Articles tagged with: palestine

The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 11 Jun, 2014

Jordan religious affairs minister: We need help to protect Al-Aqsa Mosque

Amman, Asharq Al-Awsat—Jordan’s minister of religious endowments and Islamic affairs has called for a comprehensive Arab and Islamic plan to “protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem from Israeli violations.” Speaking exclusively to Asharq Al-Awsat, Dr. Hayil Abdelhafeez Dawoud said Israeli violations “took a systematic and calculated form, and were no longer mere provocations by extremists.” Dawoud claimed that his ministry “played a major role in preventing countless Isr...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Tuesday, 10 Jun, 2014

Palestine unity government to tackle Israeli settlement building

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—A Palestinian–Arab ministerial delegation is set to visit Washington later this month to discuss the stalled Arab–Israeli peace process with US Secretary of State John Kerry following the establishment of the Hamas–Fatah Palestinian Unity Government. The announcement comes in the wake of Tel Aviv announcing the expansion of settlement-building activities and the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman saying that any Palestinian unity government will onl...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 14 May, 2014

Palestine: Little chance of renewed peace talks despite Kerry–Abbas meeting

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—A meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US Secretary of State John Kerry planned for Thursday in London “does not mean” US-led...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Tuesday, 13 May, 2014

Abbas opens talks with Hamas on interim government

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has begun negotiations to form a national unity government following the recent reconciliation agreement between Fat...

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Badr Shomali
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on : Tuesday, 13 May, 2014

Shadows of Yarmouk

It is raining mortars in Damascus. Not even neighborhoods in government-controlled areas have escaped the onslaught. But in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, just outsid...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 7 May, 2014

Palestine negotiator: Door to talks with Israel open

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—It is premature to talk about the failure of the latest round of US-backed Palestinian–Israeli peace talks, senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Ere...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Tuesday, 15 Apr, 2014

Barghouti’s release a “priority” for Abbas, says prisoner’s wife

Paris, Asharq Al-Awsat—Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas remains committed to securing the release of popular Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti, a “priority” for his ...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 2 Apr, 2014

Abbas seeks wider UN role as peace talks stumble

London and Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The future of the US-sponsored Israel–Palestine peace process was thrown into doubt on Tuesday after the escalation of a dispute over a...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 26 Mar, 2014

Arab summit rejects “Jewish identity” of Israel

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Arab leaders support Palestine’s refusal to recognize the “Jewish identity” of the Israeli state, the final statement issued against the backdro...

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Robert E. Hunter
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on : Wednesday, 26 Feb, 2014

Grasping the Nettle

US Secretary of State John Kerry has devoted more time and effort to trying to negotiate peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority than to any other foreign policy problem...

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