In his speech to Fatah delegates this week, the president implied that Palestinians should abandon the armed struggle and focus on realistic, attainable goals. However, his control of funds and jobs undermines his political stance.
During three-hour speech to Fatah party, Palestinian president rejects idea of interim agreement with Israel while adding that he continues to be in touch with the French on an international peace summit.
Israel must now, if only for its own sake, allow the Palestinians to establish their next generation of leaders.
Vote comes as Palestinian leadership convenes for Fatah's general conference in Ramallah.
Rivals from Fatah claim that Palestinian Authority president Abbas has no idea how to pursue struggle against Israel.
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In a closed talk, Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevi says Trump's true test will be how he stands up to the establishment from within the White House and sees the wave of 'religious extremism' in Turkey continuing.
Palestinian spokesman says PA would turn to international forums to prevent the implementation of a bill that would retroactively legalize outposts built on privately owned Palestinian land.
The Palestinian Constitutional Court ruled that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas can revoke the parliamentary immunity of Palestinian Legislative Council members, thus effectively enabling him to sideline rivals.
All the presidents from Bill Clinton to Obama failed to bring about any solution for the Palestinians. It's their job to make sure the same doesn’t happen with Trump.
Hamas spokesman in the Gaza Strip says that Palestinians do not count on any change in American policy, which he described as being 'based on bias.'