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Details of Abbas' mysterious Saudi trip still scarce

Speculation is rife as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas returns from his sudden and unplanned visit to Saudi Arabia.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas walks to speaks to the media after his meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah  at the Royal Palace in Amman, Jordan October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed - RC1526556A90
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he must either agree to US President Donald Trump’s peace plan or resign, according to reports from earlier this week.

Abbas headed to Riyadh on Nov. 6, amid the sudden domestic developments in Saudi Arabia, including the arrest of 11 princes and ministers implicated in corruption cases Nov. 5.

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