Mahmoud Abbas

Recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital is good for peace. Britain should do so too

Following the United States’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas responded by saying that the Americans can no longer have “any role” in the peace process. In this country, too, the White House’s decision has been criticised by some MPs and in …

Israel

Jerusalem at Center of Diplomatic Face-Off at U.N. Security Council

The isolation of the United States over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was on full display Monday at the United Nations, where the Security Council prepared to condemn President Trump’s Dec. 6 declaration that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital.<p>A one-page resolution drafted by Egypt reiterated the …

Israel

Arab states worry over India's lackluster response to Trump's Jerusalem move

The Indian Foreign Ministry's bland statement made no reference to Jerusalem and prompted criticism at home that it was insufficient, vague and …

Israel

Will Abbas visit Iran?

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas received an invitation to visit Tehran on Sunday<i>, i24news</i> reported, citing PA media outlets.<p>The …

Israel

Senior Palestinian politician blasts Saudis over billionaire’s detention

“Our central cause is Palestine and we won’t be part of a coalition against anyone,” said Hasan Khreisheh, deputy speaker of the Palestinian …

Middle East

“I Will Bless Those Who Bless you …”

“I Will Bless Those Who Bless You...”<p>Posted: Dec 17, 2017 12:01 AM<p>The debates over U.S. foreign aid, especially to Israel, are typically intense and …

Conservative View

Another achievement for 'Palestine'

The Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Saturday elected “the State of Palestine” as a member of its …

Middle East

Kushner and Saudi Crown Prince...the Wunderkinds Wreak Havoc

From Strategic Culture<p>Jared Kushner and Mohammad bin Salman<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: Evangelist Anita Fuentes) Permission Details DMCA<p>- …

Liberal View

Hanging by a thread, from the lunatic fringe.

© Brett Lamb.We have CNS News editor-in-chief Terry Jeffrey and Family Research Council president Tony Perkins, having a chat about this net …

Roe v. Wade

An Israeli View on Peace

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>In “Does President Trump Want Mideast Peace?” (editorial, Dec. 6), you argue that Israel has “shown no serious interest in peace.” This sentiment is wrong.<p>In recent months, Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, has been more concerned about making peace with Hamas, which has not …

Israel

Rajoub: The president’s speech at the Islamic Summit establishes for a national strategy

Related Articles<p>RAMALLAH/PNN/<p>Fatah Central Committee’s secretary general Jibril Rajoub, described the speech by President Mahmoud Abbas at the …

Guess who the Palestinians would like to take over the peace process?

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has apparently had enough of the Trump administration’s efforts at moving the peace process forward. This …

Conservative View

Pence delays Israel trip to stay for possible Senate tiebreaker

Vice President Mike Pence is delaying a planned trip to the Middle East in order to stay in town for the Senate vote on major tax cut legislation planned for early next week, his office announced on Thursday.<p>“Yesterday the White House informed Senate Leadership that due to the historic nature of …

Politics

Muslim leaders see Trump's Israel move as withdrawal from peace talks

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said at a meeting of Muslim countries in Istanbul on Wednesday that it's "out of the question for a biased United …

Israel

Hamas marks 30th anniversary at low point of Gaza rule

2:23 pm<p>Bannon, undeterred, under siege from GOP after Alabama loss<p>NEW YORK — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow …

Israel

Russia, China make gains globally as U.S. influence wanes

A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories<p><i>Welcome to The National Today, which takes a closer look at what's happening around some of the</i> …

Vladimir Putin

70% of Palestinians want Abbas to resign immediately

Some 70 per cent of Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign immediately, according to a …

Middle East

Palestine: What’s next after the collapse of the two-state project?

European foreign ministers spoke with unprecedented frankness in Brussels yesterday morning when they said Trump’s decision regarding Jerusalem and …

Palestinian Authority

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. DEMOCRAT WINS IN STUNNING ALABAMA UPSET<p>Doug Jones won the state's special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and Trump, who endorsed Roy Moore despite a …

Kirsten Gillibrand

America could learn from Israel’s proud patriotism

Here’s my favorite joke from a week in Israel. What’s the difference between secular, liberal Jews and Donald Trump?<p>Trump has Jewish …

Opinion

'I was right': Donald Trump says he knew Roy Moore wouldn't win

US President Donald Trump is defending his decision to initially back Senator Luther Strange against Roy Moore in Alabama's senate election.<p>"I was …

Rod Rosenstein

Muslim world leaders say Trump's Jerusalem decision 'eliminates the possibility of peace'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders in Turkey on Wednesday that "from now on" America does not have a legitimate role in the …

Mike Pence

Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem Might Open the Door for Russia (Op-ed)

Russia is set to make gains by siding against the U.S. move

Russia

Palestinian doubts about Trump grow

Palestinians have all but abandoned hope in America's willingness and ability to help them obtain their own state following President Donald Trump's …

Israel

Jordan is boiling: How to contain the popular anger at Trump's Jerusalem decision

Following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, thousands of Jordanian protesters took to the streets …

Israel

Palestinians reject US mediation

Palestinian leadership was shocked by US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Israel