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Stories with person: Mahmoud Abbas
  • Palestinian leader wants time cap for any talks with Israel 
    Updated: May-28-16 12:31 pm

    CAIRO - The Palestinian president said Saturday that if an upcoming Paris conference succeeds in relaunching the long-stalled Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, it should also set a time cap and mechanisms to implement their resolutions.

  • In tough times, most Palestinians view government as corrupt 
    Updated: May-24-16 3:22 am

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - A gated community of villas with well-tended flower gardens near the West Bank town of Ramallah may help explain why Palestinians almost universally believe there is corruption in the government of President Mahmoud Abbas.

  • Netanyahu proclaims support for peace, despite French rebuff story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 1:11 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel's leader on Monday reiterated his support for the establishment of a Palestinian state, seeking to persuade critics that he remains committed to peace as he prepares to bring a polarizing hardliner into his Cabinet.