Published on 16.03.. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is to meet Monday wi U.S. President Barack Obama at e White House for what sources close to Abbas say is one of e most crucial meetings between e two leaders in years. Kerry Tries to Defuse 'Recognition as Jewish State' Time Bomb at reatens Talks.Au or: Jack Khoury. Obama discussed e situation on Wednesday at e White House wi Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.After meeting wi Mr. Abbas, President Obama did not join international calls for Israel. 18, · e first ree rounds of releases have taken place and, sitting alongside Obama in e Oval Office on Monday, Abbas said e P.A. was hopeful at e four round would occur by ch 29, as at would be an indication of Israel’s seriousness. 21, · e officials said at Abbas rejected most of e proposals made by Obama during eir meeting at e White House, including e idea of recognizing Israel as a Au or: Khaled Abu Toameh. 18, · President Barack Obama (r) shakes hands wi Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during eir meeting in e Oval Office of e White House, ch 17, . After his assassination America’s relationship wi Israel became what it still is – a one-way street). In my view Abbas as hero would go much fur er an saying ere will be no point in meeting wi Obama if he is not coming wi a concrete plan to get a real peace process going and a commitment to do whatever is necessary to make it work. On e evening of Feb. 17, Abbas got a phone call to his office in Ramallah. President Obama was on e line wi a request. In e preceding weeks, Arab protesters in e region had toppled two. Ahead of Obama's meeting wi Abbas, e chairmen of e House committees overseeing e State Department urged Obama to take a tougher line, given what ey said are concessions by Israel Prime. Apr 07, · When Obama was elected, Abbas saw a possibility at he could America to do his dirty work. at hasn’t worked so far. (Well it’s worked enough to damage Israel’s reputation in some circles, but it hasn’t gotten Abbas what he wanted.) So now Abbas is going back to what Jona an Schanzer identified as e Palestine 194 strategy. 03, 2009 · Abbas’s Waiting Game By Jackson Diehl. Washington Post, Friday, 29, 2009 Mahmoud Abbas says ere is no ing for him to do. True, e Palestinian president walked into his meeting wi Barack Obama yesterday as e pivotal player in any Middle East peace process. 26, · Abbas called for a conference in his virtual address to e U.N. General Assembly’s annual meeting of world leaders in late to launch a genuine peace process. . 21, · Gerald Steinberg, a political scientist at e BESA Center, said Obama's meeting wi Abbas, set to take place after ursday's press conference, has e potential for friction.. 23, 2008 · He is meeting ere wi Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. And it is probably e trickiest day of Senator Obama's overseas trip. is is a place where he . Obama to Abbas: Engage in talks Ten days after an Israeli operation to intercept a Gaza aid flotilla left nine dead and sparked international outrage, President Barack Obama met wi Palestinian. Hillary Clinton says US president. Seeking to revive peacemaking, Obama held talks wi Abbas at e White House days after hosting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who remains at odds. Olmert and Abbas meet in New York, urge direct talks as Trump plan rejected Netanyahu slams meeting as ‘low point in Israeli history’. PA leader says he’s willing to pick up negotiations. Jerusalem sources also say ey are waiting for a clear message of condemnation from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during his own meeting wi Obama in Ramallah later ursday. It will be interesting to see if Abbas, who did not condemn e rocket fire during e entirety of Operation Pillar of Defense will do so today, ey say. It also followed a meeting on Wednesday between Barack Obama, e US president, Netanyahu and Abbas, during which e Israeli PM refused to yield to Abbas's demand to halt settlement building as. 21, · US President Barack Obama, left, listens to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting at e Muqata Presidential Compound in e West Bank city of Ramallah, last ch (photo credit: AP. Apr 03, · Obama had e opportunity to address is while Abbas stood next to him. However, he [like so many o ers] balked because he doesn’t have e courage to say it aloud. Standing here today, I can say wi confidence at Israel’s security is guaranteed because it has a great deal on its side, including e unwavering support of e United States of America. President Obama continued on a collision course wi Israel on ursday, stressing e need to stop West Bank settlement activity in a meeting wi Palestinian Au ority President Mahmoud Abbas. 21, · 11.05am: Obama is now meeting wi Israel's prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, wi a meeting wi Palestinian Au ority leader Mahmoud Abbas to follow. Here's e full transcript of Obama. 11, · President Barack Obama meets wi Palestinian Au ority President Mahmoud Abbas in e Oval Office in 2009. (Image source: Official White House photo) Obama should erefore not . 09, · e Zionist Organization of America has called upon President Barack Obama to publicly condemn Palestinian Au ority’s Mahmoud Abbas’ praise for . 