Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, is accompanied by Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, right, and Pope Tawadros II, spiritual leader of Egypt's Orthodox Christians, left, as he attends a conference on Jerusalem at the Al-Azhar Conference Center, in Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 17, 2018. Abbas blasted Trump again over Jerusalem, saying the U.S. leader's decision to recognize contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital was "sinful." (AP/Amr Nabil)
"Deal of the Century"

The Trump, Netanyahu Alliance Means the End for Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas feels beleaguered, disowned by Washington and a victim of an elaborate US-Israeli plot that has cost Palestinians precious time and much land, while leaving Abbas with nothing but an embarrassing political legacy.