According to Israel’s left-wing daily, Palestinian Authority kleptocrat Mahmoud Abbas related to visiting Israeli lawmakers & peace activists that he responded positively to Trump’s peace-team suggestion that the PA join a confederation with Jordan.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday told Israeli lawmakers and peace activists that US President Donald Trump’s team of peace negotiators proposed that Palestinians join a confederation with Jordan, according to Israeli media reports.
“I was asked if I believe in a federation with Jordan,” Abbas said of talks held with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt, according to Haaretz newspaper. Continue Reading »
According to the Arabic language newspaper, the top Palestinian officials who will lose their Jordanian citizenship included Palestinian autocrat Mahmoud Abbas, Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat and PA official Ahmed Qurei.
By JULIANE HELMHOLD
The Kingdom of Jordan began the process of revoking the Jordanian citizenship of about 30 Palestinian Authority and Fatah officials and their families, London-based Arabic language newspaper Raialyoum reported Wednesday.
The officials who are slated to lose their citizenship include Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat and Palestinian Authority negotiator Ahmed Qurei (“Abu Alaa”).
Fabulist Erekat, Autocrat Abbas, Abu Alaa to loose Jordanian citizenship
The also stated that there would be major changes in the visa arrangements for entry into Jordan of the senior officials, granting them only temporary visitor’s rights. Continue Reading »
Poll conducted by A-Najar University in Nablus, found 46% surveyed said they preferred a confederation with neighboring Jordan (where a majority of the population is “Palestinian” Arab) in place of an independent Palestinian state.
By Aviel Schneider
Is an independent Palestinian state really all that important to the local Arab population? Well, not exactly, at least not according to a recent Palestinian opinion poll.
The touted two-state solution seems to be more in line with the interests of Western powers than it is for Israelis and Palestinian Arabs themselves.
Conducted by A-Najar University in Nablus, the aforementioned poll found that just 18% of Palestinians believe the two-state solution will actually resolve the conflict, and most respondents opposed the scheme altogether. Continue Reading »