Relations between Abbas's government and Trump's administration have broken down since the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
20 Mar 2018 2:06 PM
While withdrawing the PLO's recognition of Israel could spark international backlash, it was unclear whether the vote was binding.
16 Jan 2018 10:12 AM
'We said ‘no’ to Trump, ‘we will not accept your project’,' Abbas said in a meeting of Palestinian leaders on how to face Trump’s decision.
15 Jan 2018 11:08 AM
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. Israel regards Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital.
07 Jan 2018 1:47 PM
The December 6 declaration led Abbas to say the United States could no longer play any role in the Middle East peace process.
03 Jan 2018 6:11 PM
‘Dozens of groups have pulled out of planned visits to Bethlehem after being scared off by the announcement and subsequent violence.
24 Dec 2017 2:04 PM
‘Jerusalem is and will forever be the capital of the Palestinian state,’ Mahmud Abbas said.
13 Dec 2017 4:20 PM
The comments come after the Palestinian Authority said that its president Mahmud Abbas would refuse to meet Pence.
11 Dec 2017 12:50 PM
‘The United States has crossed all the red lines with the Jerusalem decision,’ diplomatic adviser Majdi al-Khaldi said.
09 Dec 2017 6:55 PM
In Israel’s first reaction, a government official said Hamas must disarm and recognise Israel under the deal.
13 Oct 2017 4:55 AM
In a separate message also carried by Wafa, Abbas congratulated South Korean President Moon Jae-In on the anniversary.
16 Aug 2017 10:50 AM
A recent survey said 78 per cent of Israelis think there is no chance of a peace agreement in the foreseeable future.
01 Jun 2017 4:19 AM
At least 22 people, including children, were killed and 59 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at Grande's concert.
23 May 2017 5:48 PM
'I won't call them monsters because they would like that term. They would think that's a great name', Trump said.
23 May 2017 5:24 PM
At US President Donald Trump's request, Israel decides to improve Palestine's economy and facilitate crossings.
22 May 2017 9:17 PM
Abbas met Trump in Washington last week for their first face-to-face talks.
09 May 2017 9:11 PM
The White House said Trump ‘emphasised his personal belief that peace is possible and that the time has come to make a deal.’
11 Mar 2017 8:50 AM