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Syria’s neighbours should help end conflict: Putin


June 27th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's neighbours, including Iran, should be involved in the settlement of the conflict that has disturbed the country for over a year, Russian President ... Read more...

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Russia urges Israel to stop settlement expansion


June 9th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russia has called on Israel to abandon plans to build new apartments in the West Bank, warning that it could hurt the peace process ... Read more...

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Abandon new settlement plans, Russia urges Israel


October 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 17 (IANS) Moscow is deeply concerned over Israel's new settlement plans in East Jerusalem and has called on Tel Aviv to abandon them, the Russian foreign ministry said ... Read more...

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Israeli army demolishes West Bank mosque


October 11th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 11 (IANS) The Israeli army for the third time demolished a mosque in the northern West Bank Tuesday, saying it was built without permission, Palestinian sources said.Witnesses ... 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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US concerned over Israeli housing construction in West Bank


August 10th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US reiterated its concerns over the ongoing Israeli housing construction in the West Bank, the US Department of State said in a statement Tuesday."The ... Read more...

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UN report says Palestinian Authority ready for statehood


April 12th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The Palestinian Authority is ready to govern a state, a United Nations report released on Tuesday said.The report "Palestinian State-building: A Decisive Period," which focuses on the ... Read more...

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UK PM defends evacuation of Brits from Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Qatar), Feb.24 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended the attempted evacuation of British nationals in Libya and attacked homophobia in football. Cameron insisted that getting Brits stranded in ... Read more...

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Obama cautions Mubarak not to use force against protesters


January 29th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has put his embattled Egyptian counterpart leader, Hosni Mubarak, on notice that he should not use his soldiers and police in a bloody crackdown ... Read more...

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Al-Jazeera exposed ‘Palestine Papers’ has made Israel-Palestine peace pact harder: US


January 25th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.25 (ANI): The US State Department acknowledged Monday that the "Palestine Papers," released by Al-Jazeera, has complicated American efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.But it said it wouldn't ... Read more...

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Regional security, development to feature in GCC summit


December 4th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 3 (IANS) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set to meet next week in the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi, where the bloc was founded about ... Read more...

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US ‘disappointed’ at Israel’s decision of not extending settlement ban


September 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): The United States has expressed it 'disappointment' at Israel's decision of not to extend a ban on building West Bank settlements.According to the BBC, US Middle East envoy ... Read more...

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Second day of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks begins


September 15th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 15 (DPA) A second day of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations began Wednesday with a meeting between US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem. Clinton was slated ... Read more...

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Palestinian armed groups vow to attack Israeli targets


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 3 (IANS) Over a dozen Palestinian militant groups Thursday pledged to step up joint and separate attacks on Israeli targets to foil Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations in Washington. "The factions agreed that ... Read more...

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4 Israelis killed in West Bank attack


September 1st, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 1 (IANS) Four Israelis were killed in a shooting attack near the West Bank town of Hebron Tuesday, an Israeli army spokeswoman said. The incident occurred at about local time 7 ... Read more...

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Netanyahu leaves for US for peace talks relaunch


August 31st, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 31 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday left for Washington ahead of direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks - the first face-to-face negotiations between the sides in more than ... Read more...

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Netanyahu expects direct talks to begin in two weeks


August 1st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 1 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he expects direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority to begin in two weeks. The premier did not tell ... Read more...

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Obama tells Palestine President to have direct talks with Israel


August 1st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.1 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has sent a letter to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urging him to agree to go into direct talks with the Israelis next month, ... Read more...

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Hamas rejects Arab League conditions on peace talks


July 30th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, July 29 (DPA) The Islamic Hamas movement, which controls the Gaza Strip, Thursday rejected the Arab League's conditions on which its support for direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks depend, calling them a ... Read more...

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Arab League for direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks


July 30th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 29 (DPA) The Arab League laid out its three main conditions Thursday for supporting direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, but the group remained doubtful if a stalemate could be broken. "I assure ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister to meet Palestine PM


July 5th, 2010 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 5 (DPA) Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak will meet Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Monday to discuss the ongoing indirect Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Israel Radio reported. There was no ... Read more...

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Geelani calls for shutdown in J-K over PM’s visit


June 4th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 4 (ANI): All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a complete shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir to protest against the proposed visit of ... Read more...

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Protest against Israeli attack on pro-Palestinian peace activists staged in Delhi


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): The 'Committee for Solidarity with Palestine' and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) members took out a protest march here on Wednesday against the Israeli attack on ... Read more...

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India condemns Israeli attack on pro-Palestinian peace activists


June 1st, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): India on Monday condemned the Israeli attack on a fleet of boats carrying 700 pro-Palestinian peace activists and 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, ... Read more...

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Netanyahu, Mubarak discuss proximity talks in Egypt


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm el-Sheikh, May 3 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Monday to discuss Palestinian-Israeli indirect peace talks. Netanyahu met with Mubarak in the Red Sea resort of ... Read more...

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UN chief visits Gaza to revive Middle East talks


March 21st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived Sunday in the Gaza Strip as part of his Middle East tour aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in the ... Read more...

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Clinton in Moscow for arms reduction talks


March 18th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Moscow Thursday to discuss a new strategic arms reduction deal. During her two-day visit here, Clinton will meet Russian Foreign ... Read more...

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No crisis in relation with Israel over housing plans: Obama


March 18th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Wednesday denied that Washington's relationship with close ally Israel was in crisis over the Jewish state's plans to build settler housing on land ... Read more...

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Russia, US close to signing arms reduction pact: Kremlin


March 14th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and US presidents have discussed the negotiations on a new strategic arms reductions treaty and said it was possible to talk about a date ... Read more...

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Israel to allow UN chief, EU envoy to enter Gaza


March 9th, 2010 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 9 (DPA) Israel will allow UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to enter the Gaza Strip when they each make Mideast visits ... Read more...

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Israel claims 2 West Bank sites on its heritage list


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 22 (DPA) Israel Sunday announced the addition of two sites in the occupied West Bank on its list of national heritage sites, in a move that is expected to ignite ... Read more...

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Israel President Peres says Israel is ready to return to peace talks


January 29th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by BNO News
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) – Israeli President Shimon Peres on Thursday met with Jordanian King Abdullah at the World Economic Forum and discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, said Israel is willing to ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister, Mubarak meet in Egypt


January 27th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Jan 27 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak and Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak met in the Sinai resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh Wednesday. Ahead of the talks, officials from Mubarak's ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Abbas to discuss Middle East peace process


January 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sochi (Russia), Jan 26 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will meet his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday to discuss the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks, a Kremlin source said. Abbas, who is currently ... Read more...

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US ‘overestimated’ ability to influence Mideast process: Obama


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said Friday he may have overestimated the influence the US could exert over the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and regretted raising expectations for meaningful ... Read more...

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