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  • Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh

    Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh resigns amid soaring US pressure

    World | February 26, 2024 14:49 IST

    With the latest move by the Prime Minister, it is expected that it could open the door to US-backed reforms in the Palestinian Authority.

  • palestinians threaten to end security ties with israel

    Palestinians threaten to end security ties with Israel

    World | February 22, 2015 20:30 IST

    Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is threatening to stop security coordination with Israel if the country continues to withhold millions of dollars of Palestinian tax revenue.Nabil Shaath, a senior Palestinian official, says Abbas warned European

  • palestinian president requests to join icc

    Palestinian president requests to join ICC

    World | January 01, 2015 8:47 IST

    Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday signed an official request to join the International Criminal Court, ICC, a day after the UN Security Council rejected a resolution on ending the Israeli occupation.Abbas requested Palestinian

  • germany urges israel palestinians to ease tensions

    Germany urges Israel, Palestinians to ease tensions

    World | November 16, 2014 6:13 IST

    Ramallah: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday warned of turning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from political into religious due to the growing tension in Jerusalem.Steinmeier's warning came in a joint press conference with Palestinian Minister

  • jordan warns of repeated israeli violations in jerusalem

    Jordan warns of repeated Israeli violations in Jerusalem

    World | November 13, 2014 6:04 IST

    Amman: King Abdullah II of Jordan on Wednesday warned of repeated and provocative Israeli violations in Jerusalem and against Al Aqsa Mosque, media reported.At a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the Jordanian leader said

  • mahmoud abbas says keen to contnue dialogue with hamas

    Mahmoud Abbas says keen to contnue dialogue with Hamas

    World | October 19, 2014 6:24 IST

    Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that he is keen to keep dialogue with Hamas movement going to finalise reconciliation and end the internal rift.Abbas' said this at the inauguration of his Fatah

  • abbas kerry discuss ceasefire in gaza

    Abbas, Kerry discuss ceasefire in Gaza

    World | July 11, 2014 7:16 IST

    Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday urged US Secretary of State John Kerry to work jointly to ensure a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, a media report here said.Abbas and Kerry discussed recent developments

  • palestinian president seeks un probe into israeli crimes

    Palestinian president seeks UN probe into Israeli crimes

    World | July 07, 2014 7:05 IST

    Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday asked the UN to form an international fact-finding committee to investigate what he described as ongoing Israeli violations against the Palestinians. Abbas's comments came after his meeting in the

  • holocaust most heinous crime says palestine s abbas

    Holocaust 'most heinous crime', says Palestine's Abbas

    World | April 27, 2014 16:40 IST

    Jerusalem: In a rare gesture towards Israel, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today for the first time publicly decried the Nazi genocide of Jews in the Holocaust as “the most heinous crime” against humanity in modern