Mahmoud Abbas hosts Jordan’s King Abdullah (left) in Ramallah, November 2011. (Issam Rimawi/Flash90) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas spoke Saturday with Jordan’s King Abdullah II to brief him a day after his first conversation with US President Donald Trump, saying that the US leader has a commitment to an “authentic” peace process. Abbas’s conversation with […]
DAILY SABAH WITH WIRES Istanbul Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded British apology for its Balfour declaration in 1917 endorsing the founding of a Jewish homeland in Palestine on Thursday. Abbas also urged Britain to recognize Palestine as a state. Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, Abbas criticized Israel for expanding its illegal settlements in the […]
It’s not too much of a secret that Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a Trump-like megalomaniac and a tyrant with few equals, is happy to do dirty work for Israel.
He starts by saying: “The Palestinian people’s struggle for freedom and national independence has reached a decisive moment.
The Obama administration or those who write its scripts must think that all of us who support the Palestinian claim for justice are stupid.
Mahmoud Abbas, the PLO, Fatah and Hamas should use the “unity agreement” reached last week in Gaza as a first step toward redeeming their sins and crimes committed against the Palestinian people for all those years of failing, incompetency, corruption and decadence and as a first step toward a One State Solution, the only way forward for permanent solution.
– Jim W. Dean…”This used to be called treason…the new term for it…a political reality. Never, have so many, owed so little, to so few.”
– We welcome Victoria Fradkova on her first article for Veterans Today, part of our arrangement with NEO to exchange work from East and West.
With no hopes in sight for ending the Israeli Occupation, let alone ending the ever-expanding settlements, certainly for a “two states solution” time for Mahmoud Abbas to keep his often-stated promise (last one on December 28, 2012) to disband the PA/PLO and hand over the Keys to Bibi Netanyahu, Barack Obama and John Kerry.
In an earlier article I said that if the Palestinian Authority suddenly beamed information at me I’d view it with grave suspicion.
Balfour gave a “promise” for a Jewish Home Land, a land he had no right to promise, then Arafat legitimize the promise and gave away the land he never had a right to give away.
Good thing I have access to CCTV-English (Chinese state television) for international news or I would have totally missed the scoop that Israeli president Benjamin Netanyahu has frozen new settlement activity in the Palestinian West Bank.
Palestine is NOT a Farm Of The Saudi King and Arab States فلسطين ليست مزرعة لملك السعوية والجامعة العربية Palestine is not a private farm of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, of the Emir of Qatar, of the Arab League or the self-appointed Palestinian “president” Mahmoud Abbas, whose presidential term expired in 2009, since when […]
G8 Foreign Ministers confirmed their commitment to a just, lasting, and comprehensive peace in the Middle East.
There is one absolute pre-condition for ending the Israel-Palestine conflict by diplomacy and negotiations on the basis, as it would have to be, of justice for the Palestinians and peace with security for all
– U.S. Gets Lost in Time – With the Hockey Puck and Coconut Brigade
The day before the United Nations vote on Palestine, UK foreign secretary William Hague was explaining his devious policy to Parliament.
Israel notoriously censors truth. Military censorship bans or sanitizes material potentially harming Israel’s security. Media/government agreements comply.
Washington wants Abbas’ UN membership Security Council application tabled in limbo for months. On September 28, it was sent to a standing admissions committee.
“As the Palestinians develop(ed) their own ideas of what was necessary in terms of (petitioning the UN), we were intensively engaged with them in providing ideas for an alternative path.”
Quartet representatives UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN Middle East envoy Tony Blair, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy High Representative Catherine Aston explained its elements.
A call to arms, demanding Muslims in America and elsewhere begin a terror campaign, was spread around the world. The message, we are told, was found on a “secret website” by an Israeli company who put it in a press release.