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Palestinian President Receives Hero’s Welcome in West Bank

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told thousands of supporters in the West Bank city of Ramallah they are part of a “Palestinian Spring” and that he would resume peace talks only if Israel stopped building settlements in occupied territory. Mr. Abbas received a hero’s welcome Sunday as he returned to the West Bank from New […]

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Palestinian President Receives Hero’s Welcome in West Bank

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told a crowd of thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah that a “Palestinian Spring” has started following his historic U.N. bid submission for recognition of a Palestinian state. Mr. Abbas received a hero’s welcome Sunday as he returned to the West Bank from New York. There, […]

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Palestinian Official Critical of Call for Talks With Israel

Posted September 24th, 2011 at 5:06 pm (UTC-5)
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The Palestinian foreign minister said Saturday a new initiative calling for the resumption of peace talks with Israel is insufficient because it does not include a call for an Israeli settlement construction freeze. Riyad al-Malki criticized the plan from the Middle East Quartet one day after Palestinians formally launched a bid for United Nations statehood […]

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Palestinian Official Critical of Call for Talks With Israel

Posted September 24th, 2011 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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The Palestinian foreign minister says a new initiative calling for the resumption of peace talks with Israel is insufficient because it does not include a call for an Israeli settlement construction freeze. Raid al-Malki criticized the plan from the Middle East Quartet on Saturday, a day after Palestinians formally launched a bid for United Nations […]

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Quartet Calls for Israel, Palestinians to Resume Talks

Posted September 24th, 2011 at 12:26 am (UTC-5)
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The Middle East Quartet has called for the Palestinians and Israel to resume talks within one month and reach an agreement by next year after the Palestinians asked the United Nations to recognize their state. The Quartet, made up of the United States, the European Union, Russia and the U.N., urged the two sides to […]

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Palestinians Launch UN Statehood Bid, Israel Calls For Immediate Peace Talks

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has asked the United Nations to recognize a state of Palestine, despite U.S. and Israeli opposition against the bid. Addressing the U.N. General Assembly after receiving a standing ovation, the president of the Palestinian Authority called Israel “the occupying power” and said its control of Palestinian enclaves is a policy of […]

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Palestinians Launch UN Statehood Bid, Israel Calls For Immediate Peace Talks

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 3:21 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Friday asked the United Nations to recognize a state of Palestine, despite U.S. and Israeli opposition against the bid. Addressing the U.N. General Assembly after receiving a standing ovation, the president of the Palestinian Authority called Israel “the occupying power” and said its control of Palestinian enclaves is a policy […]

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Palestinians Launch UN Statehood Bid, Israel Calls For Immediate Peace Talks

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 2:36 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Friday asked the United Nations to recognize a state of Palestine, despite U.S. and Israeli opposition against the bid. Addressing the U.N. General Assembly after receiving a standing ovation, the president of the Palestinian Authority called Israel “the occupying power” and said its control of Palestinian enclaves is a policy […]

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Palestinians Launch UN Statehood Bid, Israel Opposes

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Friday asked the United Nations to recognize a state of Palestine, despite U.S. and Israeli opposition against the bid. Addressing the U.N. General Assembly after receiving a standing ovation, the president of the Palestinian Authority called Israel “the occupying power” and said its control of Palestinian enclaves is a policy […]

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Palestinians Launch UN Statehood Bid

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 1:21 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Friday asked the United Nations to recognize a state of Palestine, despite U.S. and Israeli opposition against the bid. Addressing the U.N. General Assembly after receiving a standing ovation, the president of the Palestinian Authority called Israel “the occupying power” and said its control of Palestinian enclaves is a policy […]

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