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Topic - Palestinian National Authority
This week, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Washington, we were reminded yet again that there are those who plan to pressure him in the hope that he will soften his stance on the important issues at stake in our talks with the Palestinians.
Two weeks after he welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House, President Obama will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, the administration announced Thursday.
Secretary of State John Kerry has been everywhere geographically but nowhere diplomatically. His record in one year has comprised failures not only in the Middle East but internationally, including the Pacific theater. He is either naive or does not appreciate the dynamics of foreign policy and diplomacy.
The United States is poised to demand Israel freeze part of its disputed settlement activity as part of the framework peace deal being forged by Secretary of State John Kerry, an Army Radio report said on Wednesday.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent out a list of "red line" requirements for a peace deal with Israel, preempting an American-forged agreement that was supposed to take shape in the next few weeks.
Palestinian security forces have been conducting frequent raids of refugee camps and clashing with gunmen and rioting youths, as the Palestinian Authority tries to establish security among its increasingly restless and volatile populace.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with hypocrisy on Monday for demanding Israel recognize the nation of Palestine, but not returning the favor for Israelis.
Undeterred by the carnage being perpetrated by the Bashar Assad regime against innocent Syrian civilians, UNESCO proceeded to keep Syria on its executive board
"Man of conflict: Sharon is admired for his unwavering defense of Israel" (Web, Jan. 11) observes that detractors blame former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for the failure of peace efforts under then-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak because of Mr. Sharon's "provocative visit to Jerusalem's Temple Mount in September 2000" and the violence that "reignited in the wake of the visit." That narrative has been discredited.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a quiet visit to Jordan's King Abdullah II to talk peace with the Palestinians on Thursday — a brief get-together that came as the exclamation point to an earlier Israeli order to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry: Butt out of our pact process.
Thursday's Oscar nominations had some new language in the foreign language category: Nominee "Omar" was described as being from "Palestine," a reference the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has carefully avoided in the past.
Reports released recently by both the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Armed Services Committee have mostly discredited the Dec. 28 article on Benghazi by David Kirkpatrick in The New York Times. Both reports and the newspaper article have served the purpose of refocusing America's attention on this tragedy.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Benjamin Netanyahu's hardline coalition partners on Sunday stepped up pressure on the Israeli prime minister, threatening to topple the government if he caves in to American pressure to accept a key Palestinian territorial demand in U.S.-backed peace talks.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting for the second time in two days with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, trying to nudge him and the Israeli leader closer to a peace pact that would establish a Palestinian state alongside Israel.
The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic, Jamal al-Jamal, was killed during an explosion at his home in Prague, and police say the cause seems to have been accidental.