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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls on EU states to recognise Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls on EU states to recognise Palestine

Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called on EU states to swiftly recognise the state of Palestine.

Jan 22, 2018, 21:10 PM IST
'Slap of the century': No more talks with the US, says Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas

'Slap of the century': No more talks with the US, says Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas

At a high-ranking meeting of the PLO, Abbas said he would not accept the Trump administration as a mediator for peace talks with Israel.

Jan 15, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Islamic summit declares East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

Islamic summit declares East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

The summit of the OIC also invited all the countries to "recognize the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital"

Dec 13, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government

Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government

Hamas also agreed to an election, which has failed to take place in Gaza since 2006 as a result of the division between Fatah and Hamas.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

"Now is the time for the European Union ... to become more vocal," said Coveney, who met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in July.

Sep 08, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Aging and ailing, who will succeed current Palestinian leaders?

Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly dismissing Abbas as no partner for peace, Israel`s security establishment likes his steady hand and the fact he favours peaceful resistance over violence. Those best positioned around Abbas largely have the same perspective.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
'Wake up, the most important PM of world is coming' - Israeli Daily's description of Narendra Modi's forthcoming visit

'Wake up, the most important PM of world is coming' - Israeli Daily's description of Narendra Modi's forthcoming visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Israel starting July 4. 

Jun 27, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Donald Trump advisors meet Palestinian President

The White House released a statement late on Wednesday that achieving peace with the Israelis "will take time", reports Efe news.

Jun 22, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks

Kushner, a 36-year-old real estate developer with little experience of international diplomacy and peace negotiations, arrived in Israel early on Wednesday and will spend barely 20 hours on the ground - he departs shortly after midnight.

Jun 21, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran

Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he was "honoured" by the invitation extended by Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu to visit Israel.

May 22, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Have found new reasons for hope for Middle East peace, says Donald Trump in Israel

Have found new reasons for hope for Middle East peace, says Donald Trump in Israel

US President Donald Trump said in Israel on Monday he came away from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia with new reasons for hope.

May 22, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
India supports united, sovereign Palestine: PM Narendra Modi

India supports united, sovereign Palestine: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India hopes for Palestine and Israel to move towards finding a comprehensive solution to their long-standing conflict.

May 16, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
India hopes for sovereign, independent and united Palestine, co-existing peacefully with Israel, PM Narendra Modi tells Abbas

India hopes for sovereign, independent and united Palestine, co-existing peacefully with Israel, PM Narendra Modi tells Abbas

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas expressed his appreciation for India's continued support and solidarity for the Palestinian cause on international forums.

May 16, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi meets Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas ahead of delegation-level talks

PM Narendra Modi meets Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas ahead of delegation-level talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas here ahead of India-Palestine delegation-level talks.

May 16, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
President Mahmoud Abbas to seek PM Modi's help in reaching solution to Palestinian issue

President Mahmoud Abbas to seek PM Modi's help in reaching solution to Palestinian issue

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday said he will seek the help of PM Modi's good offices in reaching a solution to the Palestinian issue.

May 15, 2017, 23:21 PM IST
Donald Trump vows to revive stalled Israel-Palestine peace process

Donald Trump vows to revive stalled Israel-Palestine peace process

United States President Donald Trump has vowed to revive the stalled Israel-Palestine peace process by acting as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator".

May 04, 2017, 08:58 AM IST

US to continue talks with Israel on settlement: White House

The White House has said that the US will continue talks with Israel about its settlement activity on occupied Palestinian territory.

May 02, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Abbas says Israeli bill 'major setback' to peacemaking efforts

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday that the recent Israeli bill on settlements in the West Bank is "a major setback" to peacemaking efforts.

Feb 09, 2017, 00:51 AM IST

Palestine President visits Pakistan

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday began a three-day visit to Pakistan, officials said.

Jan 31, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
Palestinian hands still extended for peace with Israel: President Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian hands still extended for peace with Israel: President Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said late on Saturday night that the Palestinian hands are still extended for peace with Israel after Israel closed the doors for dialogue.

Oct 02, 2016, 10:11 AM IST