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Palestine cuts ties with Israel, US after Arab League rejects Donald Trump's peace plan; blueprint proposes turning over key West Bank parts to Jerusalem
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Palestine cuts ties with Israel, US after Arab League rejects Donald Trump's peace plan; blueprint proposes turning over key West Bank parts to Jerusalem

The Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel, including those relating to security, after rejecting a West Asia peace plan presented by US President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump's West Asia plan robs Palestinians of nearly everything they had been fighting for
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Donald Trump's West Asia plan robs Palestinians of nearly everything they had been fighting for

For Mahmoud Abbas, the ailing octogenarian president of the Palestinian Authority, his life’s work — a viable state side-by-side with Israel — is quickly slipping away

Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas vows not to 'kneel' or 'surrender’; Benjamin Netanyahu hails Donald Trump's move to turn over key West Bank parts to Israel ‘historic breakthrough’
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Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas vows not to 'kneel' or 'surrender’; Benjamin Netanyahu hails Donald Trump's move to turn over key West Bank parts to Israel ‘historic breakthrough’

President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Mideast peace plan Tuesday alongside a beaming Benjamin Netanyahu, presenting a vision that matched the Israeli leader’s hard-line, nationalist views while falling far short of Palestinian ambitions

Israel's security forces should be prosecuted for war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, says UN panel; Benjamin Netanyahu rejects report
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Israel's security forces should be prosecuted for war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, says UN panel; Benjamin Netanyahu rejects report

Israeli security forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in killing 189 Palestinians and wounding more than 6,100 at weekly protests in Gaza last year, United Nations investigators said on Thursday.

Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve parliament, angers Hamas amid warnings from militant group
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Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve parliament, angers Hamas amid warnings from militant group

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledged on Saturday to implement a court ruling and dissolve the parliament controlled by his rival Hamas movement, triggering warnings of chaos from the Islamic militant group.

Palestinian man shot dead at Gaza-Israel border, death toll from March increases to 125
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Palestinian man shot dead at Gaza-Israel border, death toll from March increases to 125

A Palestinian man was shot dead by the Israeli army when he was trying to breach the Gaza- Israel border. The army said that they were thwarting an 'infiltration attempt' by the 'terrorist'.

58 Palestinians, including 6 minors and a baby, dead, 2,700 injured in protests on Gaza border as Israel celebrates US Embassy move
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58 Palestinians, including 6 minors and a baby, dead, 2,700 injured in protests on Gaza border as Israel celebrates US Embassy move

In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed 57 Palestinians and injured more than 2,700 during mass protests Monday along the Gaza border, while just a few miles away Israel and the US held a festive inauguration ceremony for the new American Embassy in contested Jerusalem

55 Palestinians killed, over 1,200 injured in protests on Gaza border as US, Israel inaugurate American Embassy in Jerusalem
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55 Palestinians killed, over 1,200 injured in protests on Gaza border as US, Israel inaugurate American Embassy in Jerusalem

In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians and wounded more than 1,200 during mass protests on Monday along the Gaza border, while just a few miles away Israel and the US held a festive inauguration ceremony for the new American Embassy in contested Jerusalem.

US to open Jerusalem embassy: Israel's capital plays an important role in West Asian conflict; here's why
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US to open Jerusalem embassy: Israel's capital plays an important role in West Asian conflict; here's why

Arab leaders across West Asia have warned that a unilateral American move could lead to turmoil and hamper US efforts to restart long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

US, Israel officials condemn Mahmoud Abbas over 'anti-Semitic' comments, accuse him of fuelling hatred
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US, Israel officials condemn Mahmoud Abbas over 'anti-Semitic' comments, accuse him of fuelling hatred

US and Israeli officials have condemned Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas over alleged anti-Semitic comments, after he suggested the "social function" of Jews in the banking sector had led to past massacres. Israel's foreign ministry today accused him of fuelling "religious and nationalist hatred against the Jewish people and Israel."

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he is 'not responsible' for violence in Gaza Strip until Hamas cedes control
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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he is 'not responsible' for violence in Gaza Strip until Hamas cedes control

Mahmoud Abbas says that unless he gets full control over the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, he will "not be responsible for what goes on" there

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman is a 'son of a dog': Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas
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US ambassador to Israel David Friedman is a 'son of a dog': Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas labelled the US ambassador to Israel David Friedman a "son of a dog" during an attack on Donald Trump's policies

Narendra Modi's Ramallah visit shows India's foreign policy is little more than virtue-signalling impulses
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Narendra Modi's Ramallah visit shows India's foreign policy is little more than virtue-signalling impulses

Narendra Modi’s “landmark” visit to Ramallah, the first-ever by an Indian prime minister, is reflective of the muddle that is Indian foreign policy.

Narendra Modi's Ramallah 'outreach' policy could go a long way in establishing peace between Israel, Palestine
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Narendra Modi's Ramallah 'outreach' policy could go a long way in establishing peace between Israel, Palestine

Narendra Modi's outreach to the Palestinian people reaffirms that the Indian government wants to continue its historic engagement with the Palestinian cause.

Historical relations between India and Palestine have stood test of time: Full text of PM's statement during his visit to Palestine
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Historical relations between India and Palestine have stood test of time: Full text of PM's statement during his visit to Palestine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Mahmoud Abbas on a historic visit to Palestine during which the Palestinian president sought India's support for a multi-country mechanism to achieve a "just and desired peace" with Israel in accordance with the two-state solution

In historic visit to Palestine, Narendra Modi travels to Ramallah in Jordanian chopper, escorted by Israel Air Force
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In historic visit to Palestine, Narendra Modi travels to Ramallah in Jordanian chopper, escorted by Israel Air Force

Narendra Modi met Mahmoud Abbas on a historic visit to Palestine during which the Palestinian president sought India's support for a multi-country mechanism to achieve a "just and desired peace" with Israel in accordance with the two-state solution.

Narendra Modi says India hopes to see free Palestine soon, thanks Mahmoud Abbas for 'Grand Collar of the State of Palestine'
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Narendra Modi says India hopes to see free Palestine soon, thanks Mahmoud Abbas for 'Grand Collar of the State of Palestine'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a joint press conference with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday during his historic visit to the country.

Israeli analysts say Narendra Modi's visit to Ramallah 'comfort prize' for Palestine amid growing New Delhi-Tel Aviv ties
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Israeli analysts say Narendra Modi's visit to Ramallah 'comfort prize' for Palestine amid growing New Delhi-Tel Aviv ties

Israeli analysts generally accept India's strategic need to demonstrate its traditional support for Palestine with some seeing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Ramallah as a "comfort prize" for Palestinians amid growing Indo-Israel ties

Narendra Modi arrives on historic visit to Palestine, meets President Mahmoud Abbas
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Narendra Modi arrives on historic visit to Palestine, meets President Mahmoud Abbas

Narendra Modi arrived in Ramallah on Saturday on a historic visit to Palestine, during which he met President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirmed India's support for Palestine

Narendra Modi arrives in Ramallah on historic visit to Palestine, to discuss ways of enhancing bilateral ties with Mahmoud Abbas
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Narendra Modi arrives in Ramallah on historic visit to Palestine, to discuss ways of enhancing bilateral ties with Mahmoud Abbas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Ramallah on a historic visit to Palestine during which he will meet President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirm India's support for the Palestinian people.