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Palestinian government takes oath for a second time

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 10:06

The Palestinian government was sworn-in in the West Bank city of Ramallah, weeks after caretaker PM Rami Hamdallah agreed to take up the post permanently.

`All issues` raised in talks with Israel: Mahmoud Abbas

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 10:01

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said all key issues were discussed at a new round of peace talks with Israel.

Palestinian PM decides to stay on job

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 08:22

Palestinian officials say the Prime Minister has decided to remain on the job, weeks after announcing his resignation.

Palestinian caretaker PM asked to form new government

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 00:22

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday assigned caretaker Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to form the new government.

Abbas not authorised to negotiate with Israel: Hamas

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 10:06

The Hamas group that controls the Gaza Strip said on Monday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was not authorised to negotiate peace with Israel.

Obama calls Netanyahu, Abbas on resumption of peace talks

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 10:52

US President Barack Obama called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Don’t want `a single Israeli` in future Palestinian state: Mahmoud Abbas

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 08:54

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas laid out his vision on Monday for the final status of Israeli-Palestinian relations ahead of peace talks due to resume in Washington for the first time in nearly three years.

Israeli, Palestinian presidents held secret meeting: Report

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 11:56

Israeli President Shimon Peres held a secret meeting with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas two months ago, a media report said.

Israel must agree on borders: Palestinians

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 14:53

A stormy, high-level meeting of senior Palestinian leaders called to discuss US Secretary of State John Kerry`s latest peace proposal ended.

Barack Obama calls up Benjamin Netanyahu

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 10:48

US President Barack Obama called up Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss a host of issues, including Egypt, Syria and Iran.

Palestinians say Kerry close to restarting talks

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 00:53

US Secretary of State John Kerry is closing in on an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to relaunch peace talks for a period of six to nine months, Palestinian officials said on Thursday.

Progress made in Mideast peace talks: John Kerry

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 20:26

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said progress was made in his efforts to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.