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VIDEO | US-brokered Palestinian-Israeli talks begin under cloud of skepticism – by @PressTV

July 30, 2013 Renewed talks between Palestinian and Israeli officials are about to resume in the United States, while Washington’s man in the talks, Secretary of State John Kerry has already acknowledged that there would be difficulties on the way. Hamas, condemns PA’s return to peactalks July 26, 2013 Palestinian Authority chief has been condemned […]

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Rizqa warns of new Palestinian concessions

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 30/07/2013 – 05:06 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Yousef Rizqa, political adviser to Gaza prime minister, warned of offering new Palestinian concessions after the PA decision to resume talks with the […]

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Qassem: resumption of negotiations a deal to sell Palestine

DRAH | July 22, 2013 Gaza,(DRAH.PS)– Professor of Political Science Abdul Sattar Qassem condemned the decision of the Palestinian Authority to return to negotiations and considered it treason. Qassem told the Jordanian Sabil newspaper that the Authority’s only concern is to get aid and money, and revealed that “the negotiations have never stopped, as meetings […]

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Sawalma: Prisoners’ release is a legitimate right, not a precondition for talks

[ PIC 22/07/2013 – 03:24 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The leader in Hamas movement Ghanem Sawalma, who was released Sunday after serving two years in administrative detention, stated that the prisoners suffer very difficult detention conditions in Israeli jails amid international and local silence. The 47-year-old stated that the prisoners demand their issue to be […]

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Protests in Ramallah against Kerry’s visit

[ PIC 24/05/2013 – 01:15 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Dozens of Palestinians held a rally in the city of Ramallah to condemn the visit by the US Secretary of State John Kerry’s to the occupied West Bank on Thursday. The protesters chanted anti-US slogans, calling on PA to cancel the scheduled meeting between Abbas and […]

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Only 2 years left for Mideast deal, Kerry warns

Maan News Agency | April 17, 2013 WASHINGTON (AFP) — US Secretary of State John Kerry again warned Wednesday that time was slipping away to reach a Middle East peace deal, but for the first time said there may only be a year or two left. Appearing before US lawmakers for the first time since […]

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Abu Zuhri: Hill’s visit to give impression on presence of negotiations

[ PIC 08/01/2013 – 03:50 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, has said that the US Middle East envoy David Hill’s visit to the region aims at giving the impression that negotiations between the PA and Israel were still ongoing. Hill is slated to arrive in Ramallah on Tuesday for […]

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Deadlock in peace talks “will lead to apartheid state”

MEMO | Sept 25, 2012 The Palestinian Authority has warned the deadlock in peace talks with the Israelis will result in a single state governed by the system of apartheid. In a document circulated to the media on the eve of an international donors’ meeting in New York, the PA said: “Without… a just and […]

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Abbas to Israeli channel: My hands are stretched out to peace with Israel

Now where did we hear that before! Oh yes. Bibi’s speech at the United Nations September 2011 stating: He ‘Extends hand of peace’ Since than, 166 people have been killed by Israel. | Overview And Abbas keeps talking about “talking about peace” while Israel proofs it does nothing else than murder and confiscate, annihilate and […]

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Palestinian MPs condemn Abbas’s statement on returning to negotiations

[ 09/06/2012 – 05:30 PM ] TULKAREM, (PIC)– Palestinian MPs denounced president Mahmoud Abbas for declaring readiness to resume negotiations with Israel in a statement on Friday. Hassan Khreisheh, the second deputy speaker of the Palestinian legislative council, considered Abbas’s statement concerning the possibility of holding a meeting with Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu if Tel […]

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Nunu: Barak’s statement a slap in the face of those still betting on negotiation

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 04:03 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza government spokesman Taher Al-Nunu has said that the statement by Israeli war minister Ehud Barak on borders of the Hebrew state pointed to uselessness of any future negotiation process. He said in a terse statement on Wednesday that the statement was a slap in the […]

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Fatah leader: There is no peace process

[PIC 07/03/2012 – 10:01 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Member of the Central committee in Fatah faction Mohammed Eshtiye has said that the Palestinian Authority does not want to deceive itself, its people, and the world by saying that there is a peace process. He said during a meeting with a visiting Italian delegation on Tuesday […]

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Israel Must Commit to Peace Requirements, says Erekat

WAFA MARCH 5 2012 JERICHO, March 5, 2012 (WAFA) – PLO Executive Committee member Saeb Erekat Monday said that Israel must commit to requirements for peace proposed by any party to achieve peace in the Middle East, according to a statement issued by his office. He said following a meeting with US Consul General in […]

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Report: Jordan to notify Israel of Palestine’s conditions for talks

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 3 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Jordan’s foreign minister will outline Palestine’s conditions for returning to negotiations in a message to Israel, Arab media reported on Friday. The document demands Israel accept the two-state solution based on 1967 borders “with the possibility of a limited exchange of equal pieces of land,” and […]

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Palestine to give Israel talk deadline

AUSTIN NEWS MARCH 3 2012 Updated: Saturday, 03 Mar 2012, 1:49 PM CST JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials said Saturday they plan to give a deadline to Israel to accept ground rules for negotiations, and suggested that a ‘no’ will allow them to shelve Mideast talks until it does. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas […]

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