualified itself from MidEast peace process'

The United States has "disqualified" itself from the Middle East peace process due to its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017

Palestinians to go Security Council: Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians will “go to the United Nations Security Council” over full UN membership after the US decided to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Palestine President Abbas due Sunday

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will make an hour stopover in Dhaka early Sunday.