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Mahmoud Abbas Claims Rabbis Urged Israel to Poison Palestinians’ Water - The New York Times
“Echoing anti-Semitic claims that led to the mass killings of European Jews in medieval times, President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority accused rabbis in Israel of calling on their government to poison the water used by Palestinians.

“He made the unsubstantiated allegation during a speech to the European Parliament on Thursday.”
MahmoudAbbas  Israel  BloodLibel 
june 2016 by cbearden
Palestinians seek new partner: American Jews
Like every US client in the region. This wasn't even J Street, it was the hard lobby.
israellobby  israel/palestine  mahmoudabbas 
june 2010 by arabist
Abbas to Obama: I'm against lifting of Gaza blockade - Haaretz
Astounding: "Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is opposed to lifting the naval blockade of the Gaza Strip because this would bolster Hamas, according to what he told United States President Barack Obama during their meeting at the White House Wednesday. Egypt also supports this position."
mahmoudabbas  israel/palestine  blockade  gaza 
june 2010 by arabist
Mahmoud Abbas: Israel's West Bank occupation leading to one-state solution | World news | The Guardian
Interview with Abu Mazen, still trying to scare the Israelis with talk of one-state solution they perfectly know he's not serious about.
mahmoudabbas  israel/palestine 
february 2010 by arabist
Abbas slams Israel on settlements at mass Arafat rally - Yahoo! News
Funny pic of Abbas alongside this story. Well he's shown he can have some balls, at least, and highlight the dismal failure of the Israelis and Americans on the settlement question.
settlements  mahmoudabbas  israel/palestine 
november 2009 by arabist
Israeli Asks Abbas Not to Step Down -
What a weird headline: the Israeli in question is the president of Israel, Shimon Peres (aka Skeletor, Evil Lord of Destruction). Not that knowing this makes the whole thing any less weird, although it is telling to see how much the Israelis like Abbas.
mahmoudabbas  israel/palestine  peres 
november 2009 by arabist

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