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September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas came to India earlier this week, the three MoUs inked between the two countries went by largely unnoticed. But the ... Read more...

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India committed to Palestinian cause: President


September 12th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) India has always considered the conflict in West Asia to be political and to be resolved peacefully while consistently supporting the Palestinian cause, President ... Read more...

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India pledges $10 mn for Palestine


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Pitching for durable peace in the West Asia and Gulf region, India Tuesday said it will continue to work for full membership of the ... Read more...

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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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Palestinians to apply for UN status despite pressure: Abbas


September 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Sep 8 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday stressed that a request for being made a non-member state would be submitted to the United Nations General Assembly this month ... 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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Abbas not to hold bilateral talks with Iran


August 31st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 30 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not hold bilateral talks with Iran during his stay in Tehran, a Palestinian official said Thursday.Abbas arrived in Iran Wednesday ... Read more...

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Saudi prince’s funeral services held in Mecca (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 17 (IANS) Saudi crown prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who breathed his last Saturday following a prolonged illness, was Sunday buried after sunset prayers in the ... Read more...

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Palestinians not optimistic about peace with new Israeli government


May 9th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah/Gaza, May 8 (IANS) Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Islamic Hamas movement officials said Tuesday that they see no big hope in reviving the stalled peace talks with Israel after ... Read more...

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Dozens of Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers


March 31st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Gaza/Ramallah, March 30 (IANS) Palestinian demonstrators marking the 36-year-anniversary of Land Day on Friday in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip clashed with the Israeli security forces, leaving dozens ... Read more...

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Israel raids Palestinian TV stations in Ramallah


March 1st, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH, West Bank (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers raided two Palestinian television stations in the West Bank city of Ramallah on early Wednesday morning, Palestinian media reported. A large Israeli military force along ... Read more...

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Doha declaration of Palestinian reconciliation signed


February 7th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Feb 6 (IANS/WAM) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and chief of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Hamas politbureau Khalid Mashaal signed here Monday the Doha Declaration of the Palestinian reconciliation.The Doha ... Read more...

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Palestinian rivals prepare for Cairo summit


November 13th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Nov 13 (IANS) Palestinian rivals are making intensive contacts to prepare for a meeting between their leaders, initially scheduled to take place in Egypt's Cairo later this month, Palestinian ... Read more...

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Palestinian membership bid report sent to UNSC


November 12th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 11 (IANS) The UN Security Council's admissions committee Friday forwarded to the 15-nation body its report on the Palestinian request for full UN membership, the council president ... Read more...

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Palestine’s Unesco membership reflects global support: Iran


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 2 (IANS) Iran has commended the decision of the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) to grant the Palestinians a full membership while describing it as a ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah leaders to finalize reconciliation deal


October 13th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 12 (IANS) A senior Palestinian official announced that leaders of the Islamic Hamas movement and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party will meet in Cairo Wednesday to finalize ... Read more...

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Palestinian UN bid not to be withdrawn even if talks resume: Abbas


October 11th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 11 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said the Palestinian bid for a full United Nations membership won't be withdrawn even if peace talks with Israel are resumed, ... Read more...

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India backs Palestinian bid for UN membership


October 1st, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 1 (IANS) India came out in all out support for a Palestinian bid for membership of the United Nations as a Security Council committee met behind ... Read more...

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Israel criticises Palestinian president’s UN speech


September 24th, 2011 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 24 (IANS) Israel Friday described Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' address to the UN General Assembly as a "speech of incitement", Xinhua reported.Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman made ... Read more...

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Palestine applies for UN membership


September 24th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Palestine Friday formally applied to the UN for its membership, Xinhua reported.The application was forwarded to the president of the UN Security Council, hours after ... Read more...

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Israel wants peace with Palestine: Netanyahu at UN


September 24th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly Friday that his country desired peace with the Palestinians, but this could only ... Read more...

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Palestine applies for UN recognition


September 24th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Friday formally applied to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the recognition of Palestine as a member state of the world organisation, ... Read more...

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Russia to back bid for Palestinian statehood


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will support a Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said."As long ago as 1989, when the Palestinian ... Read more...

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Palestine wants UN vote for statehood


September 5th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Palestinian Authority will seek recognition as a state at the UN, a senior Palestinian official has said.Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat told the Voice ... Read more...

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UAE, Palestine discuss projects


July 14th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS/WAM) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met the non-resident ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Ramallah Wednesday and discussed progress of several projects funded by the ... Read more...

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Palestinian’s national unity government likely in ten days: official


May 28th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, May 28 (IANS) A senior Palestinian official in Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party has said that the national unity government is to be formed in ten days, Xinhua ... Read more...

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India welcomes Fatah-Hamas agreement


May 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India Friday welcomed the signing of an agreement between the two rival Palestinian political forces, Hamas and Fatah, and hoped it will lead to peace ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Palestinians celebrate unity deal


May 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of Palestinians on Wednesday took to the streets to celebrate the unity deal signed by Palestinian factions, including Fatah and Hamas, in Cairo, Palestine News Network reported.People ... Read more...

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Palestine President feels betrayed by Obama on Israeli settlement issue


April 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that US President Barack Obama let him down on the Israeli settlement issue.Describing the Israeli construction as a sticking point in ... Read more...

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Palestinian distrust of Iran revealed in leaked papers


January 27th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tried to persuade a Palestinian businessman to contribute millions of dollars to a radio station for the Iranian opposition after the country's disputed presidential elections ... Read more...

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Palestinian negotiators deny Al-Jazeera report on Mideast peace compromise


January 24th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 24 (ANI): Palestinian negotiators have denied an Al-Jazeera TV report that claimed that the Palestinians were prepared to compromise over two of the toughest issues, Jerusalem and refugees, during peace ... Read more...

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Palestinian President Abbas UN, EU to draft new peace plan


January 1st, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 1 (ANI): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has urged Middle East power brokers to draft a new peace plan for the region that could help revive failed U.S.-backed negotiations with Israel.Malaysia's ... Read more...

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Arab League supports Palestinians over talks


October 9th, 2010 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 9 (IANS) The foreign ministers of the Arab League (AL) member states have decided to support the Palestinians to halt talks with Israel amid Israeli settlement constructions.The decision was made ... Read more...

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Abbas suspends peace talks


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 2 (IANS) The Palestinian leadership decided not to continue peace talks with Israel over a dispute on Jewish settlement policy in the West Bank, a spokesman said Saturday."There are no ... Read more...

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