Sushma Swaraj to meet Israeli President  Reuven Rivlin, PM Benjamin Netanyahu today
Sushma Swaraj to meet Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, PM Benjamin Netanyahu today

A day after she held extensive discussions with Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas, External Affairs Minister, Monday, will meet the top political leadership of Israel.

Entire Indian leadership committed to Palestinian cause: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said the entire Indian leadership remains steadfastly committed to the Palestinian cause as Palestine sought India's participation in the West Asia peace process to help defuse crisis in the region.

Abbas slams Netanyahu, seeks 'protection' for Palestinians

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday called for international protection for the Palestinians.

Israel, Jordan working to ease holy site tensions: John Kerry
Israel, Jordan working to ease holy site tensions: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that Israel and Jordan have agreed on steps aimed at reducing tensions at a holy site in Jerusalem that have fanned Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Obama urges Israelis, Palestinians to 'tamp down' rhetoric
Obama urges Israelis, Palestinians to 'tamp down' rhetoric

US President Barack Obama has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to "tamp down" the kind of rhetoric that is arousing anger and tensions in the region.

Israel PM says he's 'perfectly open' to meeting with Abbas

The Palestinian president has ignited an uproar in Israel after falsely claiming that Israel had "executed" a 13-year-old Palestinian boy who is recovering in an Israeli hospital, drawing new accusations that he is inciting violence at a time of heightened tensions.

Israel accuses Abbas of incitement over false death claim

The Palestinian president ignited an uproar in Israel on Thursday after falsely claiming that Israel had "executed" a 13-year-old Palestinian boy who is recovering in an Israeli hospital, drawing new accusations that he is inciting violence at a time of heightened tensions.

38 Indians missing in Iraq are alive: Palestinian President ​Mahmoud Abbas

Thirty-eight Indians missing in Iraq for several months are alive, according to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who, however, provided no evidence to back up the claim.

Palestine welcomes 'historic visit' by President Mukherjee

Palestine has welcomed the upcoming visit of India's President Pranab Mukherjee to that country on October 12-13, and termed it "historic".

Palestine blames Israel for deadlock in peace talks

Israel brought the peace talks to a deadlock by not halting settlements construction, a Palestinian official has said.

Israel slams Palestinian president's speech at UN assembly

Israel on Wednesday slammed the speech made by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), saying it was "deceitful" and "encourages incitement and lawlessness" in the Middle East.

39 Indians taken as prisoners in Iraq by ISIS are alive, confirms MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday confirmed that the 39 Indians, who have been taken as prisoners in Iraq, are still alive and said that the government would do the necessary to secure their release after gathering more information.

PM Modi meets presidents of Palestine, Mexico

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held bilateral talks with President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine, and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto -- in his last engagements here.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expected in Moscow next week

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the opening ceremony of Europe`s largest mosque, an embassy spokesman told AFP on Friday.

Israeli opposition leader fears new Palestinian uprising

Israel's opposition leader today warned that a new Palestinian uprising could be looming after a recent spate of violence and called on both sides to reduce tensions and restart peace talks.

Palestinian territories come together in rare soccer match
Palestinian territories come together in rare soccer match

Palestinians long riven by geography and factional feuding enjoyed a rare show of unity on Thursday in a soccer match that brought together teams from their two territories. 

Abbas has accepted, understood India's stand at UNHCR: Aide

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has "accepted and understood" India's recent abstention from voting on Gaza conflict in the UNHCR and hoped that "nothing has changed in Palestine's traditional ties with India", his top aide said on Thursday.

Rival to Palestinian president wins ruling upholding immunity

In a potential blow to President Mahmoud Abbas, a Palestinian appeals court ruled on Wednesday in favour of maintaining parliamentary immunity for his rival Mohammed Dahlan, who has been charged with corruption.

'Hamas hindering formation of Palestinian unity government'

The Hamas movement has put "impossible" conditions ahead of the formation of a new Palestinian unity government, a senior Palestinian official said on Saturday.

Sepp Blatter proposes holding Israeli-Palestinian 'peace match'
Sepp Blatter proposes holding Israeli-Palestinian 'peace match'

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, visiting the Middle East to try to persuade the Palestine FA (PFA) to drop a proposal to suspend Israel from the world body, on Tuesday proposed a peace match between their national teams.