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Palestinian President Abbas calls on EU states to recognise Palestine

Palestinian President Abbas calls on EU states to recognise Palestine

Brussels: Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called on EU states to swiftly recognise the state of Palestine amid an international uproar sparked by the US administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Abbas made the remarks before an informal lunch with EU Foreign Ministers and EU foreign policy chief[Read More…]

Israel attempt to shut down Al Jazeera, bans journalistsIsrael attempt to shut down Al Jazeera, bans journalists

Israel attempt to shut down Al Jazeera, bans journalists

Israel plans to cancel media credentials of Al Jazeera journalists and close the network’s office in Jerusalem, the country’s communication minister has announced. Israel’s communications minister has said he wants to shut down pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the country. Ayoob Kara, of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, said on[Read More…]

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…]

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