Abbas

Trump to host Palestinian President Abbas on May 3: White House

US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas at the White House May 3 for talks on efforts to revive the Middle East peace process, the White House said Wednesday.

Apr 20, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned Saturday that moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would deal a huge blow to hopes for Middle East peace.

Jan 14, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said today he was ready to resume peace efforts with Israel if it stopped settlement building, reacting to a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Dec 29, 2016, 02:12 AM IST

Palestinian hands still extended for peace with Israel: Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said late on Saturday night that the Palestinian hands are still extended for peace with Israel after Israel closed the doors for dialogue.

Oct 02, 2016, 06:51 AM IST
Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was willing for a dialogue with Israel`s newly-appointed defence minister, if the latter accepts the principle of the two-state solution, the media reported on Wednesday.

Jun 01, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Abbas says he doubts Israel vow to free Palestinian funds

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said today he doubted Israel's willingness to unblock hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid taxes a day after it promised to do so.

Mar 29, 2015, 01:33 AM IST

Palestinian prez Abbas condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday condemned the deadly attack at a synagogue here earlier in the day but at the same time called for an end to what he described as Israeli "provocation" over the Temple Mount, which houses the Al-Aqsa mosque.

Nov 18, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Israel tightens W.Bank grip as Abbas blasts kidnappers

Israel further tightened its grip on the West Bank Wednesday, arresting another 65 people, as Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas lashed out at those behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers.

Jun 18, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Hamas slams Abbas support for Israel security coordination

Hamas slammed Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas`s support for security coordination with Israel on Wednesday, as the Jewish state pursued a manhunt for three teens believed kidnapped by the Islamist movement.

Jun 18, 2014, 17:33 PM IST

Israeli negotiator defends her meeting with Abbas

Israeli chief negotiator Tzipi Livni has defended her meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in London last week amid criticisms accusing her of acting on her own behalf and not for the Jewish State.

May 20, 2014, 09:35 AM IST

Israeli negotiator under attack for meeting Abbas

Israel`s chief negotiator Tzipi Livni came under attack on Sunday for talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, with senior officials insisting there was no intention to resume peace negotiations.

May 18, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

Abbas, Hamas chief hold first talks since unity deal

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas held "positive" talks with Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in Doha Monday in the first meeting since their rival movements signed a surprise unity deal last month.

May 05, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

Obama calls Abbas to discuss Middle East peace

US President Barack Obama spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the first time in six months on Monday to discuss the long-stalled Middle East peace process, the White House said.

Mar 20, 2012, 10:36 AM IST

Abbas willing to restart Israel talks

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas in Colombia said he was willing "at any moment" to restart peace negotiations with Israel aimed at a settlement that allows them to exist side by side as states.

Oct 11, 2011, 10:17 AM IST

Abbas calls on EU to recognise Palestine

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas urged European Union nations to separately or collectively recognise the state of
Palestine.

Jun 18, 2011, 15:36 PM IST

Hamas doesn`t have to recognize Israel: Abbas aide

International mediators should drop their demand that the Gaza Strip`s Hamas rulers recognize Israel, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday.

May 04, 2011, 14:24 PM IST

SRK as producer was a happy accident in Dubai: Director Abbas

Roshan Abbas has now turned director and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has produced his directorial debut \Always Kabhi Kabhi`.

Feb 22, 2011, 09:29 AM IST

SRK has unique `Always...` promotional strategy: Abbas

Actor Roshan Abbas, who is making his directorial debut with `Always Kabhi Kabhi` under Shah Rukh Khan`s Red Chillies Entertainment banner, said the superstar has some unique promotional ideas up his sleeve.

Feb 21, 2011, 15:15 PM IST

No elections if Gaza doesn`t take part: Abbas

Palestinian
President Mahmoud Abbas said that elections won`t be
held by September as planned if the Gaza Strip`s Hamas rulers
won`t allow balloting there.

Feb 17, 2011, 22:18 PM IST

Peace agreement possible in two months: Abbas

Abbas has said a peace pact could be inked in 2 months if Benjamin
Netanyahu has "good intentions".

Jan 02, 2011, 19:03 PM IST