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Secretary General encourages Egypt to open Rafah Crossing
Meshaal said the Palestinian Authority should abandon security coordination with Israel.
For the past 11 months, Egyptian authorities have repeatedly shut down the border crossing and it is estimated that thousands need to travel
Palestinian president in Cairo for Al-Sisi inauguration
AFP – Israel’s government is boycotting its Palestinian counterpart with relations to a new low, and when their two presidents join Pope Francis in a Vatican prayer for peace on Sunday politics are likely to be absent. Israeli President Shimon Peres and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas have been acquaintances for years and held peace …
Gaza’s Islamist rulers and the Western-backed Palestine Liberation Organisation, which is dominated by Abbas’s secular Fatah party, signed a surprise reconciliation agreement in April to end years of rivalry.
Egyptian authorities open the crossing for humanitarian cases upon Palestine’s request
The new unity government he is set to head with the backing of Hamas would reject violence and recognise Israel and existing agreements, Abbas says
Palestinian negotiators had warned that they may hand responsibility for governing the occupied territories back to Israel if peace talks remain stalled,
Foreign minister meets Fatah member ahead of renewed Palestinian reconciliation efforts
Abbas and Fahmy discussed the ongoing final status negotiations and the “obstacles” involved in the process
The head of the Syrian National Coalition, Ahmed Jarba, repeated calls on the international community to supply rebels with “sophisticated weapons”.
The summit stresses a “categorical rejection” of the demand for recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, according to a draft statement endorsed by foreign ministers.
Obama and Abbas meet in Washington as negotiations deadline looms
Obama will meet Abbas after telling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that tough decisions are looming ahead of an end of April deadline to agree on a framework for future negotiations.
Current Palestinian leaders have opposed recognising Israel as a Jewish state, fearing this could threaten the rights of non-Jewish Arabs living in Israel, who make up some 20% of the population, as well as other religious minorities.
Washington’s top diplomat also referred to “talk of boycotts” of Israel.
Security will only be achieved through peace, says Egypt’s envoy
Foreign minister and Palestinian president meet ahead of Al Quds Committee meeting
Meeting comes hours after Hamas calls on the ambassador to quit ‘incitement’
Egypt remains a point of contention bet6ween the rival groups
The Arab League held an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss Palestinian-Israeli negotiations
The top Palestinian official met with the Egyptian Ambassador on Tuesday ahead of his visit
The Palestinian president is set to meet President Adly Mansour
Foreign Minister to reiterate Egypt’s support for Palestine
Mansour and Abbas discussed the issue of Palestinian unity
Hoda Abbas denied statements that Tamarod or NSF were involved in the death of Shalakany
The head of the PLO stresses peaceful methods as the only way for Palestinians to get their state
Egypt looking to US to take the lead in reigniting the Middle East peace process
Foreign minister and Palestinian president meet in Doha to discuss Middle East peace process