web analytics
May 7, 2015 / 18 Iyar, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Abbas Backs Off Threats on Ending Talks with Israel

Palestinian Authority  chairman Mahmoud Abbas, undoubtedly under pressure from the Obama administration, has backed off his latest threat to halt the American-led direct talks with Israel.

He told the French news agency AFP Monday, “We have committed to continue the negotiations for nine months, regardless of what happens on the ground.”

However he added that at the conclusion, “We will take the appropriate decision.” The statement is open to interpretation but all logic points to one direct – a direct request to the United Nations Security Official for recognition of the Palestinian Authority as a country based on his own definition of borders.

From Kerry’s standpoint, the talks will end with a mutual agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, but all actions and words by both sides show that they simply are playing along with the Obama administration until “game over.”

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

6 Responses to “Abbas Backs Off Threats on Ending Talks with Israel”

  1. He’s playing the US. “I tried, but it’s Israel’s fault, sniff.”

  2. God has returned Israel to his land and they will never be removed from it again. ANY give away of God’s land is a sin in God’s eyes. I pray for peace but all too often what takes place is war. In the middle east we have wars and rumors of wars and sometimes rumors of peace on an almost weekly basis. In addition Iran claims they will not build the bomb but continue to spin their “low level” centrifuges. Current intelligence seems uncertain of when Iran could get the bomb and Israel cannot afford to gamble with this. Time IS running out. Another question is rather or not the Russian/Syrian agreement will do the trick in Syria? Stay tuned. I wrote a small 6 or 7 page book that talks about what I believe the Bible states will take place soon as well as the potential trends I see at this time. I don’t accept donations and it’s free. It’s a short read. I encourage you to have a look: http://www.booksie.com/religion_and_spirituality/book/richard_b_barnes/after-the-rapture-whats-next

  3. Never again.Hear it loud and clear Isrea for ever.

  4. I am very disappointed to hear the Palestinians aren’t ending “peace talks.” Netanyahu made an egregious mistake when he allowed people the likes of Peres and Livni to be chief negotiators. These discussions have absolutely no resemblance of true negotiations, what they are in reality is a bonanza of benefiting the Palestinians at Israel’s expense. The whole situation is incredibly frustrating and disgraceful. This issue is probably the biggest problem I have with Israel, their inability or unwillingness to stand up for themselves and say, no, we will not release Palestinians terrorists from prison for any reason, let alone just to get the Palestinians to show up at more dead end talks. No, we will not give up anymore land, we did that and were rewarded with increased violence. No, Jerusalem is not negotiable, it is now as it always was the eternal capital of the Jewish state of Israel. No, we will not be dictated to from anyone as to what and where we can build in our own country. I hear all the time about what the Palestinians want and their preconditions. But, I never hear Israel standing up for themselves and demanding that their nation will stop being perpetually molested by Palestinian aggression and barbarism. Nobody is going to stand up for Israel except Israel and it’s long over due that they start.

  5. Ping-pong. Let only to be ping, that is Israel has to stoping the PA/US/EU blackmailing, stoping the release the criminal prisoners with life, and continue the settlements building, stoping two states negotiations, stoping ping-pong.

  6. I agree with every word Lawrence Kauderer wrote.
    I have written similar words. That Netanyahu fell into a trap. He should have told Obama, Kerry and Abbas.
    " we will release every prisoner, once you have sat and spoken about peace, agree to peace without any pre conditions, and sign a real peace treaty. But can one trust Abbas & Co? Would the pece agreement be as worthy as Arafat's agreement
    Make peace, let the Israelis think they have peace, but lets start the intifada.
    I wonder if any peace agreement will be worth more than used toilet paper.
    netanyahu , a man I greatly respect and idmire, should resign his position, for first allowing the release of murderers, before any agreemet signed.
    Abbas is no fool.He had no intention of making peace with Israel. He wanted his killer released.

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Iran says Maersk ship to be freed in two days.
Iran Says Maersk Ship to Be Released This Week
Latest News Stories
The Qalamoun Mountain Battles

The area, along the Syrian-Lebanon border is strategically critical. It controls the Lebanon-Damascus supply pipelines and is how Hezbollah supports Bashar Assad’s regime in Damascus.

Iran says Maersk ship to be freed in two days.

Maersk is to pay a fine, putting an end to another US-Iranian mini-crisis.

IDF map of terrorist tunnels that were found near Israeli communities near the Gaza border, identified and mapped. July 27, 2014. These were destroyed by the IDF. Residents fear there are more that have yet to be uncovered.

The kibbutz had complained of hearing underground noises.

IDF Rabbinate Officer Assaulted

The Officer-Rabbi was making a Shiva call when the extremists confronted him.

The research seeks to uncover how the brain reacts chemically in a variety of social situations.

With just 2 hours to spare, Bibi and Bennett worked it all out.

A-G Weinstein’s rejected a bill which proposed to limit the powers of Israel’s High Court of Justice,

The website is disturbingly anonymous, which, coupled with its strong, interfaith message, as well as passing references to Christian writings in its blog posts, suggests it is an evangelical venture.

Bennett has reportedly responded that he will only accept the complete Ministry of Justice.

Aziz Awisat tried to blow up 9 buildings in Jerusalem.

If Perrigo is acquired by Mylan, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange might lose its second largest company.

Chareidi children build a big bonfire for tonight’s upcoming celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Lag B’Omer, in Jerusalem. Lag B’Pmer commemorates the Yartzheit, the passing of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai (Rashbi), one of the most important Talmudic sages in Jewish history 1800 years ago. He called for a day of celebration on the day […]

A Likud source said the new proposal made to Bennett was “rich and fair.” It’s about time.

Jerusalem – A 30 year old man was lightly injured by stone throwers in Wadi Joz. Wadi Joz is a Jerusalem neighborhood, just north of the Old City.

There were reports this morning of explosions heard in the Sudanese city of Khartoum.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of “concrete threats” of terror attacks against Jewish and Israeli targets in Tunisia.

More Articles from Jewish Press News Briefs
IDF Rabbinate Officer Assaulted

The Officer-Rabbi was making a Shiva call when the extremists confronted him.

Menora Island

The website is disturbingly anonymous, which, coupled with its strong, interfaith message, as well as passing references to Christian writings in its blog posts, suggests it is an evangelical venture.

Aziz Awisat tried to blow up 9 buildings in Jerusalem.

If Perrigo is acquired by Mylan, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange might lose its second largest company.

Jerusalem – A 30 year old man was lightly injured by stone throwers in Wadi Joz. Wadi Joz is a Jerusalem neighborhood, just north of the Old City.

There were reports this morning of explosions heard in the Sudanese city of Khartoum.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of “concrete threats” of terror attacks against Jewish and Israeli targets in Tunisia.

The legislation would provide assistance for a three-year period, eliminating delays in bolstering the regional forces fighting against ISIS.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/abbas-backs-off-threats-on-ending-talks-with-israel/2013/11/18/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: