Abbas renews support for French peace initiative

Abbas renews support for French peace initiative

(Jerusalem) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has renewed his support for the French peace initiative and its efforts to prepare for the convening of an international peace conference by the end of this year. President Abbas made the remarks when he met, at the Presidential headquarters in Ramallah, with French Envoy for the peace process, […]

Palestinian leader meets European Parliament president

Palestinian leader meets European Parliament president

(Brussels) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met European Parliament President Martin Schulz and updated him on latest developments. The two sides discussed the aftermath of the Paris conference during which the European Parliament adopted the French Initiative. President Abbas headed to Brussels on an official visit during which he delivered a speech at the European […]

Saudi king meets Palestinian president

Saudi king meets Palestinian president

(Jeddah) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud met at Al-Salam Palace Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, on visit to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi leader reiterated his country’s unwavering stances in support of the Palestinian people and their inalienable rights. The talks focused on latest developments in the Palestinian territories. (Courtesy […]

Palestinian president meets South African counterpart

Palestinian president meets South African counterpart

(Pretoria) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met South African President Jacob Zuma at the parliament headquarters in Cape Town. They discussed ways of boosting bilateral relations and reviewed the latest developments in Palestine and the Middle East. The Palestinian President arrived in South Africa coming from Istanbul after taking part in the first World Humanitarian […]

Palestine State signs Paris climate agreement

Palestine State signs Paris climate agreement

(Ramallah) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made important remarks as he signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in the UN headquarters in New York about Israeli forces’ suppressing of weekly rallies. Abbas signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change on behalf of the State of Palestine. Scores of Palestinians were shot and injured with […]

Arab Foreign Ministers’ meeting held

Arab Foreign Ministers' meeting held

(Cairo) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE, headed the UAE delegation to the extraordinary Arab Foreign Ministers’ meeting, held at the Arab League Secretariat General headquarters in Cairo, that also saw the participation of the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas. The UAE delegation included H.E. Mohammed bin Nakhira Al Dhaheri, […]

Palestinian President commends UAE’s assistance

Palestinian President commends UAE's assistance

(Ramallah) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has commended the firm position of the UAE towards the Palestinian people and the Palestine cause.He added that the UAE’s support to the just Palestinian cause has remained consistent. President Abbas made the remark, while receiving Ahmed Juma Al Za’abi, UAE Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs, Deputy Chairman of […]

Arab League’s FM Meeting held

Arab League's FM Meeting held

(Cairo) – At the Arab League’s Foreign Ministers 140th meeting at the League’s headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, the League endorsed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s rejection of Israel’s demand for recognition as a Jewish state, as US-backed peace talks approach a deadline next month. The United States want Abbas to make the concession as part of […]

Kerry in constructive Paris talks with Abbas

Kerry in constructive Paris talks with Abbas

(Ramallah) – US Secretary of State John Kerry held “constructive” talks in Paris with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas meeting twice in less than 24 hours as they seek to hammer out a peace deal, a US official said. The two men met for two hours swapping Abbas’s Ramallah headquarters on the West Bank. The top […]

Palestinians Rule out Extending Peace talks

Palestinians Rule out Extending Peace talks

Palestinian leaders have ruled out the possibility of extending peace talks with Israel beyond their nine-month timeframe, chief negotiator Saeb Erakat said. “We turn down any extension,” Erakat told adding that some of his recent remarks about the matter had been misinterpreted. “I said that if we reach an agreement on all final status issues, […]

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