Tag Archives: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Chief Palestinian Negotiator to Nikki Haley: ‘Shut Up’

President Donald Trump’s administration is orchestrating a “coup” to get rid of the Palestinian leadership and his Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley should learn to “shut up” and refrain from criticizing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee Saeb Erekat said in an interview published on Saturday. Continue reading →

Netanyahu Says Radical Islam Spurred Paris Attacks: ‘The Time Has Come for the World to Wake Up’

Sunday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that it was time for the “world to wake up” and come together to fight terrorism which he asserted is fueled by “radical Islam.” “In Israel, as in France, terrorism is terrorism and standing behind it is radical Islam and its desire to destroy its victims. The time has come for the world to wake up and unite in order to defeat terrorism,” Netanyahu said at his weekly cabinet meeting, where he also described the attacks as “vicious.”

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Kerry planning Mideast visit as US faces pressure to calm violence in Israel

The Obama administration is under pressure to help calm the growing violence in Israel which has some warning of a third intifada, as Israel’s military steps up its response to deadly Palestinian attacks by deploying hundreds of troops.

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