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abbas at un calls for end to ‘apartheid’ for palestinians


palestinian leader mahmud abbas on wednesday urged the united nations to end what he described as an “apartheid” regime imposed by israel in the palestinian territories. “we are entrusted and you are entrusted to end apartheid in palestine,” abbas told the un general assembly...






abbas says israel is building a single, apartheid state


palestinian president, mahmoud abbas, has poured scorn on the israeli parliament’s controversial vote to retroactively legalise almost 4,000 settler homes, built unlawfully on palestinian land. it is being described as legalised theft. israel legalizes #settlement in west bank, palestinians furious ...






abbas says talks with trump positive, if short on specifics


ramallah, west bank (ap) — palestinian president mahmoud abbas says his first meeting with president donald trump left him hopeful and he thinks the u.s. can play an important role as mediator between palestinians and israelis. abbas says he and trump did not discuss details. abbas told reporters late wednesday that “so far we didn’t […]






is israel imposing 'apartheid' on palestinians?


a new un agency report says the israeli government is imposing an 'apartheid regime' on the palestinian people.






israel's settlement law: consolidating apartheid


israel's obstinacy is leaving palestinians with one option: equal citizenship in one state or a horrific apartheid.






palestinians honour rima khalaf for apartheid report


palestinian president hails un official for 'courage' in publishing report accusing israel of building apartheid state.






erdogan calls israel policy on palestinians ‘racist'


turkish president denounces israel’s actions in palestine as 'racist' and reminiscent of apartheid in south africa.






erdogan calls israel policy on palestinians 'racist'


turkish president denounces israel’s actions in palestine as 'racist' and reminiscent of apartheid in south africa.






‘apartheid’ furor comes amid 50 years of israeli occupation


amman, jordan (ap) — labeling israel’s treatment of palestinians as “apartheid” is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline — so combustible are the passions on both sides. rima khalaf did just that when a report commissioned by her u.n. agency accused israel of having established an apartheid regime designed to dominate the palestinian […]






palestinians fear being sidelined by trump white house


palestinian leader mahmoud abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with u.s. presidents and secretaries of state in the past 12 years, has tried unsuccessfully to reach out to president donald trump. abbas and his aides are alarmed by the possibility of being sidelined at a time when the administration is embracing israel's prime minister who heads to the white house next week. here's a look at what's at stake for abbas and palestinian hopes for statehood.






trump seeks steps from abbas to promote peace with israel


president donald trump will press palestinian leader mahmoud abbas to end payments to families of palestinians imprisoned in israeli jails, according to u.s. officials, one of several actions washington believes could lead to resumed peace talks with israel.






trump seeks steps from abbas to promote peace with israel


president donald trump will press palestinian leader mahmoud abbas wednesday to end payments to families of palestinians imprisoned in israeli jails, according to u.s. officials, one of several actions washington believes could lead to resumed peace talks with israel.






trump seeks steps from abbas to promote peace with israel


president donald trump will press palestinian leader mahmoud abbas on wednesday to end payments to families of palestinians imprisoned in israeli jails, according to u.s. officials, one of several actions washington believes could lead to resumed peace talks with israel. other actions include a...






abbas dispels rumors of stroke in rare west bank meet-greet


palestinian president mahmoud abbas has mingled with ordinary palestinians in a rare trip outside his west bank headquarters in an apparent attempt to dispel rumors that he suffered a stroke.






netanyahu attacks abbas on twitter before kushner visit


israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu took to twitter on monday night to attack palestinian president mahmoud abbas, accusing him of “poisoning” the minds of young palestinians. his comments come just days before u.s. president donald trump’s aides jared kushner and jason greenblatt are due to h...






trump seeks steps from abbas to promote peace with israel


president donald trump will press palestinian leader mahmoud abbas wednesday to end payments to families of palestinians imprisoned in israeli jails, according to u.s. officials, one of several actions washington believes could lead to resumed peace talks with israel. other actions include a palestinian...






