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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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Israel should meet its obligations to revive peace: Abbas

December 31st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Dec 31 (IANS) Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that Israel should meet its obligations in order to restart the stalled Palestinian-Israeli peace talks."Israel should halt settlement ... 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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Terrorism on agenda as GCC summit opens in Abu Dhabi (Lead)

December 7th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) Terrorism was high on the agenda of the two-day six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit that began here late Monday.Addressing the opening session of the ... Read more...

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US continues push for Middle East direct talks

August 14th, 2010 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called key regional leaders, continuing the America's push to start Middle East direct talks, the State Department said Friday. "Secretary Clinton discussed with ... Read more...

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Palestinians await quartet statement to decide on talks

August 14th, 2010 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 14 (DPA) The Palestinian Authority is waiting for a statement from the international Mideast quartet containing certain guarantees before making a final decision on joining direct negotiations with Israel, a ... Read more...

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UN chief asks Israel, Palestine to continue proximity talks

June 29th, 2010 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday urged Israelis and Palestinians to continue proximity talks sponsored by the US. Ban, who returned from attending the G20 summit in ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain discuss cooperation

November 24th, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Britain discussed bilateral cooperation at a meeting between the British foreign minister and UAE vice president here, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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After US, EU rejects Palestine’s unilateral statehood proposal

November 17th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov. 17 (ANI): The European Union has rejected the Palestinian Authority's appeal to support its endorsement as an independent state by the United Nations.Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, whose country holds ... Read more...

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US Mideast envoy pushes for comprehensive peace

July 26th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus /Tel Aviv, July 26 (DPA) US special envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell pushed a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal Sunday, as he met separately with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in ... Read more...

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Blair gets a million-pound award for his global leadership

May 18th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has received a million-pound Dan David prize for leadership at a ceremony at Tel Aviv University.The prize, named after international businessman and ... Read more...

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Obama denies G20 split, sets new foreign policy aims

April 1st, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (DPA) US President Barack Obama rejected Wednesday talk of deep divisions between the world's big economic powers gathering in London for a summit on the global economic crisis, ... Read more...

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Mideast issue is Obama’s top priority: Mitchell

January 31st, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Jan 31 (DPA) US Middle East envoy George Mitchell conferred Saturday with the Jordanian Foreign Minister Salah Bashir and said that the administration of US President Barack Obama would give "priority" ... Read more...

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Palestinian security conference opens in Berlin

June 24th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 24 (DPA) - An international Mideast conference got under way in Berlin Tuesday with a pledge to help Palestinians and Israelis resolve their conflict. "We cannot relieve the parties ... Read more...

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Blair says breakthrough in Middle East possible

May 2nd, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, May 2 (DPA) Middle East peace envoy and former British prime minister Tony Blair said Friday he was hopeful that a breakthrough in the Middle East peace process could be achieved ... Read more...

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Russia proposes Middle East meet in Moscow

March 11th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 11 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Syria, Israel and the Palestinian territories March 19-21 to discuss holding a Middle East meeting in Moscow, a ministry ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon slammed by Jewish Voice for Peace group

December 26th, 2007 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
New York, Dec 26 (ANI): Actress Susan Sarandon enraged the Jewish Voice for Peace group when she attended a cocktail party last month, organised by a diamond-dealing real-estate mogul.The party was held ... Read more...

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