Obama: Abbas Has ‘Consistently Renounced Violence’

Abbas celebrated terrorists as ‘heroes’
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House / AP

President Barack Obama welcomed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House on Monday in a bid to rekindle a fledgling peace process that has all but collapsed under Palestinian rejection and a massive influx of terrorist rocket attacks on Israeli civilians.

Report: Palestinians Reject Kerry Peace Plan

Abbas: ‘This looks like a plan drafted by Israel’
Mahmoud Abbas / AP

Secretary of State John Kerry’s Middle East peace plan appeared to unravel late last week after Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas rejected “most” of the key details, according to regional experts and media reports.