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Mahmoud Abbas speaking to the Palestinian National Council, April 30. (Flash90)

Abbas, heed the Saudi prince: ‘Shut up’

What a week for Israel. Here’s a brief rundown: On Sunday, Haaretz and Times of Israel published reports that when it comes to the Palestinians, the Saudi crown prince...

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at a press conference, April 22, 2014 in Ramallah. (Thaer Ghanaim/ Getty)

Was Mahmoud Abbas a KGB spy?

JERUSALEM — Evidence has been unearthed that points to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas serving as an agent for the USSR during the 1980s. Isabella Ginor...

Ceasefire deconstructed

24 hour ceasefire? 72 hour? Indefinite? At long last, after several shorter ones, and long negotiations, it seems that Israel and Hamas have reached a long-term...

Principle or pretext?

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has a fundamental problem with acknowledging Israel as a Jewish state — so much so that he’s willing to forfeit...

Benjamin Netanyahu, left; Mahmoud Abbas

Don’t mess with the pied piper

One thing that really struck us during last week’s proceedings at the UN was how little respect the Palestinian leadership has for the United States. Earlier last...

Coming tomorrow: the State of Palestine

Tomorrow, on November 29, the UN General Assembly will vote on making Palestine a non-member observer state. By all counts, the vote will pass. Much like in regards to...