"... and encourage them to press their leadership to get back to the negotiating table"?! Why should Abbas return to the negotiating table when his terms (a freeze in ALL SETTLEMENT BUILDING) are always thrown in the trash? You're a fool. ISRAEL IS THE OBSTACLE HERE, NOT ABBAS, NOT THE PALESTINIANS.
U.S., allies conduct 16 air strikes in Syria and Iraq against ISIS militants (Reuters)
from the article: A courageous Palestinian has died, shrouded in stones