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President Abbas "condemns" and "denounces" Tel Aviv terrorist attack in which 3 innocent Israelis were murdered
Hypocritical Abbas takes a break from inciting violence and terror to "condemn" Tel Aviv shooting, while spreading libels about Israel and accusing them of a will to "exploit this event to carry out responses" in the very same statement
Apr 8, 2022
President Abbas condemns the killing of Israeli civilians after B'nei Brak attack
One day after Palestinian terrorist and Fatah member shot and murdered 5 people in the Israeli city of B'nei Brak, Abbas "stressed that the killing of Palestinian and Israeli civilians will only lead to further deterioration of the situation"
Mar 29, 2022
Abbas reiterates PA’s “commitment to international law and legitimacy and to a peaceful solution” at UN
"In this regard, the establishment of peace and security in the Middle East will significantly enhance the opportunities for realization of sustainable and stable development for all countries of the region. Regrettably, however, Israel's continued colonization and occupation of the State of..."
Jan 15, 2019
Joint Israeli-Palestinian 2017 poll discusses differering views on peace, violence, identity
Full survey can be found here "These are the results of Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: A Joint Poll conducted by the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research (TSC), Tel Aviv University and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) in Ramallah, with funding from the European Union..."
Feb 16, 2017
PA official: "Palestine is the cradle of the three monotheistic religions – Islam, Christianity, and Judaism... Religious tolerance is a human requirement"
Headline: “The Palestinian people believes in religious and political co-existence and upholds it in theory and in practice” “Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Dr. Hanna Issa said: ‘… We, as a Palestinian people, believe in religious and...”
Dec 4, 2016
Abbas spokesman on Trump election: "We will work with any president the American people elect"
Headline: “Abu Rudeina: We will work with any president the American people elect on the basis of achieving peace” “Official [PA] Presidential Spokesman [and Fatah Central Committee member] Nabil Abu Rudeina said that: ‘We will work with any president the American people elect on the basis of...”
Nov 9, 2016
Abbas congratulates Trump, expresses hope "that a just peace will be achieved during his tenure"
Headline: “[PA] President [Mahmoud] Abbas congratulated American President [Elect Donald] Trump and hopes that peace will be achieved during his tenure” “[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas today, Wednesday [Nov. 9, 2016], congratulated American President [Elect] Donald Trump on his election, and...”
Nov 9, 2016
PLO official: "We hope that the next American administration will implement the two-state solution"
Headline: “Erekat: We hope that the next American administration will implement the two-state solution...” “Chief Palestinian negotiator [and Secretary-General of the PLO Executive Committee] Dr. Saeb Erekat said that the Palestinian side hopes that the next American administration will implement...”
Nov 9, 2016
Abbas: UNESCO resolution ignoring Jewish connection to holy sites is meant to “prevent harm,” and to condemn “Israeli violations” against East Jerusalem’s “identity”
Headline: “The [PA] president: Peace is our strategic goal, and the key to it is the end of the Israeli occupation” “[PA] President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas said that peace is our strategic goal, that it is an interest of all of us, and that the key to peace is to end the Israeli...”
Nov 1, 2016
Abbas advisor tells Israeli rabbis: "We denounce the killing of innocents" and encourage work towards a "just peace"
Headline: "Al-Habbash confirmed to Wattan that he met with Jewish rabbis at the Israeli presidential residence " "[Supreme Shari’ah Judge and] Advisor to [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas on Religious [and Islamic] Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash confirmed to [the independent Palestinian news agency] Wattan..."
Oct 13, 2016
42.8% of Palestinian youth support two-state solution; 52.9% want to resume negotiations but 67% believe they will not be successful
Poll carried out by The Jerusalem Media and Communication Centre, which interviewed "a random sample of 1000 people over the age of 15-29" in the West Bank and Gaza between April 13-19, 2016. "A greater percentage (42.8%) of youths polled said they support the two-state solution while 19.1% said..."
Apr 1, 2016
Palestinian feminist leadership rejects violence, calls on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to work for peace
Headline: “Women Wage Peace calls on the Israeli and Palestinian leaderships to sit together” “The Women Wage Peace organization and Palestinian feminist leadership supporters called on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to sit together and work seriously to achieve a just peace for everyone. The...”
Oct 6, 2015
Abbas: “Islamic, Christian and Jewish holy places are all equally holy in our eyes”
“The President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, said today, Tuesday, that our nation does not know the meaning of [the word] ‘impossible,’ and would continue to defend its legitimate rights. In a phone interview on the world’s longest radio program, which was inaugurated by the...”
Nov 25, 2014
Ahmadi Muslim leader condemns terror against Israelis as distortion of Islam
Op-ed by Sheikh Muhammad Sharif Odeh, leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in the Holy Land. "When Allah, exalted be He, gave permission for the Muslims to fight, he did so in order that they might defend complete freedom of religion. He emphasized to them that it was their duty to defend,..."
Nov 24, 2014
Fatah official congratulates new Israeli president-elect, asks him to work for "peace based on the two-state solution"
“Fatah Central Committee member and head of the Committee for Contact with Israeli Society Muhammad Al-Madani sent a telegram of congratulations to the Israeli president-elect, Reuben Rivlin, today, Wednesday. In the telegram of congratulations, Al-Madani called on the Israeli president to...”
Jun 11, 2014
Abbas' Christmas speech: Jesus was “a Palestinian messenger”
Ma’an, an independent Palestinian news agency and Wafa, the official Palestinian Authority news agency, both reported on Abbas’ Christmas speech 2013. Wafa in English and Ma’an in Arabic. Both referred to Jesus as “a Palestinian messenger." “President Mahmoud Abbas Monday said in his Christmas...”"
Dec 23, 2013
PA news agency chose to report on kind gesture by Israeli PM
Headline: “President [Mahmoud Abbas] receives a holiday greeting from the Israeli Prime Minister” “Today, Tuesday, [Oct. 15, 2013] President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas received a telephone call from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who relayed greetings in honor of Eid...”
Oct 15, 2013