middle east peace process

Palestinian president arrives Monday on state visit


September 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrives in India Monday night on a state visit during which he will hold delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Palestine leader heads to India next week (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid the flux in West Asia, India will reinforce its commitment to the Palestinian cause and will sign three pacts during the visit ... Read more...

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India to host Palestinian leader next week


September 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid the flux in West Asia, India is set to roll out the red carpet for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas next week and reiterate ... Read more...

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Clinton, Morsi discuss US-Egypt relations


July 15th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held bilateral talks with newly-elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, Xinhua reported.The two leaders Saturday discussed Egypt's transition to democracy ... Read more...

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Krishna to boost ties with Middle East, Israel


January 7th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Stepping up ties with the energy-rich Middle East, home to a six million-strong Indian diaspora, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday begins a whirlwind four-day ... Read more...

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FTA will bolster India-Israel trade: Envoy


December 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Israel is likely to grow to $15 billion from the present $5 billion if the two sides agree to sign ... Read more...

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Israel freezes Unesco funding


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 3 (IANS) Israel would stop its $2 million in annual funding to the Unesco in the wake of a vote that admitted Palestine as a full member, Prime ... Read more...

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US halts $60 mn contribution to Unesco over Palestine


November 1st, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US government Monday halted its $60 million financial contribution to the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) after the latter admitted Palestinian National Authority ... Read more...

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Palestine becomes Unesco member; US upset


November 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 31 (IANS) Palestine Monday became the 195th full-time member of the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco). The White House has termed the admission "premature" and threatened ... Read more...

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India ready to play a role for Mideast peace


October 25th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) Stressing dialogue and negotiations rather than resorting to arms to address people's grievances, India has said it stands ready to play its role ... Read more...

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Palestinian official accuses Blair of bias towards Israel


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 1 (IANS) A senior Palestinian official Saturday slammed Tony Blair, former British prime minister and special envoy of the Middle East mediating quartet, accusing him of being biased ... Read more...

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UAE minister meets UN chief


September 28th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during his visit to New York ... Read more...

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UN envoy slams Israel’s plan for new housing in East Jerusalem


August 12th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has said Israel's announced plan to develop new housing units in East Jerusalem is a "provocative action" which undermines the peace process with Palestinians.Robert ... Read more...

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Kashmir conflict will last for 100 years, says Cohen


May 31st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) A leading American expert on South Asia feels that the India-Pakistan conflict over Jammu and Kashmir will last for 100 years -- or perhaps even more.Stephen ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth welcomes President Obama, Michelle


May 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle were Tuesday welcomed to Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II on his first state visit to Britain, ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal


May 5th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 4 (IANS) Palentine's two biggest factions - Fatah and Hamas - formally adopted a reconciliation agreement Wednesday in Cairo, CNN quoted Egytian state TV as saying.While Fatah is ... Read more...

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Egypt’s transition must begin now: Obama


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Hours after embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced that he would not run for re-election in September, President Barack Obama warning of "difficult days ahead" ... Read more...

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British consulate employees in Jerusalem charged for arms trafficking


January 4th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 4 (ANI): Israel has charged two Palestinian staff at British consulate in Jerusalem for arms trafficking.According to The Telegraph, five Palestinians were arrested in November last year by Israel police ... Read more...

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‘UK-America “on the same page” over war in Afghanistan’


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama have reportedly agreed that both the countries are "on the same page" on Afghanistan in a telephonic ... Read more...

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US role in Mid_East stands discredited after WikiLeaks disclosures


November 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): In what could discredit the US's role in the Middle East peace process, missions in Israel, Jordan, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Egypt were asked to gather biometric information 'on ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit UAE, Syria


November 21st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): India will seek to boast its ties with the Gulf region during President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's nine-day visit to the UAE and Syria from Sunday.President Patil will ... Read more...

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Britain, UAE discuss Middle East peace process


October 26th, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS/WAM) Britain and the United Arab Emirates Monday vowed to strengthen bilateral ties and discussed regional and international issues including developments of the Middle East peace process.After ... Read more...

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Former U.S. President Carter calls for including Hamas in peace talks


October 20th, 2010 - 3:00 am ICT by BNO News
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday called for the inclusion of the militant group Hamas in the Middle East peace process, local media reported."We believe that ... Read more...

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Hindus disappointed with Pope-Sarkozy meet


October 10th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 10 (ANI): Hindus are disappointed at Pope Benedict's meeting with France President Nicolas Sarkozy at Vatican on October eight, saying that Pope reportedly did not bring up the issue ... Read more...

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Parties making progress on Middle East peace process: Obama


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Wednesday after meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas here that parties were making progress on the Middle East peace process. "We are making ... Read more...

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Israel-Palestine talks to resume, say Clinton, EU (Lead)


August 20th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Brussels, Aug 20 (DPA) Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to resume direct negotiations next month in hopes of reviving the long-stalled Middle East peace process, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham ... Read more...

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Israel-Palestine talks to resume: Clinton


August 20th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) Israel and the Palestinians will resume direct negotiations next month in hopes of reviving the Middle East peace process, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton confirmed Friday. The ... Read more...

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‘Klutz’ Cameron erroneously claims Iran possesses nuke weapon


August 6th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 6 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused of being a "foreign policy klutz" after mistakenly claiming that Iran possesses a nuclear weapon.According to The Telegraph, Cameron ... Read more...

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Cameron pledges cooperation on Lockerbie bomber case


July 21st, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Tuesday to cooperate with US congressional hearings into the release of the Lockerbie bomber, but said he does not back a ... Read more...

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UAE, Germany discuss world issues


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 2 (IANS/WAM) Germany and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties and exchanged views on several international issues including the Middle East peace process and the situation ... Read more...

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Obama wants Iran sanctions within ‘weeks’


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (DPA) US President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that he wants to see the UN Security Council adopt sanctions against Iran within "weeks" over the Islamic republic's refusal to ... Read more...

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Obama wants Iran sanctions within ‘weeks’


March 31st, 2010 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (DPA) US President Barack Obama declared that he wants to see the UN Security Council adopt sanctions against Iran within "weeks" over the Islamic republic's refusal to resolve ... Read more...

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Israel envoy admits that ties with US in ‘crisis of historic proportions’


March 16th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Mar.16 (ANI): Israel has admitted that its relations with the United States are in a "crisis of historic proportions" in the wake of the row over 1,600 new settler homes. In ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General to visit Israel and Occupied Palestinian territories later this month


March 10th, 2010 - 5:55 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza strip following next week’s meeting in Moscow, a spokesperson announced on Tuesday.On March ... Read more...

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Palestinian leadership agrees to indirect talks with Israel


March 7th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 7 (DPA) The Palestinian leadership Sunday green-lighted indirect talks between Israel and the Palestinians, after a 15-month hiatus in negotiations -- paving the way for a possible resumption of ... Read more...

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