18, · Obama and Abbas meeting 'difficult', says chief Palestinian negotiator is article is more an 6 years old Saeb Erekat said delegation showed US president ‘very ugly map’ of . Trump is a dog and a son of a bitch, Palestinian sources quoted Abbas as saying. e P.A. leader said he had refused to answer a phone call from Washington, and predicted at difficult days were ahead as a result. ey called me from Washington and I did not pick up e phone. I said no and I will continue to say no, said Abbas. We have not seen many world leaders visit Ramallah for a meeting wi President Abbas in a long time. erefore is is a visit at e PA president is happy to see take place, Awwad says. ere is an aggressive attack on e Palestinians now by many officials in some Gulf states, as part of a concerted effort by ose loyal to Trump. RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas only faces bad options, from his perspective, as he heads into a White House meeting Monday wi President Barack Obama. Abbas meets one on one wi Obama at e White House today at 11.m., and en ey have an expanded meeting at 11:30.m. ey will take two questions during a noon press availability. en. 12, 20 · President Obama met w/ Palestinian leader Abbas at e W.H. on Wednesday. e president pledged some $ 400 million in aid for e Palestinian territories, which includes Gaza. But is meeting . 17, · Speaking to reporters before his meeting wi Abbas Monday, Mr. Obama praised e Palestinian leader as somebody who has consistently renounced violence, who has . 02, · e most important message at Mr. Trump can convey in e meeting is at he is no Obama, said Dennis Ross, former special envoy on e Middle East in e Clinton administration. Abbas . AMMAN: American billionaire Ron Lauder made an unannounced visit to Ramallah to meet wi Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Lauder, who is e head of . 03, · In his first meeting wi Mr. Abbas, e most recent talks fell apart in during e Obama administration. Bill Cosby says he’s still ‘America’s Dad’ in cringewor y tweet. 22, · A senior administration official lined to discuss details of e meeting between Mr. Obama and Mr. Abbas. Mr. Obama repeated his criticism of settlement projects, particularly in e. 03, · Netanyahu, in e US, says Mideast peace 'needs ree to tango' For years ere have been two - Israel and e US, e premier said. Now it needs to be seen if . 21, · Abbas was elected in 2005 to a four-year term, but has stayed on because e bitter political split between him and e rival Islamic militant group Hamas, which seized Gaza in 2007, has prevented new elections. Two senior Abbas aides provided conflicting interpretations of e Obama-Abbas meeting. 23, · Meeting Wi Abbas Trump met wi Abbas in Be lehem where e two men held a joint press conference. While former President Barack Obama insisted on a two state solution, Trump said he will take whatever solution will bring peace. Apr 24, 20 · Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called on President Barack Obama on Saturday to impose a Mideast peace deal, reflecting growing frustration wi what Palestinians see as Washington's failure to wrangle concessions out of Israel's hardline government.In an unusually blunt. 01, 20 · President Barack Obama delivers ning to Abbas on direct talks says he is willing to join direct talks - but only if e Palestinians make no more preconditions. Officials at e meeting. 17, · Palestinians in e West Bank city of Ramallah hold national flags during a rally in support of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ahead of his meeting Monday wi President Obama in . 21, · Obama landed in Ramallah at :54.m. local time, and e two began eir meeting at 11:15.m. Reuters reported at Abbas vociferously condemned last . 18, · Abbas, 84, accused e UAE of trying to justify e deal by arguing it helped stop Israeli annexations in e West Bank, a move which e United States says it . It is a lie to say at Mahmoud Abbas is committed to a diplomatic resolution. David Horovitz of e Times of Israel recounts e history. Not only did Abbas reject Olmert and Obama. He insisted. 07, · As e most politically incorrect president in American history, I had hoped at Trump, after meeting Abbas and hours of self- reflection, would admit at Abbas . 01, · Some analysts say it seems Abbas is seeking to increase pressure on Hamas in e coastal strip, but he risks being blamed for worsening conditions in e enclave of two million people. Israeli officials say e PA, which is dominated by Abbas’s Fatah party, has begun refusing to pay Israel for electricity it supplies to Gaza. Apr 20, · Abbas: I am ready to meet Netanyahu any time under patronage of Trump Ahead of e PA president's meeting wi US President Donald Trump, Abbas said at he was open to a meeting wi Netanyahu. e Israeli–Palestinian peace process refers to e intermittent discussions held by various parties and proposals put ford in an attempt to resolve e ongoing Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Since e 1970s, ere has been a parallel effort made to find terms upon which peace can be agreed to in bo e Arab–Israeli conflict and in e Palestinian–Israeli conflict.