Mahmoud Abbas

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Palestine cuts off all ties with Israel and US: is it a bluff?
Mahmoud Abbas says all agreements with US and Israel are void but others call move a cry for help

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

25, May, 2020 @2:19 PM

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This ‘deal of the century’ for the Middle East will be just another bleak milestone | Ian Black
By backing Israeli annexation and denying Palestinians their rights, Donald Trump is only perpetuating the conflict, says former Guardian Middle East editor Ian Black

Ian Black

30, Jan, 2020 @2:39 PM

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Donald Trump's peace conference will fail, Palestinians say
‘Ultimate deal’ will begin with economic workshop that does not address core disputes

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

20, May, 2019 @10:16 AM

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One-state solution gains ground as Palestinians battle for equal rights
Belief in two-state solution crumbles as up to 600,000 Israeli settlers remain on occupied land

Oliver Holmes in Ramallah

13, Mar, 2019 @1:32 PM

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Palestinians accuse Australian PM of jeopardising Middle East peace
Scott Morrison’s remarks about Jerusalem and embassy part of attempt to ‘win byelection’

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

16, Oct, 2018 @2:02 PM

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Palestinian forces accused of 'vicious' response to protests
Amnesty says one of its staff at peaceful rally against Abbas’s Gaza sanctions was tortured

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

15, Jun, 2018 @11:45 AM

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It’s right to condemn Mahmoud Abbas for his antisemitic remarks | Jonathan Freedland
Supporting someone’s cause also means calling them out when they are wrong. The Palestinian leader’s views on Jews and the Holocaust are unacceptable, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

02, May, 2018 @11:14 AM

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Will Abbas’s ‘Eff off, Trump’ fury play into the hands of rightwing Israelis? | Ian Black
Abbas’s Ramallah speech may read like a two-state epitaph – but his political realism endures, writes the Guardian’s former Middle East editor Ian Black

Ian Black

16, Jan, 2018 @12:53 PM

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Palestinian 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi is the latest child victim of Israel’s occupation | Harriet Sherwood
She is neither Joan of Arc nor a Palestinian puppet, but a symbol of a second traumatised generation, writes Guardian correspondent Harriet Sherwood

Harriet Sherwood

02, Jan, 2018 @7:09 PM

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Mahmoud Abbas calls on France to step up as he rejects US as peace broker
Palestinian president says ‘ The US has proven to be a dishonest mediator’ as Emmanuel Macron receives Abbas in wake of US policy shift on Jerusalem

Staff and agencies

22, Dec, 2017 @3:41 PM

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Palestinians no longer accept US as mediator, Abbas tells summit
Recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel is a crime that threatens world peace, Palestinian president tells delegates in Istanbul

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

13, Dec, 2017 @11:59 AM

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Israeli airstrikes kill two in Gaza as fallout from Trump decision continues
Palestinian leaders hold emergency meetings to decide response to US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

09, Dec, 2017 @12:05 PM

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