palestinians fear being sidelined by trump white house


ramallah, west bank (ap) — palestinian leader mahmoud abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with u.s. presidents and secretaries of state in the past 12 years, has tried unsuccessfully to reach out to president donald trump. abbas and his aides are alarmed by the possibility of being sidelined at […]






jared kushner’s meeting with mahmoud abbas went so badly that trump is reportedl


a u.s. official denied reports that trump was considering pulling out of peace negotiations between israel and palestinians after a rift opened up in the first meeting between trump aide and son-in-law jared kushner and palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas. london-based arabic daily al-haya...






palestinians underwhelmed by trump's west bank visit


many palestinians seemed less than impressed by president trump’s brief foray into the west bank on tuesday for talks in the town of bethlehem with palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas. though trump stood before a backdrop of palestinian flags and listened to the playing of the palestinian...






trump seeks steps from abbas to promote peace with israel


washington (ap) — president donald trump will press palestinian leader mahmoud abbas to end payments to families of palestinians imprisoned in israeli jails, according to u.s. officials, one of several actions washington believes could lead to resumed peace talks with israel. other actions include a palestinian end to anti-israel rhetoric and incitement of violence, said […]






uk band radiohead breaks silence on israel concert


thom yorke says boycott sows division, but activists say remarks ignore 'apartheid conditions' palestinians live under.






trump to meet palestinian president mahmoud abbas on may 3


washington (ap) — president donald trump will welcome palestinian president mahmoud abbas (mahk-mood’ ah-bahs’) next month. white house spokesman sean spicer announced wednesday that the visit is scheduled for may 3. the two leaders are expected to address options for pursuing peace between israelis and palestinians. trump broke with longtime u.s. policy in february when […]






dispute over apartheid-era bailout escalates in south africa


south africa's central bank is objecting to calls by the state watchdog agency for changes to be made in the way the bank is run, in escalating fallout from a bank bailout during the apartheid era.






trump's approach to an israel-palestinian peace deal: get to yes, and figure out


president trump, hosting palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas at the white house, pledged wednesday to attempt “the toughest deal” -- peace between israelis and palestinians. "i've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is the deal between the israelis and the palestinians,”...






trump's approach to an israel-palestinian peace deal: get to yes, and figure out


president trump, hosting palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas at the white house, pledged wednesday to attempt “the toughest deal” — peace between israelis and palestinians. "i've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is the deal between the israelis and the palestinians,”...






abbas: defend two-state-solution for a palestine state


unhrc told israel moving towards 'apartheid solution and countries cautioned against moving embassies to jerusalem.






abbas: defend two-state-solution for a palestine state


unhrc member states told israel moving towards 'apartheid solution' and cautioned against moving embassies to jerusalem.






abbas: defend two-state solution for a palestine state


unhrc member states told israel moving towards 'apartheid solution' and cautioned against moving embassies to jerusalem.






palestinians protest against basil al-araj's killing


politician calls basil al-araj's death 'assassination', day after ramallah incident which also injured two palestinians.






palestinians protest against basil araj's killing


politician calls basil araj's death 'assassination', day after incident in ramallah which also injured two palestinians.






palestinians, israelis contest tillerson on “martyrs’ fund”


washington (ap) — secretary of state rex tillerson is insisting that the palestinian government has agreed to stop paying salaries to militants’ families, even as both the palestinians and israelis dispute it. tillerson surprised mideast observers tuesday when he told congress he’d discussed the “martyrs’ fund” with palestinian president mahmoud abbas and been informed the […]






trump invites palestinian leader abbas to white house: abbas spokesman


u.s. president donald trump on friday invited palestinian president mahmoud abbas for a visit to the white house, an abbas spokesman said. “president donald trump invited president abbas to visit the white house very soon,” spokesman nabil abu rdainah told reuters after the two leaders s...






dispute over apartheid-era bailout escalates in south africa


johannesburg (ap) — south africa’s central bank is objecting to calls by the state watchdog agency for changes to be made in the way the bank is run, in escalating fallout from a bank bailout during the apartheid era. the south african reserve bank said tuesday that its independence and commitment to price stability would […]






palestinians give award to un official who condemned israel


the palestinian president has awarded his people's highest honor to a former u.n. official who was forced to resign last week after authoring a report that accused israel of establishing an "apartheid regime."






palestinians release activist jailed for facebook post


the palestinian authority has released a prominent activist a week after he was arrested for writing a facebook post criticizing the government of president mahmoud abbas.