Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday fired back at US President Donald Trump who said Al-Quds was taken off the negotiating table, with a spokesman for the Palestinian leader saying that if the city is off the table, then the US no longer has a seat at that table.
The Palestinian president railed at US President Donald Trump in a fiery, two-hour-long speech on Sunday, saying "shame on you" for his treatment of the Palestinians and warning that he would have no problem rejecting what he suggested would be an unacceptable peace plan.
The UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to denounce US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Beit-ul-Moqaddas as Israel’s capital, largely ignoring Trump’s threats to cut off aid to any country that went against him.
The United States has “disqualified” itself from the Middle East peace process due to its recognition of Beit-ul-Moqaddas (Jerusalem) as Israel’s capital, said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to deliver a televised speech after US President Donald Trump's highly-anticipated announcement later on Wednesday on the relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds.
Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement Thursday on ending a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, with president Mahmud Abbas calling it a "final" accord.
US President Donald Trump’s invitation of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House is part of an agenda to pursue Israel’s “long-term” goal to push Palestinians out of their lands, an analyst says.
Poll results released by a Ramallah-based think tank showed that nearly two-thirds of Palestinians did not believe in a two-state solution for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and were eager for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resign.