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Kerry and Abbas in Paris talks on Middle East peace

US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…

US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…

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Hollande and Abbas discuss the Middle East conflict

French President Francois Hollande said that an international conference to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the best way to bring peace

French President Francois Hollande said that an international conference to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the best way to bring peace

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Mahmoud Abbas denounces encouraging violence against Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has denounced groups which encourage attacks against Israel. A surge of violence between the two countries has

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has denounced groups which encourage attacks against Israel. A surge of violence between the two countries has

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State of Palestine passports for 2016

On a visit to Greece the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his administration could start issuing passports under the ‘State of Palestine’ as

On a visit to Greece the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his administration could start issuing passports under the ‘State of Palestine’ as

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John Kerry denounces 'acts of terrorism' against Israelis

US Secretary of State John Kerry has denounced the recent spate of knife attacks and car-rammings committed against Israelis as “acts of terrorism.”

US Secretary of State John Kerry has denounced the recent spate of knife attacks and car-rammings committed against Israelis as “acts of terrorism.”

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Mideast: the personal and the political

Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a 24-year-old Palestinian shot dead in the West Bank. Odai Masalma was killed after he attacked an

Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a 24-year-old Palestinian shot dead in the West Bank. Odai Masalma was killed after he attacked an

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Abbas slams Israel as deadly violence continues

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has lashed out at Israel, as a wave of deadly violence shows no signs of abating. He claims its actions are

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has lashed out at Israel, as a wave of deadly violence shows no signs of abating. He claims its actions are

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Clashes in West Bank on "Day of Rage"

In the West Bank clashes erupted after the string of attacks in Jerusalem. In Hebron Israeli security forces responded with rubber bullets to break

In the West Bank clashes erupted after the string of attacks in Jerusalem. In Hebron Israeli security forces responded with rubber bullets to break

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Palestinian factions lack unity against Israeli occupation

Euronews has been asking Palestinian factions in the West Bank city of Jenin if they think there might be a third Intifada uprising against the

Euronews has been asking Palestinian factions in the West Bank city of Jenin if they think there might be a third Intifada uprising against the

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Confusion over reports of Abbas PLO resignation

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to resign as head of the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s (PLO) executive committee, PLO officials said

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to resign as head of the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s (PLO) executive committee, PLO officials said

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Palestinian nuns made saints by Pope Francis

Pope Francis canonised four nuns on Sunday, including two from what was 19th century Palestine, in the hope of encouraging Christians across the

Pope Francis canonised four nuns on Sunday, including two from what was 19th century Palestine, in the hope of encouraging Christians across the

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Russia to deliver long-awaited missile system to Iran

Russia’s President Putin has signed a decree lifting the ban on the sale of a missile system to Iran. The move is part of a wider oil-for-goods swap

Russia’s President Putin has signed a decree lifting the ban on the sale of a missile system to Iran. The move is part of a wider oil-for-goods swap

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Abbas visits Stockholm after Swedes recognise Palestinian statehood

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is in Sweden for talks with the country’s new Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. It is his first visit to the

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is in Sweden for talks with the country’s new Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. It is his first visit to the

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Mahmoud Abbas launches inquiry into Mohammad cartoon

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered an investigation into a cartoon apparently depicting the Prophet Mohammad in an official Palestinian

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered an investigation into a cartoon apparently depicting the Prophet Mohammad in an official Palestinian

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Former Fatah strongman is granted Serbian citizenship

Serbia has officially revealed it has granted citizenship to a key political rival of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Mohammad Dahlan, whom

Serbia has officially revealed it has granted citizenship to a key political rival of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Mohammad Dahlan, whom

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Erdogan gives a warrior welcome to Mahmoud Abbas

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan laid out the red carpet in Ankara for the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas along with 16 warriors dressed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan laid out the red carpet in Ankara for the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas along with 16 warriors dressed

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Charlie Hebdo: Israeli paper deletes women from Paris march

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo were edited out of a picture of the Paris march against terror by an ultra-Orthodox

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo were edited out of a picture of the Paris march against terror by an ultra-Orthodox

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Palestinians complete ICC ratification and await the UN's justice

Palestinian observers at the United Nations have presented their documents ratifying the Treaty of Rome’s conditions for membership of the

Palestinian observers at the United Nations have presented their documents ratifying the Treaty of Rome’s conditions for membership of the

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Abbas signs up to International Criminal Court after UN loss

The International Criminal Court may soon be able to try crimes committed in Palestinian lands. It comes after the Palestinian President, Mahmoud

The International Criminal Court may soon be able to try crimes committed in Palestinian lands. It comes after the Palestinian President, Mahmoud

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Israeli prime minister and Mahmoud Abbas condemn synagogue killings

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to respond to Tuesday’s killings. Speaking after the deadly attacks he vowed to react with a

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to respond to Tuesday’s killings. Speaking after the deadly attacks he vowed to react with a

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Palestinian war of words mar Arafat anniversary

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas laid a wreath at Yasser Arafat’s grave in a ceremony marking ten years since his mysterious death. But a war of

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas laid a wreath at Yasser Arafat’s grave in a ceremony marking ten years since his mysterious death. But a war of

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Abbas describes Israel's 'war of genocide'

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of conducting a “war of genocide” against the Palestinian people during the 50-day summer war in

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of conducting a “war of genocide” against the Palestinian people during the 50-day summer war in

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Gaza 'a disaster zone', says President Mahmoud Abbas

In the silence of the ceasefire, the devastation of Gaza becomes clear. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has declared the coastal enclave a

In the silence of the ceasefire, the devastation of Gaza becomes clear. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has declared the coastal enclave a

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Israel keeps up its offensive against Gaza militants

Despite international diplomatic efforts to reach a truce, explosions have once again lit up the sky over Gaza City as Israel continues its

Despite international diplomatic efforts to reach a truce, explosions have once again lit up the sky over Gaza City as Israel continues its

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Qatar to host talks for Gaza ceasefire

Eight Israeli soldiers and more than 30 Palestinians were killed on Saturday, in the second day of the Israeli ground invasion. A Bedouin man was

Eight Israeli soldiers and more than 30 Palestinians were killed on Saturday, in the second day of the Israeli ground invasion. A Bedouin man was

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Family prepare to bury murdered Palestinian teenager

In Shuafat, a neighbourhood of East Jerusalem relatives of the murdered Palestinian teenager have begun preparations for his funeral. There is

In Shuafat, a neighbourhood of East Jerusalem relatives of the murdered Palestinian teenager have begun preparations for his funeral. There is

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Pope, Peres and Abbas hold Vatican prayer meeting for peace

Pope Francis has welcomed Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to the Vatican for an unprecedented prayer meeting

Pope Francis has welcomed Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to the Vatican for an unprecedented prayer meeting