Jul 15, 2014 — The recent violence has increased stress and exposed rifts among Palestinians. Nearly everything Mahmoud Abbas does angers either moderates or hard-liners, making his position almost untenable.
Sep 27, 2012 — The president of the Palestinian Authority also said his people are seeking recognition as a "non-member state" of the U.N. — though they continue to want full member status.
Sep 27, 2012 — The Israeli prime minister will take his case to the U.N. General Assembly. Also due to address the delegates today: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.