Articles tagged with: Benjamin Netanyahu

Sawsan Abu-Husain
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on : Thursday, 10 Apr, 2014

Abbas says open to negotiation extension in return for East Jerusalem

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Wednesday that he would be open to extending Palestinian–Israeli negotiations on the condition that Tel Aviv agree to a number of preconditions, following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to order ministers to cut off contact with their Palestinian counterparts. In comments to Asharq Al-Awsat, Abbas said he would support extending the negotiations, set to end on April 29, in accordance with...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 7 Apr, 2014

US presses on with Mideast talks rescue attempt

Jerusalem, Reuters—US efforts to save Middle East peace talks from collapse showed little sign of progress on Monday amid threats from Israel to retaliate for what it saw as unilateral Palestinian moves towards statehood. The US-brokered negotiations plunged into crisis last week after Israel, demanding a Palestinian commitment to continue talking after the end of the month, failed to carry out a promised release of about two dozen Palestinian prisoners. Palestinian President Mahmoud...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Sunday, 6 Apr, 2014

Netanyahu: Israel wants peace talks but “not at any price”

Jerusalem, Reuters—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, threatening to punish the Palestinians for unilateral moves towards statehood, said on Sunday Israel was willing...

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Mina Al-Oraibi
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on : Monday, 17 Mar, 2014

Obama and Abbas to meet at White House

Washington, Asharq Al-Awsat—US President Barack Obama and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are scheduled to meet in Washington on Monday to discuss a number of issues rela...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Sunday, 2 Mar, 2014

Palestinian sources say framework agreement to be signed in Washington

Ramallah and Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian–Israeli peace process is expected to enter a critical phase this week, with President Obama expected to attempt to p...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Sunday, 5 Jan, 2014

Kerry: Palestinian-Israeli meetings making progress

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority were “making progress,” but there...

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Ataollah Mohajerani
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on : Monday, 9 Dec, 2013

Opinion: Israel is trying to use Iran to distract from the Palestinian issue

The UN has named 2014 as the ‘Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.’ The majority of member states adopted the resolution with 110 voting in favor, seven opposed and ...

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Khalil Shaheen
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on : Sunday, 1 Dec, 2013

Debate: The Palestinians should withdraw from negotiations

It is difficult not to accept claims that the escalation in the Israeli government’s discourse regarding the basis for a negotiated settlement and its settlement activity on the ...

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Samih Shabib
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on : Sunday, 1 Dec, 2013

Debate: The Palestinians should not withdraw from negotiations

News of the resumption of the Palestinian–Israeli peace talks was not received with great interest by ordinary Palestinians. On the contrary, most popular and political circles t...

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Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed
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on : Saturday, 30 Nov, 2013

Opinion: Israel can’t really conquer Damascus in hours

When Israeli Prime Minister left the Mossad facility in Tel Aviv after he spent half a day there listening to analysis of the situation in the region, the people accompanying him s...

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