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  • Abbas: Will talk to any Israeli gov’t that backs Palestinian state

    March 19, 2015 | 10:36 am

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he will talk to any Israeli government that accepts a two-state solution as the basis for negotiations.

    “It doesn’t matter to us who the next prime minister of Israel is, what we expect from this government is to recognize the...

  • Abbas tells Palestinians: Step up Arab Spring-style protests against Israel

    July 27, 2011 | 10:33 am

    President Mahmoud Abbas urged Palestinians on Wednesday to step up peaceful protests against Israel, urging “popular resistance” inspired by the Arab Spring to back a diplomatic offensive at the United Nations.

    Abbas, addressing a Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) meeting,...