Mahmoud Abbas

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Palestinian ‘Game of Thrones’? What happens when Mahmoud Abbas leaves office?
Now in the twilight of a controversial reign as president, what comes next is a vexed question

Bethan McKernan in Ramallah, West Bank

17, Oct, 2022 @7:54 AM

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Netanyahu used golf metaphor to turn Trump against Palestinians, book says
In new memoir, former Israeli PM describes efforts to turn US president against Palestinian leader Abbas

Martin Pengelly in New York

15, Oct, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Uproar after Mahmoud Abbas in Berlin accuses Israel of ’50 Holocausts’
German chancellor condemns remarks morning after joint press conference with Palestinian leader

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

17, Aug, 2022 @12:32 PM

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Shireen Abu Aqleh: ‘Cold-blooded’ killing and funeral chaos leave West Bank in turmoil
World criticism mounts over the shooting of journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh as dispute over chain of events grows

Bethan McKernan and Sufian Taha in Jerusalem

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Trump risked disaster with Abbas praise in key Israel meeting, ambassador says
In new book, David Friedman recounts private meeting with Israeli president in which Trump also knocked Netanyahu – and how he says he turned his man around

Martin Pengelly in New York

03, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Who’s to blame for reigniting the Israel-Palestine conflict? Take your pick from Iranian plots to US weakness
A number of parties, from Trump to Netanyahu to Hamas, fanned the flames. The question now is: who can put them out?

Simon Tisdall

16, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Observer view on the Israel-Palestine conflict
It’s time for the international community to address this crisis with greater honesty about the key players and solutions

Observer editorial

16, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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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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