Tag Archive for Arab Quartet

Arab leaders unimpressed with Abbas’ politics, seek alternative Jerusalem policy

Jordan teams up with Egypt and Saudi Arabia to devise new policy fearing Abbas’ strategy in response to President Trump’s Jerusalem declaration will undermine its special status as caretaker of the Temple Mount.

By Daniel Siryoti


Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are displeased with the way the Palestinian Authority has reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and his decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy to the city, Israel Hayom has learned.

Some Arab Quartet states stopped their donations in mid-2016 in order to pressure PA President Mahmoud Abbas to initiate political reforms that will lead to peace with Israel.

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Abbas is worried the ‘Arab Quartet’ plans of peace with Israel may succeed


The “Arab Quartet” and not Israeli policy, is Abbas’s true nightmare, since their promotion of the president’s rival, Mohamed Dahlan to facilitate their efforts promoting peace with Israel, will finally end Abbas’s dream of never-ending power — at the expense and well-being of his people.

Abbas to Arab Leaders: Go to Hell! By Khaled Abu Toameh


In his speech last week before the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas trotted out his usual charges against Israel, citing “collective punishment,” “house demolitions,” “extrajudicial executions” and “ethnic cleansing.” However, Abbas’s thoughts seem to be elsewhere these days. Continue Reading »