This time Palestinian president Abbas may have gone too far. Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia happy that they have an ally in the Oval Office are working to devise a new response to President Trump’s recent Jerusalem actions. According to Israel Hayom, those Arab states fear the Palestinian-led response will anger the American President and elicit American “punishment” as was threatened after last week’s UN vote,. has learned.
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit announced over the weekend that he would head a new committee, comprising the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, Saudia Arabia and the Palestinian Authority, to devise a new policy on Jerusalem.
Sources in Ramallah, Cairo and Amman told Israel Hayom that the decision to establish the committee was made after it became apparent that the Palestinian Authority’s efforts to counter Trump’s announcement had been ineffective.
“The decision to establish this committee was, in effect, imposed