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

What 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, ...

Low expectations for Kerry-Netanyahu meeting in Rome - CNN

Washington (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 ...

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

JERUSALEM — 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, ...

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

BRUSSELS — 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 ...

Some Cover, Others Cover Up, Abbas Anti-Semitism - Committee 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 ...

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

European 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 ...

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

JERUSALEM — 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 ...

Purgatory in the Holy Land - Middle East Monitor

In 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 ...

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

The 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.”.

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

The 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

Ramallah 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 ...

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

Palestinian 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 ...

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

Israeli 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.

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

The 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 ...

Abbas's big lie - Arutz Sheva

Today'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, ...

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

Palestinian 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 ...

Abbas: 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Palestinian 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 ...