Topic: Sam Bahour
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas yesterday confirmed a push to seek full membership at the UN as a sovereign state. But despite support for recent Palestinian Authority reforms, the UN move could backfire.
09/09/2011 05:10 pm
But the Palestine papers published by Al Jazeera have further dented Abbas's already low credibility, calling into question his ability to negotiate a lasting peace deal.
01/28/2011 04:41 pm
Emboldened by the Israel crisis with the US over East Jerusalem building plans, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is again insisting on 'a complete cessation of settlement activities' before renewed negotiations.
03/17/2010 11:35 am
Israeli restrictions and dependence on foreign aid have stifled the all-important business sector.
06/10/2009 01:00 am