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Abbas renews support for French peace initiative

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(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…

Palestinian leader meets European Parliament president

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(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…

Saudi king meets Palestinian president

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(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…

Palestinian president meets South African counterpart

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(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…

Palestine State signs Paris climate agreement

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(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…

Arab Foreign Ministers' meeting held

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(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…

Palestinian President commends UAE's assistance

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(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…

Arab League's FM Meeting held

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(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…

Kerry in constructive Paris talks with Abbas

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(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…

Palestinians Rule out Extending Peace talks

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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…

Palestinian Prime Minister Resigns

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(Ramallah) - Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has handed in his resignation, officials have said. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accepted the resignation and asked Fayyad to head the caretaker government, after meeting in…