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Inside Israel

Islamic Movement elects new spiritual leader seen as close to Ra’am’s MK Abbas

The Southern Islamic Movement has elected a new spiritual leader over the weekend, replacing Sheikh Hamad Abu Daabes, who led…

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Inside Israel

How Islamist lawmaker Mansour Abbas has shaken up Israeli politics

AP — Mansour Abbas broke a longstanding taboo when he led his Arab party, Ra’am, into Israel’s governing coalition last…

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Inside Israel

Arabs should move past contesting Israel’s Jewish identity, Ra’am chief Abbas says

The head of the first major Arab party to enter a government coalition said Tuesday that Israel’s status as a…

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Inside Israel

Ra’am’s Mansour Abbas said to fear attempt on his life, party calls for protection

Ra’am party leader Mansour Abbas has raised concern about incitement against him and fears an attempt on his life, sources…

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Middle East

Abbas meets Putin, seeks Quartet role in peace process

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The meeting took place at the Black…

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Middle East

Mansour Abbas met with Jordan’s King Abdullah

Jordanian King Abdullah secretly met at his palace in Amman for several hours on Monday with the head of the…

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Middle East

PLO opposition factions accuse Abbas of cutting funding

The Palestinian leadership, an apparent euphemism for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, has suspended monthly payments to three Palestine Liberation…

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