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Palestine President Mahmud Abbas calls for Mideast peace conference in rare UN speech

The Palestinians hope that greater international involvement in the peace process will serve to counter what they see as a US stance biased in favor of Israel.

published on : 21st February 2018

Palestinian leader goes to the UN to counter US on Jerusalem

Addressing the council for the first time since 2009, Abbas will call for a new collective approach in a bid to salvage the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

published on : 20th February 2018

Nagaland: To woo Christian voters, Congress offers Jerusalem trip, BJP to do same

The two parties are left with no other option after the influential Nagaland Baptist Church Council warned voters of ‘Hindutva forces’.

published on : 15th February 2018

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas seeks Russia's backing over Jerusalem

The Palestinian leader was set to visit Moscow two weeks after a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

published on : 12th February 2018

Ready for negotiations if East Jerusalem made capital: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

The historic city is home to key religious sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity, especially in East Jerusalem.

published on : 10th February 2018

UN Relief and Works Agency chief slams 'political dimension' of US aid cut to Palestinians

He made an emergency appeal for more than $800 million in funds to provide additional assistance to Palestinian refugees in Syria, Gaza and the West Bank.

published on : 30th January 2018

Palestinian, Israeli ministers meet for the first time after US Jerusalem declaration

Their Sunday meeting will be the first since Trump pledged on December 6 to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, breaking with the policies of his predecessors.

published on : 30th January 2018

Jerusalem has to be Israel's capital, says Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu said US President Donald Trump made history by recognising history when he recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

published on : 26th January 2018

Palestinians reject pressure from 'oppressor' Donald Trump

Trump said in Davos the Palestinians had "disrespected" the United States by refusing to meet with his Vice President Mike Pence.

published on : 25th January 2018

Trump's Jerusalem move boosts Palestinian support for 'armed struggle': Poll

The poll of 1,270 Palestinians across east Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza was conducted in the days after Trump's December 6 declaration.

published on : 25th January 2018

US Vice President Mike Pence visits Western Wall after pro-Israel speech

Pence visited Jerusalem's Western Wall while Palestinians held a general strike after denouncing his pro-Israel speech the previous day as "messianic".

published on : 23rd January 2018

Al-Qaeda leader Khalid Batarfi calls for attacks on Jews, Americans over Trump's Jerusalem declaration

Batarfi said Trump's decision was a declaration of a new Jewish-Crusader war and every Muslim had a duty to "liberate" the holy city.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Here is a list of events since US President Trump decision on Jerusalem

Shockwaves, protests, rage and much more followed after the controversial decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Mike Pence in Jerusalem hopes for 'new era' despite Palestinian snub

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is refusing to meet Pence, making his visit a rare one by a high-ranking US official not to include talks with the Palestinians.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Jerusalem declaration: Jordan's King Abdullah tells Mike Pence of concern

Israelis and Palestinians alike interpreted Trump's move as Washington taking Israel's side in the dispute over the city. 

published on : 21st January 2018
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