Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 01:06
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday invited Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to address the Israeli parliament and publicly recognise Jewish links to the land of Israel.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 12:47
Peace talks with Israel will continue for the full nine months agreed with Washington "regardless of what happens on the ground," Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 08:55
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned on Tuesday Israel would be to blame if ongoing peace talks collapsed over its military control of a border with Jordan.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 18:49
Leaders of rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas spoke via telephone on the eve of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, stressing the need for reconciliation, a Hamas official said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 09:25
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas warned the United Nations on Thursday that US-brokered peace talks offered the “last chance” as he demanded an agreement with Israel that permanently resolves all disputes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:10
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is to meet US President Barack Obama next week, ahead of the opening of the UN General Assembly, Palestinian sources said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 22:41
US Secretary of State John Kerry stepped up his drive to get Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table, meeting with the Palestinian president.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 19:28
US-led efforts to broker a resumption of peace talks ended today without a breakthrough, a top Palestinian official said, although Washington`s top diplomat hailed "real progress".
Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 10:07
Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad resigned on Saturday after a weeks-long falling out with president Mahmud Abbas, despite US efforts for him to stay on.
Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 09:01
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Sunday told visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry that the release of prisoners held by Israel was a "top priority" for resuming peace talks.
Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 00:54
President Mahmud Abbas will temporarily refrain from unilateral action against Israel to give US-brokered peace talks a chance to resume, a Palestinian official said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 00:18
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday the talks with the Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas here was ‘productive’.
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