Articles tagged with: palestine

Heba Qudsi
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on : Friday, 19 Dec, 2014

Palestinians ready for further negotiations on UN resolution

Washington and Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinians are ready for further negotiations on the draft resolution that they submitted to the UN Security Council on Wednesday in order to secure 9 out of the 15 votes required to meet a 2017 deadline for the end of Israeli occupation. Speaking on Thursday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that he supports further negotiations over the proposed UN Security Council resolution amid fears that Washington could seek to use its v...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 19 Dec, 2014

Text of Palestinians’ UN Resolution on Statehood

Reaffirming its previous resolutions, in particular resolutions 242 (1967); 338 (1973), 1397 (2002), 1515 (2003), 1544 (2004), 1850 (2008), 1860 (2009) and the Madrid Principles, Reiterating its vision of a region where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, live side by side in peace within secure and recognized borders, Reaffirming the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, Recalling General Assembly resolution 181 (II) of 29 November 1947, Reaffirming t...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Tuesday, 16 Dec, 2014

Palestine draft resolution to be proposed on Wednesday: UN envoy

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Palestinian envoy to the United Nations Riyad Mansour has confirmed that a draft resolution will most likely be proposed to the UN Security Coun...

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Raba'i Al-Madhoun
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on : Saturday, 6 Dec, 2014

The Troubled Journey of the Palestinian Novel

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—If you attempt to search for Gazan fiction, you may get lost in a maze of answers, some of which are clear and precise, while others are like the stat...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 18 Nov, 2014

Palestinians kill four in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Jerusalem, Reuters—Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest...

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Abeer Mishkhas
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on : Friday, 7 Nov, 2014

A Royal Tour of the Middle East, in Photographs

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—In 1862, Queen Victoria sent her 20-year-old son and heir to the throne, Edward, the Prince of Wales—later to become King Edward VII—on a ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 7 Nov, 2014

Jerusalem unrest underscores need for peace talks: EU’s Mogherini

Jerusalem and Gaza, Reuters—The EU's new foreign affairs chief said on Friday that a surge of violence in Jerusalem made it all the more critical that Israel and the Palestin...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 5 Nov, 2014

Palestinian man kills one in Jerusalem car attack: police

Jerusalem, Reuters—A Palestinian rammed his car into pedestrians in central Jerusalem on Wednesday in the second attack of its kind in two weeks, killing one person and fueli...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Saturday, 1 Nov, 2014

Opinion: Thank You, Sweden

When the Swedish foreign minister promised weeks ago that his country would recognize the State of Palestine, we weren’t sure that Sweden would do so given the tremendous amount ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 31 Oct, 2014

Muslim men over 50 pray at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque amid tight security

Jerusalem, Reuters—Muslim men over 50 prayed at Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday amid intense security, a day after Israel closed all access to the sacred compo...

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