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For Netanyahu, every peace initiative is an anti-Zionist plot - +972 Magazine;

For Netanyahu, every peace initiative is an anti-Zionist plot - +972 Magazine

+972 MagazineFor Netanyahu, every peace initiative is an anti-Zionist plot+972 MagazineWhat kind of hope does the prime minister offer us when every attempt to bring about peace is rejected as a plot to destroy Israel? By Yossi Dahan. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Annual Memorial Ceremony for Yitzhak Rabin, Jerusalem, October 26, ...and more »

Low expectations for Kerry-Netanyahu meeting in Rome - CNN;

Low expectations for Kerry-Netanyahu meeting in Rome - CNN

CNNLow expectations for Kerry-Netanyahu meeting in RomeCNNWashington (CNN) With the clock running out on his time in office and violence between Israelis and Palestinians dimming the prospects of a Mideast peace deal, Secretary of State John Kerry will try this weekend to salvage one of his most important key ...and more »

Abbas Retracts Claim That Israeli Rabbis Called for Poisoning Water - New York Times

Abbas Retracts Claim That Israeli Rabbis Called for Poisoning WaterNew York TimesJERUSALEM — A little more than a day after President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority accused rabbis in Israel of calling for their government to poison the water used by Palestinians, he retracted the allegation in a statement on Saturday, ...and more »

Why the Rivlin-Abbas meeting didn't take place - Al-Monitor;

Why the Rivlin-Abbas meeting didn't take place - Al-Monitor

Al-MonitorWhy the Rivlin-Abbas meeting didn't take placeAl-MonitorBRUSSELS — European leaders had high hopes for Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's June 20-23 visit to Brussels, and none of them tried to hide it. Almost all of the meetings stretched longer than scheduled, and the welcoming phrases were always warm ...and more »

Some Cover, Others Cover Up, Abbas Anti-Semitism - Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (blog);

Some Cover, Others Cover Up, Abbas Anti-Semitism - Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (blog)

Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (blog)Some Cover, Others Cover Up, Abbas Anti-SemitismCommittee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (blog)It's difficult to imagine German chancellor Angela Merkel standing before the European Parliament and announcing that, having studied the misshapen skulls of minorities in Germany, she has concluded that phrenology is a legitimate science. It's harder ...and more »

Palestinian leader's accusation against rabbis likened to blood libel - Religion News Service;

Palestinian leader's accusation against rabbis likened to blood libel - Religion News Service

Religion News ServicePalestinian leader's accusation against rabbis likened to blood libelReligion News ServiceEuropean Council President Donald Tusk welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, at right, ahead of a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, June 23, 2016. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Francois Lenoir. European Council President Donald Tusk welcomes ...and more »

Palestinian president uses anti-Semitic trope against Israel in EU speech - Washington Post;

Palestinian president uses anti-Semitic trope against Israel in EU speech - Washington Post

Washington PostPalestinian president uses anti-Semitic trope against Israel in EU speechWashington PostJERUSALEM — Did Israeli rabbis issue an edict to poison Palestinian water wells? Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said this happened, in a speech delivered Thursday to the European Parliament. “Only a week ago, a number of rabbis in Israel ...and more »

Purgatory in the Holy Land - Middle East Monitor;

Purgatory in the Holy Land - Middle East Monitor

Middle East MonitorPurgatory in the Holy LandMiddle East MonitorIn Mehran Kamrava's powerful new book, The Impossibility of Palestine, he presents a penetrating and pessimistic overview of the prospects for a future Palestinian state. His thesis is simple: there is no real hope for the formation of a meaningful ...and more »

'Once occupation ends, terrorism will disappear': Abbas speech in EU parliament enrages Israel - RT;

'Once occupation ends, terrorism will disappear': Abbas speech in EU parliament enrages Israel - RT

RT'Once occupation ends, terrorism will disappear': Abbas speech in EU parliament enrages IsraelRTThe Palestinian president has asked the EU to shield his people from Israeli provocations, as he accused Tel Aviv of breeding fascism and the IDF of carrying out “unlawful killings.” Israel lashed out against the speech, calling it a “blood libel.”.and more »

The Israeli Peace Camp's Obligation: Demand Negotiations Without Preconditions - Haaretz;

The Israeli Peace Camp's Obligation: Demand Negotiations Without Preconditions - Haaretz

HaaretzThe Israeli Peace Camp's Obligation: Demand Negotiations Without PreconditionsHaaretzThe prime minister may have a forked tongue, but when he is publicly calling for negotiations without preconditions, the Palestinians must respond affirmatively. A.B. Yehoshua. Jun 24, 2016 4:46 AM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on ...and more »

