Tag Archive for Netanyahu – Abbas

REPORT: Egypt to back Palestinian demands as Abbas meets Sissi


Citing sources in Jerusalem, Israel’s TV2 news reported the meeting between Sissi & Abbas on Friday is aimed at tilting the Egyptian peace initiative in the Palestinians’ favor, with Egypt preparing to back a list of Palestinian demands assembled by Abbas.

By i24news


>Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to meet Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi Friday to push forward Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition is reshuffled to include the right-wing nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party.

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi (right) meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (left) in Cairo, Egypt, on July 17, 2014 – Photo: AFP

Sissi has reportedly been working behind the scenes to galvanize support for a renewal of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, which has been stalled since US brokered negotiations broke down in 2014. Continue Reading »

WATCH Netanyahu call Abbas’ bluff: ‘I’ve cleared my schedule for the week’, …but he won’t talk


view videoFollowing PA President Abbas’ declaration on Israel TV2 of his willingness to meet Netanyahu ‘at any time’, Bibi responds, ‘any day he can come, I’ll be here’

 By Jesse Lempel/TPS


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took advantage of his meeting with the Czech foreign minister to challenge Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday to pay him a visit.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek – Photo: AFP

“President Abbas said on Israeli television a few days ago that if I invite him, he’ll come,” Netanyahu told Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. Continue Reading »