PA President Abbas Makes His Case before the UN

PA President Mahmoud Abbas before the UN on 2/11/2020 While unequivocally rejecting the Trump administration's Peace to Prosperity (Deal of the Century) plan, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called it an "Israeli-American preemptive plan to put an end to the question of Palestine." Speaking before the United Nations Security Council, he made his case for …

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US State Department Negotiating a Middle East Summit?

According to this article, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his team are working behind the scenes to facilitate a Middle East summit to include Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan, to include a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. Jordan has allegedly requested that Palestinian …

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Why are Arabs Moving to Jewish Cities?

The Trump Administration's "Deal of the Century" is controversial on many fronts. In it, Trump totally flipped the burden of responsibility from Israel to the Palestinians. Previous peace plans implied that Israel was responsible (at least to a large degree) for the oppression of the Palestinian people, and the agreements were fraught with "land for …

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Contemplating the “Deal of the Century”

The Trump Administration's "Deal of the Century" When the Trump Administration's Peace to Prosperity plan ("Deal of the Century") was unveiled several days ago (Tuesday, January 28, 2020), there were mixed reactions. The Palestinian Authority outright rejected it before it was even announced, and PA President Mahmoud Abbas subsequently cut all ties with Israel and …

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