Mahmoud Abbas Claims Rabbis Urged Israel to Poison Palestinians' Water - New York Times;

Mahmoud Abbas Claims Rabbis Urged Israel to Poison Palestinians' Water - New York Times

New York TimesMahmoud Abbas Claims Rabbis Urged Israel to Poison Palestinians' WaterNew York TimesPresident Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority delivering a speech on Thursday to the European Parliament in Brussels. Credit John Thys/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. JERUSALEM — Echoing anti-Semitic claims that led to the mass ...and more »

Did Israeli opposition head strike secret deal with Palestinians? - Al-Monitor;

Did Israeli opposition head strike secret deal with Palestinians? - Al-Monitor

Al-MonitorDid Israeli opposition head strike secret deal with Palestinians?Al-MonitorRamallah is extremely angry with Zionist Camp leader Isaac Herzog. “He sold distorted information to the Israeli public only to save his skin and political future in the party,” a Palestinian official in the Muqata told Al-Monitor on condition of ...and more »

Abbas to European Parliament: 'Help us end the occupation' - Ynetnews;

Abbas to European Parliament: 'Help us end the occupation' - Ynetnews

YnetnewsAbbas to European Parliament: 'Help us end the occupation'YnetnewsPalestinian president claims Israel is growing more extreme, accuses IDF of carrying out 'unlawful killings', and of acting in a fascist manner. Roi Kais|Published: 23.06.16 , 17:38. Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas strongly criticized ...and more »

Benjamin Netanyahu slams Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with Israeli president - India.com;

Benjamin Netanyahu slams Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with Israeli president - India.com

India.comBenjamin Netanyahu slams Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with Israeli presidentIndia.comIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Brussels on Thursday. By Indo-Asian News Service | Published: June 24, 2016 1:11 AM IST Email.and more »

Abbas's blood libel 'a reminder why we have no lasting peace' - Arutz Sheva;

Abbas's blood libel 'a reminder why we have no lasting peace' - Arutz Sheva

Arutz ShevaAbbas's blood libel 'a reminder why we have no lasting peace'Arutz ShevaThe European Jewish Congress (EJC) has called on European leaders to condemn Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' speech to the European Parliament, in which he claimed that Israeli rabbis called to poison Palestinian water and that ...and more »

Abbas's big lie - Arutz Sheva;

Abbas's big lie - Arutz Sheva

Arutz ShevaAbbas's big lieArutz ShevaToday's address by the Palestinian Authority leader at the European Union Parliament in Brussels should have been a fairly routine matter. Abbas's speeches on such stages are by now predictable enough - and obediently lapped by the international media, ...and more »

Netanyahu accuses Abbas of spreading 'blood libel' in EU speech that earns standing ovation - Jewish Telegraphic Agency;

Netanyahu accuses Abbas of spreading 'blood libel' in EU speech that earns standing ovation - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Telegraphic AgencyNetanyahu accuses Abbas of spreading 'blood libel' in EU speech that earns standing ovationJewish Telegraphic AgencyPalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas posing for photographs at the European Parliament in Brussels, June 23, 2016. (Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images). JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Palestinian ...and more »

Abbas: Stop global terrorism by ending the 'Israeli occupation of Palestine' - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

Abbas: Stop global terrorism by ending the 'Israeli occupation of Palestine' - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsAbbas: Stop global terrorism by ending the 'Israeli occupation of Palestine'Jerusalem Post Israel News“Our hands are extended with a desire for peace,” Abbas says in speech to European Parliament. European Parliament. Abbas addresses European Parliament. (photo credit:screenshot). Global terrorism will end if the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is ...and more »

Netanyahu will fly to Rome to head off criticism - Aljazeera.com;

Netanyahu will fly to Rome to head off criticism - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comNetanyahu will fly to Rome to head off criticismAljazeera.comThe Israeli PM to meet Kerry and Mogherini to fight pressure over settlement growth on occupied Palestine. 23 Jun 2016 16:22 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. It is unclear ...and more »

End to Israel occupation to eradicate global terrorism: Abbas - Press TV;

End to Israel occupation to eradicate global terrorism: Abbas - Press TV

Press TVEnd to Israel occupation to eradicate global terrorism: AbbasPress TVPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has censured Israel for turning the occupied territories into an “open-air prison,” saying terrorism could be eliminated from the entire world if the regime's occupation comes to an end. In a lengthy speech at the ...and more »