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Hamas to Abbas: stop conducting dialogue through media

Mahmoud Abbas should stop conducting dialogue through the media, a day after Abbas accused the group ... said Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas should stop conducting dialogue through the media, a day after Abbas accused the group of running a "shadow government" in Gaza. Sami Abu Zuhri told ...

07/09/2014 - 11:05 - comment 0

Palestinians in West Bank march to support Abbas

to show their support for President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday. Abbas is meeting with President Obama today ... for President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday. Abbas is set to meet with President Obama in Washington today to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Protestors wanted Abbas to know that they stood with him. ...

17/03/2014 - 15:35 - comment 0

Abbas son wins case against Al-Jazeera

Yasser Abbas, the eldest son of President Mahmoud Abbas, said Thursday that a Jordanian court in the capital Amman had ruled in his favor in a case against the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite channel. asser Abbas, the eldest son of President ...

14/11/2013 - 15:04 - comment 0

Palestine calls on 50 countries to demand commercial sanctions on settlements

altogether. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called on international corporations Wednesday to cease doing business in Israeli settlements. Abbas's statement came during ... This is not a step against Israel, Abbas said, but against the illegal settlements continuously being built ...

25/10/2013 - 15:38 - comment 0

16th Palestinian gov't to be sworn in Thursday

Hamdallah, will be sworn into office before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Thursday ... in before President Mahmoud Abbas Thursday evening in Ramallah. The government's formation will remain unchanged. Fatah lawmaker Azzam al-Ahmad said that a meeting was held between Abbas and Hamdallah on Wednesday ...

19/09/2013 - 08:13 - comment 0

Rami Hamdallah agrees to form new Palestinian gov't

accepted a request from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to form the new Palestinian government ... Palestinian Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called on academic Rami Hamdallah to become the new Prime Minister ... University in Nablus, West Bank and told reporters in Ramallah that had accepted Abbas' offer. ...

02/06/2013 - 20:59 - comment 0

Mahmoud Abbas to ask France for official recognition of Palestinian state

President Mahmoud Abbas is due to ask France ... President Mahmoud Abbas will ask his French counterpart Francois Hollande for official recognition ... told Ma'an that Abbas is due to meet Hollande in Paris on Friday before arriving in New ...

15/09/2014 - 09:04 - comment 0

Mahmoud Abbas to hold emergency meeting for Gaza

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas will hold ... President Abbas will hold an emergency meeting in Ramallah Tuesday evening to discuss initiatives to end Israel's war on Gaza, sources told Ma'an.The emergency meeting will take place at 7pm and Abbas ...

26/08/2014 - 13:10 - comment 0

Abbas to propose timetable for peace talks with Israel

President Mahmoud Abbas is set to propose a timetable ... official said Tuesday. President Mahmoud Abbas is set to propose a timetable ... al-Habbash said Abbas wants to garner support from Arab countries for nine months of talks with Israel.The ...

03/09/2014 - 06:46 - comment 0

Abbas: If Security Council bid fails, we will join ICC

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas vowed to join ... Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas vowed Tuesday to join the International Criminal Court at the Hague ... to the pre-1967 lines should fail.The Bethlehem-based Ma'an News Agency quoted Abbas as telling reporters ...

01/10/2014 - 10:28 - comment 0