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Posts Tagged: Trump and Abbas

December 13, 2017 8:54 am
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Palestinian Leader Abbas: Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition ‘Crime’ Prevents US Peace Role

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a crime which showed...

November 21, 2017 10:14 am
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Palestinian Authority Freezes Contacts With Visiting US Officials Over Threatened Closure of PLO Office in DC

JNS.org – Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he has frozen all contact with the US over the Trump administration’s move to shutter the...

November 20, 2017 11:06 am
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Palestinian Authority Threatens to Sever Communication With Trump Administration Over Threatened Closure of PLO’s DC Office

JNS.org – The Palestinian Authority (PA) threatened on Saturday to sever communication with the Trump administration if the U.S. follows through with a threat to shutter...

September 15, 2017 2:33 pm
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US National Security Adviser: Iran’s ‘Destabilizing Behavior’ in Middle East Will Be ‘Major Focus’ of Trump-Netanyahu New York Meeting

Iran will be a top agenda item when US President Donald Trump meets on Monday in New York City with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

August 27, 2017 12:10 pm
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Report: Kushner Asks Abbas to Hold off on Anti-Israel Diplomatic Initiatives to Give Trump Administration Time to Formulate Peace Plan

At their meeting in Ramallah this week, senior Trump administration official Jared Kushner asked Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to hold off on any diplomatic...

July 21, 2017 9:37 am
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Abbas Calls Kushner, Urges US Intervention in Temple Mount Crisis

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas spoke by telephone on Thursday with Jared Kushner, son-in-law and chief adviser to President Donald Trump, and asked the United...

July 9, 2017 1:29 pm
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With Pursuit of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal Remaining ‘Top Priority’ for US, Trump Envoy Returns to Middle East

Jason Greenblatt -- President Donald Trump’s international negotiations representative -- is returning to Israel on Sunday, two weeks after his most-recent visit, during which he was...

June 29, 2017 4:17 pm
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Hamas Official: Trump Administration Seeking to Establish ‘Palestinian Entity,’ Not an ‘Independent State’

The US is seeking to establish a “Palestinian entity,” not an “independent state,” a top Hamas official claimed this week, the Hebrew news site nrg...

June 27, 2017 3:07 pm
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Ex-Israeli Defense Minister: It Is ‘Immoral’ to Ignore Palestinian Authority’s ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Scheme, Congress Should Pass Taylor Force Act

The US Congress should pass legislation that would cut off American funding of the Palestinian Authority if it continues to pay monetary rewards to terrorists...

June 25, 2017 11:12 am
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Group of Top Ex-Israeli Security Officials Back US Legislation to Cut Funding of Palestinian Authority Over Terror Payments

A group of former top Israeli security officials are speaking out in favor of a proposed congressional bill that would cut off American funding of...

June 12, 2017 3:14 pm
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Jason Greenblatt, Israel’s Fearless Friend in the White House

Less than six months into his job as President Donald Trump’s adviser on international negotiations and chief Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt is already feeling...

June 7, 2017 4:55 pm
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Prominent US Jewish Group Expresses Support for Bill to Cut off American Funding of Palestinian Authority Over Terror Payments

A prominent US Jewish group expressed its backing on Tuesday of a bill that would cut off American funding of the Palestinian Authority if it...

May 29, 2017 4:24 pm
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Former Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Authority Terror Payments Must Stop, We Should Support Taylor Force Act

The Palestinian Authority’s practice of providing monetary payments to terrorists and their families is “unacceptable and contradicts all common sense,” a former top Israeli diplomatic...

May 29, 2017 9:22 am
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Israeli TV Report: Trump Lashed Out at Abbas During Bethlehem Meeting Over Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - President Donald Trump berated Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting last week in Bethlehem over Abbas’ personal responsibility for terrorism...

Features

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

Iran Looks to Seize Opportunity as Rivals Fall

As it approaches victory in Syria with the help of Russia, Iran and its terrorist axis members are turning their...

Trial Starts in the US Case of Nazi-Jihadist

Former DC Metro Transit Police officer Nicholas Young had unusual political views, a federal prosecutor told jurors in Young's terrorist trial --...

World

Palestinian Envoy Draws Heat for Boasting He Assaulted Israeli Student in R...

JNS.org - A Palestinian ambassador’s boast that he assaulted an Israeli student in an argument over the origins of falafel is drawing...

Israel

Family of Mumbai Terror Victims Granted State-Owned Home in Israel

JNS.org - Rabbi Nachman and Freida Holtzberg, who lost their son and daughter-in-law in the 2008 terror attack on the Indian city of Mumbai’s Chabad House, have been granted a government-owned...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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