Mahmoud Abbas

Israeli official slams Palestinian leader Abbas as "enemy number one"

A key Israeli minister on Thursday slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as "enemy number one," a day after Abbas warned he would withdraw his recognition of Israel if the Israeli government...

Netanyahu, Abbas face criticism after funeral for Israel's Peres

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should not have shaken Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' hand at the funeral of Shimon Peres, Israel's justice minister said on local radio Sunday.

Palestinians push for UN Security Council resolution on settlements

The Palestinians were in "extensive consultations" to pass a resolution at the UN Security Council on Israel's continued settlement activity, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said at the UN...

Abbas seeks Berlin backing for UN vote on Israeli settlements  

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' call for an end to Israeli settlement policy in the West Bank so as to reactivate the stalled Middle East...

Abbas makes first public appearance since rumours of hospitalization

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday made his first public appearance since weekend rumours that he was in a Jordanian hospital for treatment.