Tag: Israel

Fatah and Hamas to form unity government in Palestine

After a three-day negotiation talk in Moscow, The Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority (PA) on Tuesday has agreed to form a unity government with Hamas. “We have reached an agreement under which, within 48 hours, we will call on (Palestinian leader) Mahmoud Abbas to launch consultations on the creation of a government[Read More…]

Palestine opens embassy in Vatican city

Palestinian Authority has opened an embassy at the Vatican on the eve of a peace conference meant to revive long-stalled talks with Israel. Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Saturday to open a Palestinian embassy in Vatican City. “We are very grateful about the role that the Holy[Read More…]

Israel PM expresses deep disappointment with John Kerry speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that he had to express “deep disappointment” over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech and vowed to work with the incoming Trump administration to contain the fallout from last week’s U.N. resolution calling Israeli settlements illegal. “We are not about to[Read More…]

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United States lets UN denounce Israeli settlements

The US on Friday allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, defying heavy pressure from long-time ally Israel and President-elect Donald Trump for Washington to wield its veto. A US abstention paved the way for the 15-member council to approve the[Read More…]

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