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Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was willing for a dialogue with Israel`s newly-appointed defence minister, if the latter accepts the principle of the two-state solution, the media reported on Wednesday.

Abbas says he doubts Israel vow to free Palestinian funds

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said today he doubted Israel's willingness to unblock hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid taxes a day after it promised to do so.

Palestinian prez Abbas condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday condemned the deadly attack at a synagogue here earlier in the day but at the same time called for an end to what he described as Israeli "provocation" over the Temple Mount, which houses the Al-Aqsa mosque.

Israel tightens W.Bank grip as Abbas blasts kidnappers

Israel further tightened its grip on the West Bank Wednesday, arresting another 65 people, as Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas lashed out at those behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers.

Hamas slams Abbas support for Israel security coordination

Hamas slammed Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas`s support for security coordination with Israel on Wednesday, as the Jewish state pursued a manhunt for three teens believed kidnapped by the Islamist movement.

Israeli negotiator defends her meeting with Abbas

Israeli chief negotiator Tzipi Livni has defended her meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in London last week amid criticisms accusing her of acting on her own behalf and not for the Jewish State.

Israeli negotiator under attack for meeting Abbas

Israel`s chief negotiator Tzipi Livni came under attack on Sunday for talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, with senior officials insisting there was no intention to resume peace negotiations.

Abbas, Hamas chief hold first talks since unity deal

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas held "positive" talks with Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in Doha Monday in the first meeting since their rival movements signed a surprise unity deal last month.

Obama calls Abbas to discuss Middle East peace

US President Barack Obama spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the first time in six months on Monday to discuss the long-stalled Middle East peace process, the White House said.

Abbas willing to restart Israel talks

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas in Colombia said he was willing "at any moment" to restart peace negotiations with Israel aimed at a settlement that allows them to exist side by side as states.

Abbas calls on EU to recognise Palestine

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas urged European Union nations to separately or collectively recognise the state of
Palestine.

Hamas doesn`t have to recognize Israel: Abbas aide

International mediators should drop their demand that the Gaza Strip`s Hamas rulers recognize Israel, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday.

SRK as producer was a happy accident in Dubai: Director Abbas

Roshan Abbas has now turned director and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has produced his directorial debut \Always Kabhi Kabhi`.

SRK has unique `Always...` promotional strategy: Abbas

Actor Roshan Abbas, who is making his directorial debut with `Always Kabhi Kabhi` under Shah Rukh Khan`s Red Chillies Entertainment banner, said the superstar has some unique promotional ideas up his sleeve.

No elections if Gaza doesn`t take part: Abbas

Palestinian
President Mahmoud Abbas said that elections won`t be
held by September as planned if the Gaza Strip`s Hamas rulers
won`t allow balloting there.

Peace agreement possible in two months: Abbas

Abbas has said a peace pact could be inked in 2 months if Benjamin
Netanyahu has "good intentions".

Abbas hears US `ideas` for reviving peace talks

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday held inconclusive talks with George Mitchell, although the US Middle East envoy raised "ideas" for reviving peace negotiations with Israel.

Abbas urges EU to recognise Palestinian state

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas Tuesday urged the EU to recognise the Palestinian state.

Netanyahu urges Abbas not to quit peace talks

Israel`s PM is urging the Palestinians not to quit peace talks, after senior Palestinian politicians linked negotiations to an Israeli
settlement freeze.

Uncertainty over Abbas-Hillary meeting

A new meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and top US diplomat Hillary Clinton was in doubt with the State Department saying
talks confirmed by Palestinian officials were not yet scheduled.