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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds a press conference at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on Aug. 18, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Bennett says he won’t sit down with Mahmoud Abbas, rules out Palestinian state

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday that for now, he has ruled out a meeting with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and the creation of a Palestinian state. “My perception is different than...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah on May 7, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Hamas ‘should be very worried’ by Israel’s maneuver towards Abbas

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Hamas has good reason to be concerned by the recent meeting between Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, a former senior Israeli defense official told JNS. According to...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett leads a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on July 4, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Israel will reportedly loan Palestinians money after highest-level talks in years

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Israel is going to lend the Palestinian Authority more than $150 million after Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday in Ramallah, Israeli officials said on Monday. An unnamed source close to...
The head of Israel's Religious Zionist Party Bezalel Smotrich speaks during a conference in Jerusalem, on Aug. 2, 2021. Photo by Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90.

Gantz-Abbas meeting irks Israeli right and Hamas alike

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Right-wing Israeli officials and Gaza’s Hamas rulers alike expressed outrage on Monday over news that Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met in Ramallah on Sunday. Sources in the Prime Minister’s Office...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz leading a Blue and White party meeting at the Knesset on July 26, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Israeli defense minister meets with Abbas in Ramallah, offers to bolster PA economy

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Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Sunday evening, in the first official high-level talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders since 2010. Gantz told Abbas that “Israel...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah, Aug. 18, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Palestinian leader Abbas cracks down on critics

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Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas has been increasingly intolerant to critics of both him and the security organization he heads, according to Palestinian human-rights advocates, lawyers and political activists. “The continuing crackdown on public freedoms...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah, on Sept. 3, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Israel authorizes deducting $180 million from Palestinian Authority over ‘pay for slay’

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The Israeli government led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has deducted more than $180 million from the funds it collects for the Palestinian Authority over its refusal to cease payments to prisoners and families...
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Biden delivers

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Seeing the region through the lens of the “Palestinian-Israeli peace process,” President Joe Biden and the U.S. State Department are backing the Palestinian Authority under oppressive octogenarian Mahmoud Abbas—in the 17th year of his...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas meets with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Ramallah, May 25, 2021. Photo by Flash90.

Report: Palestinians compile long list of preconditions for restarting talks with Israel

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The Palestinian Authority has prepared an extensive “grocery list” of demands to present this week to the United States as a precondition for a renewal of talks with Israel, Channel 12 reported on Sunday. At the top...
Canadian Foreign Minister Marc Garneau with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, July 5, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Abbas calls on Canada to ‘halt Israeli aggression’ against Palestinians

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Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called on Canada to “halt Israel’s aggressions” against Palestinians, reported Palestinian media. Speaking during a meeting in Ramallah with Canadian Foreign Minister Marc Garneau, Abbas also expressed his...