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    Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas appoints longtime economic adviser as next Prime Minister

    World | March 15, 2024 14:41 IST

    Abbas appointed Mohammed Mustafa, a US-educated economist and politically independent, to lead the government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The US wants the Palestinian Authority to administer a postwar Gaza, but faces staunch opposition from Israel.

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    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' convoy attacked in West Bank: Report

    World | November 08, 2023 11:14 IST

    The "Sons of Abu Jandal" group demanded Abbas to announce a full confrontation against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. Notably, Abbas is the chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO), which rules the West Bank and was ousted from Gaza by Hamas in 2007.

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    Israel-Hamas war: Biden speaks to Netanyahu, Palestinian President amid deepening unrest in Gaza

    World | October 15, 2023 15:43 IST

    In both calls, Biden reiterated firm US support for Israel and emphasised the need to provide humanitarian assistance to the conflict-torn Gaza. He also discussed his administration's efforts to prevent the ongoing war from spreading to other countries in the Middle East.

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    Palestinian leaders under threats since ICC bid: Abbas

    World | January 07, 2015 7:17 IST

    Bethlehem: The Palestinian leadership has been under threats and pressure since its recent bid to join the international criminal court (ICC), Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday."After the failure in the UN council, we

  • palestine seeks more us role in peace talks

    Palestine seeks more US role in peace talks

    World | September 18, 2013 9:40 IST

    Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday called for an active US involvement in the Palestine-Israel peace talks.Abbas made the call during a meeting with Martin Indyk, the US envoy to the peace process, which restarted

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    Abbas not authorised to negotiate with Israel: Hamas

    World | August 13, 2013 10:06 IST

    Gaza: The Hamas group that controls the Gaza Strip said Monday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was not authorised to negotiate peace with Israel.Mahmoud Zahar, a high-ranking Hamas official, told reporters at a press conference

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    Israel envoy meets with Palestinian president

    World | May 13, 2012 11:38 IST

    Jerusalem, May 13: An Israeli envoy met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday and delivered a letter from Prime Minister Benjamin Netnayahu detailing his government's stance on stalled peace negotiations. Yitzhak Molcho held talks

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