Topic: Mahmoud Abbas
In the wake of Argentina and Brazil's formal recognition of a Palestinian state, some are calling on the US to step in with a peace plan of its own.
12/07/2010 04:30 pm
An intelligence source says that the number of Gazans arrested by Hamas for collaborating with Israel are in the 'high hundreds.'
11/19/2010 11:40 am
Israel, by resuming settlement construction, can't expect President Obama to block a possible request for United Nations recognition of a Palestinian state.
10/29/2010 02:59 pm
Terrorism & Security Israel could lease Palestinian lands in exchange for Palestinian statehood: report
In exchange for a state of their own, Palestinians would lease Israel parts of the long-contested lands for the next 40 to 99 years, according to a report today in Al-Sharq al-Awsat.
10/29/2010 09:48 am
The Israeli group Peace Now and the Associated Press estimate construction on 550-600 new homes in Israeli settlements has begun since the freeze expired Sept. 26.
10/21/2010 01:01 pm
Palestinians are discussing other options if peace talks fail. Chief among them is seeking recognition as a sovereign state from the UN.
10/20/2010 05:12 pm
Israeli settlement monitors estimate that construction has begun on 500 new units – nearly one-quarter of the number for all of 2008 – as settlers try to make up for lost time.
10/15/2010 01:40 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered a new Israeli settlement freeze, as ally Obama eagerly seeks progress toward peace before US elections next month.
10/12/2010 02:27 pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is backing a 'loyalty oath' to appease Israel's right wing, and there are indications that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will be offered a two-month settlement freeze to keep peace talks going.
10/07/2010 06:21 pm
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resists pressure to extend a settlement freeze, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces mounting criticism for remaining in peace talks.
10/06/2010 12:21 pm