Mahmoud Abbas

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Regrettably, Israelis overwhelmingly voted for candidates that are unequivocally committed to entrenching the status quo of oppression, occupation, annexation, and dispossession in Palestine."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
President of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting concerning issues in the Middle East, at U.N. headquarters, February 20, 2018 in New York City.
The president of the Palestinian Authority also railed against Israel for "...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Shame on you," says leader of Palestinian Authority to U.S. president


You Are Not Welcome Anymore
Enraged by Trump's mindlessly inflammatory threats to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and cut off aid, Palestinian activists chanting "America Out" shut down a business meeting between Palestinian officials and Americans in occupied Bethlehem, then pelted the cars of the fleeing Americans. Grievous new polls reflect their fury - support for armed struggle has almost doubled among Palestinians - as does wrenching video of the protest.