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Palestinian PM dismisses Netanyahu`s direct talks proposal

Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday dismissed an Israeli proposal for direct negotiations instead of a French multilateral peace initiative.

Palestinian PM to make `temporary` cabinet reshuffle

Palestinian PM to make `temporary` cabinet reshuffle

 Palestinian leaders have asked prime minister Rami Hamdallah for a "temporary" cabinet reshuffle, officials said Wednesday, as in-fighting between political factions further dampened chances of a unity government.

Palestinian split widens as unity government quits

Palestinian split widens as unity government quits

 The Palestinian unity government formed last year in a bid to heal rifts between Hamas and president Mahmud Abbas`s Fatah party resigned on Wednesday, an official said.

Palestinian reconciliation hits rock bottom

A year after rival Palestinian nationalist movements Hamas and Fatah agreed to end their bitter divisions, the unity deal they signed appears to be on the brink of collapse.

Israel, Palestinians `reach accord` on frozen taxes

 Israel has agreed to transfer in full hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes collected for the Palestinian Authority but frozen in a row over the International Criminal Court, the Palestinian premier said.

Palestinian PM pleads unity in war-battered Gaza

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah urged rival factions to set aside their differences, even as protesters gave him a cool reception in war-battered Gaza on Wednesday.

'Palestinians should learn from India's peaceful resistance'

 In a rare gesture, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah participated in a reception here to celebrate India's Republic Day and told his people to learn from the Indian example of peaceful resistance.

Palestinian PM cancels Gaza visit after bombings

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has cancelled a visit to Gaza planned for Saturday after a wave of bombings hit Fatah property in the territory, government spokesman Ihab Bseiso told AFP.

Palestinian premier visits Jerusalem holy site

The Palestinian prime minister has paid a rare visit to a key Jerusalem holy site in a bid to bolster Palestinian claims to the area.

Palestinian PM urges donors to keep Gaza pledges

The Palestinian Prime Minister on Monday urged international donor nations to honor their pledges to send billions of dollars to help rebuild the Gaza Strip after a devastating 50-day war against Israel, warning that similar promises in the past have come up empty.

Hamas, Fatah agree on Hamdallah as Palestine PM

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas`s Fatah Party and the Hamas movement have agreed on Rami Hamdallah as the prime minister of the transitional unity government, a Hamas official said.

Fatah, Hamas choose PM of Palestine unity government

Officials from the Islamic Hamas movement and the Fatah Party have tapped the premier of the Palestinian National Authority, Rami Hamdallah, for the role of prime minister in the Palestinian unity government, an official said Thursday.

Palestinian government takes oath for a second time

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.

Palestinian PM decides to stay on job

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

Palestinian PM withdraws resignation: Govt official

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah withdrew an offer to quit a day after presenting it to president Mahmud Abbas, a high-ranking government official said.

Palestinian PM Hamdallah submits resignation: Source

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah presented his resignation to President Mahmud Abbas on Thursday, just two weeks after he took office.

Rami Hamdallah appointed new Palestinian PM

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has appointed Rami Hamdallah, a politically independent academic, as his new prime minister.