Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 14:27
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas today formally accepted the resignation of his newly-installed prime minister Rami Hamdallah after just more than two weeks on the job.
Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 19:20
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has appointed Rami Hamdallah, a politically independent academic, as his new prime minister.
Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 11:04
The official Palestinian news agency says President Mahmoud Abbas has appointed a new prime minister, ending weeks of uncertainty following the resignation of the previous premier.
Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 18:01
Playing host to both Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the same time, China on Monday made a four-point proposal for the settlement of the vexed Palestinian issue.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 23:48
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expects that the US would exercise pressure on Israel to accept resuming peace talks on the basis of a two-state solution, a Palestinian official said.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 20:08
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas began discussions on Saturday to form a national government, reported Xinhua citing the official Wafa news agency.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 00:26
Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held talks with Turkish President Abdullah Gul Monday over the latest developments in the Middle East.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 16:04
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will ask the United States to pressure Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to cancel his planned visit to the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian official said.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 16:00
A planned meeting between Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas, PM Salam Fayyad to try to resolve a damaging dispute has been postponed until at least next week.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 15:57
Israel captured east Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the international community.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 13:47
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has prepared a letter of resignation which he will submit to President Mahmud Abbas, a senior Palestinian official said.
Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 21:58
US President Barack Obama made a historic visit to Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem which marks the birthplace of Jesus, and also paid tributes at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem.
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