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Feb 07, 2019
US-Palestine not on talking terms, but spokespersons take to Twitter to continue dialogue on Israel conflictThe United States and the Palestinian Authority are not officially on talking terms, but President Donald Trump's administration has found a way to communicate nonetheless — Twitter.
May 17, 2018
Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas recalls envoy to US over Donald Trump's decision to shift American embassy to JerusalemPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas withdrew his top representative to the United States on Tuesday, announced the foreign ministry a day after the US moved its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem.
Apr 01, 2018
Benjamin Netanyahu praises Israeli troops after violent clashes near Gaza border left 16 Palestinians deadIsraeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday praised troops for "guarding the country's borders" after a mass Gaza frontier protest led to clashes that left 16 Palestinians dead
Mar 13, 2018
Seven injured after explosion strikes Palestinian PM's convoy in Gaza; Rami Hamdallah escapes unhurtAn explosion struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister Tuesday as he was making a rare visit to Gaza, in what his Fatah party called an assassination attempt it blamed on Gaza militants.
Jan 22, 2018
Mahmoud Abbas to seek EU recognition for Palestine; reiterates commitment to West Asia peace processPalestinian leader Mahmud Abbas will ask the EU to officially recognise the state of Palestine when he meets foreign ministers from the bloc on Monday, a senior official said.
Jan 15, 2018
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas slams Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem, calls it 'slap of the century'Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas denounced US president Donald Trump's West Asia peace efforts as the "slap of the century" on Sunday
Dec 24, 2017
Tensions over US recognition of Jerusalem cast shadow over Christmas celebrations in BethlehemPreparations were under way in Bethlehem on Sunday for Christmas, with tensions still simmering in the city and the region following Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Dec 22, 2017
Palestinians welcome support after United Nations General Assembly votes criticising US govt's recognition of JerusalemPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas welcomed a UNGA resolution criticising the US government's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Dec 11, 2017
Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem: Palestinians are 'walking away' from talks, says USThe US accused the Palestinian Authority on Sunday of "walking away" from a chance to discuss peace in West Asia by snubbing Vice-President Mike Pence on an upcoming visit
Nov 02, 2017
Hamas hands over control of Gaza borders to Palestinian Authority, interim govt to take full control by 1 DecemberHamas handed over control of the Gaza Strip's borders with Egypt and Israel to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday