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World - Region
11/30/2012 10:47:29 AM
Key excerpts from the speech by Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas to the UN General Assembly on Thursday:

World - Region
11/30/2012 12:16:00 AM
The UN General Assembly on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to recognize Palestine as a non-member state, handing a major triumph to president Mahmud Abbas in the face of fierce US and Israeli opposition

World - Region
11/29/2012 5:59:55 PM
Italy says it decided to offer its support for the resolution giving Palestinian non-member permanent observer status at the General Assembly of the United Nations

World - Region
11/26/2012 12:16:38 PM

World - Region
11/19/2012 2:36:54 PM
German Foreign Minister is set to meet top Israeli officials on Monday and is expected to meet with Palestinian president Abbas on Tuesday in a bid to de-escalate the situation and create the conditions for a ceasefire

World - Region
11/18/2012 9:25:00 AM
Six journalists are wounded in an Israeli air attack on Gaza's media centra; Egypt president Morsi says there are indications a ceasefire could be reached soon

World - Region
11/14/2012 11:52:30 AM
If a Palestinian bid of state observer status at the United Nations is approved later this month, Israel has threatened to "topple" Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas and his regime

World - Region
10/22/2012 3:39:16 PM
The Qatari emir has a planned visit to Gaza, which shows he is backing up Islamist Hamas over the Palestinian Authority of the President Abbas

World - Region
6/30/2012 2:17:27 PM
The UN cultural body UNESCO overrode Israeli objections to urgently grant world heritage status to a church in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem venerated as the birthplace of Jesus

World - Region
12/5/2011 7:24:24 PM
The stalled Palestine bid for UN membership, spearheaded by Fath chief, Mahmud Abbas, seems to still be an option, as stated by Abbas

World - Region
11/24/2011 9:37:42 AM
Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas and Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal meet in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Thursday in a bid to cement a reconciliation deal that has stalled for more than six months

World - Region
11/16/2011 11:56:51 AM
In former president Yasser Arafat's death memorial, Mahmud Abbas renew his promise to cooperate with all the Palestinian factions including Hamas to form an interim government

World - Region
11/12/2011 10:58:53 AM
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal are to meet in Cairo on 24 Novemberfor new reconciliation talks

World - Region
10/22/2011 3:57:56 PM
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas argue that there is no conflict between resuming the peace talk negotiations with Israel and pushing for the statehood bid in UN

World - Region
9/23/2011 7:14:17 PM
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Friday called on the United Nations to admit a state of Palestine as a full member based on the borders in 1967

World - Region
9/23/2011 2:07:25 PM
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas remains adamant he would not give up the historic quest for full UN membership for a Palestinian state despite massive pressure from the US

World - Region
9/20/2011 11:43:49 AM
Palestinian leader, Mahmud Abbas, confirms that he will force a vote for statehood through the UN, in direct confrontation with US efforts to avoid it altogether

World - Region
9/17/2011 11:01:43 AM
President Mahmud Abbas has promised Palestinians he will seek UN membership before the Security Council next week, triggering different reactions from various international powers

World - Region
9/6/2011 4:29:51 PM
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas is holding talks with US and European envoys ahead of the Palestinian UN membership bid, a senior Palestinian official said

World - Region
8/23/2011 12:39:44 PM
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas meets the US Assistant Secretary for Near East Affairs Jeffrey Feltman in Doha as Washington presses the Palestinians to abondon plans of UN recognition for Palestinian statehood

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