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Palestinians: Meeting delayed with Israeli vice PM

June 30th, 2012 Comments off

A scheduled high-profile meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Vice Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz has been postponed indefinitely, a senior Palestinian official said Saturday.
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Palestinian leader, Israeli vice PM to meet

June 28th, 2012 Comments off

A senior Palestinian official says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet next week with Israel’s new vice prime minister in an effort to restart long-stalled peace talks.
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Israeli PM slams Palestinian leader’s speech (AP)

February 26th, 2012 Comments off

An Israeli border police officer fires tear gas during clashes with Palestinian stone-throwers in al-Ram, in the West Bank on the outskirts of Jerusalem February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)AP – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for making an “inflammatory speech” about Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site on Sunday, saying his words undermine peace efforts.

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Hamas sets new terms for reconciliation with Fatah (Reuters)

February 23rd, 2012 Comments off

Reuters – Hamas has set new terms for implementing a reconciliation deal with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s rival Fatah group, an official said Thursday, dimming even further chances the accord will be put into effect.
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Hamas irons out dispute over Palestinian unity (AP)

February 22nd, 2012 Comments off

AP – The leadership of the Islamic militant Hamas on Wednesday settled internal disagreements and approved a unity deal with its political rival, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, a senior official said.
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Abbas: No Israel talks without settlement freeze (AP)

February 12th, 2012 Comments off

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2012 file photo, the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, center, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal, right, arrive to sign an agreement in Doha, Qatar. A rare public rift broke open Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in the usually tightly disciplined Islamic movement Hamas over a reconciliation deal that would require it to relinquish key areas of control in the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)AP – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Arab League he will not resume peace talks without an Israeli settlement freeze.

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Gaza’s Hamas says ready to cede power to Abbas (AP)

February 7th, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, shakes hands with Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal, right, as the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, center, looks on, after signing an agreement in Doha, Qatar, Monday,  Feb 6, 2012. The main Palestinian political rivals on Monday took a major step toward healing their bitter rift, agreeing that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas would head an interim unity government to prepare for general elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)AP – A spokesman says Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement is willing to cede power to an interim unity government led by its longtime rival, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

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Palestinians take step toward unity (AP)

February 6th, 2012 Comments off

In this photo provided by by the Palestinian President's office, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Khaled Mashal, chief of the Islamic militant group Hamas, right, confer with Qatar's crown prince Sheik Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, center, during a reconciliation meeting in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. The main Palestinian political rivals took a major step Monday toward healing their bitter rift, agreeing that Abbas would head an interim unity government to prepare for general elections in the West Bank and Gaza. (AP Photo/Thaer Ghanaim, Palestinian President's Office)AP – After months of wavering, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas took a decisive step Monday toward reconciliation with the Islamic militant group Hamas, a move Israel promptly warned would close the door to any future peace talks.

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Palestinians move toward end of political rift (AP)

February 6th, 2012 Comments off

In this photo provided by by the Palestinian President's office, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Khaled Mashal, chief of the Islamic militant group Hamas, right, confer with Qatar's crown prince Sheik Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, center, during a reconciliation meeting in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. The main Palestinian political rivals took a major step Monday toward healing their bitter rift, agreeing that Abbas would head an interim unity government to prepare for general elections in the West Bank and Gaza. (AP Photo/Thaer Ghanaim, Palestinian President's Office)AP – The main Palestinian political rivals on Monday took a major step toward healing their bitter rift, agreeing that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas would head an interim unity government to prepare for general elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Abbas to head interim government

February 6th, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will head an interim unity government to prepare for elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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