Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.
Browsing Tag

Mahmud Abbas

Putin discusses Mideast with Trump, hosts Abbas

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday at the start of talks with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas that he had discussed the Middle East conflict with his US counterpart Donald Trump. "I just spoke with American President…

Abbas rules out US peace plan after Jerusalem decision

PARIS: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Friday that he would "no longer accept" any peace plan proposed by the United States, dealing a pre-emptive blow to a new initiative expected by Washington next year. The comments in Paris…

Palestinians welcome support after UN vote on Jerusalem

RAMALLAH: The Palestinian president welcomed on Thursday a United Nations General Assembly resolution criticising the US government's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "This decision reaffirms once again that…

Saudi king reassures Palestinians on East Jerusalem

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman on Wednesday pledged the kingdom's support for east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state during talks with president Mahmud Abbas. The monarch stressed "the legitimate right of the Palestinian…

Fatah calls for protests against US VP Jerusalem visit

RAMALLAH: The Fatah faction of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Saturday called for demonstrations next week when US Vice President Mike Pence visits Jerusalem, after Washington's policy shift on the holy city. Breaking with decades…

Key points of Palestinian unity agreement

GAZA CITY: The two major Palestinian factions reached a unity agreement on Thursday after Egyptian mediation. Hamas and the Fatah party have ruled over separate territories since a near civil war in 2007. Here are key points of the…